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Get the Lowest Price for Build Business 2019

Don’t miss the lowest price for Build Business 2019.

Save more than 20 percent off the early-bird rate when you register for Build Business between November 26–December 21. But why wait until the last minute? Register today and mark it off your to-do list.

The full-conference rate during Cyber Monday is just $949* for SMPS members. You’ll save more than $400 off the regular rate when you take advantage of our deal.

Register today and reserve your room at the conference hotel before it sells out. The Marriott Marquis Washington, DC is offering a discounted room rate of $229/night during the conference.

*Please note: One discount per registration. The Cyber Monday Special cannot be combined with the team discount.

SMPS Build Business 2019 will be held July 31 - August 2, 2019 in Washington, DC.

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Call for Speakers - HRC

The Heartland Regional Conference is seeking engaging content related to moving A/E/C firms and careers into the future. How will business be transformed through marketing leadership today, tomorrow, and beyond? Programs should fit into the themes of:

Ready to share your story, or share with attendees best practices? We are seeking speakers to share their experience with our attendees.

Submissions are due January 9.

Get all the details and download the Call for Speakers.

For more information please contact our Program Co-Chairs, Paula Ryan pryan@jgaeng.com or Caroline Banach at cbanach@wightco.com.

SMPS Heartland Regioanal Conference will be held May 29 - 31 in Detroit.

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2018 Holiday Party Photos

Check out the photos from the SMPS Chicago 2018 Holiday Party.

Ace Hotel | December 4, 2018

Thank you Bob Elmore for the photos.

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November 2018 Program Photos

Check out the photos from the November 2018 Program - Embracing the Gap and Overcoming Generational Differences - with Becky Thomas of Be Greater Consulting.

Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse | November 7, 2018

Thank you Bob Elmore for the photos.

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October 2018 Program Photos

Check out the photos from the October 2018 Program - Awards & Publications: What Judges Are Looking For - with Pamela Albers (RS&H), Rob Cassidy (BD+C), Cary Johnson (Kent State University), Anjulie Rao (AIA Chicago), Meghan Stromberg (American Planning Association), and Ashleigh Wayland (LISC Chicago).

Petterino's | October 10, 2018

Thank you Bob Elmore for the photos.

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September 2018 Program Photos

Check out the photos from the September 2018 Program - State of the AEC Industry: Where are we headed? - with Roshanna Tokh (Jacobs), David Bender (ACEC Illinois), Jay Case (CRG), Marcus Evans (Illinois House of Representatives State Representative), and Jesse Hyunh (VIATechnik).

Petterino's | September 12, 2018

Thank you Bob Elmore for the photos.

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2018 Annual Meeting Photos

Check out the photos from the 2018 Annual Meeting and Excellence in Marketing Awards presentation at the Pella Crafted Luxury showroom in theMart. 

August 28, 2018

Thank you Bob Elmore for the photos.

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2018 Summer Outing Photos

Check out the photos from the 2018 Summer Outing - Cubs vs. Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field. A networking reception was held prior to the game at Rizzo's Bar & Inn.

July 24, 2018

Thank you Bob Elmore for the photos.

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May 2018 Program Photos

Check out the photos from the May 2018 Program - Skills for Internal Elevation: Obtaining a Seat at the Leadership Table - with Stacey Henrich (Jacobs), Nancy Usrey (HNTB), Mark Karkazis (Crowe Horwath), and Kate Harry Shipham (KHS People).

Petterino's | May 9, 2018

Thank you Bob Elmore for the photos.

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April 2018 Program Photos

Check out the photos from the April 2018 Program: Building a Firm Full of Ambassadors with Jackie Loewe.

Petterino's | April 11, 2018

Thank you Bob Elmore for the photos.

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