Public Announcements


COVID-19 Update

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak in North Carolina, NCSGMP has decided to cancel all meetings for the rest of the fiscal year. Meetings that were tentatively schedule for April 8 and June 18 (Education Day) will not be held at this time. We hope that you are staying safe during this time and hope to see you again once we are able to reschedule. 


It's Silent Auction Time!


NC SGMP will have its 2020 silent auction this spring. Please follow the link below to submit your items. The deadline to submit items for the auction is March 13, 2020.


The silent auction will be open for bidding from March 23 – April 8. Items can be collected during the April meeting.


DEADLINE EXTENDED: Silent Auction Items Needed!


NC SGMP will have its 2020 silent auction this spring. Please follow the link below to submit your items. The deadline to submit items for the auction is March 31, 2020.


NCSGMP Board of Directors Election Results!

The results are in for the 2019-2021 NC SGMP Chapter Board of Directors!

Congratulations to all the elected members!

  • President – Erica Quillet
  • 1VP – Canden Byrd, CGMP
  • 2VP – Joel Smith
  • Secretary – OPEN*  - will be appointed by the new Chapter Board (must be a planner member)
  • Treasurer – Garrett Wood
  • Director – Lori Schwarze (CP)
  • Director – Myron Jones (S)
  • Director – OPEN* - will be appointed by the new Chapter Board (must be a government planner)


*All open positions will be appointed on or after July 1, 2019 by the new Chapter Board of Directors.


NCSGMP Board of Directors Ballot Announced

The Nominations and Elections Committee is pleased to announce the ballot for the upcoming election for the North Carolina Chapter of the Society of Government Meeting Professionals. 


Erica Quillet



1st Vice President

Canden Byrd



Second Vice President

Joel Smith








Garrett Wood




Lori Schwarze (CP)


Kimberly Wycoff (S)


Myron Jones (S)









  • Chapter campaigning begins 4/15/19
  • Chapter campaigning ends 4/17/19
  • Chapter membership online voting opens on 4/18/19 (sent by National)
  • Chapter membership online voting closes at 5:00pm eastern time on 4/24/19


Visit for more details. 


Nominations for Planner and Supplier of the Year are now open!

Have you noticed someone that has gone the extra mile this year to further the mission of NCSGMP? Is there someone that you think has contributed in a positive way to the chapter? Nominations for Planner of the Year and Supplier of the year are now being accepted through April 18, 2019.

This person must be a member of NCSGMP in good standing and has made contributions to the chapter. Planner and Supplier of the Year Criteria and Committee Responsibilities are posted here as a resource to generate your nomination.

We hope you will recognize those that have done amazing work this year! Please fill out the nomination form no later than April 18, 2019.

Click the link below to nominate a planner and supplier of the year!


Join the NCSGMP Board of DIrectors!

This is a "Call for Nominations" to join the NCSGMP Board of Directors serving July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on April 4, 2019 to Danielle Rivenbark at [email protected]. For more information about the timeline and to complete the "Nomination Form" visit:


North Carolina Drive's to 2nd place with the Drive Momentum Campaign

We are so proud to be recongized as the 2nd place winner of SGMP's National "Drive Momentum Recruitment Contest." We reported the 2nd highest gain in new membership between September and December. As a result our chapter receives $300 to use for chapter programming! 

We hope you will keep spreading the word about SGMP and bringing new members to our chapter! 


Thank you to our donors! - Silent Auction raised $875

We raised $875 during this year's silent auction! We couldn't have done it without our amazing donors!

Huge thank you to our donors:

  • Bethesda North Marriott
  • Discover Durham
  • Great Wolf Lodge - Concord
  • Judy Edmonds (Retired NCSGMP Member)
  • Millennium Durham
  • Monica Glover (Past NSGMP President)
  • North Charleston marriott
  • Visit Cabarrus 
  • Visit Fayetteville
  • Visit Johnston County
  • Visit Raleigh
  • Visit St. Petersburg/Clearwater
  • Wilmington and Beaches CVB


Special thanks to Visit Raleigh for their sponsorship of the 25th Celebration in December!



Save the Date! 2018-2019 Monthly Meeting Calendar Set

Save the Date

2018-2019 Monthly Education meeting calender

We are excited to bring you the dates for the 2018-2019 monthly chapter education meetings. Locations and topics are forthcoming as well as conference dates and a special holiday celebration. Stay tuned!

  • September 12, 2018 
  • November 14, 2018
  • January 9, 2019
  • March 13, 2019
  • April 10, 2019