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.
Celebrating 15 Years!
Proud to announce that two of our La Chapter members have received the Emerging Leaders with SGMP Awards. Jennifer Graffeo and Willma Harvey will be recognized at the NEC in Pittsburgh. This honor recognizes individuals with less than 5 years of membership, proven leadership skills and a dedication to the betterment and sustainability of SGMP. Members were nominated by their peers and honorees were selected by a panel of industry professionals. Congratulations to the Emerging Leaders for 2022-2023! These honorees will also be recognized at the SGMP State of Society at NEC in Pittsburgh on June 16, 2022.
AND…LeAnna Toups-Bennett will be recognized at the National SGMP NEC as a Top Young Professional! The program recognizes individuals under 40 (at time of nomination) with proven leadership skills and a dedication to the betterment and sustainability of SGMP. LeAnna was also awarded a scholarship to attend the NEC being held in Pittsburgh!
July 2022 Education Event
Register to attend the July 14, 2022 Monthly Networking and Education Event. There is a virtual and in-person attendance option for this meeting. Our speaker and host will be founding member Carolyn Barrett, CGMP with Visit Kenner . She will present Icebreakers, Icebreakers Baby!
The meeting will be held at the Kenner Planetarium.
The Louisiana Chapter was recognized for Chapter Operations at NEC, which was held in Huntsville, Alabama in September 2021.
Education on Demand