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    Kicking the year off right...

    Thank you to all those that attended our January chapter meeting. We had a great turnout!!

    The Hotel Indigo Atlanta Downtown served as our gracious host. Mark Kimata, Sales Manager, and his team revealed the newly renovated property. Contact Mark for your meeting planning needs at 404-649-6043 or [email protected] 

    A big thank you to TMPAV's Taylor Meredith and David Herring for their presentation on how to intentionally develop an event audio visual plan. If you have audio visual questions or needs feel free to contact TMPAV at [email protected] or 404-538-0979.

    November News...

    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta-Northlake hosted the November Chapter Meeting. Thank you much to Keesla Blay-Miezah, CMP, Director Of Sales, and her team for providing top-notch service. Contact Keesla for your government meeting needs at (678) 987-1170 or [email protected] 

    Thank you to the Andrew E. Smith, Program Manager at Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center (GT-PAC) for providing invaluable information on Capabilities Statements. GT-PAC is avaialble to assist government contractors in procuring contracts. Andrew is available at [email protected]edu.

    Whats happened in August...

    SGMP-GA Peach had a lively discussion on ethics at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta-Marietta.

    A special thank you to Tonya Wright, Sales Manager at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta-Marrietta, and her team for hosting the August meeting. We truly enjoyed the newly renovated property!

    Thank you to Aaron Spurgeon, our 2nd Vice President and Senior Sales & Sports Marketing Manager at the Crowne Plaza/Staybridge Atlanta Hilton, for donating this months raffle prizes.


    President:  Twanda Broughton, CGMP (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

    1st Vice President:  Victoria Nail-Taylor, CMP, CGMP (Georgia Institute of Technology)

    2nd Vice President:  Aaron Spurgeon, CGMP (Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown)

    Treasurer:  Heather Wydock, CGMP (Visit Macon)

    Secretary:  Sonja Robinson, CAP, CDMP (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

    Past President:  LaTonya Blount (She Plan Events)

    Supplier Director: Jayne Tannenbaum (Atlanta Marriott Century Center)

    Supplier Director:  Clarence Boone (Discover DeKalb)

    Planner Director: OPEN

    Do you know a planner that wants to be involved in SGMP-GA? Nominate someone or yourself to serve as the Planner Director. The Planner Director will serve as committee liaison and a voting board member. Email [email protected] to nominate someone and/or ask any questions. Nomination due by noon, August 6, 2018.

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