Meeting/Event Information

Past Meetings

Fellows Forum: Boom Times and Industry Evolution A Collaborative AIA/SMPS Event

December 06, 2017
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Center for Architecture & Design
1010 Western Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
http://cfadseattle.org/

AIA Seattle and SMPS Seattle team up for a collaborative, moderated Fellows Forum focused on marketing and business development programs of the future, and preparing for the rapidly evolving construction environment.

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SMPS Seattle Networking – New Member Event

November 16, 2017
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Coughlin Porter Lundeen
801 Second Ave, Suite 900
Seattle, WA 98104
http://cplinc.com/

Cheers to our New SMPS Seattle Members!

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SMPS Seattle Networking | Trivia Night

November 08, 2017
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 our 7th Trivia Night benefiting the SMPS Seattle Scholarship Fund!

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EXCLUSIVE WORKSHOP EVENT | Bold Brand 2.0 with Josh Miles

October 24, 2017
1:30 PM to 5:00 PM

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

Don’t miss the exclusive opportunity to learn from B2B marketing thought leader Josh Miles, acclaimed author of Bold Brand 2.0. This workshop outlines how to develop and leverage your brand for truly distinctive marketing.

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EXCLUSIVE LUNCHEON + BONUS EVENTS WITH JOSH MILES | Register for one, or attend all three!

October 24, 2017
11:30 AM to 7:00 PM

Washington Athletic Club (Workshop & Luncheon) & Catalyst Loft (Happy Hour)
1325 Sixth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
http://www.wac.net

Three exclusive events with Josh Miles, B2B marketing thought leader and author. Attend the Art of War (for AEC Talent) luncheon, Bold Brand 2.0 workshop, or Happy Hour. Register for all three and save! Early Bird pricing ends Oct 12.

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EXCLUSIVE GUEST LUNCHEON | The Art of War (for AEC Talent) with Josh Miles

October 24, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

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

Reserve your space now for our exclusive luncheon with B2B marketing thought leader and acclaimed author Josh Miles. Learn five strategies for attracting and retaining the best people, preserving firm culture, and guarding future growth.

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SMPS Seattle Fellows Forum | Improve Your Firm’s Bottom Line by Managing Your Clients

October 05, 2017
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Notkin Wood Harbinger Alliance
2301 Fifth Avenue, Suite 401
Seattle, WA 98121
https://nwhalliance.com/

How would YOU be perceived within your firm if you played a SIGNIFICANT role in increasing your firm’s profits? Join our Fellows and special guest client as they explore and share service commitment tools and methods available to create a client for life.

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September Luncheon | Using Infographics for Visual Storytelling

September 28, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

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

Learn how to design infographics that quickly and clearly present information, and effectively engage your audience, from an Adobe expert and certified instructor.

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SMPS Seattle Networking | 2017-2018 Kick-Off Party

September 20, 2017
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

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

Come celebrate at SMPS Seattle’s annual networking event, the 2017-2018 Kick-Off Party! Members bring a guest for free!

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SMPS Seattle | Real Estate Emerging Leaders

August 24, 2017
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

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

REEL is a summer networking event for commercial real estate professionals 35 and under

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SMPS Event | SELF GUIDED TOUR: Smith Tower Observatory

July 20, 2017
3:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Smith Tower
506 Second Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
http://www.smithtower.com/observatory.php

Come experience the iconic, world-famous Smith Tower Observatory with its historic Otis elevators, stunning 360-degree views of Seattle, and open-air viewing deck.

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June Breakfast | The Power of Executive Presence

June 27, 2017
7:30 AM to 9:30 AM

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

Learn from a seasoned executive coach how to develop your career by growing your confidence and expanding your influence within your firm.

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SMPS Seattle Networking | 2017 Reign Awards

June 08, 2017
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

FareStart at Pacific Tower - Panoramic Room
1200 12th Ave. S., 8th Floor
Seattle, WA 98144
http://www.farestart.org/panoramic-room

SMPS Seattle is pleased to invite you to the 2017 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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SMPS WORKSHOP | AEC MARKETING 101: SESSION 5 ONLY

May 31, 2017
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

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

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Join SMPS Fellows Bill Strong and Carla Thompson for A/E/C Marketing 101 Session 5 – Shortlist Interviews. This is a must-attend event!

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SMPS WORKSHOP | AEC MARKETING 101: SESSION 4 ONLY

May 24, 2017
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

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

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Join SMPS Fellows Bill Strong and Carla Thompson for A/E/C Marketing 101 Session 4 – Proposal Power. This is a must-attend event!

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May Breakfast | Speaking the Language of Decision-Makers

May 23, 2017
7:30 AM to 9:30 AM

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

Join us at the May 23rd Breakfast Program to learn how to translate a problem or need into the language of the decision-maker to improve communications and harmony with your internal and external clients.

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SMPS WORKSHOP | AEC MARKETING 101: SESSION 3 ONLY

May 17, 2017
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

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

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Join SMPS Fellows Bill Strong and Carla Thompson for A/E/C Marketing 101 Session 3 – PR & Communications. This is a must-attend event!

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SMPS WORKSHOP | AEC MARKETING 101: SESSION 2 ONLY

May 10, 2017
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

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

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Join SMPS Fellows Bill Strong and Carla Thompson for A/E/C Marketing 101 Session 2 – Marketing and BD Plans and Budgets. This is a must-attend event!

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Fellows Forum | Research to Win Work—Preparing for Success

May 04, 2017
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Hart Crowser
3131 Elliot Ave, #600
Seattle, WA 98121
http://www.hartcrowser.com

How do you help your company bring in a steady stream of work? We’ll explore strategies to winning work through researching your client, the project and what the project achieves.

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SMPS SEATTLE WORKSHOP | AEC MARKETING 101: 5-WEEK SERIES

May 03, 2017
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

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

Join SMPS Fellows Bill Strong and Carla Thompson for a five-week exploration of Marketing 101 in the A/E/C industry. This is a must-attend event!

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SMPS WORKSHOP | AEC MARKETING 101: SESSION 1 ONLY

May 03, 2017
4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

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

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Join SMPS Fellows Bill Strong and Carla Thompson for A/E/C Marketing 101 Session 1 – Marketing Overview. This is a must-attend event!

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April Breakfast | Demystifying Delivery Methods

April 25, 2017
7:30 AM to 9:30 AM

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

An interactive discussion where you'll learn practical, real-world strategies to help position your firm within each popular delivery method.

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SMPS Seattle Networking - New Member Event

April 13, 2017
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Coughlin Porter Lundeen
801 2nd Ave, Suite 900
Seattle, WA 98104
http://cplinc.com/

Whether you're a veteran member, new member or a non-member, join us to learn more about the benefits of joining SMPS.

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Networking Event | Trivia Night at Pyramid Alehouse

April 06, 2017
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 for SMPS’s 6th trivia night benefiting the SMPS Seattle Scholarship Fund!

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SMPS Seattle March Breakfast | Keeping Pace with Today’s Public Relations Best Practices

March 28, 2017
7:30 AM to 9:30 AM

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

Attend the March Breakfast Program to learn about best practices to enhance your firm’s ability to plan and execute campaigns for media relations, social media, reputation management, and more.

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Digital Summit Seattle 2017

March 27, 2017
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

McCaw Hall
321 Mercer St
Seattle, WA 98109
https://www.mccawhall.com/events/detail/digital-summit-seattle

Washington’s definitive digital marketing gathering is March 27-28! Join hundreds of your peers and get the scoop on the latest digital marketing trends and practices.

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Brown Bag Lunch | PRC Recap and Discussion

March 21, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

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

Join us for a Pacific Regional Conference (PRC) recap and discussion.

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Networking Event | March Madness Tip-Off Happy Hour

March 14, 2017
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Elysian Bar & Kitchen
1516 2nd Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
http://www.elysianbrewing.com/elysian-bar/

Join us for happy hour as we tip-off the 2017 March Madness season and fill out our NCAA brackets (no basketball knowledge needed!)

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HQ Workshop | Business Development for the A/E/C Industries

March 14, 2017
7:45 AM to 4:00 PM

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

SMPS Headquarters is bringing a one-day workshop specifically tailored to business development for A/E/C to Seattle! Don't miss this rare, hands-on learning opportunity.

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Fellows Forum | Marketing vs. Business Development

March 09, 2017
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

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

What is your firm’s perfect ratio of communications and business development? Our Fellows and a special guest will discuss training and development, staffing approaches, horror and success stories, and more.

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February Breakfast | Marketing at Low Tide – Preparing for Market Downturns & Recessions

February 28, 2017
7:30 AM to 9:30 AM

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

Attend the February Breakfast Program to learn about future market trends and forecasts to inform your marketing and business development strategy.

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SMPS Seattle Educational Workshop | The Art of Successful Proposal Writing

February 22, 2017
7:30 AM to 12:00 PM

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

Join this hands-on workshop to hone your proposal and marketing writing skills for clarity in messaging and better communication with your audience.

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January Breakfast | Virtual Reality: Are you ready?

January 24, 2017
7:30 AM to 9:30 AM

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

Join us at the January 24th Breakfast Program as we hear from experts in the field of virtual reality (VR) as it relates to our industry. This could be the next paradigm shift in our industry – are you ready?

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Networking Event | Putts & Pints Happy Hour

January 10, 2017
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Flatstick Pub
240 Second Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98104
http://www.flatstickpub.com

Join us at Flatstick Pub in Pioneer Square for casual mingling, a round of putt-putt and an opportunity to network. No host bar. 9-hole greens fees and light appetizers provided.

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