Past Meetings

SMPS Chicago Dine and Shine Webinar - Identifying Pursuits in the Public Market

December 05, 2019
8:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Ardmore Roderick
1500 West Carroll Avenue
Chicago, IL 60607
http://www.ardmoreroderick.com/about-us/

These guided presentations are produced by SMPS National and are followed by group discussion with industry peers.

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SMPS Chicago Fall Membership Mixer

November 19, 2019
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

House of Rohl
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 135
Chicago, IL 60654
http://www.houseofrohl.com

SMPS Membership Mixer

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SMPS Chicago November Luncheon - Fostering the Seller-Doer Culture in Your Firm

November 13, 2019
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

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

Does your firm have the culture to implement a robust Seller-Doer program?

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What to Know About CRM - Marketing Skills Seminar

October 30, 2019
8:30 AM to 10:30 AM

SmithGroup
35 East Wacker Drive #900
Chicago, IL 60601
http://www.smithgroup.com

Learn how a proper CRM system can be the solution for interdepartmental collaboration and increased efficiency.

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October Program - Communicating with Confidence: The Art of Public Speaking

October 09, 2019
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

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

Public speaking can be nerve-racking, but has helped many build confidence and credibility.

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SMPS Chicago 2019 Annual Meeting

September 17, 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Knoll Showroom
811 W. Fulton Market
Chicago, IL 60607
http://www.knoll.com

2019 Annual Meeting

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Influence: No Title Needed

September 11, 2019
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

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

We influence people every day, regardless of job title. Learn the strategies.

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Suburban Pop-Up Networking Event with A/E/C/D

August 06, 2019
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Chicago Marriott Oak Brook
1401 West 22nd Street
Oak Brook, IL 60523
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-photos/chiob-chicago-marriott-oak-brook/

Join SMPS Chicago and the A/E/C/D Chicagoland Networking Group for Our Suburban Pop-Up Event

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SMPS Chicago Summer Event at MCA

July 24, 2019
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Museum Of Contemporary Art Chicago
220 E Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
https://www.mcachicago.org/

Celebrate summer with SMPS Chicago at the Museum Of Contemporary Art Chicago!

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SMPS Chicago “Dine and Shine” Webinar - All About Style: How to Create a Brand Manual and Writing Guidelines for Your Company

July 17, 2019
8:30 AM to 10:30 AM

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

These guided presentations are produced by SMPS National and are followed by group discussion with industry peers.

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SMPS Chicago Membership Mixer: Tuesday, June 25, 2019

June 25, 2019
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

CannonDesign
225 N Michigan Ave., #1100
Chicago, IL 60601
https://www.cannondesign.com/chicago-architecture-and-engineering/

Learn about SMPS during a networking session with colleagues and SMPS board members.

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SOLD OUT SMPS Chicago Dine and Shine Webinar - Sales and Marketing Are Not the Same: Create and Leverage Your Growth-Oriented Message

May 10, 2019
8:30 AM to 10:30 AM

EXP
205 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3600
Chicago, IL 60601
https://www.exp.com/

These guided presentations are produced by SMPS National and are followed by group discussion with industry peers.

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SMPS Chicago May Luncheon - Chicago's Next Great Neighborhood: The 78

May 08, 2019
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

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

Project Profile: The 78 Transforming Our Neighborhoods

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SMPS Chicago April Luncheon - Diversity in the AEC Industry: The Potential and Benefits For a Stronger Workforce

April 10, 2019
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

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

Does promoting diversity in the AEC industry help increase profitability and resilience in this wavering economy?

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SOLD OUT Business Executives Exchange: The Psychology of Selling

April 02, 2019
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Muller2
700 North Sangamon Street
Chicago, IL 60642
http://www.muller2.com

Learn tactics to creating meaningful stories, overcoming common sales fears, controlling the sales process, and engaging objections with confidence.

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SMPS Chicago March Luncheon: Let's Get Digital - Integrating Digital Content Into Your Marketing Strategy

March 13, 2019
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

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

Social Media/Digital Marketing for the AEC Firm: Marketing Best Practices

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A[E]CCELERATE Session 4 - Putting It All Together: Lessons from the Experts

February 28, 2019
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Convene
16 West Adams
Chicago, IL 60603
http://convene.com

Two hours of face time with a panel of AEC marketing experts sharing stories, giving advice, and answering YOUR questions.

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SMPS Chicago February Luncheon - Resuscitating Facilities for New Life: Making Adaptive Reuse Work

February 13, 2019
11:30 AM to 1:15 PM

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

Discussion of JGMA's ambitious reuse of underutilized facilities as an impetus for change.

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A[E]CCELERATE Session 3 - Pursuits: The Soup to Nuts of Winning New Business

February 12, 2019
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Convene
16 West Adams
Chicago, IL 60603
http://convene.com

Discover the full evolution of a pursuit, where marketing gets involved along the way, and how to make each phase count.

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A[E]CCELERATE Session 2 - Title “Schmitle”: The Many Hats of the AEC Marketer

January 31, 2019
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Novak Construction
3423 N. Drake Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618
http://novakconstruction.com

Learn how to be prepared for any type of “marketing” request while arming yourself with time-saving tips and sanity-saving strategies.

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A[E]CCELERATE 4-Part Series: An Intensive Marketing Primer

January 17, 2019
9:00 AM to 1:01 PM

various
see individual session details
Chicago, IL

A[E]CCELERATE is a 12-hour, 4-part instructional series covering topics unique to the AEC marketer

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A[E]CCELERATE Session 1 - AEC Marketing: Birds-Eye View & Creating Your Path

January 17, 2019
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Novak Construction
3423 N. Drake Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618
http://novakconstruction.com

Find out what makes AEC marketing so different and why the industry can’t survive without you.

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SMPS Chicago January 2019 Luncheon - The Future of Cities: Big Data, Intelligent Buildings, and Smart Cities

January 16, 2019
11:30 AM to 1:15 PM

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

Taking a broad look at the drivers that are shaping the planning and design of cities and information technologies.

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