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Our mission is to enhance the knowledge and expertise of government meeting professionals. Our objectives are to improve the quality of, and improve the cost-effectiveness of, government meetings. SGMP is the only national organization in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to government meetings. SGMP delivers our membership value of education, resources and networking to our nearly 2,000 members through 19 chapters nationwide.


Important to know

August Education Meeting

    • August's Education Meeting will be at an earlier than normal time to accommodate the speaker.  Please take note when registering.
    • Topic: ABCs of RFPs with Garland Preddy, CGMP
    • We will meet virtually due to the recent spike in COVID cases in Louisiana.
    • Registration is now open at a low cost of $17. Register today.

    Attend a Board Meeting

    • Did you know you can attend board meetings as an observer?
    • Attending a board meeting is a great way to better understand the inner workings of our chapter and see decisions being made.
    • Board meetings are the second Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m. They precede our monthly education program.
    • Contact the Chapter President if you are interested in attending a board meeting.

      Education on Demand

      • Did you know SGMP National and the Gilmer Institute of Learning offer exclusive webinars, at no charge, to SGMP members as a membership benefit?
      • These high-quality industry education opportunities are eligible for pre-approved Contact Hour credits toward CGMP recertification.
      • Many of these webinars are available on demand for viewing at your leisure. Check them out here!

      NEC 2021

      • It is official! NEC 2021 is happening! 
      • Registration is now open for in-person and virtual participation.
      • Visit National's dedicated NEC page to learn more and plan your trip to Huntsville, Alabama in September.
      • Let us know you are going by tagging us in a Facebook post!

      recent awards

      We are proud to have brought back two honors from the National Education Conference (NEC) 2020. 

      Membership Retention Best Practice Award 2020

      Contact US

      SGMP Louisiana

      P.O. Box 84285

      Baton Rouge, LA 70884

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