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Save the Date! 2018-2019 Monthly Meeting Calendar Set

Save the Date

2018-2019 Monthly Education meeting calender

We are excited to bring you the dates for the 2018-2019 monthly chapter education meetings. Locations and topics are forthcoming as well as conference dates and a special holiday celebration. Stay tuned!

  • September 12, 2018 
  • November 14, 2018
  • January 9, 2019
  • March 13, 2019
  • April 10, 2019



Nominations for Planner and Supplier of the Year

Have you noticed someone that has gone the extra mile this year to further the mission of NCSGMP? Is there someone that you think has contributed in a positive way to the chapter? Nominations for Planner of the Year and Supplier of the year are now being accepted through April 18, 2018. This person must be a member of NCSGMP in good standing and has made contributions to the chapter. Planner and Supplier of the Year Criteria and Committee Responsibilities are posted as a resource to generate your nomination.

We hope you will recognize those that have done amazing work this year! Please fill out the nomination form no later than April 18, 2018.

The Planner and Supplier of the Year Awards recognizes one planner-member and one supplier-member who represents excellence in the government meeting planning profession, contributes to chapter events and operations, and works to further the mission of our chapter.

  • Must be a SGMP member for at least 3 years
  • Attends meetings regularly
  • Contributes to the Chapter as an active committee member or chair and/or serve as a Chapter Board member (see “Committee Responsibilities” for specific ways to contribute to the chapter)
  • Demonstrates commitment to furthering the meeting industry




Winter Chapter Newsletter 2017

Here is our Winter 2017 newsletter- Enjoy! 


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Registration for SGMP National Education Conference is Now Open

I am happy to announce that registration is open for the 2018 NEC.  The NEC website is Our Keynote speakers are already booked and will be exciting to see. Keep on the lookout for additional information to be posted regularly on the website. NEC will be held June 5-7, 2018 in Norfolk Va.

Opening Keynote: Anthony Melchiorri

 Anthony Melchiorri, TV personality and host and creator of “Hotel Impossible” on Travel Channel, has more than 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry. His storied career began as the Night Manager of the iconic Plaza Hotel, but in just 18 months, he worked his way up the ladder to become the Director of Front Office Operations there. 

With the instinct to know exactly what needs to be fixed the minute he enters a hotel, Anthony has transformed some of the nation’s finest pedigreed properties, including New York City’s prestigious Lucerne and Algonquin Hotels. In addition to being a Travel Channel host, Anthony is also Managing Director of Argeo Hospitality, his hospitality consulting firm, which specializes in revenue management, brand development, sales and marketing, and provides consultation on hotel projects for private owners and investors.  

 Closing Keynote: Walter Bond

Walter Bond: A Lifetime in Pursuit of Peak Performance

Walter Bond is one of the top corporate keynote speakers and executive coaches in the nation. His reputation is built on a powerful speaking style, memorable ideas, and his hard-earned mastery of peak performance principles.

A bench player during his four-year college career at the University of Minnesota, Walter Bond decided to dedicate himself to understanding peak performance. He willed himself to a full-scale optimization of every aspect of his game—and a six-year professional career, including stints with the Dallas Mavericks, the Utah Jazz, and the Detroit Pistons.

Ever since, Walter has worked to hone his methodologies and teach them at businesses across the United States. His expertise on business performance has led to diverse opportunities in corporate America. For instance, Walter hosted Food Network’s franchise food-business show, Giving You the Business.?

 Sponsorship Opportunities are now available, grab your package today as items have already begun to sell.  If you have any questions about the sponsorship packages, please contact Chris McLaughlin or Annette Wallace at