Meeting/Event Information

    Past Meetings

    Fellows Forum | Straight Talk with Our Fellows

    December 08, 2016
    4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Lease Crutcher Lewis
    2200 Western Ave – Suite 500
    Seattle, WA 98121
    http://www.lewisbuilds.com

    To end the year, five former Fellows Scholarship winners will interview our five Fellows to uncover lessons learned about strategic planning, leadership, job transitions, organizational involvement and more. Nothing is off limits!

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    November Breakfast | Client Connections

    November 15, 2016
    7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

    Washington Athletic Club
    1325 Sixth Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98101

    Interested in learning more from clients about what they really want to see when it comes to project teams, proposals, and presentations? Join us for Client Connections to learn about the selection processes used by various agencies.

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    Networking | Celebrating New Members & CPSM Week

    November 03, 2016
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Catalyst Loft
    701 Pike Street, Suite 2125
    Seattle, WA 98101
    http://www.catalystactivation.com

    Come celebrate our newest members and CPSMs at our next SMPS networking event. All members are invited to this free event! Not a member or CPSM yet? Join us and learn about the benefits!

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    Monthly Breakfast | Social Media Trends and Tips

    October 25, 2016
    7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

    Washington Athletic Club
    1325 Sixth Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98101
    http://www.wac.net

    Learn the latest social media best practices, how to adjust your social content strategy in an ever-changing environment, and how to optimize campaign measurement and ROI.

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    Educational Workshop | Better Networking, Interviewing, and Presenting Strengthen Your Interactive Skills

    October 11, 2016
    8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    AGC Building, Second Floor Conference Room (near Starbucks)
    1220 Westlake Ave N
    Seattle, WA 98109
    http://www.agcwa.com

    Strengthen your interactive skills and learn to “think on your feet” when the pressure is on.

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    SMPS Seattle Networking | Trivia Night

    October 06, 2016
    4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Pyramid Alehouse, Brewery & Restaurant
    1201 1st Avenue South
    Seattle, WA 98134
    http://www.pyramidbrew.com/alehouses/seattle/

    Join us at Pyramid Alehouse for the SMPS’s fall trivia night benefitting the SMPS Seattle Scholarship Fund!

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    Monthly Breakfast | Neuroscience and Other Strategies to Help your Company Innovate

    September 27, 2016
    7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

    Washington Athletic Club
    1325 Sixth Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98101
    https://www.wac.net

    Attend the September 27th breakfast and learn how to consistently deliver innovative results.

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    Networking | SMPS Seattle 2016/2017 Kick-Off Party

    September 15, 2016
    4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Pike Place Market PDA, Atrium Suite
    85 Pike Street, Room 500
    Seattle, WA 98101
    http://pikeplacemarket.org/meeting-event-rooms

    Come celebrate at SMPS Seattle’s annual networking event, the 2016-2017 Kick-Off Party! Members bring a guest for free!

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    Quarterly Fellows Forum | Integrated Marketing Communications: Making the Connection

    September 08, 2016
    4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Ankrom Moisan Architects
    1505 5th Avenue, Suite 300
    Seattle, WA 98101

    Learn how to design and implement an Integrated Marketing Communications strategy that fuses traditional and modern communication platforms to build a meaningful brand experience for your target audience.

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    Members-Only Brown Bag Lunch | SMPS National Conference Recap

    August 19, 2016
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    Westlake Tower, 4th Floor Conference Room, Hosted by KPFF
    1601 5th Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98101
    https://www.kpff.com/

    Join us for the official recap of the SMPS National Conference, Build Business where we’ll share key takeaways from this year’s conference.

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    Workshop | InDesign Advanced Strategies

    July 28, 2016
    7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Skanska USA Building
    221 Yale Avenue North, Suite 400
    Seattle, WA 98109

    Luminous Works' Steve Laskevitch, Adobe Certified Instructor, will decipher the many workflow choices within Adobe InDesign’s advanced features.

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    SMPS Seattle Networking | PROJECT TOUR: The Allen Institute’s New Headquarters

    July 27, 2016
    3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Allen Institute
    615 Westlake Avenue North
    Seattle, WA
    http://www.alleninstitute.org/facility/

    Discover the innovative architecture of the new headquarters for the Allen Institute during this exclusive tour for members only. Happy hour to follow. Registration closes on July 20.

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    Webinar Screening | Leveraging Your Skills: Building Value for Your Firm (and Your Career) Beyond the Marketing Role

    July 14, 2016
    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Lydig Construction
    3180 139th Ave SE, Ste. 110
    Bellevue, WA 98005
    http://www.lydig.com

    Join us for a lunchtime webinar screening for marketing and business development professionals at all levels; learn multiple strategies to add value to your organization and grow your career.

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    June Breakfast | Social Equity + Diversity = Good Business

    June 28, 2016
    7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

    Washington Athletic Club
    1325 Sixth Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98101
    https://www.wac.net

    What does it mean to do “good business”? Key leaders in diversity and social equity from major agencies in the state of Washington will help explore what it means, upcoming changes for contracting requirements, and potential impact to project delivery met

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    Quarterly Fellows Forum | Future Planning

    June 09, 2016
    4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    MG2 Architecture
    1101 Second Ave, Ste 100
    Seattle, WA 98101
    http://mg2.com

    In this lively panel discussion, we’ll learn how to grow and retain the next generation of firm leaders.

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    May Breakfast | Prepare New Project Managers for Successful Interviews

    May 24, 2016
    7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

    Residence Inn by Marriott
    605 114th Ave SE
    Bellevue, WA 98004
    http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bvuri-residence-inn-seattle-bellevue-downtown/

    Learn interview coaching strategies based in selection panel research to establish credibility of new project managers.

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    SMPS Seattle | 2016 Reign Awards Gala

    May 19, 2016
    5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Melrose Market Studios
    1532 Minor Ave
    Seattle, WA 98101
    http://www.melrosemarketstudios.com/

    SMPS Seattle is pleased to invite you to the 2016 Reign Awards, our annual awards gala of the year’s achievements. Join us for an evening of networking, entertainment and celebration.

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    April Breakfast | Healthcare's Changing Landscape

    April 26, 2016
    7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

    Washington Athletic Club
    1325 Sixth Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98101
    https://www.wac.net

    A panel discussion representing the region's top healthcare providers.

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    SMPS Seattle Networking | Trivia Night

    April 07, 2016
    4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Pyramid Alehouse, Brewery & Restaurant
    1201 1st Avenue South
    Seattle, WA 98134
    http://www.pyramidbrew.com/alehouses/seattle/

    Join us at Pyramid Alehouse for the SMPS’s spring trivia night benefitting the SMPS Seattle Scholarship Fund!

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    The Future of Visual Communication

    March 22, 2016
    7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

    Washington Athletic Club
    1325 Sixth Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98101
    https://www.wac.net

    For decades, the term “visual communications” had been used to broadly encompass all forms of graphic design, but over the past 5 years a shift has happened leading to an entire industry claiming the label as theirs.

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    SMPS Seattle Networking | March Madness Tip-Off Happy Hour

    March 15, 2016
    4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Hard Rock Café
    116 Pike St
    Seattle, WA 98101
    http://www.hardrock.com/

    Join us for happy hour as we tip-off the 2016 March Madness season and fill out our NCAA brackets (no basketball knowledge needed!)

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    SMPS Fellows Forum | Knowledge Management & Knowledge Sharing

    March 10, 2016
    4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    DCI Engineers Lobby Conference Room
    818 Stewart Street
    Seattle, WA 98101

    Join the Fellows and two AEC firm technology leaders to expand the old adage ‘Knowledge is Power’ to ‘Sharing is Power’

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    Monthly Breakfast | Strategic Account Management

    February 23, 2016
    7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

    Residence Inn by Marriott
    605 114th Ave SE
    Bellevue, WA 98004

    Professional service firms enjoy their work and like nothing better than doing and talking about their work every day. Yet, career advancement typically aligns with landing work.

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    Monthly Breakfast | The Case for Community Involvement

    January 26, 2016
    7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

    Washington Athletic Club
    1325 Sixth Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98101

    Lauri Hennessey will present about the importance of giving back and discuss some easy steps companies can take to become more involved in the community.

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    SMPS Seattle Networking Event | Putts and Pints Happy Hour

    January 14, 2016
    4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    Flatstick Pub
    15 Lake St., Suite 100
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    http://www.flatstickpub.com

    Join us at Flatstick Pub in Kirkland for casual mingling, a round of putt-putt and an opportunity to welcome new members. All new members who joined after January 1, 2015 will receive one free drink ticket. No host bar. 9-hole greens fees and light appet

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