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2023 National Education Conference

June 6-8, 2023

Make plans to attend SGMP’s annual conference, June 6-8, 2023, at the Radisson Blu Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. This in-person conference draws government meeting professionals, including planners, hoteliers, venues, CVBs, destination marketing professionals and more, from across the country to gather, learn and make lasting connections. Learn Why.

Why Attend

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Whether you are new to the field or a seasoned veteran, attending NEC will equip you with the knowledge and connections you need to advance your organization and your career. This year’s conference will be held June 6-8, 2023, in Bloomington, Minnesota. We can’t wait to see you there!

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The auctions are SGMP’s largest fundraising events to benefit The Gilmer Institute of Learning's scholarships for future National Education Conferences. Get ready to cast your bid at NEC! While


Historically, planner members have held more than 8,000 meetings a year with an overall value of $1.2 billion. Cash in on some exposure and become a sponsor at NEC.


The Certified Government Meeting Professional designation is designed for planners and suppliers whose work is governed by rules and regulations of the federal government. Earn yours at 2023 NEC.