February 10, 2022
Location: Courtyard by MarRiott lafayette South - 200 Frem Boustany Dr Lafayette, La 70508
11:30am - 12:00pm Lunch and Networking, Socializing, Announcements
12:00 - 1:00pm – Educational Training
Angele du Passage, CMP
Partner, Cypress Planning Group
Angele is an owner of Cypress Planning Group, a full-service, all women-owned meeting management Company. They assist their clients with securing hotels, negotiating contracts and room block management for events all over the world. In addition, Cypress Planning Group also provides comprehensive meeting planning, production and logistics for conferences of all sizes. With extensive experience in the hotel industry, the Cypress Planning Group team has a unique perspective when advising their clients and partnering with suppliers. They work with a wide variety of association, corporate and leisure programs granting them access and exposure to the latest resources and trends in the meetings industry. Angele is a Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) with over 25 years of experience in the hotel business. She is an active member of LSAE, PCMA and the Alliance of Independent Meeting Planners. Angele has presented at several conference planner industry events and served on several committees. She holds a degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism from the University of New Orleans.
Topic: The Purpose of Meeting
RSVP by January 28, 2022 to avoid late fees!
Attend this meeting to learn more about finetuning the purpose of the meeting to provide the best possible experience. Learn tips for developing goals and objectives for meetings that align closely with organizational strategy, how to engage stakeholders to determine feasible actions and timeframes, and develop performance measures that determine achievement toward established meeting goals.
Spread the Love Community Involvement Campaign
We will be collecting peanut butter and other non-perishable food items at this meeting for our Spread the Love Campaign and all items collected will be donated to a program serving people still impacted by Hurricane Ida, Bless Your Heart in Larose, La. We have a special request from Bless Your Heart (https://www.facebook.com/blessyourheartnonprofit/) for socks and underpants for 4 to 10 year old children and in addition we will also be collecting individual size non-sugar snacks like cheese crackers, pretzels, drinks, sports drinks, etc. Ms. Hillary with Bless Your Heart says the youngsters still need school supplies too. So bring items to donate at the February meeting!
Applied for 1 CE hour of Education and Programming Core Competency
There is no fee for parking at this property.
Jessica McChesney is the SGMP Louisiana Chapter member representing this property. Jessica has reserved a block of rooms at the property for anyone interested:
February Lafayette SGMP 2022 Meeting
Start Date: Tuesday, February 8, 2022
End Date: Thursday, February 10, 2022
Hotel(s) offering your special group rate:
• Courtyard Lafayette South for $96++ USD per night
Book your group rate for February Lafayette SGMP 2022 Meeting
First-time Louisiana Planners are FREE - but must register!
Planner - Guest $40 until Jan 28, 2021
Planner - Member $20 until Jan 28, 2021
Supplier - Guest $40 until Jan 28, 2021
Supplier - Member $30 until Jan 28, 2021
Virtual Attendee Member Planner - $15
Virtual Attendee Member Supplier - $15
Virtual Attendee First Time Guest - $0
$10 late fee assessed for those that register after January 28th registration deadline.
There is a $2 credit card fee included on each transaction.