Past Meetings

SMPS Chicago Business Executives Exchange December 2018 Edition

December 11, 2018
8:30 AM to 10:30 AM

FGM Architects
1211 W. 22nd Street, Suite 700
Oak Brook, IL 60523
http://www.fgmarchitects.com

Transforming Attitudes and Actions: How Senior Leaders Create Engaging Workplace Cultures

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SMPS Chicago Holiday Event at Ace Hotel

December 04, 2018
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Ace Hotel Chicago
311 N Morgan Street
Chicago, IL 60607
http://www.acehotel.com/chicago

Get into the holiday spirit with the SMPS Chicago Holiday Event at Ace Hotel in the West Loop.

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SMPS Chicago Marketing Coordinators Connection November 2018 Edition

November 28, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

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

Gaining Traction with Management – How to Present and Communicate Your Ideas

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SMPS Chicago November Luncheon - Embracing the Gap and Overcoming Generational Differences

November 07, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:15 PM

Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse
33 W Kinzie Street
Chicago, IL 60654
https://www.harrycarays.com/harry-carays-italian-steakhouse-river-north.html

Get practical advice and guidance on how to deal with generational differences in your day-to-day work life.

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SMPS Chicago Design Trifecta, Take 2

October 30, 2018
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

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

Explore and polish up on top features in "Design Trifecta" focusing on Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign with Adobe Certified Instructor (and crowd favorite!) Laurie Ruhlin.

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SOLD OUT Dine and Shine - Webinar: Enhancing Business Development in the Seller-Doer Model

October 23, 2018
8:30 AM to 10:30 AM

W.E. O’Neil Construction Co.
1245 W. Washington Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607
http://www.weoneil.com

SMPS Chicago “Dine and Shine” Webinar Enhancing Business Development in the Seller-Doer Model

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SMPS Chicago October Luncheon - Awards and Publications: What Judges and Editors are Looking For

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

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

Panel discussion with award judges and publication editors.

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SMPS Chicago September Luncheon - State of the AEC Industry: Where Are We Headed?

September 12, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:15 PM

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

Our panel will discuss where the industry stands and where it appears to be headed.

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SMPS Chicago 2018 Annual Meeting

August 28, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

PELLA CRAFTED LUXURY SHOWROOM
Merchandise Mart, Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60654
http://PELLACRAFTEDLUXURY.COM

Please join SMPS Chicago as we recap the program year and find out what's ahead for the '18/'19 year. Meet the '18/'19 SMPS Chicago Board!

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SOLD OUT SMPS Summer Outing – Cubs vs Arizona Diamondbacks

July 24, 2018
4:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Rizzo's Bar & Inn
3658 North Clark
Chicago, IL 60613
https://rizzosbarandinn.com/

Head out to the ballgame with SMPS Chicago! Join our chapter for a networking reception followed by a game at Wrigley Field.

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MARKENDIUM Labs & CPSM Study Discussions Session 3

July 19, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Larson Engineering, Inc.
1488 Bond Street, Suite 100
Naperville, IL 60563
http://www.larsonengr.com

Join us for a brown bag lunch series to view the MARKENDIUM Labs. These modules are a supplement to the six volumes of the MARKENDIUM. If you are studying to take the CPSM exam, you won’t want to miss this review and peer discussion of the six domains.

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MARKENDIUM Labs & CPSM Study Discussions Session 2

July 12, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

GRAEF
332 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60604
http://www.graef-usa.com

Join us for a brown bag lunch series to view the MARKENDIUM Labs. These modules are a supplement to the six volumes of the MARKENDIUM. If you are studying to take the CPSM exam, you won’t want to miss this review and peer discussion of the six domains.

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Town Hall Meeting - Program Year in Review

June 28, 2018
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Primera Engineers
100 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60606
http://primeraeng.com/

SMPS Chicago wants to hear from you! Join us for a complimentary breakfast and provide us with feedback on the 2017 - 2018 Program Year.

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Business Executives Exchange - June 2018

June 26, 2018
8:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Norcon, Inc.
661 West Ohio Street
Chicago, IL 60654
http://www.norconinc.com/

NeuroSelling: How to outsmart and outsell your competition from the RFQ through the boardroom presentation

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MARKENDIUM Labs & CPSM Study Discussions Session 1

June 21, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Thornton Tomasetti
330 North Wabash #1500
Chicago, IL 60611
http://www.ThorntonTomasetti.com

Join us for a brown bag lunch series to view the MARKENDIUM Labs. These modules are a supplement to the six volumes of the MARKENDIUM. If you are studying to take the CPSM exam, you won’t want to miss this review and peer discussion of the six domains.

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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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