Government Meeting Specialist

Obtaining the Government Meeting Specialist certificate (GMS) demonstrates a dedication to your profession and will offer a base of useful information.  It provides access to information needed to succeed on the job.  The GMS offers practical overviews of key areas of marketing, logistical setups, setting up your program, speaker selection, regulations, and practice.  It identifies resources for in-depth and additional information that may be utilized at a later time.  We use experienced practitioners to teach the classes and adult learning principles to provide a learning environment where colleagues can share experiences and information. Organizations that hire meeting professional believe professional development matters and shows importance to the industry.

The Louisiana Chapter of SGMP is an organization committed to integrity in providing government meeting services.  The main focus of the Louisiana Chapter is to improve the quality of government meetings through education, networking and professional development. The Louisiana Chapter strives to be the meeting management association of choice for government employees.

At each GMS Program you will receive a form for attendance.  The cost for this special certificate program is $25.00 for the application and $25.00 at completion.

Government Meeting Specialist Certificate Application

Government Meeting Specialist Letter of Commitment


Thank you,     

Susan Mack
SGMPLA GMS Committee Chairman

Thanks to the New Orleans CVB for the gumbo, pelican, and azalea images in the header.