Training via Webinars

SGMP and the Gilmer Institute of Learning offer exclusive webinars, at no charge, to SGMP members as a membership benefit. Members are welcome to attend the live webinar or watch the recording online. These high-quality industry education opportunities are eligible for pre-approved Contact Hour credits toward CGMP recertification.
Log into the website in order to access registration for live webinars.  Recorded versions are also available after the conclusion of the live event. Log-in to see the full list.

Upcoming Live Events:

The SGMP National Board has educational webinars as a complimentary benefit of membership, meaning free registration to our members. Non-members can join for $20 per webinar. It is a great opportunity for chapters to hold their own online or conference call discussion sessions with their chapter members immediately after the webinars. 

Upcoming Webinars:
  • March 23, 2023 - Risk Management Preparedness - Amber Ellithorpe

Ready to View On-Demand:

  • Precedence, Forms of Address and Seating - Kathleen Ryan
  • Apps for Busy Meeting Professionals - Susan Shaffette
  • Twenty Twenty Too?! Navigating the Return to Meetings in 2022 – An Update on Contracting with Government Groups - Brett Sterenson
  • Adjusting to the New Workplace Normal - Dr. Willie Jolley
  • The Best of Both Worlds: How to Create a Hybrid Event that Looks and Sounds Great - Lee Silber
  • Emergency Planning for Government Meeting Professionals - Angela Eastman
  • Networking with a Purpose - Misty Cook
  • From Travel Hell to Travel Well: Inside Travel Secrets for Event Planners - John Ayo
  • Making Ethical Decisions and Overcoming Obstacles - Phyllis Mikolaitis
  • Future-Proofing Mastery for a Post-Pandemic World Using Neuroscience for Government Meeting Professionals - Dr. Gleb Tsipursky

To received contact hour credit, please click here for the SurveyMonkey Webinar Viewing Documentation  The survey allows you to document up to three (3) webinars.  After you have completed the survey and click DONE, the survey will be submitted to

Click here to view the 2020 NEC Virtual education sessions.

Our face-to-face education opportunities include education sessions, local chapter-hosted monthly meetings, and the SGMP National Education Conference & Expo.