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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

Annual Education Meeting & Retreat

    • Join us on December 8 - 9  for the Annual Education Meeting and Retreat being held at the Baton Rouge Hilton Capitol Center.  More details soon!
    • This meeting will be held in person.
    • Registration is required. Register today to secure your spot. Registration will be available soon for the Annual Meeting but mark your calendars now - topics include personal marketing and branding and diversity, equity, and inclusion & the impact on meeting planning.

    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!

      SGMP Celebrates 40 Years

      • 2021 is a year to celebrate! SGMP is celebrating 40 years of connecting meeting planners and suppliers.
      • A task force created by National is working hard to create anniversary celebrations.
      • As part of the celebration an SGMP cookbook is being compiled. Submit recipes and order your copy today!
      • More information can be found here.

      2021 awards

      The Louisiana Chapter was recognized for  Chapter Operations at the National Education Conference held in Huntsville, Alabama in September 2021

      Membership Retention Best Practice Award 2020

      Contact US

      SGMP Louisiana

      P.O. Box 84285

      Baton Rouge, LA 70884

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