Meeting/Event Information

Past Meetings

Quarterly Fellows Forum | Straight Talk with Firm Leaders

December 10, 2015
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Sellen Construction
227 Westlake Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109
http://www.sellen.com/

Join the Fellows and four A/E/C firm leaders in an “Inside the Actors’ Studio”-style discussion about business development and marketing, leadership, and how they got to where they are today.

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SMPS Seattle Luncheon | Client Connections

November 17, 2015
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 our public sector 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 | Trivia Night

November 12, 2015
4:30 PM to 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 third SMPS trivia night benefitting the SMPS Seattle Scholarship Fund!

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SMPS Seattle Luncheon | Capturing Your Story and Design Through Motion

October 27, 2015
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

This presentation gives insight to how you can use motion and film to share your story, what that process looks like and how it can become an integral piece to your marketing strategy.

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SMPS Seattle Educational Workshop | The Mouse is Mightier: Sharpen Your Adobe Edge

October 15, 2015
7:30 AM to 12:00 PM

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

Join the workshop and sharpen your Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator skills October 15th.

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SMPS Seattle | CPSM Certification Info Session Happy Hour

October 07, 2015
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Coughlin Porter Lundeen
801 2nd Ave, Ste 900
Seattle, WA 98104

Join SMPS Seattle and Marci Lohr, CPSM and study group facilitator, at an informational happy hour to find out about the recent updates to the CPSM exam, and learn how this certification has aided our peers in benefit packages, job interviews, promotions

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SMPS Seattle Luncheon | More Than Text and Images: How Content Energizes Digital Marketing

September 22, 2015
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

From complex projects and Virtual Design and Construction, to revolutionary best practices and innovative techniques, the A/E/C industry provides every marketer with an abundance of rich content to share with the world.

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SMPS Seattle Networking | 2015-2016 Kick-Off Party

September 17, 2015
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Premiere on Pine, Rooftop Revue Room, 40th Floor
1525 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
http://www.premiereonpine.com/revue/

TIME HAS CHANGED! 4 PM START! Come celebrate with us at SMPS Seattle’s annual networking event, the 2015-2016 Kick-Off Party, presented by Terracon! Members bring a guest for free!

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Quarterly SMPS Fellows Forum | Plans, and Budgets, and Bears! Oh My!

September 10, 2015
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

NAC Architecture
2025 First Avenue, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98121-3131

Fall is suddenly upon us, and there is no time to stop and smell the poppies. As marketers it’s time to wrap up the existing year and plan for the next.

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SMPS Seattle Networking | Leverage Your Beverage

July 28, 2015
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

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

Join us at this free event for casual mingling and an opportunity to welcome new members. All new members who joined after July 1, 2015 will receive one free drink ticket.

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SMPS HQ - Free Member Only Lunch Time Learning Labs

July 15, 2015
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Online

SMPS Lunchtime Learning Lab: Advanced InDesign Tricks: I Didn’t Know I Could Do That!

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SMPS Seattle Luncheon l On the Waterfront: Seattle’s Front Porch – Present & Future

June 23, 2015
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

Program Managers Angela Brady and Jessica Murphy, from Seattle DOT’s Waterfront Seattle and Seawall teams, will join with utility coordination lead Scott Goss on a panel discussion about the current status of the Elliott Bay Seawall reconstruction.

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SMPS Seattle Networking | 2015 Reign Awards

June 17, 2015
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Salty’s on Alki (Alki Room)
1936 Harbor Ave. SW
Seattle, WA 98126
http://saltys.com/seattle/

Join us for our annual Reign Awards gala, an evening of networking, entertainment and celebration.

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Quarterly SMPS Fellows Forum | Lead Finding: Generate|Capture|Qualify|Cultivate|Measure

June 11, 2015
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Howard S. Wright
415 First Avenue North, Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98109

For most A|E|C firms, the marketplace has changed dramatically during the last three years. But what about your business development process? Has it changed dramatically?

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The Competitive Value of Client Service

May 19, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

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

How you treat a client can frequently be as important, if not more important, than the technical work you do for them. This presentation focuses on the direct link between client service and satisfying your clients.

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SMPS | AEC Marketing 201 - Session 4: Presentations

May 14, 2015
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Belltown Community Center
415 Bell Street
Seattle, WA 98121
http://www.seattle.gov/parks/centers/belltown.htm

Learn it and then coach!

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SMPS Seattle Networking Event | Husky Stadium Tour & Happy Hour

May 13, 2015
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Husky Stadium - University of Washington
3800 Montlake Blvd NE
Seattle, WA 98195

Please join us for an exclusive tour of the new University of Washington Husky Stadium, with a happy hour at RAM Restaurant & Brewery to follow.

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SMPS | AEC Marketing 201 - Session 3: Business Development

May 07, 2015
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Belltown Community Center
415 Bell Street
Seattle, WA 98121
http://www.seattle.gov/parks/centers/belltown.htm

Experience it and teach it!

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SMPS | AEC Marketing 201 - Session 2: Firm Management

April 30, 2015
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Belltown Community Center
415 Bell Street
Seattle, WA 98121
http://www.seattle.gov/parks/centers/belltown.htm

See the big picture!

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SMPS | AEC Marketing 201 - 4 Session Bundle

April 23, 2015
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Belltown Community Center
415 Bell Street
Seattle, WA 98121
http://www.seattle.gov/parks/centers/belltown.htm

As a follow-up to last year’s popular AEC Marketing 101 series, Bill Strong, FSMPS and Carla Thompson, FSMPS are back! In this four-part series, gain business knowledge you need to advance your career and help your firm succeed.

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SMPS | AEC Marketing 201 - Session 1: Leadership

April 23, 2015
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Belltown Community Center
415 Bell Street
Seattle, WA 98121
http://www.seattle.gov/parks/centers/belltown.htm

Learn skills for your future!

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SMPS Seattle | Summer Intern Recruiting

March 25, 2015
8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

This is not a meeting. It's an online announcement only!

Do you have a data entry project that has been looming? Need to reformat your firm’s resumes and project sheets? Just need a second set of hands to help with deadlines? Recruit a summer intern!

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SMPS Seattle March Luncheon | What Does it Take to Build a Website These Days?

March 24, 2015
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

Long gone are the days of treating your company’s website as an online brochure! Join us as we learn Phinney Bischoff’s findings of our recent member survey regarding website design.

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SMPS Seattle | March Madness Tip-Off Happy Hour

March 18, 2015
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery
Bellevue Galleria, 550 106th Avenue NE, #103
Bellevue, WA 98004
http://www.rockbottom.com/

Join us for happy hour as we tip-off the 2015 March Madness season and fill out our NCAA brackets (no basketball knowledge needed!)

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Quarterly SMPS Fellows Forum | Accountability

March 12, 2015
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Skanska USA Building
221 Yale Avenue North, Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98109
http://www.usa.skanska.com/

Whether you’re CMO of a 1,000-person firm or a marketing coordinator for 15 engineers, how do you get others to do what they are supposed to, and what they say they will? Join our Fellows as we examine both the big picture and specific tools of establishi

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Old is the New New for Presentation Techniques

February 24, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

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

Start creating more effective presentations by using Oldies But Goodies techniques to captivate your audience!

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SMPS Seattle | Leverage Your Beverage!

February 11, 2015
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

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

Come Leverage Your Beverage with the SMPS Seattle Chapter at the Hard Rock Café! Stop by after the PRC's Restaurant Round-Up for drinks and networking.

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SMPS Pacific Regional Conference - The Wave: Rock the Boat

February 11, 2015
9:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Grand Hyatt Seattle
721 Pine Street
Seattle, WA 98101
http://grandseattle.hyatt.com

Mark your calendar for the sixth annual SMPS Pacific Regional Conference! The WAVE: Rock the Boat will be docking in Seattle from February 11-13, 2015!

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SMPS Seattle | CPSM Study Group Kick-Off

February 04, 2015
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Teleconference

Get any last minute questions answered and set the monthly meeting date/time for the study group!

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SMPS Seattle | Cheers to our New Members!

February 03, 2015
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

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

New to SMPS Seattle? Or just want to learn about what our chapter offers? Join us!

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SMPS Seattle January Luncheon | Schmoozing 101

January 27, 2015
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

What if you could improve your network of connections resulting in positive financial gains, increased work satisfaction and opportunities for continued professional and business growth, would you?

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SMPS Seattle l Trivia Night

January 22, 2015
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Pyramid Breweries
1201 1st Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98134

Join us at Pyramid Breweries for the second SMPS trivia night benefitting the SMPS Seattle Scholarship Fund!

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SMPS Seattle | CPSM Bagel Social and Certification Info Session

January 08, 2015
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Glumac
1601 5th Avenue, Suite 2210, 4th Floor, Carnagie Conference Room
Seattle, WA 98101
http://www.glumac.com/

In January, SMPS Seattle is hosting a networking opportunity and informational meeting for marketers to find out more about the CPSM exam and hear how this certification has aided our peers in benefit packages, job interviews, promotions, and industry rec

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