Greetings from the Gilmer Institute of Learning:
The National Education Conference Online and Live Auction are the Society of Government Meeting Professionals largest fundraising events and we request your help to continue raising funds for The Gilmer Institute of Learning Scholarships. 
This auction will take place in Norfolk, VA! The event will be held on June 5-7, 2018, at Marriott Norfolk Waterside. 
All Bidding will be done through a cell phone or computer!  Auction participants can bid from anywhere, anytime before the close of the auction right from their own device!  This means, the auction item will be exposed to ALL members and their friends and family. 
The Gilmer Institute of Learning for SGMP’s mission is to enhance the purpose and goals of the Society by providing support to SGMP’s members and chapters through educational opportunities, certifications, training, resources, scholarships and endowment funding.
 We ask that you contribute to make this effort a SUCCESS.
Following you will find a list of suggestions and ideas…..
           * Hotel stay packages including meal vouchers, spa treatments, and golf          
            *Hotel Reward Points                *Purses, Jewelry, or Accessories                    *Items for Men
            *Holiday Decor                             *Arts, Crafts, Antiques                                          *Gift Cards
            *Gift Baskets                                  *Wine and Spirits                                    
            *Children’s Books & Toys        *Massages/Personal Wellness Packages
            *Entrance tickets to amusement parks, museums or family activities

Don’t be afraid to think outside the box!   Donate one of your unique handcrafted creations. Please think about combining items or services with your friends and colleagues to create a tantalizing package to feature your area, such as a hotel 2 or 3 night stays with a spa visit or round of golf. Let your imagination be your guide.
Use the link above to complete the donation form (using one form for each donation) no later than May 25, 2018., to:
Mark Richardson, CGMP
6711 Camino Del Ray
Fountain, CO 80817

NOTE: Items over 5lbs should be shipped directly to the winner of the auction after the event and should not be brought to the conference. 
Please submit 2-3 high quality photos of the item in lieu of bringing the item.  Thanks for helping us avoid shipping costs!
Donation Form