Letter from the President

Dear NATCAP Chapter Members,

Now that the kids are back to school and the chapter year has started, I wanted to provide a few quick updates of things to come.

First, thank you to all those that attended the Summer Outing at The National. We all had a great time and The National was a fantastic host. It was nice to see everyone in a relaxed environment, enjoying the beautiful weather, food, drink and games provided!

Second, thank you to all those that attended our September Networking Program and Committee Fair. A special thank you to Meet Minneapolis for sponsoring the event and the Torpedo Factory for hosting. Those that signed up for a committee should be hearing from your Board Liaison soon. If you were unable to attend and are interested in joining a committee and help to form chapter activities, please follow this link to get committee info and Board Liaison contact details: Committees. I encourage you to consider joining a committee. This is an organization run by volunteers and participating on a committee is a great way to stay engaged, meet other members, and earn those valuable points toward the NEC Scholarship!

The Board met in August for our Annual Board Retreat to set our goals and agenda for the upcoming year! We are hard at work securing speakers and locations for the upcoming meetings. We will  be doing our Annual Holiday Celebration and Silent Auction in December. If you have items you would like to donate, please reach out to Cheryl Gordon for more information.

If you have ideas on educational program topics, speakers you love, networking events, meeting locations, etc., please feel free to send those to me at president@sgmpnatcap.org. We are also working on a new RFP for our planned EXPO. Suppliers, be on the lookout for that! Also, we are looking for meeting hosts for the Winter/Spring months. Please contact me for more details as we re-work our RFP.

Please be sure to register for the upcoming AV Technology Tips and Trends program taking place on October 11th at the National Press Club. We thank Visit Baltimore for their sponsorship of this event! You can register here: Register Now!


Erika Noyes, CMP, CGMP



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