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Membership Benefits

Membership Chair: Jennifer Wynn

SGMP is the only national organization dedicated to improving the knowledge and expertise of individuals in the planning and management of government meetings through education, training, and industry relationships.

SGMP offers it members:

  • Education in basic and advanced areas of meeting planning including information on the latest techniques and services available to insure successful meetings;

  • A referral network of planner resources and opportunities to inspect conference facilities with a comprehensive membership directory updated each year; 

  • Regional chapter education conferences, chapter affiliation, and monthly meetings;

  • Professional contact with other government planners and suppliers knowledgeable in government contracting;

  • SGMP's newsletter Government Meeting Professional, published ten times a year;

  • The National Annual Education Conference which provides members an excellent opportunity for members to share the latest techniques in meeting management;

  • As the only professional meetings industry association specializing in the government market, SGMP offers its members opportunities for professional development through: Encouraging and improving communication, understanding, and cooperation between planners and suppliers through regular meetings, discussions, and conferences;

  • Researching, analyzing, and translating regulatory policies and legislative issues which affect governmental meetings;

  • Maintaining liaison activities with other professional meeting planner and supplier groups; and

  • Providing guidance and advice to planners on all phases of planning, executing, and evaluating government meeting.

National SGMP Login

All SGMP members should login to the new member portal at the new www.sgmp.org! It all starts after you login—and it only takes a minute! You can do it by simply entering the primary email address we have on file as your user name and then entering Password1 as your new/temporary password (once you login, create & save a new password). If you are in your renewal cycle, you can print your invoice OR simply pay online (SGMP no longer mails dues invoices).