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.
Everyone who takes the course must be an SGMP member. You must be a member in good standing to participate in a CGMP class and exam and be able to document at least one year of experience in the hospitality industry. The $595 registration fee includes the three-day training sessions, the CGMP manual and and the exam that is administered on the morning of the fourth day. In order to sit for the exam, you must attend all three days of the course.
|Required CGMP Manual||$95|
To register for any upcoming CGMP course, you must first log in to your SGMP account (in the left margin 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.
Day 1 - 9:00a - 5:00p
Day 2 - 9:00a - 5:00p
Day 3 - 9:00a - 5:00p
Day 4 - 9:00a - 11:00a EXAM
Please note the following CGMP classes are postponed. New dates will be announced when the CoVid19 travel restrictions have been lifted.
March 31 - April 3, 2020 - Alexandria, VA Hilton Mark Center
The following CGMP classes are pending.
May 16-19, 2020 pre-conference to the NEC
Marriott St. Louis Grand
800 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63101
Registration closes May 11, 2020
June 12 - 15, 2020 This is a weekend class
Northern Virginia, District of Columbia, Maryland
Exact location to be announced when plans are finalized
Registration closes Jun 8, 2020
Courses are added periodically. This list will always be the most accurate and updated list. In order to register, you must be a current member. Sign in using the Member Login section at left, then open the course in the Upcoming Events area. Look for the link to register.
All available courses are posted regularly on this page. Please check back for more information as it becomes available. All courses have limited registration space available. Payment is required in advance of the course.
In the event of a cancellation, collected fees will be applied to a future course registration.
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