The Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP) recognized chapters across the country for excellence at its most recent 2022 National Education Conference. The Society has 19 chapters across the United States from Washington, DC, to Oregon.
SGMP Chapter Awards for Communications of the Year
SGMP Communications of the Year Awards recognize chapters that have successfully communicated about their ongoing programs to their members with websites, newsletters, email and other forms of communication. SGMP National Board Members Dina Fong, CGMP, and Lorie Jaegers, CGMP, announced the Communications of the Year Awards.
1st – National Capital Chapter
2nd – Michigan Chapter
3rd – Old Dominion Chapter
SGMP Chapter Awards for Programming of the Year
SGMP Programming of the Year awards recognize chapters that have organized outstanding educational programming and networking events on behalf of their members in the last year. Gilmer Institute of Learning Trustees Kathleen Ryan, CGMP, and Henry Harper, CGMP, announced the Programming of the Year Awards on stage in Pittsburgh.
1st – Pacific Northwest Chapter
2nd – Greater Oregon Chapter
3rd – North Carolina Chapter
SGMP Chapter Operations Awards
SGMP gives out chapter operations awards to those chapters for overall excellence in the front and back of the house. SGMP National Board Members Christine Pribbernow, CGMP, and Chris McLaughlin, CGMP, called the winners to the stage.
Excellence: National Capital Chapter
Excellence: Old Dominion Chapter
Honors: Michigan Chapter
Merit: Greater Oregon Chapter
Merit: Louisiana Chapter
Membership Mania Campaign Honorees
SGMP’s National Membership Committee organized a spring campaign to challenge chapters to invite colleagues to join SGMP. Organized in tournament-style, the following represent chapters that rose to the top in terms of membership recruitment and retention.
Greatest # of Members – National Capital Chapter
Highest % Growth – Central Florida Chapter
Redemption Bracket Winner – Arizona Chapter
Chapter Membership Growth Awards
SGMP Chapters that experienced membership growth were also recognized for their outstanding efforts. SGMP National Board Members Susan Shaffette, CGMP, and Michelle Milligan, MSW, LMSW, CGMP, presented these awards.
Highest Net Membership Growth – National Capital Chapter
Highest Percentage Membership Growth – Rocket City Alabama Chapter
Congratulations, SGMP Chapters!
Photos courtesy Sean Carroll