SGMP 2019 National Education Conference & Expo Call for Speakers

Demographics

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* 1. Demographics

Please include your bio as you would like it to appear in the conference guide (all bios will be reviewed and edited by staff; no bio will exceed 100 words):

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* 2. Please include your bio as you would like it to appear in the conference guide (all bios will be reviewed and edited by staff; no bio will exceed 100 words):

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

The 37th annual SGMP National Education Conference & Expo will be held in Detroit, Michigan, June 25-27, 2019.   All educational sessions will take place on June 26-27 (selected sessions may be repeated). We are excited to be providing the best education in government meeting planning to our members in a beautiful location. This is the single largest gathering of government meetings professionals every year.

EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS SUMMARY

Educational sessions at the 2019 conference will be 50 minutes in length and will be presented by a mix of current members and professionals in the industries of government meeting planning, hospitality management, marketing, and logistics. All educational sessions should be focused on government meetings and must fit within at least one of SGMP’s nine educational core competencies. The topics are listed below.

Application Instructions

This survey form serves as the application. Please complete and submit this application by 5pm Eastern time no later than Friday August 17, 2018. Applications will not be accepted after the deadline. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Speaker Expenses

Please make sure you agree with the compensation offered before you submit an application.

Speakers (non-SGMP members) will receive an honorarium of $1,000 plus two nights lodging at the conference hotel, and conference registration. No additional expenses will be covered. Non-SGMP member speakers will be required to make their own travel arrangements. SGMP will make hotel reservations via rooming list.

If non-SGMP member speakers are requested to make more than one presentation, an additional $200 honorarium per session will be paid.

In accordance with SGMP Policy AC-3, SGMP members presenting programs at the National Education Conference may receive no more than $200 TOTAL (total amount, not per session amount) honorarium to go towards conference registration, airfare and/or lodging. Conference registration and lodging ARE NOT included.

Supplier or Contract Planner members whose primary services to the government meetings market is education-related (training or speaking) will receive the $1,000 honorarium.

*** Keynote Speaker Selection
This is not a call for Keynote Speakers which will be researched separately from this call or solicitation process.***

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