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SGMP Central Florida Education Day

Society of Government Meeting Professionals Central Florida Chapter

Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

SGMP Central Florida Education Day

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Planner SGMP Member Jul 15, 2017 $40.00 $3.19
Planner Member Pay by Check $40
Check payable to: SGMP Mail check to: Springhill Suites, Attn: Marcia Teague, 4155 Southwest 40th Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32608
Jul 15, 2017 Free $0.00
Planner Non SGMP Member-Free Membership for 1 year
If you aren't a member of SGMP, pay just $55 and you will receive registration for Education Day AND a one year membership to the Central Florida Chapter (Valid only for new members)
Jul 15, 2017 $55.00 $4.02
Supplier Donating Item/Stay (Worth $50) Jun 15, 2017 $425.00 $24.37
Supplier Donating Item/Stay (Worth $50) Pay by Check $425
Check payable to: SGMP Mail check to: Springhill Suites, Attn: Marcia Teague, 4155 Southwest 40th Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32608
Jul 15, 2017 Free $0.00
Supplier Not Donating Item/Stay Jul 15, 2017 $450.00 $25.74
Sponsorship Jul 15, 2017 Free $0.00
Retired Jul 15, 2017 $30.00 $2.64
Student Jul 15, 2017 $30.00 $2.64

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2017 SGMP Central Florida Chapter Education Day

 

 

 

Date:   Thursday, July 20, 2017

 

Place:  Best Western Gateway Grand

            4200 NW 97th Blvd

            Gainesville, FL 32606

 

Time:   8:30am– 4:00pm (7:30 am Suppliers can setup tables for Expo in Cross Creek Ballroom)

 

What:  Annual Education featuring top notch speakers and panelists!

 

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. Non-Member Planners can pay $55 for Registration to Education Day AND a one year membership to SGMP. Take advantage of this opportunity to network with SGMP members.

 

Education Day Features

Well-known and engaging speakers and topics

Contact hours

Time for planners and suppliers to network  

Fun & giveaways at the Expo scavenger hunt (SUPPLIER EXPO with prizes!)

 

Speakers

Brett Kolmetz, Director of Sales & Marketing at Marriott Orlando Downtown

Kay Tappan, Lecturer in Visual Marketing, UF Department of Public Relations, College of Journalism & Communications

Chris Young, Executive Director of CIFAL Atlanta, an arm of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

 

Schedule

8:30a-9a               Continental Breakfast

9a-9:15a               Welcome, Adam Anderson

9:15a-10:15a         Brett Kolmetz-Rates, Dates, Stay Patterns – A Guide to Understanding Why Rates Vary

10:15a-10:30a       Chris Young

11:30a-12:20p       Lunch, Raffle Winner & Sponsor Presentations

12:30p-1:30p         Supplier Expo & Dessert

1:30p-2:30p           Kay Tappan-Communicating Visually in the Hospitality Industry

2:30p-2:45p           Break & Raffle Winner

2:45p-3:45p           Panelists—Meeting Hacks from NEC 2017

3:45p-4p               Expo Raffle Winners & Closing Remarks

   

Additional Details

There is a room block set up at the Best Western Gateway Grand for all guests needing guest room reservations. Please call the hotel directly before 6/19/17 at 352-331-3336 or 1-877-464-2378 to make your reservation. Reference the room block of "Society of Government Meeting Professionals". If you have any questions please contact Virginia Hessels at 352-376-1611, ext. 4920 or vhessels@ufl.edu.

 

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Breakfast-Marriott Tampa Waterside

AM Break-Residence Inn Marriott Gainesville

PM Break-Springhill Suites by Marriott Gainesville

Lunch-Visit Gainesville

Speaker-Visit Central Florida

Conference Bags-Marketing Mud/Liquid Creative


Hotel Sponsor- 

 

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

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have questions about SGMP Central Florida Education Day? Contact Society of Government Meeting Professionals Central Florida Chapter

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

Thursday, July 20, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)


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