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    • December 08, 2022
    • December 09, 2022
    • 3 sessions
    • Doubletree by Hilton New Orleans Airport 2150 Veterans Boulevard, Kenner, La 70062
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    December 8 & 9, 2022

    Location:  Doubletree by Hilton - New Orleans Airport 2150 Veterans Boulevard Kenner, La 70062


    December 8, 2022


    Royal Room at Doubletree

    1 pm - 2 pm - Member Meeting & Updates

    2 pm - 3:30 pm - Educational Training

    Topic:  Conflict Resolution: Is there an elephant in the room?

    Presentation by:

    Patsy Wilkerson, MA - Motivational Speaker & Coach


    Too often, conflict is the elephant in the room and, though there are effective ways to handle it, most people simply avoid the issue.   This session will focus on 10 ways to prevent conflict and five strategies to resolve it. Participants will learn their personal style as it relates to conflict, when and how to confront others, how to communicate in conflict, and how to think and act positively to help nurture a positive workplace culture.


    Approved for 1.5 hours of Personal and Professional

    Development Core Competency


    December 8, 2022

    6 pm - 8 pm

    Holiday Celebration Dinner & Ornament Exchange Game at Gendusa's Italian Eatery


    325 Williams Boulevard in Kenner, La



    December 9, 2022

    Royal Room at Doubletree

    9 am - 10 am - Breakfast and Networking 

    10 am - 11:30 am - Educational Training

    Topic:  Bouncing Bad: Sexting, Stalking, and the Dark Web

    Presentation by:

    David Ferris, Supervisory Special Agent


    While most people feel comfortable using Google and social media platforms such as Facebook or Twitter, law enforcement officials see a side of the internet where criminals lurk: the dark web. Here, subjects are involved in seamy, illegal acts - child exploitation, narcotics trafficking, counterfeit software, and the exchange of restricted goods.  This session will show how your personal information online can be used against you.  It will cover social media, open-source information, mobile devices, and applications, and how to minimize your online digital footprint.


    Approved for 1.5 hours of Technology Competency


    11:30 am - 12:30 pm – Lunch & Chapter Awards

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    RSVP by December 1, 2022 to avoid late fees!


    A complimentary room block has been provided by the Doubletree by Hilton New Orleans Airport for a rate of $136.00 ++.  Rates are inclusive of complimentary gated Self-Parking, WIFI & Airport Shuttle Service.  

    Booking Link: https://www.hilton.com/en/book/reservation/deeplink/?ctyhocn=MSYKNDT&groupCode=CDTSGM&arrivaldate=2022-12-07&departuredate=2022-12-09&cid=OM,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT

    We want to thank our very generous sponsors for the Annual Educational Conference and Awards Luncheon!

    Leader Sponsor


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    Registration Fees:

    Planner - Guest $55 until Dec 1, 2022

    Planner - Member $55 until Dec 1, 2022

    Retiree - Member $55 until Dec 1, 2022

    Supplier - Guest (Non-member) $65 until Dec 1, 2022

    Supplier - Member $55 until Dec 1, 2022

    $10 late fee assessed for those that register after Dec 1, 2022 deadline.

    There is a $2 credit card fee included on each transaction. 

    We can not guarantee meal availability to those that register after the deadline.


    • January 12, 2023
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Courtyard by Marriott Lafayette South 200 Frem Boustany Drive, Lafayette, La 70508
    Registration is closed



    January 12, 2023

    Location:  Courtyard by Marriott 200 Frem Boustancy Drive in Lafayette, La


    11:30am - 12:00pm Lunch and  Networking, Socializing, Announcements

    12:00 - 1:00pm – Educational Training

    Presentation by:

    Kathleen Ryan, CGMP, Eastern Team Lead, Customer and Market Engagement, Boeing Defense, Space & Security

    Topic:  Principles of Meeting Protocol and Etiquette


    Attend this meeting to learn about key principles for diplomatic meeting protocols and etiquette.

    Applied for 1 hour of Protocol Core Competency.

    There is no fee for parking for this property.

    RSVP by January 5, 2023 to avoid late fees!

    A block of rooms has been reserved for this meeting and the link is below to reserve your room before the deadline of December 30, 2022.

    Hotel(s) offering your special group rate Courtyard Lafayette South for 98 USD per night:   Book your group rate for SGMP January Meeting 2023

    Spring Community Involvement Campaign


    We will have a scholarship fund raiser at this meeting.  Each ticket$1 or 25 tickets for only $5!

     

    There will be a raffle of surprises donated by members!  Members please bring items to donate to the raffle that match the theme "Winter Around the World"



    Registration Fees:

    First-time Louisiana Planners are FREE - but must register!

    Planner - Guest $40 until Jan 5, 2023

    Planner - Member $20 until Jan 5, 2023

    Supplier - Guest $40 until Jan 5, 2023

    Supplier - Member $20 until Jan 5, 2023

    Virtual Attendee Member - $15.00

    $10 late fee assessed for those that register after Jan 5, 2023 deadline.

    There is a $2 credit card fee included on each transaction. 

    We can not guarantee lunch availability to those that register after the deadline.

    • February 09, 2023
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond, La
    Registration is closed



    February 9, 2023

    Location:  Southeastern Louisiana University in hammond la

    11:30am - 12:00pm Lunch and  Networking, Socializing, Announcements

    12:00 - 1:00pm – Educational Training

    Presentation by: 

    Southeastern Louisiana University

    Topic:  The Benefits of Working with University Conference Centers


    Attend this meeting to learn about the benefits for meeting planning while collaborating with university conference centers.

    Applied for 1 hour of Core Competency - Facilities and Services


    RSVP by February 2, 2023 to avoid late fees!


    We will have a scholarship fund raiser at this meeting.  25 tickets for only $5!

     

    There will be a raffle of surprises donated by members!  Members please bring items to donate to the raffle that match the theme "Spring Forward"



    Registration Fees:

    First-time Louisiana Planners are FREE - but must register!

    Planner - Guest $40 until Feb 2, 2023

    Planner - Member $20 until Feb 2, 2023

    Supplier - Guest $40 until Feb 2, 2023

    Supplier - Member $20 until Feb 2, 2023

    Virtual Attendee Member - $15.00

    $10 late fee assessed for those that register after Jan 5, 2023 deadline.

    There is a $2 credit card fee included on each transaction. 

    We can not guarantee lunch availability to those that register after the deadline.

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November 10, 2022 November 2022 Education - Travel Regulations
October 13, 2022 October 2022 Education - Contract Negotiations & Planning
September 08, 2022 September 2022 Education
August 11, 2022 August 2022 Education
July 14, 2022 July 2022 Education - Icebreaker, Icebreaker Baby!
May 12, 2022 May 2022 Education - Tech Tools for Meetings
April 14, 2022 April 2022 Education - The Value of CVBs
March 10, 2022 March 2022 Education - Know Your Audience
February 10, 2022 February 2022 Education - The Purpose of Meeting
January 06, 2022 January 2022 Education
December 08, 2021 Annual Education Conference - December 2021
November 10, 2021 November 2021 Education Meeting - Virtual
October 14, 2021 October 2021 Education Meeting - Virtual
September 09, 2021 September 2021 Education Meeting - Virtual
August 12, 2021 August 2021 Education Meeting - Virtual
July 08, 2021 July 2021 Education Meeting - Virtual
June 10, 2021 June 2021 Education Meeting - Virtual
March 11, 2021 March 2021 Education Meeting - Virtual
February 11, 2021 February 2021 Education Meeting
January 14, 2021 January 2021 Education - Virtual
December 09, 2020 Annual Education Conference
November 12, 2020 November Education Meeting ONLINE
October 08, 2020 October Education Meeting ONLINE
September 10, 2020 September Education Meeting ONLINE
September 03, 2020 Wine Down Yoga Night
August 13, 2020 August Education Meeting ONLINE
July 09, 2020 July Education Meeting ONLINE
June 11, 2020 June Education Meeting ONLINE
May 19, 2020 May - National Education Conference (NEC)
April 09, 2020 April Education Luncheon
April 02, 2020 POSTPONED: Government Meeting Planner Networking Mixer
March 12, 2020 March Education Luncheon
February 13, 2020 February Education Luncheon
January 09, 2020 January Education Luncheon
December 12, 2019 December Education Luncheon
December 07, 2019 Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge Build
November 14, 2019 November Education Luncheon
October 09, 2019 Annual Louisiana SGMP Education Conference
September 12, 2019 September Education Luncheon
September 09, 2019 Certified Government Meeting Professional (CGMP) Course
August 08, 2019 August Education Luncheon
July 11, 2019 July Education Meeting
June 25, 2019 National Education Conference (NEC)
May 09, 2019 CGMP Review & New Board Installation
April 11, 2019 Planner Meet & Greet
March 14, 2019 Addressing Implicit Bias & Cultural Consciousness
February 14, 2019 Contracting with the State: A Breakdown of the Red Tape
January 10, 2019 The Art of Pre and Post Con Meetings
December 13, 2018 Hospitality from the Heart

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P.O. Box 84285

Baton Rouge, LA 70884





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