Conference Registration for SGMP’s Annual 2022 NEC Opens


SGMP invites you to become “Resilient and On the Rise” as we learn together and reconnect at the National Education Conference (NEC). The 2022 NEC will be held on June 14-16, 2022, at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown.

What to Expect at SGMP’s Annual Conference

The 2022 NEC will kick off its schedule with an opening reception on day one followed by two days of dynamic educational sessions, an auction fundraiser, Sponsors Row, and the celebrated Sam Gilmer Awards Reception and Dinner.

In addition, attendees can take advantage of the following pre-conference events: CGMP Course and Exam and Joint Leadership Meeting (JLM) for Chapter Leaders.

Make the Case to Attend 2022 NEC Now

We also have justification letters for government meeting planners and suppliers that help explain the benefits for attending that can be printed as-is or customized to share with your supervisor.

SGMP Planner members can apply for a scholarship to attend by submitting an application by February 1, 2022, at 5 pm EST.

For suppliers, including hoteliers, venues, destination marketing professionals, convention and visitor bureaus and more, are invited to sponsor the conference and facilitate more working partnerships among our members.

Travel to Pittsburgh to Meet with Fellow Government Meeting Professionals

All of the conference educational sessions will be hosted by the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown convenient to downtown cultural attractions in the golden triangle. Make your travel plans now and reserve your hotel stay.

Learn about all the ways to travel to Pittsburgh, our host city, by plane, train, bus or car.

Reconnect at 2022 NEC

We are grateful to our NEC Taskforce led by Chair Christine Pribbernow, CGMP, and including Annette Wallace, CGMP; Chris McLaughlin, CGMP; Tecumseh Deloney, CGMP; Nikki Fisher; and Pam Valenzuela, CAE. We also extend props to our Platinum sponsors the Wyndham and the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown

As we all contend with our “new normal” this year, make time to attend the 2022 NEC to reconnect with your fellow government meeting colleagues. Together there can be no doubt that SGMP members are RESILIENT and ON THE RISE! Register for the 2022 NEC today.