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CGMP Summit

Extend Your Skills and Personal Connections

SGMP is pleased to host the Certified Government Meeting Professionals (CGMP) Summit, Monday, May 18, 2020. The CGMP Summit will be a separate pre-conference event, held prior to the 2020 National Education Conference (NEC) in St. Louis, Missouri, at the Cervantes Convention Center at America’s Center. The NEC runs May 19-21, 2020.

The CGMP Summit is exclusive to SGMP members in good standing who hold a current CGMP certification. The event offers high-level educational sessions covering the core competencies of government meeting planning and management and provides 5 contact hours toward recertification. It offers the opportunity for advanced practitioners to network with their peers in an intimate setting, extending their skills and personal connections.

Registration is $150 and includes five (5) sessions and a luncheon. Space is limited to the first 100 qualifying members who register for the Summit. Register now to reserve your seat and read more about the advanced educational sessions available.

CGMP Summit Speakers

Dr. Tyrone HolmesRon RosenbergDean SavocaLauren SchiefferGreg Schwem

Dr. Tyrone Holmes

Ron Rosenberg

Dean Savoca

Lauren Schieffer

Greg Schwem

CGMP Summit – Monday, May 18, 2020

9:00 am9:15 pmCGMP Summit Welcoming Remarks
9:15 am10:15 amThe Impact of Unconscious Bias on Organizational InclusionLeadershipDr. Tyrone Holmes
10:30 am11:30 amLeading Out of DramaLeadershipLauren Schieffer
11:45 am12:45 pmLunch
1:00 pm2:00 pmFinding Humor in GovernmentLeadershipGreg Schwem
2:15 pm3:15 pmA Better Way to GreatLeadershipDean Savoca
3:30 pm4:30 pmThrough the Lens - The Art of Seeing the Big PictureLeadershipRon Rosenberg

Monday, May 18, 2020

The Impact of Unconscious Bias on Organizational Inclusion
Unconscious bias is a quiet, yet powerful performance killer because it interferes with our ability to build relationships across differences and leads to bad decisions that impair individual and organizational performance. One way it negatively affects performance is through its impact on institutional inclusion. Inclusive environments maximize the likelihood of success for a diverse range of people. Unfortunately, unconscious bias can greatly inhibit this success. This session will describe unconscious bias, identify the specific ways it can diminish inclusion and include steps we can take to reduce bias and its negative impact.

Dr. Tyrone Holmes, Ed.D., President, T.A.H. Performance Consultants

Leading Out of Drama
Are you tired of the DRAMA? Amazingly, office workers spend more than 2.5 hours per week trying to resolve conflict, which translates into $359 billion in losses for U.S. companies every year. Drama diverts time, energy and money away from team goals, strategic priorities and critical activities. By transforming the drama into a climate of Compassionate Accountability®, the Leading Out of Drama system will equip you to transform the energy of conflict into meaningful contributions for powerful, personal and professional development.

Lauren Schieffer, CSP, Speaker

Finding Humor in Government
In a hilarious, multi-media intensive presentation, Greg Schwem will show attendees why it is so important to take a much-needed humor break in the midst of an intense government meeting. Sharing stories from his experiences making high ranking executives at the CIA and other federal organizations laugh, Greg will also discuss how stifling laughter in the workplace can also stifle camaraderie and creativity. Bottom line? We WANT to laugh at work, and about work but are often afraid to. Greg Schwem will show how it’s possible to laugh at government without being offensive.

Greg Schwem, Speaker

A Better Way to Great
In the frenetic pace of the meetings and events industry, personal drive and ambition are vital to success where Type A personalities thrive. Being indispensable is tantamount to being great. However, a “doing more gets you more” mindset can blind you to your own intuition and insight. It can even inhibit your productivity, hurting your bottom line. If you find yourself frantic, distracted and overwhelmed instead of being grounded, focused and fulfilled, you may have reached a tipping point, where your drive to succeed can actually hinder your performance – and ultimately, your results. There is a better way.

Dean Savoca, Savoca Performance Group

Through the Lens – The Art of Seeing the Big Picture
Life today has become a blur…filled with so many tasks, to-dos, and obligations that you go from one day to the next without any real feeling of meaning or significance. In this exciting program, you’ll discover how to focus on the moments in your day that add value and importance to your life! Ron Rosenberg, photographer, award-winning marketing expert, and author of Through the Lens, will show you how the skills and techniques needed to capture a compelling photo are identical to the ones you need to achieve success in your life – at work and at home.

Ron Rosenberg, Founder, QualityTalk, Inc.