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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.

News from the Bayou State

SGMP La Annual Education Conference

November 29 & 30

The SGMP La Chapter Annual Education Conference and Award Lunch will be held November 29 & 30, 2024 at Paragon Casino and Resort in Marksville, La.  Registration is Open - only $65.00 to attend! I want to Register!  Special thanks to our generous sponsor SGMP La Member Larry Robertson with Paragon Casino & Resort! This is how we play! Download the Conference Program PDF.  

A great big thank you to our Leader Sponsors of the Annual Conference and Award Lunch Visit Kenner and Visit the Northshore!

A great big thank you to our Supporting Sponsor of the Annual Conference and Award Lunch Team Dynamics, LLC!

Education,  Networking & Lunch Meeting

January 11, 2024

The next Chapter Education and Networking meeting will be held January 11, 2024 @ the Holiday Inn Express & Suites New Orleans Airport South in St. Rose, La.  Register! The meeting  location is Cambria Hotel at 532 Tchoupitoulas Street in New Orleans.   There will be networking from 11:30 am to 12 pm, lunch, and the educational program will be Why Do Meeting Professionals Need to Know about SAM? with guest speakers Chris McLaughlin, CGMP.  

State of the Chapter Report 12/23

The SGMP La Chapter State of the Chapter Report for December 2023 is available for review. This document includes the Chapter Board Leadership Transition Plan.  As of November 14,  2023 there are 41 members of the Chapter with 25 planners and 16 suppliers.  Read Report

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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

Wishing you a joyous holiday season filled with warmth, love, and shared moments of celebration, embracing the spirit of unity that transcends all traditions and backgrounds. May this festive time bring happiness to you and those dear to you, fostering a sense of togetherness that knows no boundaries.

Registration is Open for National Education Conference 2024!

The SGMP NEC for 2024 will be held May 7 - 9 in Omaha!  Registration is open use this link to register.  More information can be found here about hotel accommodations, venue, schedule, travel and more!

SGMP La Chapter Members at NEC 2023 Video

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Recent Awards for  SGMP La Chapter

The Louisiana Chapter was recognized for Chapter Operations Merit at NEC held in Bloomington, MN in June 2023.

The Louisiana Chapter was recognized for  outstanding Chapter Programming at NEC 2023.

Contact US

SGMP Louisiana

P.O. Box 84285

Baton Rouge, LA 70884

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