Meeting/Event Information

Past Meetings

Quarterly SMPS Fellows Forum | Crisis Communication: S**t Happens. Be Prepared!

December 11, 2014
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Parsons Brinckerhoff
999 Third Avenue, 32nd Floor
Seattle, WA 98104

Come participate in a discussion with the Fellows and their guest Richard Kendall, Managing Director of Allison + Partners. In our usual lively exchange, we will share our experiences in anticipating and managing internal and external communications durin

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SMPS Luncheon | Client Connections

November 18, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Harbor Club Seattle
801 Second Avenue, 17th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
http://www.harborclub.org/seattle_clubinfo.cfm

Have you wondered what clients really want to see in proposals, presentations, and follow-through on projects? Find out, up close and personal!

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SMPS Seattle Networking Event | Leverage Your Beverage

November 12, 2014
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

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

Leverage Your Beverage is SMPS Seattle’s newest casual networking opportunity designed for meeting new people, catching up with friends, and relaxing with good drinks and conversation.

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CPSM Study Group | Info Session

October 30, 2014
1:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Teleconference, 877.781.3268, Code 48378 (Do not call more than 10 minutes before the start of the meeting)

SMPS Seattle is offering an accelerated CPSM study group option for those who are interested in taking the exam at the 2015 SMPS Pacific Regional Conference on February 11 in Seattle. The study group will begin in November.

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SMPS Luncheon | 12 Key Questions to Inspire Your Content Marketing Strategy

October 28, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Bellevue Sheraton
100 112th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
http://www.sheratonbellevue.com/

Companies need to focus on putting the right materials in the client’s hands long before the proposal stage, and content marketing is the proactive way to do that.

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SMPS Seattle Kick Off Event: Oktoberfest | Wed, Oct. 8

October 08, 2014
4:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Rhein Haus (formerly Von Trapp's)
912 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
http://www.rheinhausseattle.com/Rhein_Haus/HOME.html

Food, Friends, Beer and Brauts. Join us as we celebrate Oktoberfest and the SMPS Seattle Chapter.

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SMPS Seattle | September Luncheon | Tools and Tips for Successful Market Research

September 24, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Harbor Club Seattle
801 Second Avenue, 17th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
http://www.harborclub.org/seattle_clubinfo.cfm

Professional service marketers know that good market research is crucial to a firm’s success, but we may not always know the best tools and tips to make our research efforts truly useful and easy.

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Quarterly SMPS Fellows Forum | Social Media Marketing vs. Traditional Marketing: The Pros and Cons

September 11, 2014
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

GLY Construction
200 – 112th Avenue NE, Suite 300
Bellevue, WA 98004
http://www.gly.com

Come participate in a discussion (or maybe debate) with the Fellows on both means of communicating with our clients. In our usual lively exchange, we'll talk both the big picture and specific details of new and old forms of communication strategies.

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SMPS Nationals Recap | Free for SMPS Members!

August 14, 2014
7:30 AM to 9:30 AM

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

Get a crash course from SMPS Seattle members on the Build Business 2014 national conference.

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Free Members-Only Brownbag | Online Research Tools That AREN'T Google

July 30, 2014
11:45 AM to 1:00 PM

CollinsWoerman
710 Second Avenue, Suite 1400
Seattle, WA 98104

Join SMPS Seattle to learn of you new ways of conducting online research using free resources.

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2014 Reign Awards

June 26, 2014
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM

1927 Events
1927 3rd Avenue Seattle
Seattle, WA 98101
http://www.1927events.com/

Honoring Local Excellence in Marketing and Communications

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The SMPS Foundation Presents A/E/C Business Development: The Decade Ahead

June 17, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Harbor Club Seattle
801 Second Avenue, 17th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
http://www.harborclub.org/seattle_clubinfo.cfm

Michelle Fitzpatrick, FSMPS, CPSM, as she talks about the SMPS Foundation's year-long research initiative to determine new norms and changes in store for all A/E/C business developers in the coming years.

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Quarterly SMPS Fellows Forum | Branding: How Do Your Clients See You?

June 12, 2014
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Parsons Brinckerhoff
999 Third Avenue, 32nd Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
http://www.pbworld.com/

Join SMPS Seattle's five Fellows for their typical lively exchange as they share their take on what works and what doesn’t work in a company brand.

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SMPS Seattle Mini-Series: A/E/C Marketing 101 | Session 5: Presentations

May 29, 2014
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

818 Stewart Building Conference Center
818 Stewart Street, 2nd Floor
Seattle, WA 98101

Join Bill and Carla for Session 5 of the SMPS Mini-Series, Presentations

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SMPS Seattle Mini-Series: A/E/C Marketing 101 | Session 4: Proposals

May 22, 2014
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

818 Stewart Building Conference Center
818 Stewart Street, 2nd Floor
Seattle, WA 98101

Join Bill and Carla for Session 4 of the SMPS Mini-Series, Proposals

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May Luncheon | Applying Selection Panel Research to Actual Interview Preparation

May 20, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Sheraton Bellevue Hotel
100 112th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
http://www.sheratonbellevue.com/

Join Karen Johnston, MA, president of Johnston Training Group, Inc., as she shares her strategies for applying selection panel research to actual interview preparation.

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SMPS Seattle Mini-Series: A/E/C Marketing 101 | Session 3: PR & Communications: Building Brand Awareness

May 15, 2014
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

818 Stewart Building Conference Center
818 Stewart Street, 2nd Floor
Seattle, WA 98101

Join Bill and Carla for Session 3 of the SMPS Mini-Series, Communications, Public Relations & Social Media

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SMPS Seattle Mini-Series: A/E/C Marketing 101 | Session 2: Marketing Plans & Budgets

May 08, 2014
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

818 Stewart Building Conference Center
818 Stewart Street, 2nd Floor
Seattle, WA 98101

Join Bill and Carla for Session 2 of the SMPS Mini-Series, Marketing Plans & Budgets

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SMPS Seattle Mini-Series: A/E/C Marketing 101 | Thursdays in May

May 01, 2014
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

818 Stewart Building Conference Center
818 Stewart Street, 2nd Floor
Seattle, WA 98101

Join SMPS Fellows Bill Strong and Carla Thompson every Thursday in May for Marketing 101 in the A/E/C industry. Come to one or come to all and broaden your knowledge of marketing in the A/E/C industry.

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April Luncheon | Alternative Energy Delivery: Preparing for Inevitable Change

April 29, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Seattle Public Library
1000 Fourth Avenue - Washington Mutual Level 4, Room 1
Seattle, WA 98104

Join SMPS Seattle and Net Impact BGI for a conversation on the future of energy delivery.

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SMPS Seattle | Trivia Night

April 28, 2014
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Pyramid Alehouse Restaurant
1201 1st Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98134

Join us for SMPS Seattle's first ever trivia night! Entry fees benefit SMPS Seattle's undergraduate scholoarship fund.

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Cheers to our New SMPS Members!

April 15, 2014
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

GLY
200 112th Avenue NE, Suite 300
Bellevue, WA 98004

SMPS New Member – and Potential New Member - Happy Hour Celebration

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SMPS Seattle/United Way Oso Mudslide Fundraiser

March 31, 2014
8:00 AM to 11:45 PM

This is an online event.

SMPS Seattle has partnered with United Way of Snohomish County to help raise funds for the families and communities affected by the Oso Mudslide.

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March Luncheon: The Legal Reality of Intellectual Property in Marketing and Branding with Joel Emans

March 25, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Harbor Club Seattle
801 Second Avenue, 17th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
http://www.harborclub.org/seattle_clubinfo.cfm

Join Joel Emans, Associate at Hughes Media Law Group, to learn the basics of Intellectual Property law and how it applies to the A/E/C industry.

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SMPS Seattle March Madness Pool

March 20, 2014
9:00 AM to 9:00 AM

This is an Online Event!

SMPS Seattle March Madness basketball pool to benefit the SMPS Seattle scholarship fund.

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Quarterly SMPS Fellows Forum: Technical Staff as Marketers & Business Developers: Sharing Secrets that Work!

March 13, 2014
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

GLY Construction
200 112th Avenue NE, Suite 300
Bellevue, WA 98004

Join the Fellows and learn their secrets on training technical staff to become marketers and business developers.

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The Basics of Business Development in the A/E/C Marketplace

March 11, 2014
7:45 AM to 4:00 PM

Courtyard Seattle Downtown/Lake Union
925 Westlake Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109

Join SMPS Headquarters in Seattle for an all day workshop on The Basics of Business Development in the A/E/C Marketplace.

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February Luncheon: Alternative Delivery Panel

February 25, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Harbor Club Bellevue
777 108th Avenue NE, #2500
Bellevue, WA 98004-5152

Join SMPS Seattle and an all-star panel to take a closer look at the Alternative Delivery processes of construction.

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Free Members-Only Brownbag | How to Win an SMPS Award!

February 12, 2014
11:45 AM to 1:00 PM

Coughlin Porter Lundeen
413 Pine Street, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98101

Free Brown Bag for SMPS Seattle Members to learn how to win an SMPS Award

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SMPS Pacific Regional Conference: The Wave, Hang 10

February 12, 2014
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach
21500 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Network and learn what's next in marketing with colleagues from around the region!

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February Networking Event : Chocolate-Making Class!

February 06, 2014
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM

McKinstry Company
5005 3rd Ave S
Seattle, WA 98134

Network with other A/E/C Professionals and create molded chocolates just in time for Valentine's Day!

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February Educational Workshop | It Takes More Than Charts and Graphs to Win An Audience

February 04, 2014
8:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Harbor Club Bellevue
777 108th Avenue NE, #2500
Bellevue, WA 98004-5152

Andrea Heuston with Artitudes Design will show us how to use graphic tools to enhance proposals and presentations.

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SMPS Seattle | January Luncheon: Branding and Narrative to Spark Social Change

January 28, 2014
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Harbor Club Seattle
801 Second Avenue, 17th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
http://www.harborclub.org/seattle_clubinfo.cfm

Learn about branding and narrative creation from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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