Government Connections - Fall 2015 - (Page 7)
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Our president noted a survey (on the page to the left) that she provided to our national
board of directors members this summer. I wanted to take this opportunity to share
some feedback that our membership has recently provided to the SGMP national
leadership team. This was your opportunity to share your SGMP experience with us - in
your own words.
As you know, we held our 33rd National Education Conference & Expo in Minneapolis in
April. More than 500 people were in attendance and our post-NEC evaluation respondents
had great things to say about their experience.
* 92 percent said the education faculty met or exceeded their expectations.
* 89 percent said the education content met or exceeded their expectations.
* 86 percent described their opinion of our host city as excellent or good.
* 84 percent said they would encourage colleagues to attend the 2016 NEC in San Diego.
In June, we conducted an all-member survey and had a record number of members
participate (of every member type and from all chapters). As meeting professionals, our
members never shy from providing feedback!
When grading your education, resources and networking member benefits, SGMP
was given solid "B" grades ("very good") across the board. Our members also gave
their collective chapter membership satisfaction a "B" and your national membership
experience a "B" grade. What were your favorite SGMP member initiatives last year?
Complimentary live webinars scored highest, followed by our public relations and
advocacy efforts. Our increased use of social media also rated very high.
The national leadership team is focusing now, perhaps more than ever, on every
one of our members' SGMP experience. Thank you for your feedback. Thank you for
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Government Connections - Fall 2015
It’s Legal. You’re Honest. But Are You Ethical?
Just Because It’s Legal Doesn’t Make It Right
The Ins and Outs of Setting Per Diem
Three Chapters Celebrate 30 Years in 2015
2015 SGMP National Education Conference & Expo
Finances & Budgeting
Meet a Member
Government Connections - Fall 2015