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    2020 NEC Planner Scholarship Application 

    The Rance R. Willis Planner Development Scholarship will accept applications November 1, 2019 through 5pm EST on Friday, December 6, 2019.



    38th annual SGMP National Education Conference & Expo which will be held in St. Louis, Missouri, May 19-21, 2020 

    Latest edition of Government Connections


    SGMP-GA Peach Summer Fun in LaGrange, GA

    SGMP-GA Peach had a blast at the Great Wolf Lodge. Thank you Christina, JC, and team for the hospitality. 

    The SGMP-GA Peach Tradeshow was a Huge Success!

    We had over 50 participants at the tradeshow in July!

    Richard D.Case, Senior Manager from City of Atlanta Mayor's Office of Contract Compliance (OCC) provided a robust presentation on contracting with the City. His presentation bestowed a wealth of knowledge to the tradeshow participants. To learn more about contract compliance please visit:

    Mr. Richard D. Case

    Tradeshow attendees during presentation.

    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:  VACANT

    Secretary: VACANT

    Past President:  LaTonya Blount (She Plan Events)

    Supplier Director: Jayne Tannenbaum (InterContinental Hotels Group, IHG)

    Supplier Director:  VACANT

    Planner Director: VACANT

    Upcoming Meetings

    Dec 18



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