The Society of Government Meeting Professionals will hold its 2018 National Education Conference & Expo in Norfolk, Va.
The Society of Government Meeting Professionals has named Debra Kilpatrick, CGMP, its planner of the year, and Kimberly Forte, CGMP, its supplier of the year.
Maggie McGowan, CGMP, CMP, the program coordinator/event services specialist for the University of Oklahoma’s Center for Public Management in Norman, becomes president of the Society of Government Meeting Professionals on July 1. Until then, McGowan will continue as first vice president. Second vice president James Lynton, CGMP, treasurer Brett Sterenson and director Tecumseh Deloney, CMP, […]
The Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP) recently designated 24 planners as Certified Government Meeting Professionals (CGMP), bringing the number of CGMP holders to more than 600. More meetings professionals are acquiring the designation in light of recent scrutiny regarding government meetings expenses. The list of 24 includes Reba Anderson of Rancho Cordova, Calif.; David […]
The beginning of 2009 brought a myriad of government scrutiny for the meetings and travel industry. It began with the corporate meetings segment and restrictions the government imposed on companies receiving emergency financial assistance. Now as we near the end of the year, government agencies are supposedly restricting their own internal meetings to avoid destinations […]