Event Calendar

Thursday, October 20, 2022

SGMP Webinar: Twenty Twenty Too?! Navigating the Return to Meetings in 2022 – An Update on Contracting with Government Groups

Start Date: 10/20/2022 1:00 PM EDT
End Date: 10/20/2022 2:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Zoom

Organization Name: SGMP

Jackie Fenwick
Email: membership@sgmp.org
Phone: (703) 549-0892

In this session, you will learn where the state of government meeting exists in 2022 and where meetings in general exist. The session will provide pointers on best practices with negotiating terms for government contracts, how to avoid potential pitfalls, what you should include in your RFPs and what the future year will look like.

Brett SterensonAfter a hospitality sales career with Millennium Hotels and Resorts in Boston and Kimpton Hotels in Washington, Brett Sterenson founded his site-selection firm Hotel Lobbyists in 2007 in an interest to serve all of his clients’ needs, near or far, big or small. After the acquisition of another intermediary in 2021, Hotel Lobbyists now places nearly 400 meetings annually, in all 50 states, and on five continents. Brett has been a member of SGMP for more than 20 years, serving on both local and national boards for nearly twelve years. In 2010, he was awarded the SGMP’s highest honor, the Sam Gilmer Supplier of the Year Award. Brett continues to stay active with SGMP and frequently speaks at industry events.


Registration/Cancellation Policy
SGMP has opened up some of its live webinars to both SGMP members and non-members at registration fees. These webinars are complimentary for SGMP members and $20 for non-members per webinar, payable only by credit card. Webinar registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. You can register online and a Zoom link will be emailed to you one day prior to the event. For any registration questions, please contact membership@sgmp.org so that we can assist!  

All webinars are recorded for those who cannot attend the live webinar and wish to watch them at a later date.

Sponsorship Opportunities
If you are interested in sponsoring this webinar or one of SGMP's upcoming webinar, please contact SGMP's Sponsorship Committee Co-Chairs, Chris McLaughlin or Mark Richardson. Sponsoring a webinar is a wonderful opportunity to connect with planner and supplier members on the virtual platform.