February 8, 2024
Location: LTRC/Transportation Training and Education Center @ 4099 Gourrier Avenue; Baton Rouge, la 70808
11:30am - 12:00pm Lunch and Networking, Socializing, Announcements
12:00 - 1:00pm – Educational Training
Carolyn Barrett, CGMP with Visit Kenner
Topic: The ABCs of Acronyms for Meeting Professionals
Are you always hearing acronyms at meetings and events or from co-workers and have no idea what they mean? Join us for this fun game where you will learn the most common acronyms used in our industry and add new ones to your repertoire
- Learn the most common used acronyms in the meeting industry
- Obtain valuable information to assist you with meeting planning knowledge/phrases
- Have a resource of acronyms for future use.
Approved for 1 contact hour for Core Competency - Professional Development
RSVP by February 1, 2024 to avoid late fees!
Spring Community Involvement Campaign
The Spring 2024 Community Involvement Campaign will be the Spread the Love Campaign and we will be collecting peanut butter and jelly donations at the February 8th monthly networking and educational meeting. If you prefer you may make a monetary donation by Feeding the Pig here. All items collected will be donated to local food banks.
Spring Chapter Scholarship DriveThe Spring 2024 Chapter Scholarship Drive will be held during the February 8th monthly networking and educational meeting. The theme is Mardi Gras Sweet Treats Madness for the prizes for the February Scholarship Drive. Everyone bring a prize for the game. You will receive tickets to win prizes in exchange for your donation to the Scholarship Fund and you will use your tickets to try to win a door prize. If you prefer you may make a monetary donation you may do so by Feeding the Pig here.
First/Second time meeting non-member attendees are FREE - but you must register!
If you are a current member of SGMP La Chapter or other SGMP Chapters please register as a member.
Planner Guest Non-Member $35 until February 1, 2024
Planner - Member $25 until February 1, 2024
Supplier Guest Non-Member $45 until February 1, 2024
Supplier - Member $35 until February 1, 2024
First/Second Virtual Meeting Attendee Non-Members are FREE - but you must register!
Virtual Attendee - $15.00
$10 late fee assessed for those that register after February 1, 2024 deadline.
There is a non-refundable $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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