PNW Chapter mission is to provide a common forum for meeting planners and suppliers as a means of facilitating improvements in the quality and cost effectiveness of government meetings.

PNW Chapter objective is to enhance the expertise of government meeting professionals.

We deliver our member benefits through:

  • Education
  • Resources
  • Networking

Some Quick Facts about the PNW Chapter of SGMP:

  • Chartered as Seattle Chapter on April 17, 1985—the second chapter chartered in SGMP
  • Renamed Pacific Northwest Chapter in 1988
  • Hosted SGMP’s 9th National Education Conference in 1991
  • Representing SGMP all across Washington state,  Idaho. and Alaska.
  • Current membership - 70

PNW SGMP is managed by a Board of Directors, elected by the membership.

Joining a Chapter Committee helps members learn more about the chapter and the meetings industry as well as develop relationships with other members. PNW SGMP has seven committees: Programming; Membership; Fundraising/Sponsorships; Honors, Awards & Member Recognition; Community Outreach/Charity; Website/Social Media; and Nominations & Elections.