SCMP Shuttered

After a 35-year run, the Society of Corporate Meeting Professionals has closed up shop.

“There are a lot of wonderful organizations out there, and people used to have the luxury of belonging to two or three or four of them. In the past five years that's changed — people have had to cut back,” says Kevin McNally, former president of SCMP and director of convention services at the Westin Chicago River North.

Volunteers had run the organization since 2002, when its management com

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