The Certified Government Meeting Professional designation ("CGMP") is designed for planners and suppliers whose work is governed by the rules and regulations of the federal government. Individuals who have earned their CGMP have obtained the highest designation available that is specifically for government meeting professionals.
You must be an SGMP member in good standing to participate in the class and exam. You must be able to document at least one year of experience in the hospitality industry. The $595 registration fee includes the five half-day training sessions ($300), the CGMP manual ($95) and and the exam ($200) that is administered on the morning of the Monday following the class. In order to sit for the exam, you must attend all five days of the course. SGMP does not accept a purchase order or SF-182 (Training Request) for payment. Only check and credit card payments are accept.
The Certification of Government Meeting Professional certification classes are now being held virtually
Class registration is limited to 10 persons. There will be morning and afternoon classes available. Click below to see the schedules.
Morning Class Schedule
Afternoon Class Schedule
To register for any upcoming CGMP course, you must first log in to your SGMP account (at the top of this screen). Once logged in, please continue to "Your Account", and then click on "Events and Registrations". Links to upcoming courses will be listed on that page.
|March 15-19, 2021 - Morning Class - Waiting List|
|April 12-16, 2021 - Afternoon Class - Waiting List|
|May 15 -18, 2021 - Pre-conference to the NEC - Face to Face CGMP Class - Huntsville, AL
25 student limit. Registration now open.
|Jun 7-11, 2021 - Afternoon Class - 10 vacancies|
|June 21-25, 2021 - Morning Class - 9 vacancies|
Classes will be added periodically. Check back here for updates.
Questions about the CGMP course? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.