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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

Education,  Networking, & Lunch Meeting

March 14, 2024

The next Chapter Education and Networking meeting will be held March 14, 2024 @ Edward A Dufresne Community Center in Luling. The address is 274 Judge Edward A Duresne Parkway. Register! There will be networking from 11:30 am to 12 pm, lunch, and the educational program will be  Security Best Practices for Meeting Professionals with guest speaker Denise Reid with Hyatt Centric French Quarter  

Register Now! 2024 National Education Conference

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!

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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.

Spread the Love 2024

More than 13 million children face hunger and according to the USDA, one in every five children is unsure where they will get their next meal. Join us in spreading joy and nourishment this spring! ✨The SGMP LA Chapter is kicking off our Spring Community Involvement Campaign, and we need YOUR help to make it a success! We're collecting donations of peanut butter and jelly to support local families in need. These simple ingredients can make a world of difference, providing nutritious meals and a taste of comfort during challenging times. Whether you're a peanut butter fanatic or a jelly aficionado, your contribution will help us create delicious sandwiches and bring smiles to those who need it most. Let's spread love one sandwich at a time! ❤️Plan to bring your donation of peanut butter and /or jelly to the March 14 Education and Networking Meeting or make a donation by Feeding the Pig. Together, we can make a difference in our community! #SGMPLA #CommunityFirst #SpreadTheLove

State of the Chapter Report December 2023

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

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

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SGMP Louisiana

P.O. Box 84285

Baton Rouge, LA 70884

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