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Silent Auction Items needed for Thursday's GOSGMP Meeting Fundraiser

January 09, 2020
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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The Grand Hotel in Bridgeport
7265 SW Hazel Fern Rd.
Tigard, OR 97224
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Join in on the Fun(d)raising this Thursday – donate a silent auction item and bid on silent auction items!!!

January’s theme is Hobby Time so bring your DIY hobby creations to the January 9, 2020 GOSGMP Lunch Meeting.  We are super excited to see everyone’s creations. Everything is welcome! If you are bringing a donation item (or have questions) please email Erica at [email protected]

Hobby Time!

Reminder - the GOSGMP Membership Drive is ending next week on January 10th.  Bring a guest to Thursday's meeting to Step Up into that effort!

Pease register for the January 9, 2020 GOSGMP Lunch Meeting at the Grand Hotel at Bridgeport ASAP! 
A $3.00 late-charge is applied after January 6  

PROGRAM: This session will be new or a nice refresher for some members about government terminology. This valuable PowerPoint presentation will include reviewing government terms, information about contracts and a review of Ethics. The presentation will be followed by a fun “Test Your Meeting Planning Knowledge Jeopardy” game that will keep members engaged and a good test of their knowledge.
Take-aways from the session: Refresher on government terms; Important information to know about contracts; Always remembering Ethics.

Garland Preddy, CGMP is the Director of Education and Training with the (National) Society of Government Meeting Professionals. Garland has worked in events management for 40 years and is a consultant to The Society of Government Meeting Professionals, managing and teaching the Certified Government Meeting Professional class, in addition to other training.  

Garland Petty
Garland Preddy, CGMP

 GOSGMP Annual Conference Scholarship Applications are due January 17, 2020.
GOSGMP offers partial and full Annual Conference Scholarships to members requiring financial assistance in order to attend the annual education conference.  Awards are based on need, tenure and service contributions and are subject to availability of funds. For additional information, please read the full application. The application is attached to this email.

GOSGMP 2020 Award Nominations for Planner and Supplier Members of the Year are due January 13, 2020.
GOSGMP is currently seeking nominations for both the 2019 Supplier and Planner of the Year Awards.  A Supplier and a Planner member will be honored for their contributions to the Chapter’s mission, goals and objectives at the GOSGMP Annual Conference, February, 2020. Details and nomination form is attached to this email.

Join us for the 2020 GOSGMP Annual Conference February 23-25, 2020 at the Sunriver Resort in Sunriver, Oregon.  Please make your hotel reservations at Sunriver Resort by January 10, 2020 by calling 800-547-3922 and identifying yourself as an attendee of the GOGSMP Annual Education Conference to secure a guestroom at the resort.  

...this might be good time to starting thinking about the 2020 Conference Silent Auction as well.

Grand Hotel in Tigard
Our host venue this month - The Grand Hotel at Bridgeport


$20.00 Planner (Member) Registration
$23.00 after 12:00 am January 6

$0.00 Planner (Guest)

$35.00 Supplier (Member) Registration
$38.00 after 12:00 am January 6

$50.00 Supplier (Non-Member) Registration
$53.00 after 12:00 am January 6

$40.00 GOSGMP Fleece Jacket

$7.00 Shipping of GOSGMP Fleece Jacket