Past Meetings

SMPS Chicago May Program - Skills for Internal Elevation: Obtaining a Seat at the Leadership Table

May 09, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:15 PM

Petterino's
150 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.petterinos.com/

The luncheon will focus on your professional development for you to take back and apply in your current role and firm. The topic is focused primarily on obtaining a "seat at the leadership table".

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SOLD OUT Getting Started with Drones in A/E/C: Skills Seminar

April 24, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

McHugh Construction
1737 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616
http://www.mchughconstruction.com/

Curious about how to use drone technology to elevate your marketing efforts? Join us for a presentation from Helios Visions on drone basics and different ways to use drones to capture data, video, and images to set your firm apart.

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SMPS Chicago April Luncheon: Creating a Firm Full of Ambassadors

April 11, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:15 PM

Petterino's
150 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.petterinos.com/

Picture everyone in your firm talking up the latest project success, sharing a funny story about a ground-breaking celebration, relaying what it feels like to be a member of an organization where people care about their clients and each other.

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Sparkling Spring Social

April 04, 2018
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Pops for Champagne
601 N. State Street
Chicago, IL 60610
http://popsforchampagne.com/

Cheers! Spring is here! Join us for a networking event.

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Suburban Pop-Up Networking in Oak Brook

March 21, 2018
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Pinstripes Oakbrook Center
7 Oakbrook Center
Oak Brook, IL 60523
http://pinstripes.com/oak-brook-illinois/

Join us for some informal networking at Pinstripes in Oak Brook! No agenda, just friends and colleagues from SMPS for a few hours of snacks and fun!

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SOLD OUT Dine and Shine: Proposals (and Interviews) that Lose LIVE Webinar

March 20, 2018
12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

STV
200 West Monroe, Suite 1650
Chicago, IL 60606
http://www.stvinc.com

Join SMPS Chicago for a “Dine and Shine” Webinar (LIVE EVENT) Proposals (and Interviews) that Lose. Registration open soon.

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SMPS Chicago March Program - The Antidote for Burnout! The AEC Marketer's Kryptonite

March 13, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:15 PM

Petterino's
150 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.petterinos.com/

Join us for an interactive program designed to get you a simple plan and strategies for combating burnout. Registration open soon.

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SOLD OUT Design Trifecta Workshop

March 08, 2018
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Bulley & Andrews
1755 W. Armitage Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
http://www.bulley.com

Join SMPS Chicago for a full-day to dive in and explore top features in Adobe Creative Cloud with applications expert, Laurie Ruhlin.

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Marketing Coordinators Connection February 2018 Edition

February 21, 2018
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Brook Furniture Rental
222 N LaSalle Street, #140
Chicago, IL 60601
https://www.bfr.com/

Join us for an MCC dedicated to making an impact through video.

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SMPS Chicago February Luncheon - The Butterfly Effect & Its Impact on A/E/C Firms

February 20, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:15 PM

Petterino's
150 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.petterinos.com/

The future will be a terrifying place for the ill-prepared. Firms who don’t take the time to scan their environments to make educated predictions about how new trends will impact them, a post-apocalyptic wasteland awaits! Registration open soon.

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SOLD OUT Business Executives Exchange - February 2018

February 06, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

OKW Architects
600 W Jackson Blvd., Suite #250
Chicago, IL 60661
http://www.okwarchitects.com/

Creating the Dynamic Marketing Dream Team – Formulas for Successful Hires and Managing that Talent (Best practices for leading a marketing team - training, assignment management, employee retention)

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SOLD OUT SMPS Chicago January Luncheon - The Inside Scoop: What Are Clients Really Looking for in Our Proposal Responses?

January 10, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:15 PM

Wildfire
159 W Erie Street
Chicago, IL 60654
http://wildfirerestaurant.com/chicago/

Understand the various factors that determine success in RFP-driven opportunities. From the client’s perspective, this program takes you behind the scenes and give a glimpse into how the selection committee evaluates and ranks our proposal responses.

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