SGMP Sacramento Chapter 


            Hear Ye!
                 Hear Ye!

Your attendance is requested Thursday, October 27, 2016, from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the McClellan Conference Center.  Admission to this fun-filled evening includes appetizers, a 3-course dinner, raffle, and exciting live and silent auctions.   

TICKETS Register online early to take advantage of the advanced purchase pricing!  Online registration, with credit card payment, ends at 5 p.m. on 10/24/16. 
ADVANCED PRICES: $40 Planners & Non-Industry Guests, $65 Suppliers 
AT THE DOOR TICKET PRICES: $55 Planners & Non-Industry Guests, $85 Suppliers 

Special Raffle: $500 cash. Tickets: $10 each and will ONLY be sold at the October 6, 2016, chapter meeting and at the Silent Auction event. Drawing will be conducted at the end of the event and you do not need to be present to win. 

*Donate by October 17, 2016, to get your company name in the program.  
*Donations of every size and shape are accepted.  
*Ask yourself, "What will create excitement and bidding wars?!"  
*Complete packages including more than a night's stay are popular, as are fun, themed baskets. 

The pledge letter and form with donation details are available at It is important that a copy of your pledge form is included with your donation. 

Questions? Contact the Silent Auction co-chairs: 
*Kelly Bouchard, at
*Tasha Wilson, at

The dress code for the event is business casual; however, we encourage attendees to wear  purple to help support Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a great cause observed to bring to light an issue that affects our community in a staggering way. SGMP will donate a portion of the proceeds to Women Escaping a Violent Environment (WEAVE), a local 501(c)(3) nonprofit Sacramento charity.  WEAVE is the primary provider of crisis intervention services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Sacramento County.  For more information, visit
ACCOMMODATIONS: The Lionsgate Hotel is offering us a special $95 ++ rate which includes a hot breakfast and free Internet for the night of our Silent Auction on 10/27/2016. Please call (916) 640-0835 to make reservations.

Your support of SGMP Sacramento Chapter is appreciated!  

MORE DATES TO SAVE for upcoming chapter meetings:
October 6, Lake Natoma Inn, Folsom
November 3, Buca di Beppo, Sacramento (Arden)
November 30, December Holiday Luncheon, location TBD
January 12, 2017, Residence Inn by Marriott, Sacramento
February 24-27, 2017, CGMP class, location TBD (tentative)
REGISTER NOW for the October 6 Chapter Meeting
"Need a Lyft? The Ins & Outs of 21st Century Transportation"
Lake Natoma Inn
702 Gold Lake Dr., Folsom, CA 95630

After seeing the explosive growth of ride share companies over the past few years, it is definitely safe to say that a new industry is exploding, hurling down the highway from zero to more than a billion-dollars in revenue in just four short years. ( This epic shift is transforming the way we think about our ride options in multiple cities nationwide.

Join the Sales and Marketing Team at Lyft for a fun and informative session revealing: staggering mobile statistics, innovative transportation options for your group/business, and insider incentives to join the crowd. The Lyft team will also share how we can educate our meeting attendees to the many exciting options and keep them safe at the same time.

Registration begins at: 4:15 p.m. with the meeting scheduled from 4:45 - 6:30 p.m.

-- Pre- registration* fees are $25 for member suppliers and $35 for non-member suppliers.
-- On-site registration fees will be $35 for member suppliers and $45 for non-member suppliers.

-- Pre-registration* for planner members remains complimentary.
-- On-site registration fees for planner members is $10

Important Notes:
-- On-site parking available (free)
-- Core Competency in Logistics

We look forward to seeing you there. Please register as soon as possible.

Job announcement:  U.S. Courts, Ninth Circuit, San Francisco is looking for a Conference Coordinator. Listed in their "desirable qualifications, knowledge, skills, and abilities" is the element of being involved with SGMP or similar professional organization.  That is a HUGE endorsement for SGMP.  

Final filing date is October 13, 2016.  If interested, contact Kit Gonzales, chapter President, for a copy of Job Announcement 16-04.  OR contact Laudan J. Batino, Human Resources/COOP,  Office of the Circuit Executive - Ninth Circuit,  (415) 355-8969 - phone,


1. Photos are taken at chapter meetings and chapter-sponsored events and may be published on the chapter's website, e-blasts, and marketing fliers. Objections may be filed with any board member. 
2. In addition to registering ahead of the meeting, it is also important that you sign in when you arrive. This helps our registration volunteers keep track of attendance, so we can give out contact hour certificates to attendees. 
3. Member SuppliersThe chapter will have a table available at upcoming regular monthly meetings to display your property's brochures/fliers. We just ask that you take back any leftover items at the end of each meeting.
4. You may notice changing photos on the home page of our chapter website. We will be highlighting properties to thank them for hosting our monthly board and chapter meetings.



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