Annual Chapter Education Conference & Award Luncheon November 29 & 30, 2023

  • November 29, 2023
  • November 30, 2023
  • 8 sessions
  • November 29, 2023, 10:00 AM 12:00 PM (CST)
  • November 29, 2023, 1:00 PM 1:45 PM (CST)
  • November 29, 2023, 2:00 PM 4:00 PM (CST)
  • November 29, 2023, 5:00 PM 5:30 PM (CST)
  • November 29, 2023, 5:30 PM 7:30 PM (CST)
  • November 30, 2023, 9:00 AM 9:45 AM (CST)
  • November 30, 2023, 10:00 AM 12:00 PM (CST)
  • November 30, 2023, 12:15 PM 1:30 PM (CST)
  • 711 Paragon Pl, Marksville, LA 71351



november 29 & 30, 2023

Location:  paragon casino & resort in marksville, la

A special note of thanks to our very generous event sponsor - 

Paragon Casino and Resort

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November 29, 2023

10:00 am to 12 pm Chapter Board Meeting

Chiqui Room 2

1 pm to 1:30 pm Welcome and Introductions

Welcome from General Manager Mr. Marshall Sampson

and Host SGMP Member Larry Robertson

Chapter Member Networking & Meeting 

Chiqui Room 2

1:45 pm to 2:45 pm Educational Program - Leadership

Chiqui Room 2

3 pm to 4 pm Educational Program - Building Generational Leadership

Chiqui Room 2

5:00 pm to 5:30 pm Reception

Chiqui Room 1

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm – Dinner and

Fun Events (Santa Visits)

Chiqui Room 3

November 30, 2023

9:00 am to 9:45 am Networking Breakfast

Chiqui Room 3

10:00 am to 11:00 am Educational Program - AI for Meeting Planners & Suppliers

Chiqui Room 2

11:15 am to 12:15 pm Educational Program - Planner & Supplier Rumble

Chiqui Room 2

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Chapter Award Luncheon

Chiqui Room 2

1:30 pm Tour of Facility by SGMP Member Host & Sponsor

Larry Robertson, Paragon Casino & Resort

RSVP by November 22, 2023 to avoid late fees!

Accommodations: A block of hotel rooms has been reserved for the SGMP La Annual Conference attendees at the prevailing state rate. You are welcome to call direct to receive the special group rate for your reservation.  Call Paragon Casino Resort reservations office (800) 642-7777 and/or fax to (318) 240-6601. When calling in for reservations use the SGMP La Chapter Annual Conference code - SGN29GR, in order for their request to be handled as efficiently as possible. If you prefer you may complete the reservation form HERE and fax is to (318) 240-6601.

A credit card guarantee equal to the first night's charge for each accommodation is due with each reservation request on or before the reservation release date of November 15, 2023, 21 days prior to your group arrival. The deposit becomes non-refundable if the guest does not arrive, or cancels less than forty-eight (48) hours prior to arrival. A $15 Resort Fee will be assessed for each room, per stay.


Atrium - Exterior View King non-smoking $129.00++

North Tower non-smoking king $107.00++

South Tower non-smoking king $107.00++

Deadline to complete your reservation for hotel accommodations is: November 15, 2023.


As a special offer for SGMP La Members, Paragon Resort will provide discounts for attendees joining the Players Club. If you provide Paragon Casino with your name, address and birth date by the reservation release date, you'll  receive a VIP Players Club Card, and when you reach 30 points, they'll even credit your card with $10 of free play.


Tamahka Trails Championship Audubon Trails Course, a par 71, is available to individuals of your group for personal play while at the Resort. We also encourage tournament play for our convention and meetings groups. This can be arranged by calling the Pro at the Clubhouse directly for more information at (318) 240-6300.


Spa La Vie – 12,000 square feet of delightful spa treatment and water therapy can provide a wonderful experience for your group members individually or with consultation, activities for the whole group. For more information on arranging a group Spa activity, call (318) 240-1080.


With three movie theatres on the premises, Paragon boasts first run Hollywood smash hits.


For the comfort of guests, the Paragon Casino Resort operates a covered, secure, self-parking garage adjoining the casino.

Registration Fees:

$65 until November 22, 2023

$10 late fee assessed for those that register after November 22, 2023 deadline.

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

CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS: Once you register to attend the meeting you are added to the catering order. If you register (paid or unpaid) you will be charged the meeting attendance fee to cover the cost of your ordered meals. Requests for refunds/cancellations must be received five days prior to the meeting to avoid paying the fee if you can no longer attend the meeting. If you need assistance or have questions, please email  We appreciate your cooperation and understanding.

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

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