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    • June 11, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom
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    JUNE SGMP MEETING

    Growing Pains:

    Tips for Planning Large-Scale Events

    June 11, 2020
    Location:  ZOOM - ONLINE!


    11:30am - 12:00pm Virtual Networking and Socializing

    12:00 - 1:00pm – Educational Training

    Presentation by Kelly Johnson, CGMP, New Orleans Morial Convention Center



    Core Competency: Federal, State Local Travel

    RSVP by Wednesday, June 10!

    What are some of the key points you will need to consider when your event grows to a much larger capacity or larger space?

    Kelly will help us think through the items we need on our checklist, including hotel room blocks (citywide?), staffing (paid, volunteer, CVB?), equipment/furniture, signage, catering, security, exhibit space/trade show and multiple other decision points that you may encounter as your event grows.


    Registration Fees:
    $0 Member Planners or $10 Non-member Planners

    $0 Supplier Member or $10 Non-Member Suppliers

    First-time Planners are FREE - but must register!

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

    After you register and/or pay for your session, you will receive a confirmation message. The confirmation message will include the link to register within the Zoom platform for the meeting. This is an extra step, but provides meeting security. Thank you!


    • July 09, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom


    JULY SGMP MEETING

    JuLY 9, 2020
    Location:  ZOOM - ONLINE!


    11:30am - 12:00pm Virtual Networking and Socializing

    12:00 - 1:00pm – Educational Training

    Presentation by Russell T. Jones, Ph.D.

    Virginia Tech Department of Psychology, Trauma Specialist

    Approved for 1 contact hour in Personal and Professional Development

    RSVP by Wednesday, July 8!

    We know that COVID-19 has played major havoc with the meetings and events industry, but how do we move forward in ways that are positive and not detrimental to our overall physical and mental health? What is the new normal? How do we plan for today and tomorrow? Join us online, as Dr. Jones gives us some parameters and tools to work with as we move forward in this disaster that doesn't seem to have an end date.

    Dr. Jones has been a mental health professional working with individuals after Hurricane Katrina, active shooter incidents, and other traumatic times. He has is a professor of psychology at the University of Virginia and has served as a SAHMSA trainer, keynote and speaker at many events, is certified with the National Center for Child Traumatic Stress Center, among his other credentials.


    Registration Fees:
    $0 Member Planners or $10 Non-member Planners

    $0 Supplier Member or $10 Non-Member Suppliers

    First-time Planners are FREE - but must register!

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

    After you register and/or pay for your session, you will receive a confirmation message. The confirmation message will include the link to register within the Zoom platform for the meeting. This is an extra step, but provides meeting security. Thank you!


Our monthly education luncheons are held the second Thursday of the month from 11:30am to 1pm. 

Contact US

SGMP Louisiana

P.O. Box 84285

Baton Rouge, LA 70884




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