Society of Government Meeting Professionals Mission Statement

 

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. 

 

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Upcoming events

Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • WA State Parks & Recreation Commission 1111 Israel Road SW Tumwater, WA 98512
    Register

     

    Jackie Wood, CEO & Founder of Sparkwood Events will be presenting.  Event Planning -  What you need to know:

    • Importance of Strategy: Beginning with the end in mind
    • Creating a budget
    • Site selection considerations
    • Contract negotiations
    • Marketing to your event attendees
    • Event logistics
    • Wrapping it all up for continuous improvement

     

    Directions Southbound/Northbound 

    https://goo.gl/maps/qBfhTa6jrAp

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    •  Please note:

    *This program is eligible for 1 contact hour in Logistics.

     **Skype will be available to our Idaho and Eastern Washington Members.  Please make a note that you need to Skype when you RSVP.

     

    Community Partnership:  “Ronald McDonald House of Western Washington and Alaska” If you are able please donate one (or more) of the following items.  For your donation you will receive a complimentary door prize ticket.          

    • Canned fruit: peaches, pears, pineapple, fruit cocktail, mandarin oranges
    • Canned meats: chicken, beef, salmon, SPAM
    • Canned pasta (Chef Boyardee, Spaghettios)
    • Boxed rice and meal helpers (Pasta Roni, Hamburger Helper, Rice Roni)
    • Canned non-condensed soups (Progresso style)
    • Canned chili (all varieties)
    • Pasta sauce: alfredo and marinara (14.5 oz. cans)
    • Snacks: granola/snack bars, fruit cups, fruit snacks/leathers, apple sauce pouches, trail and nut mixes, crackers, cookies, chips, microwave popcorn, dried fruit, jerky
    • Toiletries: full and travel sizes of shampoo, conditioner, body wash, shaving cream, razors, toothbrushes (adult and child), toothpaste (adult and child), floss, feminine care products, deodorant
    • Baby supplies: diapers of all sizes (especially larger sizes), wipes, formula, baby food

     

     

     

     
    • Wednesday, June 12, 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Red Lion Hotel SeaTac 18220 International Blvd. Seattle WA 98188

    Our Year in Review Jeopardy Game and Annual Chapter Awards Presentation 

    Join us for the June 12 2019, PNW Chapter meeting, which is the final meeting of SGMP’s 2018-2019 fiscal year. Our program will be a fun Jeopardy Game, which will recap all the programs that were presented this past year.  You will have a chance to provide “answers” to questions taken from the programs that were presented all year long.  It will be a wonderful review for those who attended the programs and will provide beneficial meeting planning and management information to those who missed some.  Let your competitive side come out as you vie for the PRIZES awarded to the winning Jeopardy team.

    Our chapter’s most coveted awards will also be presented. Come see will win the 2019 Planner of the Year, 2019 Supplier of the year and who will win the Red and Peggy Meyer Award of Leadership Excellence.

    Directions Southbound/Northbound 

    From I-5 take (both Northbound or Southbound) Take Exit 101 (Tumwater Boulevard) and head east to the first light.  Turn left onto Linderson Way. The main entrance and visitor parking is the next entrance on the left after 73rd Ave. SE. 

    •      
    •  Please note:

    *This program is eligible for 1 contact hour in Education and Programming.

     **Skype will NOT be available to our Idaho and Eastern Washington Members.  This is a social event as well as an educational event.  Come and be social!

     

    Community Partnership:  “Ronald McDonald House of Western Washington and Alaska” If you are able please donate one (or more) of the following items.  For your donation you will receive a complimentary door prize ticket.          

    • Canned fruit: peaches, pears, pineapple, fruit cocktail, mandarin oranges
    • Canned meats: chicken, beef, salmon, SPAM
    • Canned pasta (Chef Boyardee, Spaghettios)
    • Boxed rice and meal helpers (Pasta Roni, Hamburger Helper, Rice Roni)
    • Canned non-condensed soups (Progresso style)
    • Canned chili (all varieties)
    • Pasta sauce: alfredo and marinara (14.5 oz. cans)
    • Snacks: granola/snack bars, fruit cups, fruit snacks/leathers, apple sauce pouches, trail and nut mixes, crackers, cookies, chips, microwave popcorn, dried fruit, jerky
    • Toiletries: full and travel sizes of shampoo, conditioner, body wash, shaving cream, razors, toothbrushes (adult and child), toothpaste (adult and child), floss, feminine care products, deodorant
    • Baby supplies: diapers of all sizes (especially larger sizes), wipes, formula, baby food

     

     

     

     
    • Tuesday, June 25, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • Thursday, June 27, 2019
    • 4:30 PM
    • Detroit, MI

    DRIVE MOMENTUM 

    AT 2019 NEC!

    The Society of Government Meeting Professionals’ renowned conference, National Education Conference, is the largest annual event in the Government Meetings Industry. Hundreds of government professionals from across the United States join together for non-stop education, resources, and networking.

    Learn more today!

    • Monday, July 15, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Bremerton, WA

    Annual Board Retreat

    Board Members Only

       

     

    • Thursday, December 12, 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Hotel RL Olympia 2300 Evergreen Park Dr SW Olympia, WA 98502

    Annual Holiday and Auction and updates on the newest AV Trends. Skype will not be available.  This is not only a learning event but it's a Social!  Come and be social.  Meet your chapter members and network.

    More information to come.   

     

The PNW SGMP Chapter is affiliated with the national Society of Government Meeting Professionals.  We are a group of meeting professionals and hospitality professionals that get together to improve the quality of government meetings.

 


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