Certified Government Meeting Professional (CGMP) Course



The Certified Government Meeting Professional Course is to earn the CGMP designation and is designed for government meeting planners and suppliers whose work is governed by the rules and regulations of the federal government. While the curriculum is written from Federal rules, regulations, and laws, state and local government employees will benefit from this information. Individuals who have earned their CGMP have obtained the highest designation available that is specifically for government meeting professionals. 

 

Included in the course material are seven sections with specific and thorough instruction in ethics, Federal budget and appropriations, acquisition and contracting, Federal travel regulations, RFPs, risk management and protocol.

 

The CGMP is recognized in the hospitality industry; many government contracts now require planners working on the contract have their government certification.

In order to take the CGMP Class and exam, you must be a current member of SGMP for at least 6 months.  This requirement may be waived with documentation of at least 1 year experience in the hospitality industry.  

In addition to demonstrating your commitment to enhancing your government expertise and to improving the quality of your meetings, earning your CGMP has numerous benefits for your career and for your employer.

 

The cost of the 3 day course and exam on day four is $595 which covers the cost of the course, exam, and manual. Questions about the CGMP certification? Contact us at education@sgmp.org

Speaker and Presenter Information

Garland Preddy, CGMP, is the Director of Education and Training and will teach the course. She has spent more than 32 years as a special events professional teaching the unique nature of doing special events for the Federal Government. She was part of the team working with the Grad School, USDA, that developed the Certification for Government Meeting Professionals class.

Expected Number of Attendees

25

Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, Intelligence Agencies, DOD & Military, Office of the President (includes OMB), Dept of Agriculture, Dept of Commerce, Dept of Education, Dept of Energy, Dept of Health & Human Services, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Housing & Urban Development, Dept of the Interior, Dept of Justice, Dept of Labor, Dept of State, Dept of Transportation, Dept of Treasury, Dept of Veterans Affairs, EPA, GSA, USPS, SSA, NASA, Other Federal Agencies, Legislative Agencies (GAO, GPO, LOC, etc.), Judicial Branch Agencies, State Government, County Government, City Government, Municipal Government, CIA, FEMA, Census Bureau, Office of Personnel Management, Coast Guard, National Institutes of Health, FAA, USAID, State & Local Government, National Guard Association, EEOC, Federal Government, FDA, NSA, FCC


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When
Sat-Tue, Jun 22-25, 2019, 9:00am - 5:00pm


Cost

CGMP Course Fee:  $595.00


Where
Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
400 Renaissance Drive West
Detroit, MI 49243
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