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SGMP Education Day

Society of Government Meeting Professionals Central Florida Chapter

Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)

SGMP Education Day

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Planner SGMP Member-early registration Ended $30.00 $2.64
Planner Non SGMP Member-early registration Ended $40.00 $3.19
Planner/Supplier pay by check
Check payable to: SGMP Mail check to: PO Box 142094, Gainesville, FL 32614-2094
Ended Free $0.00
Supplier SGMP Member-early registration Ended $100.00 $6.49
Supplier Non SGMP Member-early registration Ended $125.00 $7.87
Fashion Show Ended $100.00 $6.49
Sponsorship Ended

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Event Details

Date:   January 16, 2014

Place:    Best Western Plus

           Gateway Grand

           Gainesville, FL

Time:    8:00 am– 5:00 pm

What:   Lots of Learning/Laughter/Leadership



  •  how to create impressive aps;
  •  ways to enhance the meeting experience;
  •  how to squeeze personal fitness into your day;
  •  creative solutions to boost your budget.

Laughter makes us feel good and burns calories.  It is a great stress releaser, too!

Warning!  Destination Fashion Show could create chuckles, giggles, even hilarity.  Speakers could cause express amusement, snorts or even guffaws.

LeadershipIt's not something you are born with - it's something you learn.  Learn how knowledge empowers you as a strategic asset to your organization!


 Who Should Attend?

Meeting professionals who organize meetings for the government, independent contract meeting planners, and industry suppliers. You do not have to be a member of SGMP to attend. Take advantage of this opportunity to network with SGMP members.

Education Day Features

  Great sessions and speakers are lined up for YOU! 

OMG!!! You want what? When? - Jennifer Coto, Sales Manager, Ocean Center

Another meeting??? Try standing up! and East meets West - Rob Coffman, President SGMP

Sponsorship isn’t for sissies! – Kelly J.Semrd, Ph.D., Rosen College of Hospitality Management

Apps to enhance your meeting and Create your own app – Tommy Hart

The schedule, speakers, sponsors, and more can be found on the SGMP website


 Destination Fashion Show

Be a Leader and make people Laugh as they Learn about your property or area. It will be more memorable!

$100 for 1-2 minutes limited to 10 participants

Models can dress to reflect their business, property or destination. Are you a beach resort? Put on the bikini, hug the beach ball and strut your stuff down the runway! Golf resort? Swing your nine iron and your booty! You get the picture - have fun! AND submit a video and music to go along with your runway walk.

Look who's participating:

Residence Inn by Marriott

Visit Tampa Bay

Experience Kissimmee

The Florida Hotel and Conference Center

 Contact:  Jackie@planningconnection.com or call 352-378-5995











When & Where

Best Western Plus Gateway Grand
4200 Northwest 97th Boulevard
Gainesville, FL 32606

Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)

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