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Past Events

Networking

Networking

Mix@6

Thu., October 18, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Location: District Hall

Join us after the A Method to the Madness: Decoding the Unwritten Language Rules We All Follow Event, or after work, for conversation, appetizers, and drinks at Gather at District Hall in Boston.

Education

Education

A Method to the Madness: Decoding the Unwritten Language Rules We All Follow

Thu., October 18, 2018

Registration: 3:15 PM; Event Start: 3:30 PM; Event End: 5:30 PM

Location: District Hall

Have you ever had a conversation that really confused you? Is there anyone you interact with who you regularly struggle to connect with? Join Kate Lucey as she uses theories of sociolinguistics to decode the underlying layers of communication and learn some patterns and tactics for utilizing them in daily interactions.

Other

Other

SMPS Boston | BSA Foundation Marketing Design Competition Submissions Due

Wed., October 10, 2018

Wed., October 10, 2018: Submissions Due

SMPS Boston is partnering with the BSA Foundation to hold an exciting design competition – for marketers! Enter as an individual or as a team and design a collateral piece to promote the Foundation’s 2018 “Legacy Circle” Fundraising Breakfast.

Career Development

Career Development

SMPS Boston CPSM Study Group Information Session

Wed., October 3, 2018

Event Start: 5:30PM Event End: 7:00PM

Location: Shawmut Design and Construction

Could this be your year to become a Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM)? Come see what it is all about at our SMPS Boston CPSM Information Session on October 3 from 5:30-7 at Shawmut Construction, 560 Harrison Ave. in Boston. Event is free.

Networking

Networking

Back to Business

Thu., September 27, 2018

Registration: 5:30PM Event Start: 6:00PM Event End: 8:30PM

Location: Back Bay Social Club

Set the stage to Shake Things Up in the new business year by networking at SMPS Boston’s Back to Business at Back Bay Social in Boston.

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

Is it Hot Enough for You? New England’s Market Forecast

Thu., September 20, 2018

Registration: 7:30AM Event: 8:00AM - 9:30AM

Location: Aloft Hotel

Join us September 20 at the Aloft Hotel in the Seaport for an in-depth look at the current A/E/C market conditions and a five-year industry forecast! Cynthia Paul of FMI Corporation will speak about what’s going on in our industry, what’s on the horizon, and the key implications for our local market here in the Northeast.

Conferences

Conferences

SMPS Build Business 2018

Wed., August 15, 2018

August 15 - 17, 2018

Location: San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina

Build Business 2018 brings together A/E/C clients, content experts, principals, business developers, and marketers to beautiful San Diego, California, from August 15–17, 2018, to learn from and challenge one another to think differently about business.

Networking

Networking

CPSM and Fellows-Only Networking Night

Thu., July 26, 2018

Event Start: 5:30 PM Event End: 7:30 PM

Location: Amrheins Restaurant

SMPS Boston invites the Chapter CPSMs and Fellows to celebrate our accomplishments of the 2017-2018 program year. This is a complimentary event. Attendance is by invitation only.

Education

Education Networking

SMPS Summer Walking Tour “The Revitalization of a Community: South Bay’s Transformation”

Wed., July 25, 2018

Registration: 3:30PM Event Start: 4:00PM Event End: 5:45PM

Location: Courtyard by Marriott Boston-South Boston

This program will include a walking tour of South Bay’s completed retail space and streetscape, as well as an inside look at the two residential buildings currently under construction.

Networking

Networking

Summer Social

Thu., July 12, 2018

Event Start: 5:30PM Event End: 8:30PM

Location: The Daily Catch

Join SMPS Boston for this mid-summer event in recognition and appreciation of all those who have supported the Boston Chapter over the last year. We’ll celebrate our members and corporate sponsors while enjoying great networking, drinks and appetizers, and fabulous raffle prizes! This event is free for members and corporate sponsors. Corporate sponsors may also bring one free guest.

Networking

Networking

Mix @6

Thu., June 14, 2018

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Location: Nitsch Engineering

Join us after the New and Prospective Member Orientation and Networking Event, or after work, for conversation, appetizers, and drinks at Nitsch Engineering’s office in Boston. All SMPS members are invited to attend!

Networking

Networking

New and Prospective Member Orientation

Thu., June 14, 2018

4:45 - 6:00 PM

Location: Nitsch Engineering

Interested, recently joined, or looking to re-engage with SMPS Boston? Come to our orientation and networking event to meet chapter leadership and find out what the organization has to offer.

Networking

Networking

7th Annual Commercial Real Estate Young Leaders Social

Tue., June 12, 2018

Registration: 5:30PM Event Start 5:30PM

Location: Central Wharf Co.

The 7th Annual Commercial Real Estate Young Leaders Social is coming up on June 12th! Come join your peers and colleagues from CREW, BSA, BOMA, NAIOP, REFA, ULI, SMPS, CoreNet, and the Builders of Color Coalition for a night of networking and socializing! Click here to register: https://7thannualcreylsocial.splashthat.com/

Education

Education

Virtual Book Club: Creative Confidence

Mon., June 11, 2018

9:00 AM - Wed., June 13, 5:00 PM

Sign up to “attend” our book club on Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All, by Tom & David Kelley, and SMPS will mail you a copy of the book and invite you to our #bookclub Slack channel. Join our live discussion via Slack and respond to questions and share your thoughts jump starting your creative brain for a more productive and successful career.

Awards

Awards

2018 SMPS Boston Awards Gala

Thu., June 7, 2018

Cocktail Reception: 5:30PM-7:00PM Dinner & Awards: 7:00PM-9:00PM

Location: The State Room, Harborside Salon

Join us for the 2018 SMPS Boston Awards Gala to elevate your marketing game and acknowledge firms and individuals for outstanding professional services marketing efforts.

Education

Education Networking

Worcester Mix@6 with Artlifting

Tue., May 22, 2018

Event Start: 6:00PM Event End: 8:00PM

Location: The Citizen Wine Bar

Join your SMPS Boston colleagues for an evening of networking, wine and appetizers at The Citizen Wine Bar in Worcester. We are excited to welcome Artlifting as they share their story and how they can help the AEC industry.

Networking

Networking

ACE Mentoring of Greater Boston Presents its Sixth Annual Architecture, Construction and Engineering Industry Networking Event

Wed., May 16, 2018

Registration: 6:00 PM Event Start: 6:00PM Event End: 9:00PM

Location: The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts

ACE Mentor Program of Greater Boston invites you to their Annual Networking Event on Wednesday May 16th, 6-9pm at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts.

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group: Wrap-Up Session

Wed., May 16, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Shawmut Design and Construction

This is the CPSM study group wrap-up session for CPSM candidates only.

Networking

Networking

Mix@6

Thu., May 10, 2018

5:45 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Red Thread + Steelcase WorkLife Center

Join us after the “Bridging the Gap: How to Work Collaboratively with Any Generation” Event, or after work, for conversation, appetizers, and drinks at Red Thread + Steelcase WorkLife Center’s office in Boston. All SMPS members are invited to attend! Registration is not required.

Education

Education

Bridging the Gap: How to Work Collaboratively with Any Generation (NEW DATE!)

Thu., May 10, 2018

Registration: 3:30pm Event Start: 3:45 Event End: 5:45

Location: Red Thread + Steelcase WorkLife Center

Sponsored by: John Benford Photography

We often fail to get to know the different generations because we’re too busy stereotyping. By putting on the generational lens you can begin to understand what life experiences, values or expectations have shaped a generation’s perspective and why they may see things differently from the way you do.

Networking

Networking

Mix@6

Wed., May 2, 2018

Event Start: 6:00PM Event End: 8:00PM

Location: Revere Hotel's Tea Gallery

Join your SMPS Boston colleagues for networking. Mix@6 is open to all SMPS Boston members. Registration not required.

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group: Domain 6 – Management

Wed., May 2, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Shawmut Design and Construction

This is the Domain 6 study group session for CPSM candidates only.

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

BD Live!

Wed., May 2, 2018

Registration: 3:30PM Event Start: 4:00PM Event End: 5:45

Location: Revere Hotel's Tea Gallery

Join us for a lively, interactive, and informative discussion lead by long-time Business Development professional Aurora Cammarata on business development best practices. During this candid conversation you’ll hear directly from a variety of owners on what they’re responding to and what practices must change.

Networking

Networking

Mix @ 6B Lounge

Tue., April 24, 2018

Event Start: 4:30 PM - Event End: 6:30 PM

Location: 6B Lounge

Join us after the Gracewriting program, or after work, for conversation, appetizers and drinks at the 6B Lounge. All SMPS members are invited to attend!

Registration is not required.

Education

Education

Gracewriting: Words with Power and Grace

Tue., April 24, 2018

9:45am - 4:00pm

Location: UMass Club

Gracewriting® teaches you to write with power by being clear, concise and correct. We help you write with grace by putting your reader’s needs first. Experience three Gracewriting modules in one fast-paced, highly interactive workshop.

Education

Education

Designing Successful Direct Mail Campaigns

Thu., April 19, 2018

Registration: 11:45AM Lunch and Networking: 12:00-12:30PM Program: 12:30-2:00PM Tour: 2:15-2:45PM Cocktails-Santana's Restaurant: 3:00-4:00PM

Location: JLS Mailing Services

SMPS Boston is happy to support JLS Mailing Service and the US Postal Service as they put on the program “Designing Successful Direct Mail Campaigns”. Designing a postcard isn’t always as easy as it seems. First you need to create a nice eye-catching design and second, you need to meet all the requirements to make your design visible in the mail.

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

SMPS Co-sponsored Event: Massachusetts Building Congress – Harvard’s Allston Plans

Thu., April 19, 2018

7:30AM-9:45AM - Networking, Breakfast, Program

Location: Westin Waterfront Hotel

Join us for this SMPS co-sponsored event being hosted by the Massachusetts Building Congress. Joe O’ Farrell, the Managing Director of Harvard Capital Projects (HCP), will provide details on upcoming projects for Harvard’s institutional growth in Allston.

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

Life Sciences Panel: Disruption & Innovation in the Future of Biotech Facilities

Thu., April 12, 2018

Registration: 7:30am Program: 8:00am - 10:00am

Location: Courtyard Boston Downtown

This panel brings together diverse perspectives to discuss how facilities are accommodating the evolving needs of life science companies from inception to maturity.

Awards

Awards

Call For Entries for the 2018 SMPS Boston Awards

Fri., April 6, 2018

The 2018 SMPS Boston Awards program honors firms and individuals who have elevated their professional services marketing efforts.SMPS Boston encourages you to celebrate the achievement of your marketing goals by submitting them for an SMPS Boston marketing communications award; or recognize a rising star in the chapter, or someone who is reaching new heights in their career, by nominating them for New Member or Marketing Professional of the Year!

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group: Domain 5 – Promotional Activity

Wed., April 4, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Shawmut Design and Construction

This is the Domain 5 study group session for CPSM candidates only.

Other

Other

New Member Event & Cornhole Tournament

Wed., April 4, 2018

Registration: 5:30 PM Event Start: 6:00 PM Event End: 9:00 PM

Location: Ned Devine's Irish Pub

We are excited to bring back the annual Cornhole Tournament to welcome SMPS Boston’s newest members. Whether you’re a current, new, or prospective SMPS Boston member, join us at Ned Devine’s on April 4th for an evening of food, drink, and friendly competition.

Education

Education

Webinar: The Secret to the Subconsultant Selection Process

Thu., March 29, 2018

Registration: 3:45PM Event Start: 4:00PM Event End: 5:45PM

Location: Nitsch Engineering

Join SMPS Boston for a screening of the SMPS webinar, “The Secret to the Subconsultant Selection Process,” and learn how to get your firm to the top of the list.

Networking

Networking

Community Connect – A Day of Service with Boston’s CRE Industry

Wed., March 28, 2018

1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location: Cradles to Crayons/The Giving Factory

Come Together, Lend a Hand, Make a Difference for Cradles to Crayons! Join Event Partners SMPS, NAIOP, AAREP NE, BCC, BSA, CoreNet Global NE, CREW Boston, IFMA, MassEcon, SWEP, and ULI for Community Connect – A Day of Service with Boston’s CRE Industry.

Conferences

Conferences

MERGE | SMPS Northeast Regional Conference 2018

Wed., March 21, 2018

March 21 - 23, 2018

Location: Four Seasons Harbor East

MERGE is the theme of the 2018 SMPS Northeast Regional Conference, a yearly event supported by SMPS chapters in Boston, Central Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, New York, Northern New England, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, and Upstate New York. We’re excited to MERGE in Baltimore, MD – March 21-23, 2018! Hosted at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore overlooking the beautiful InnerRead More>

Conferences

Conferences

Submit an SMPS Boston Sponsored ABX Proposal!

Fri., March 16, 2018

Each year, ABX relies upon SMPS Boston to curate high value marketing and business development sessions at ABX. By submitting your session proposal as an SMPS Boston sponsored session you will gain additional exposure and support. SMPS Boston will help get your session approved and help you promote it. As an SMPS Boston sponsored speaker you will also benefit from additional networking opportunities.

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group: Domain 4 – Proposals

Wed., March 14, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Shawmut Design and Construction

This is the Domain 4 study group session for CPSM candidates only.

Education

Education

Virtual Book Club: Good to Great

Mon., March 12, 2018

Event Start: March 12, 9:00 AM Event End: March 16, 5:00 PM

Sign up to “attend” our book club on Good to Great, by Jim Collins, and SMPS will mail you a copy of the book and invite you to our #bookclub Slack channel. The week of March 12th, the committee will host a live discussion of the book via Slack.

Networking

Networking

BSA Emerging Professionals Winter Warmer

Thu., February 22, 2018

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Central Wharf Co.

SMPS is supporting The Boston Society of Architects/AIA (BSA) Emerging Professionals Network (EPNet) at their Winter Warmer, where friends and colleagues are invited for a fun, festive gathering of Boston’s design community. Join this annual and always popular get-together for emerging AEC professionals, this year in a new location: Central Wharf Co.

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Week 2018: LEARN

Thu., February 1, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

SMPS invites you to LEARN from Jeff Nischwitz’s webinar entitled: Lead the Shift. Leadership Tools for the Impact and Influence

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group: Domain 3 – Client & Business Development

Wed., January 31, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Shawmut Design and Construction

This is the Domain 3 study group session for CPSM candidates only.

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Week 2018: INSPIRE

Wed., January 31, 2018

Inspired by Hemingway, the six-word story has served as a prompt asking creative people everywhere to convey a story or concept using only six words! This is a contest to see who can tell the most compelling six-word story.

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Week 2018: NOMINATE

Tue., January 30, 2018

Nominate a CPSM who you feel has Upped Their Game! Explain briefly on Twitter/Facebook how that certain special CPSM has Upped Their Game at their SMPS chapter, at their firm, or in the industry!

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Week 2018: SHARE

Mon., January 29, 2018

Share with everyone why you became a CPSM! Please post your photo with a quote or a video selfie on Facebook and other social media using the hashtag “#CPSMWeek2018”.

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Week 2018

Mon., January 29, 2018

Online from January 29–February 2, SMPS is celebrating all things certification during CPSM Week. This year, the theme is Up Your Game!

Education

Education

Webinar: Confessions of a Content Whisperer

Wed., January 24, 2018

Registration: 3:45 PM Event Start: 4:00 PM Event End: 5:45 PM

Location: Nitsch Engineering

Join SMPS Boston for a screening of the SMPS webinar, “Confessions of a Content Whisperer,” and crack the code to extract information out of your technical staff when you need it.

Networking

Networking

2018 Holiday Party

Thu., January 11, 2018

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Carrie Nation

Please join SMPS Boston at the 2018 Holiday Party for Holiday Cocktails & Hors D’oeuvres!

Participate in the Clothing Drive Corporate Challenge! New for 2018 – BBBSF will pick up clothes from individual offices – No Need to bring bagged clothes to the party!

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group: Domain 2 – Marketing Planning

Wed., January 10, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Shawmut Design and Construction

This is the Domain 2 study group session for CPSM candidates only.

Other

Other

SMPS Boston + Big Brother Big Sister Holiday Challenge

Fri., December 29, 2017

Join your fellow A/E/C firms this holiday season, in supporting Big Brother Big Sister Foundation (BBBSF) in an industry wide clothing drive. As SMPS celebrates our 10th year supporting BBBSF we invite you and your firm to take part in the SMPS/BBBSF Holiday Challenge. We hope to see you at the 2018 Holiday Party! To register,Read More>

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group: Domain 1 – Marketing Research

Wed., December 6, 2017

Location: Shawmut Design and Construction

This is the Domain 1 study group session for CPSM candidates only.

Networking

Networking

Mix@6

Wed., November 29, 2017

Event Start: 6:00 PM - Event End: 8:00 PM

Location: Nitsch Engineering

Join us after the New and Prospective Member Orientation and Networking Event, or after work, for conversation, appetizers, and drinks at Nitsch Engineering’s office in Boston. All SMPS members are invited to attend! Registration is not required.

Networking

Networking

New and Prospective Member Orientation

Wed., November 29, 2017

Registration: 4:45 PM Event Start: 5:00 PM Event End: 6:00 PM

Location: Nitsch Engineering

Interested, recently joined, or looking to re-engage with SMPS Boston? Come to our orientation and networking event to meet chapter leadership and find out what the organization has to offer.

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group Kick-off Session

Wed., November 15, 2017

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Shawmut Design and Construction

This is the CPSM study group kick-off session for committed CPSM candidates only.

Education

Education

InDesign Workshop: Beyond the Basics, Part II

Wed., November 15, 2017

Registration: 9:45 AM Event Start: 10:00 AM Event End: 4:00 PM

Location: New Horizons Computer Learning Center

Are you an expert with InDesign? Neither are we! But if you are comfortable with the basics and want to take your skills to the next level, this workshop is for you. This classroom-style, interactive course will provide each attendee with their own computer to follow along with a trained instructor.

SPACE IS LIMITED, SIGN UP NOW!

Networking

Networking

SMPS Reception at ABX / Greenbuild!

Thu., November 9, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Gather at ABX to find out about SMPS and network with marketing professionals.

Conferences

Conferences

ABX 2017 – Building Your Bottom Line Through Business Development

Thu., November 9, 2017

4:30 - 6:00 PM

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Elevate your career by attending Building Your Bottom Line Through Business Development at ABX 2017. SMPS Boston is a proud sponsor of this session, which shows how to perfect your BD skills and develop a BD process at your firm so that you can get to the next level by maximizing opportunities with new and existing clients.

Conferences

Conferences

ABX 2017 – Architectural Photography in the Marketer’s Toolkit

Thu., November 9, 2017

8:30 - 10:00 AM

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Elevate your career by attending Architectural Photography in the Marketer’s Toolkit at ABX 2017. SMPS Boston is a proud sponsor of this session, which shows how to best leverage your photography budget to showcase your firm’s work. Register today and receive 10% off with discount code!

Conferences

Conferences

ABX 2017 – Leverage Data and Graphics To Make A Long Story Short

Wed., November 8, 2017

2:00 - 3:30 PM

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Elevate your career by attending Leverage Data and Graphics To Make A Long Story Short at ABX 2017. SMPS Boston is a proud sponsor of this session, which shows how infographics and data visualizations can help you present complex solutions from design approaches to sustainability initiatives. Register today and receive 10% off with discount code!

Conferences

Conferences

Visit SMPS at ABX / Greenbuild!

Wed., November 8, 2017

11/8/17 - 11/9/17

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Swing by the SMPS Booth at the ABX / Greenbuild conference to find out more about the organization.

Conferences

Conferences

ABX 2017 – Changing of the Guard: Navigating a Management Transition

Wed., November 8, 2017

11:00 - 12:30 PM

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Elevate your career by attending Changing of the Guard: Navigating a Management Transition at ABX 2017. SMPS Boston is a proud sponsor of this ABX session, which uses real-world case studies to hep you communicate your next management transition with clarity and ease. Register today and receive 10% off with discount code!

Conferences

Conferences

FREE Marketing Materials Review at ABX / Greenbuild!

Wed., November 8, 2017

11/8/17 - 11/10/17

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Find out how to improve your marketing materials’ effectiveness from a professional. Sign up for a 20-minute marketing audit at ABX.

Conferences

Conferences

ABX 2017 – Neuroselling: Outsmart/outsell Your Competition Using Neuroscience

Wed., November 8, 2017

8:30 - 10:00 AM

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Elevate your career by attending Neuroselling: Outsmart/outsell Your Competition Using Neuroscience at ABX 2017. SMPS Boston is a proud sponsor of this ABX session, which gets to the distinct process, speed and emotional triggers needed to steer a sales decision your way.

Networking

Networking

CPSM and Fellows-Only Dinner

Thu., November 2, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Papagayo Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar

SMPS Boston invites the CPSMs and Fellows of the chapter to a dinner gathering. Attendance is by invitation only.

Networking

Networking

NAIOP SAM Meet & Greet with SMPS

Thu., October 26, 2017

Event Start: 5:00 PM Event End: 6:30 PM

Location: Van Ness

Building connections just got easier. SMPS is thrilled to be talking with NAIOP and SAM about networking tips. SMPS members attend for free!

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

Building Repositioning and Emerging Workforce Trends

Wed., October 25, 2017

Registration & Networking: 7:00am Program: 8:00am - 10:00am

Location: UMass Club

Join us to hear leaders in the building repositioning trend discuss how they are creating value for tenants, both in and outside of the city; and what they are seeing as emerging trends of tomorrow’s workspace.

Education

Education

Rising Above the Noise: The Power of Brand in CRE

Mon., October 23, 2017

Location: District Hall

SMPS Boston is proud to co-sponsor Rising Above the Noise with NAIOP. Branding allows companies, buildings, developments and even individuals to stand out in a crowded market. Brand awareness has moved beyond just signage and corporate colors – it should elicit an emotional response and drive behaviors, leading to recognition, trust, and differentiation. In short, branding allows a customer to relate to an object at a human level.

Networking

Networking

Mix@6 in Worcester!

Wed., October 18, 2017

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Bocado

We welcome you to join your SMPS Boston colleagues for an evening of networking, wine and tapas at Bocado!

Education

Education

BWiC Presents Liz Brunner

Thu., October 12, 2017

7:00am - 9:30am

Location: Marriott Courtyard Downtown

Please join us for a unique opportunity to learn from one of industry’s most notable communications expert, Liz Brunner, CEO & Founder, Brunner Communications.  Prior to launching Brunner Communications, Brunner served as both a main news anchor for the #1 rated 6pm newscast on WCVB, NewsCenter 5 and covered countless breaking news stories. She conducted exclusive one-on-oneRead More>

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Information Session

Wed., October 11, 2017

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Shawmut Design and Construction

If you’ve been involved in marketing or business development in the A/E/C industry for at least four years and have been considering studying for and taking the CPSM exam, please attend this information session.

Networking

Networking

Mix@6

Thu., October 5, 2017

Location: Kinsale Irish Pub

Join us after the Speaking with Confidence program, or after work, for conversation, appetizers and drinks at The Kinsale Irish Pub. All SMPS members are invited to attend! Registration is not required.  

Education

Education

Speaking with Confidence

Thu., October 5, 2017

Registration: 3:00pm Event Start: 3:30pm Event End: 5:30pm

Location: UMass Club

Not everyone feels comfortable speaking in front of a crowd, leading a client interview, or being the center of attention. Are you comfortable enough in your own skin to think on your feet or use your voice and body language to create an authentic connection with your audience?
By applying a low-risk theater-derived approach and practical “on-your-feet” exercises, this workshop will give presenters the tools required to engage your audience with warmth, confidence and clarity.

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

Reading the Tea Leaves – Adjust, Adapt, Act: New England’s Construction Market Forecast

Tue., September 26, 2017

Registration/Networking: 7:00am Program: 8:00am - 10:00am

Location: Marriott Courtyard Downtown

With this program, you won’t need a crystal ball to view a change in market trends! We will peak into the future to see what the next 2-5 years hold for the industry and its key organizations. We will look at the macro drivers impacting the local market and what we can do to getRead More>

Networking

Networking

Back to Business

Thu., September 14, 2017

Registration: 5:30 PM Event Start: 5:30 PM Event End: 8:00 PM

Location: Back Bay Social Club

Set the stage to Elevate in the new business year by networking at SMPS Boston’s Back to Business at Back Bay Social in Boston.

Networking

Networking

Mix@6

Thu., August 17, 2017

6:00pm

Location: Autodesk, Inc.

Join us after the 2017 SMPS Summer Project Tour “Powered by Innovation”, or after work, for conversation, appetizers and drinks at Autodesk. All SMPS members are invited to attend! Registration is not required.    

Education

Education

SMPS 2017 Summer Project Tour

Thu., August 17, 2017

Registration: 3:30 PM Event Start: 4:00 PM Event End: 6:00 PM

Location: The Innovation & Design Building

Join us for the 2017 SMPS Summer Project Tour “Powered by Innovation” to see where Boston’s smart businesses work. Meeting the workspace needs of the individuals and companies that are fueling today’s economy with its open, flexible floor plans, high ceilings, and natural light-filled spaces, the Innovation and Design Building is like no other property inRead More>

Education

Education

Firepit Chat: Keeping Your Balance

Thu., August 3, 2017

Event Start: 5:00pm Event End: 6:30pm

Location: Tuscan Kitchen

Join Pat Tracy Callahan and your marketing peers at this Firepit Chat to discuss how to manage ever-growing work responsibilities while maintaining a balanced life outside of work.

Networking

Networking

Mix@6 in Worcester!

Wed., August 2, 2017

Registration: 5:45 PM Event Start: 6:00 PM Event End: 8:00 PM

Location: Mezcal Tequila Cantina

We welcome you to join your SMPS Boston & CT colleagues for an evening of networking, margaritas and appetizers at Mezcal!

Networking

Networking

Summer Social

Thu., July 27, 2017

5:30 - 8:30 PM

Location: The Daily Catch

Join SMPS Boston for this mid-summer event in recognition of all those who have supported the Chapter over the last fiscal year. We’ll celebrate the year while enjoying great networking, drinks and appetizers, and fabulous raffle prizes! This event is free for members and corporate sponsors. Corporate sponsors may also bring one free guest.

Education

Education

SMPS Book Club: The Power Of Habit

Tue., July 18, 2017

Event Start: 4:00PM Event End: 5:30PM

Location: The Living Room

In The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize–winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed.

New York Times bestseller • NPR bestseller • Washington Post bestseller • Los Angeles Times bestseller • USA Today bestseller • Publishers Weekly bestseller

Networking

Networking

New and Prospective Member Orientation

Wed., June 14, 2017

Registration: 4:45 PM Event Start: 5:00 PM Event End: 6:00 PM

Location: Nitsch Engineering

Interested, joined, or looking to re-engage with SMPS Boston? Come to our orientation, meet chapter leadership, and find out what the organization has to offer.

Education

Education

InDesign Workshop: Beyond the Basics

Tue., June 13, 2017

Registration: 9:45 AM Event Start: 10:00 AM Event End: 4:00 PM

Location: New Horizons Computer Learning Center

Are you an expert with InDesign? Neither are we! But if you are comfortable with the basics and want to take your skills to the next level, this workshop is for you. This classroom-style, interactive course will provide each attendee with their own computer to follow along with a trained instructor.

SPACE IS LIMITED, SIGN UP NOW!

Awards

Awards

2017 SMPS Boston Awards Gala

Thu., June 8, 2017

Reception 5:30 PM, Dinner and Awards Presentation 7:00 - 9:30 PM

Location: The Liberty

Continue growing your relationships with fellow A/E/C professionals at the 2017 SMPS Boston Awards Gala.

Networking

Networking

6th Annual CRE Young Leaders Social

Thu., June 1, 2017

5:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: Central Wharf Co.

The 6th Annual Commercial Real Estate Young Leaders Social is upon us. Come join your peers and colleagues from Crew Boston, NAIOP, BOMA, ULI, REFA, BSA, and SMPS for a night of networking and socializing!

Career Development

Career Development

Executive Insights: Know Your Clients, Show Your Strength

Thu., May 18, 2017

Registration: 5:30 - 6:00 PM, Event Start: 6:00 PM Event End: 8:00 PM

Location: Nutter, McClennen & Fish

Wondering how strategic engagement can help a firm rise above the competition? Join us to hear success stories from a panel of executive marketing and business developers from different markets, leaving you inspired to more authentically connect with clients and grow business.

Education

Education

SMPS & BWiC Present Evelyn Murphy – The Fight Against Wage Discrimination

Thu., May 11, 2017

Registration & Continental Breakfast: 7:30AM Event Start: 8:00AM Mock Negotiations: 9:15AM Event End: 10:00AM

Location: Boston College Club

BWiC and SMPS are thrilled to co-present Evelyn Murphy, President of the WAGE project, a grassroots activist national organization to end wage discrimination against working women. Ms. Murphy will share practical advice on how to negotiate your wage in the work place.

Conferences

Conferences

UBER Conference

Wed., April 26, 2017

April 26-28, 2017

The 2017 Conference promises to be our best ÜBER ever with exciting programming on the horizon. Keynote Peter Shankman, social media, marketing, and customer service expert, will kick things off and don’t forget about our very own horse race and lots of other fun events planned for networking in the evenings in beautiful Saratoga!

Awards

Awards

SMPS Boston Awards 2017 Call for Entries

Fri., April 21, 2017

Submit your winning work to the 2017 SMPS Boston Awards Program!

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group Domain 6

Wed., April 19, 2017

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Shawmut Design and Construction

This is the wrap-up session of the CPSM study group for candidates only.

Networking

Networking

Mix@6

Thu., April 13, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: 6B Lounge

Join your SMPS Boston colleagues for networking. Mix@6 is open to all SMPS Boston members. Registration not required.

Education

Education

Marketing Boot Camp 2017

Thu., April 13, 2017

Registration: 8:15 AM Event Start: 8:45 AM Event End: 5:30 PM

Location: UMass Club

Get your marketing skills into tip-top shape! This full-day event will motivate you to grow professionally and personally. Don’t miss this opportunity to build your marketing muscles alongside a strong network of AEC mentors and friends.

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group: Domain 6

Wed., April 5, 2017

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Shawmut Design and Construction

This is the Domain 6 study group session for CPSM candidates only.

Other

Other

New Member Event & Cornhole Tournament

Tue., April 4, 2017

Registration: 5:30 PM Event Start: 6:00 PM Event End: 9:00 PM

Location: Baseball Tavern

We are excited to bring back the annual Cornhole Tournament to welcome SMPS Boston’s newest members. Whether you’re a current, new, or prospective SMPS Boston member, join us at the Baseball Tavern on 4/4 for an evening of food, drink, and competition.

Networking

Networking

Mix@6

Thu., March 30, 2017

6:00 PM

Location: Aloft Hotel

Join your SMPS Boston colleagues for networking. Mix@6 is open to all SMPS Boston members. Registration not required.

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

BD Live!

Thu., March 30, 2017

Registration: 4:00 PM Program Start: 4:30 PM Program End: 5:45 PM Mix @ 6: 6:00 PM

Location: Aloft Hotel

What is good business development? In the eyes of an Owner what differentiates an industry professional/confidante from an industry obligation? Join us for a lively, interactive, and informative discussion on business development best practices. Through storytelling by a variety of Owners and led by an active industry BD professional, Sarah McGillicuddy, Director of Business Development & Marketing of Acentech, we will explore what owners/firms expect before, during, and after meetings, calls, RFP/RFQs and interviews.

Other

Other

Community Connect – A Day of Service with Boston’s CRE Industry

Wed., March 29, 2017

1:00pm - 5:30 pm

Location: Cradles to Crayons/The Giving Factory

Come Together, Lend a Hand, Make a Difference for Cradles to Crayons! Join Event Partners NAIOP, AAREP NE, BSA, CoreNet Global NE, CREW Boston, SMPS, SWEP and ULI for Community Connect – A Day of Service with Boston’s CRE Industry.

Education

Education

Book Club

Wed., March 22, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location: The Living Room

Marketing is not about flash but rather about helping others. Explore Jay Baer’s principle of Youtility with us at our next book club!

The book is included in registration.

Conferences

Conferences

Be an Expert at ABX on behalf of SMPS Boston: Call for Proposals is Now Open!

Fri., March 17, 2017

For the past few years, SMPS Boston has been proud to sponsor marketing and business development programs, bringing high-quality education to ABX attendees. We’re looking for individuals or groups to present SMPS Boston sponsored workshops at ABX 2017, November 8-10, 2017.

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group: Domain 5

Wed., March 15, 2017

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Shawmut Design and Construction

This is the Domain 5 study group session for CPSM candidates only.

Education

Education

Senior Round Table with Ben Sawa

Wed., March 8, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location: VHB

Join us for lunch on March 8th to enjoy a senior round table discussion with past SMPS Boston President, Ben Sawa. Topics discussed will include some of Ben’s specific goals as President, how he executed them and how he applies what he’s learned from SMPS (and being President) to his work today.

Education

Education

Webinar: Marketing on a Budget

Tue., February 28, 2017

Registration: 3:45 PM Event Start: 4:00 PM Event End: 5:45 PM

Join us in one of two locations as we host “Marketing Your Firm on a Limited Budget,” from the SMPS National webinar series. This webinar will teach you how to make the most of the budget you have, prioritize your efforts based on your goals, and track your success with measurable data.

Other

Other

Emerging Professionals Winter Warmer

Thu., February 23, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Scholars Boston

SMPS Boston is sponsoring this event and our members are invited! The Boston Society of Architects Emerging Professionals Network (EPNet) invites you to join industry peers for a night of networking and fun at Scholars American Bistro & Cocktail Lounge (25 School Street, Boston). Hear about the events and programs that are happening throughout the city thisRead More>

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group: Domain 4

Wed., February 22, 2017

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Shawmut Design and Construction

This is the Domain 4 study group session for CPSM candidates only.

Networking

Networking

Mix@6

Wed., February 15, 2017

6:00 PM

Location: Scholars Boston

Join your SMPS Boston colleagues for networking. Mix@6 is open to all SMPS Boston members. Registration not required.

Education

Education

Award Season: Get Your Submission in Tip Top Shape

Wed., February 15, 2017

Registration: 4:00 PM Event Start: 4:15 PM Event End: 5:45 PM

Location: UMass Club

Hear from the judges on what it takes to out shine the rest and chat with some of SMPS Boston’s most prestigious multi – award winners about their tips and tricks in making the submission process go smoothly.

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group: Domain 3

Wed., February 1, 2017

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Shawmut Design and Construction

This is the Domain 3 study group session for CPSM candidates only.

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

Building a Collaborative Future in Higher Education

Wed., February 1, 2017

Registration/Networking/Coffee: 7:00 - 8:00 AM Panel 8:00 - 10:00 AM

Location: UMass Club

Join SMPS Boston and a distinguished panel of speakers from local colleges and universities February 1st at the UMass club as we discuss upcoming projects and the role “collaboration” plays in the Higher Education industry.

Education

Education

Senior Roundtable Discussion with Richard Lampman

Wed., January 18, 2017

12 PM - 1 PM

Location: VHB

Join us for lunch January 18th to enjoy a senior round table discussion with past president, Dick Lampman. Topics discussed will include how SMPS has changed over the years, the evolution of the marketer position in the AEC industry, tips and trends that have worked throughout the years.

Networking

Networking

Celebrate the New Year at the Annual Holiday Party

Thu., January 12, 2017

6:00 - 9:00 PM

Location: Carrie Nation

Please join us in celebrating a fantastic 2016, an even better 2017, and SMPS Boston’s 35th anniversary at our annual holiday party.

Networking

Networking

Mix@6

Wed., December 14, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: 6B Lounge

Join your SMPS Boston colleagues for networking. Mix@6 is open to all SMPS Boston members. Registration not required.

Education

Education

Tammy Talk: The Art of Presenting

Wed., December 14, 2016

Registration: 4:00 - 4:15 PM Event Start: 4:15 PM Event End: 5:45 PM

Location: UMass Club

Don’t miss out on how to set a solid foundation for presentations and facilitations.

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group: Domain 2

Wed., December 7, 2016

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Shawmut Design and Construction

This is the Domain 2 study group session for CPSM candidates only.

Education

Education

Fireside Chat: What My CPSM Means to Me

Wed., December 7, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location: Serafina

Learn from one new and one seasoned CPSM about what the process and certification have meant for their careers.

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

SMPS Sponsored Event: Massport Update

Thu., December 1, 2016

Registration & Networking: 7:30am Event: 8:30am - 9:45am

Location: Aloft Hotel

Houssam “Sam” Sleiman, Director of Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs, of the Massachusetts Port Authority will provide an update on Massport’s Capital programs, Terminal B project, the Seaport Transportation project, and the proposed new garage.

Networking

Networking

New and Prospective Member Orientation

Wed., November 30, 2016

Registration: 4:45 PM, Event Start: 5:00 PM, Event End: 6:00 PM

Location: Nitsch Engineering

Interested, joined, or looking to re-engage with SMPS Boston? Come to our orientation, meet chapter leadership, and find out what the organization has to offer.

Conferences

Conferences

ABX 2016 – The Anatomy of a PR Plan: Developing a Content Marketing Strategy

Thu., November 17, 2016

1:00 - 2:30 PM

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

At this ABX session, participants will learn to how engage your “experts” and turn them into thought leaders by leveraging their knowledge to gain traction with the media and your target audiences.

Conferences

Conferences

ABX 2016 – Re-engineer Your Firm’s Marketing Function for Long-Term Success

Thu., November 17, 2016

10:00 - 11:30 AM

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Hear real stories of challenges and struggles from industry leaders who have ignited change within their firms and ultimately broke through to create a marketing function that creates real value for their firms at this ABX session.

Conferences

Conferences Networking

SMPS Reception at ABX!

Wed., November 16, 2016

5:00 - 7:00 PM

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Gather at ABX to find out about SMPS and network with marketing professionals.

Conferences

Conferences

ABX 2016 – Sustainable Client Development: How to Create a Plan!

Wed., November 16, 2016

8:00 - 9:30 AM

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

This ABX session will illustrate how the application of Lean A-3 thinking can help guide the client development process and be the vehicle for the creation of a customized and personalized plan for not only the firm but for all individuals involved with client/business development.

Conferences

Conferences

ABX 2016 – The Business Development Secret Sauce

Tue., November 15, 2016

3:30 - 5:00 PM

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

In this ABX session, participants will learn about the present and future of business development in the AEC industry.

Conferences

Conferences

ABX 2016 – Spark Passion and Empower Employees Through the Rebranding Process

Tue., November 15, 2016

1:00 - 2:30 PM

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

In this ABX session, participants will learn how three companies successfully launched a refreshed brand and fostered commitment by putting their employees first.

Conferences

Conferences

Join SMPS Boston at ABX!

Tue., November 15, 2016

- Thurs., November 17, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Find out how to improve your marketing materials’ effectiveness from a professional. Sign up for a 20-minute marketing audit at ABX.

Other

Other

Strengthen Your Strategy: How to Position Your Firm for Success

Thu., November 10, 2016

Registration 5:00 PM, Program 5:30 - 6:30 PM, Networking 6:30 - 8:00 PM

Location: Portsmouth Harbor Events & Conference Center

In today’s rapidly changing business landscape, strategic planning is crucial to a company’s success and future growth. A clear framework facilitates a path to differentiate your firm from its competitors and win work. Please join us for a panel discussion with two distinguished SMPS leaders: SMPS Headquarters CEO Michael Geary, CAE, and CannonDesign’s Vice President/BusinessRead More>

Networking

Networking

CPSM and Fellows-Only Dinner

Thu., November 3, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Salvatore's

In celebration of CPSM Week 2016: Raising the Bar, SMPS Boston invites the CPSMs and Fellows of the chapter to a dinner gathering.

Networking

Networking

Mix@6

Thu., October 6, 2016

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Location: Scholars Boston

Join your SMPS Boston colleagues for networking after the Experienced Marketer program or join us after work. Mix@6 is open to all SMPS Boston members. Registration not required.

Education

Education

The Experienced Marketer – Half Day Seminar

Thu., October 6, 2016

Registration 1:45 PM, Event 2:00 - 5:15 PM

Location: UMass Club

In this half day seminar, Experienced Marketers will discover critical skills to increase their value and remain relevant in the profession. By exploring how to present ideas effectively and receive constructive feedback, you will learn how to become a more respected contributor to your team.

Education

Education

Senior Roundtable: Motivating Your Team

Wed., September 28, 2016

Registration 12:15 PM, Event 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Location: Stantec

Join this conversation with Matt Hawk of Stantec, and learn tips and tricks to get your team motivated and stay motivated. Matt will share his most successful techniques for keeping the energy up in the A/E/C industry.

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Information Session

Tue., September 27, 2016

5:30-7:00 PM

Location: Shawmut Design and Construction

If you’ve been involved in marketing or business development in the A/E/C industry for at least four years and have been at all considering studying for and taking the CPSM exam, please attend this information session.

Networking

Networking

Back to Business

Thu., September 22, 2016

5:30 - 8:00 PM

Location: Anthem Kitchen + Bar

Set the stage to Flourish in the new business year by networking at SMPS Boston’s Back to Business at Anthem in Boston.

Conferences

Conferences

Build Business Synthesis

Wed., August 10, 2016

Aug 10 - Aug 12

Location: Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Hosted by the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS), Build Business is the premier business development, marketing, and management conference for design and building industry professionals.

Education

Education

SMPS Boston Book Club

Tue., August 2, 2016

Registration 5:00 PM, Event 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Location: The Living Room

Join us for the summer meeting of the SMPS Book Club! Inspired by this year’s Marketing Boot Camp keynote speaker, we’ll be reading from Ann Handley’s book Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content – a field guide for the smartest businesses who know that great content is the key to thriving in this digital world.

Networking

Networking

Mix@6

Mon., July 25, 2016

Location: The Envoy Hotel - Outlook Kitchen & Bar

Join us for a Mix@6 at the Outlook Kitchen & Bar at the Envoy Hotel! The networking reception will take place immediately after the Live, Work, & Play in the Evolving Seaport – Project Tour.  

Education

Education

Live, Work, & Play in the Evolving Seaport – Project Tour

Mon., July 25, 2016

3:30pm - 6:00pm

Location: Watermark Seaport

Put on your walking shoes and join us for the “Live, Work, & Play” tour to see the diverse Innovation District in Boston’s Seaport neighborhood. In 1999, the City of Boston outlined a plan to enhance the Seaport area and transform it into a vital, mixed-used neighborhood. Today we can see the rapid evolution and we will discuss the story behind the design as well as project challenges overcome. Mix@6 will immediately follow.

Networking

Networking

Summer Social at the Daily Catch Seaport

Thu., July 14, 2016

5:30 - 8:30 PM

Location: The Daily Catch

Join SMPS Boston for this mid-summer event in recognition of all those who have supported the Chapter over the last fiscal year. We’ll celebrate the year while enjoying great networking, drinks and appetizers, and fabulous raffle prizes! This event is free for members and corporate sponsors. Corporate sponsors may also bring one free guest.

Networking

Networking

Mix@6

Thu., June 23, 2016

Location: Carrie Nation

Post the BD Live! program, join SMPS friends and colleagues for conversation, appetizers and drinks! All SMPS members are invited to attend.

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

BD Live!

Thu., June 23, 2016

4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Location: UMass Club

What is good business development? In the eyes of an Owner what differentiates an industry professional/confidante from an industry obligation? Join us for a lively, interactive, and informative discussion on business development best practices. Through storytelling by a variety of Owners and led by an active industry BD professional, Sarah McGillicuddy, Director of Business Development & Marketing of Acentech, we will explore what owners/firms expect before, during, and after meetings, calls, RFP/RFQs and interviews.

Networking

Networking

New Member Orientation

Thu., June 16, 2016

4:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Nitsch Engineering

Are you new to SMPS or thinking about joining?

Join us on Thursday, June 16th for a “welcome aboard” networking session. New members and prospective members will be introduced to the benefits of SMPS Boston, meet some of the chapter’s leaders, hear from National and get a glimpse into what the organization has to offer.

We’ll discuss various chapter initiatives, upcoming events, describe different ways to get involved and how being a member can really help professional (and personal) growth!

Come learn about all the great ways that SMPS Boston can help you, meet Board and Committee members and then afterwards join us for continued conversation and drinks!

Awards

Awards

2016 SMPS Boston Awards Gala

Thu., June 9, 2016

5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: The State Room, Harborside Salon

Come engage with fellow A/E/C professionals at the 2016 SMPS Boston Awards Gala. We’ll be celebrating local firms and professionals that have truly plugged into success to become the best of the best in marketing communications. This year’s gala will be held at the State Room’s Harborside Salon.

Education

Education

Senior Roundtable Discussion: Acquisitions

Wed., May 18, 2016

Location: Stantec

Discuss the more complex issue of Acquisition with an intimate group of SMPS peers with Matt Hawk from Stantec. From the logistics to the culture shifts, Matt will discuss the ins and outs of the process of being acquired by another company. Then he will facilitate a discussion on how to best implement these issues in your own companies.

Education

Education

Executive Insights: Driving Growth Using Marketing & Business Development

Wed., May 11, 2016

5:30 - 8:00PM

Location: Nutter, McClennen & Fish

The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS Boston), the Legal Marketing Association (LMA NE), and the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP Nor’easters) are joining forces again for an uncharted look at how marketing and business development drives value for firms in the Legal, Accounting, and AEC (Architecture/Engineering/Construction) industries.

Networking

Networking

New Member Event & Cornhole Tournament

Thu., May 5, 2016

5:30pm - 9:00pm

Location: Baseball Tavern

WELCOME AND PLAY CORNHOLE WITH SMPS BOSTON’S NEWEST MEMBERS!
It’s SMPS Boston’s 2016 Membership Drive! Not a member? Know someone who should be? Now is the time to join! SMPS members benefit every day from a community of A/E/C marketing and business development professionals. Members enjoy unparalleled networking, educational and leadership opportunities.

Awards

Awards

SMPS Boston Awards 2016 Call for Entries – Late Deadline April 22

Fri., April 22, 2016

Submit your winning work to the 2016 SMPS Boston Awards Program! SMPS Boston is gearing up to recognize the brightest of the A/E/C marketing world with the chapter’s annual Awards Program! The Call for Entries is available here – align with SMPS National requirements. The addition of a new “Media Relations” category to highlight strategic communications focusedRead More>

Networking

Networking

Mix@6

Tue., April 12, 2016

Location: Scholars Boston

Join SMPS friends and colleagues for conversation, appetizers and drinks.

Education

Education

Boot Camp 2016

Tue., April 12, 2016

8:00am - 5:00pm

Location: UMass Club

Get your marketing skills into tip-top shape! This full-day event will feature two tracks, providing workshops and seminars for every marketing professional from entry-level roles to those with more experience. These tracks will motivate you to grow professionally and personally. Kickoff the day with Keynote speaker Ann Handley.

Interested in seeing the Keynote Speech but not able to attend the entire program? Registration for this morning presentation only is now available!

Other

Other

Community Connect – A Day of Service with Boston’s CRE Industry

Wed., March 30, 2016

1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location: Cradles to Crayons/The Giving Factory

Come Together, Lend a Hand, Make a Difference for Cradles to Crayons! Join Event Partners NAIOP, AAREP NE, BSA, CoreNet Global NE, CREW Boston, SMPS, SWEP and ULI for Community Connect – A Day of Service with Boston’s CRE Industry. Participate in hands-on work alongside industry peers. Bring a group for meaningful team-building Work togetherRead More>

Other

Other

2016 ACE Networking to Support ACE Mentoring

Thu., March 24, 2016

6:00 - 8:30 PM

Location: Downtown Harvard Club

SMPS Boston is proud to co-sponsor the fourth annual ACE Mentor Networking Event! ACE Mentoring of Greater Boston is again proud to welcome Mayor Marty Walsh to our event this year as a special guest speaker. On March 24th, we are bringing members of the A/C/E industry together to socialize, network and raise money for scholarships for students entering the next stage of their education.

Conferences

Conferences

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – SMPS Boston Present Your Passions at ABX!

Fri., March 18, 2016

SMPS Boston – Present Your Passions at ABX! The Call for Proposals to present at the 2016 ABX Conference on November 15 – 17 is now open! Please submit your proposals by March 18th.  ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX) is the leading building industry event in the Northeast, bringing together thousands of professionals who work in the A/E/CRead More>

Education

Education

Fireside Chat: Featuring Kim Sousa

Wed., March 9, 2016

12:15 - 1:30 PM

Location: Bel Ari

Join us for a lively networking lunch. Kim Sousa, VP of Marketing & Business Development at Sanborn, Head & Associates will speak about her experiences, career path, and the opportunities that have helped her achieve success during her career in this industry.

Education

Education

Senior Roundtable Discussion: Engaging Video Marketing

Tue., February 23, 2016

12:15PM - 1:30PM

Location: Gensler

Have you wanted to delve into more complex marketing topics with a small group of peers? Check out the second event in the Senior Roundtable Lunch series. Aimed at fostering an intimate learning environment, these small group meetings will combine good food with hot topics. David Easterbrooks, FSMPS, CPSM, is Vice President and Director of Marketing and Business Development for Pare Corporation. Dave will facilitate a discussion about using video in engaging ways.

Other

Other

Emerging Professionals Winter Warmer

Thu., February 18, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

SMPS Boston is sponsoring this event and our members are invited! The Boston Society of Architects’ Emerging Professionals Network invites you to join industry peers for a night of networking and fun at Scholars American Bistro & Cocktail Lounge (25 School Street, Boston). Hear about the events and programs that are happening throughout the cityRead More>

Education

Education

Raising the “WOW!” Factor: How to Create Proposals that Truly Set You Apart (webinar)

Wed., February 10, 2016

3:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Location: Nitsch Engineering

This 90 minute pre-recorded program will introduce you to some very unusual techniques designed to develop a winning strategy, create a stunning first impression, and communicate your value and qualifications persuasively to get you to the top of the short list.

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

Knowledge is Power: Higher Ed Trends & Projects

Thu., January 28, 2016

7:30AM - 10:00AM

Location: Courtyard Boston Downtown

Join SMPS Boston and a distinguished panel of speakers from local colleges and universities in a discussion about building trends and upcoming projects.

Education

Education

Fireside Chat Featuring Phil Hammond, Director of Graduate Programs at Wentworth Institute of Technology

Wed., January 27, 2016

5:30PM - 7:00PM

Location: Bel Ari

Join us for dinner and networking! Phil Hammond, Director of Graduate Programs at Wentworth Institute of Technology will speak about his experiences, career path, and the opportunities that have helped him achieve success during his 38+ years in AEC, higher education, planning and management.

Networking

Networking

Join the Festivities at the Annual Holiday Party

Thu., January 7, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Location: Bostonia Public House

Kick off the new year at the annual SMPS Boston Holiday Party. Celebrate what’s done and what’s to come with friends old and new. Raffle prizes and purging of old clothing for a good cause will also be a part of this fun night.

Networking

Networking

Mix@6ish

Tue., December 8, 2015

Event Start: 6:00 PM Event End: 8:00 PM

Location: Gather

Join SMPS friends and colleagues for conversation, appetizers and drinks.

Education

Education

Resolve to Manage Better in 2016

Tue., December 8, 2015

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Location: District Hall

Working on coming up with your new year resolutions for 2016? How about to improve your management skills? Building upon her very successful event last year “Managing Others: Up, Down, Sideways,” Tammy Jordan, of the Employee Engagement Group, will be presenting some new management tools and new ideas to improve and refine your management skills for the new year.

Tammy will be focusing on topics including:
• Understanding the unique motivators of each of your team members (up, down and sideways) and how to create a motivational environment.
• More tools for self-awareness development – continuing the process of understanding your strengths and opportunities as a manager/leader.
• Increasing your ability to adapt to the needs of others while still staying authentic to who you are.

Networking

Networking

New Member Orientation

Thu., December 3, 2015

Registration: 4:45 PM Event Start: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Location: Nitsch Engineering

Are you new to SMPS or thinking about joining?

Join us on Thursday, December 3rd for a “welcome aboard” networking session. New members and prospective members will be introduced to the benefits of SMPS Boston, meet some of the chapter’s leaders, and get a glimpse into what the organization has to offer.

We’ll discuss various chapter initiatives, describe different ways to get involved and how being a member can really help professional (and personal) growth!

Come learn about all the great ways that SMPS Boston can help you, meet Board and Committee members and then afterwards join us at a local bar for continued conversation and drinks!

Education

Education

Fireside Chat Featuring Kathy McMahon, Vice President of National Development

Tue., December 1, 2015

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Location: Bel Ari

Join us for a lively networking lunch. Kathy McMahon, VP of Marketing and Communications for National Development will speak about her experiences, career path, and the opportunities that have helped her achieve success during her career in this industry.

Conferences

Conferences

ABX – What Wins & Why? The Art & Science of Winning Presentations

Thu., November 19, 2015

1:30 - 3:00 PM

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

What Wins & Why? The Art & Science of Winning Presentations
Unless your hit rate is 100%, there’s always room for improvement. A/E/C firms spend significant time and resources submitting proposals to clients in an effort to get shortlisted and selected for a project. Come learn how you can deliver persuasive proposals and presentations that will help your firm stand out and win more business. This program will specifically focus on understanding what clients look for during shortlist interviews, developing presentation strategies and messaging, and debriefing.

Networking

Networking

SMPS Reception at ABX

Wed., November 18, 2015

5:00 - 7:00 PM

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Join the Boston Chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) for informal networking, lively conversation and fantastic raffle prizes. We’ll be joined by a special guest from SMPS National who will be attending the conference and reception. If you’re a current, new, or prospective SMPS Boston member, join us to learn where theRead More>

Conferences

Conferences

ABX – A/E/C Business Development: The Decade Ahead

Wed., November 18, 2015

3:30 - 5:00 PM

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Business Development (BD) in the A/E/C industry has become a specialized discipline with one core purpose: bringing buyers and sellers together to make deals. In the end, people hire people, and understanding client motivations is the key to genuine success. Join Scott Butcher, FSMPS, CPSM, co-author of “A/E/C Business Development – The Decade Ahead,” as he reports on research performed by the SMPS Foundation to probe the behaviors of both buyers and sellers of A/E/C services.

Conferences

Conferences

ABX – Storytelling Workshop: Engage, Inspire & Connect

Wed., November 18, 2015

1:30 - 3:00 PM

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Can you translate your work, ideas and company narrative to an engaging story? In this interactive learning workshop, communications and public relations consultant Mike Reilly will teach the methods and skills of classic storytelling, and show how design and construction professionals can apply them in presentations, proposals, business development and media outreach. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to try out the story tools and techniques, and to re-imagine conventional methods of communicating.

Conferences

Conferences

ABX – Strategic Planning: One Size Does Not Fit All

Wed., November 18, 2015

10:00 - 11:30 AM

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

We’ve all heard how important strategic planning is to the success of a firm. But how many of our firms really put in the effort to craft a strategic plan that helps get results? Learn from industry specialists representing small, medium and large firms about what goes into a strategic plan, how to create a framework right-sized to your firm and its individual needs, how to get started, and tips for implementation.

Networking

Networking

Join SMPS Boston at ABX!

Tue., November 17, 2015

– Thurs., November 19, 2015

Location: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Join SMPS Boston at ABX! Come to booth 481 to have your marketing materials reviewed, learn about the benefits of membership, hear ways for existing members to get more involved, or share your feedback on our programming. We’ll be raffling off some great prizes, including year-long memberships. Stop by and say hi!

Would you like to receive feedback on the effectiveness of your firm’s marketing materials? Sign up for a 20-minute marketing audit and have a Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) or seasoned marketing professional review your marketing materials and provide advice on how to improve their effectiveness. Sign up for your appointment now, before all the appointment times are taken!

Education

Education

Senior Roundtable Discussion

Thu., November 5, 2015

12:15 PM Registration, 12:30 - 1:30 PM Event

Location: Arup

Have you wanted to delve into more complex marketing topics with a small group of peers? Check out the new Senior Roundtable Lunch series. Aimed at fostering an intimate learning environment, these small group events will combine good food with hot topics.

Rebecca Maloney, Associate at Arup (and former SMPS Boston President), will host and lead the first dialogue

Other

Other

Nor’easters Proposal Expo 2015

Thu., November 5, 2015

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

The 9th Annual Nor’easters Proposal Expo is about bringing proposal professionals together along with marketing and business development professionals to learn from industry leaders, share ideas and network. The full-day event will feature interactive presentations providing different points of view on this year’s conference theme: “Enhancing Your Brand,” along with vendor displays and numerous opportunitiesRead More>

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

Resilient Infrastructure: Bouncing Back from Climate Change

Wed., October 28, 2015

Networking: 7:30 AM Event: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Location: Marriott Courtyard Downtown

New reports about how climate change is impacting our communities seem to come out every day. As weather patterns have become more severe, resiliency has become the new focus of design: how we can design our communities so that they can withstand the impact of and rebound from unpredictable and uncontrollable weather. What does this new focus mean for our infrastructure in Massachusetts? Join SMPS Boston to hear how major infrastructure owners are planning for their systems to be resilient in the face of climate change and changing weather.

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Information Session

Wed., October 14, 2015

5:30 - 7:00 PM

Location: Shawmut Design and Construction

If you’ve been involved in marketing or business development in the AEC industry for at least four years (depending on your academic background) and have been at all considering studying for and taking the CPSM exam, please attend this information session. We’ll have several CPSMs in attendance to answer your questions, give you an idea of what would be in store, and offer that last bit of encouragement.

Networking

Networking

Fall 2015 CPSM/Fellows Only Networking Night

Thu., October 8, 2015

5:30 - 7:30 PM

Location: GEM

Join your fellow CPSMs and Fellows for a fun evening of networking. This is a complimentary event with food and drink tickets. However, you have to be a CPSM or a Fellow to attend.

Networking

Networking

MIX@6

Tue., October 6, 2015

6:00pm - 8:30pm

Location: Central Bistro Boston

Join SMPS friends and colleagues for conversation, appetizers and drinks. All SMPS members are invited to attend. This reception is immediately following the Back to School: Social Media event.  

Education

Education

Back to School: Social Media

Tue., October 6, 2015

Registration: 1:00pm Event: 1:30pm - 6:00pm

Location: Cambridge Innovation Center

Everyone can benefit from continued learning. We invite you to come Back to School to learn more about social media. Three different sessions will be offered over the course of the afternoon. Pick and choose based on your social-media prowess or come to all three! The program will be followed by a networking reception.

Networking

Networking

Back to Business at Central Wharf Co.

Thu., September 24, 2015

5:30 - 8:30 PM

Location: Central Wharf Co.

We hope everyone had a great time at the Summer Social, but now it’s time to get Back to Business! The evening will be filled with networking and meeting new friends as we kick-off another season of SMPS Boston events and programs.

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

Is it Hot Enough for You? New England’s Economic Forecast

Wed., September 16, 2015

Networking 7:30 AM | Event 8:00 - 10:00 AM

Location: Marriott Courtyard Downtown

The economy has been booming for the last couple of years – are things set to continue, or is change in the air?

Education

Education

SMPS Boston Book Club

Wed., August 12, 2015

Registration 5:00 PM, Event 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Location: The Living Room

Join us for the summer meeting of the SMPS Book Club. Inspired by this year’s UBER Conference keynote speaker, we’ll be reading from David Meerman Scott’s book: The New Rules of Marketing & PR. Enjoy an engaging discussion with fellow SMPS members in the relaxed atmosphere of The Living Room.

Education

Education

Assembly Row Project Tour & Networking

Tue., July 21, 2015

4:00 - 5:00 PM Tour, 5:00 - 8:00 PM Networking

Location: Assembly Row

The development of Assembly Row has completely changed an industrial area into an exciting live-work-play environment. Join us for a project tour through the completed Phase 1 and the under-construction Phase 2. Learn what it takes to develop targeted marketing strategies for multiple audiences. Get a behind-the-scenes look at how to coordinate stakeholders with differing goals and perspectives. Then stick around for networking at one of the restaurant/bars in the neighborhood.

Networking

Networking

Summer Social

Thu., July 16, 2015

5:30 - 8:30 PM

Location: The Daily Catch

Join SMPS Boston for this mid-summer event in recognition of all those who have supported the Chapter over the last fiscal year. We’ll celebrate the year while enjoying great networking, free drinks and appetizers, and fabulous raffle prizes! This event is free for members and corporate sponsors. Corporate sponsors may also bring one free guest.

Education

Education

SMPS Boston Article Club

Wed., June 24, 2015

Registration: 5:00 PM, Event: 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Location: The Living Room

Summer is a time for relaxing, recharging, and enjoying great conversations with friends and colleagues. Join us for the initial meeting of the SMPS Boston Article Club. We’ll meet to discuss a business related article and the ideas and concepts it puts forth. The conversation and networking will take off from there. It’s just like the Book Club, but lightened up for the summer.

Awards

Awards

2015 SMPS Boston Awards Gala

Thu., June 4, 2015

Registration and Cocktail Reception: 5:30 - 7:00 PM, Event: 7:00 - 9:30 PM

Location: Revere Hotel's Space 57

Sky’s the Limit at the 2015 SMPS Boston Awards Gala! Please join us as we celebrate the Boston A/E/C firms and professionals who have aspired – and succeeded – to be the best of the best in marketing communications. This year’s party will be held at the Revere Hotel’s Space 57. Don’t miss out on the SMPS Boston event of the year!

Networking

Networking

CPSM Only Night (and Fellows too)!

Wed., May 20, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: GEM

Calling all SMPS Boston Chapter CPSMs and Fellows. You are all cordially invited to a return engagement of our fun and free networking event upstairs at GEM. This laid back event, complete with 2 free drink tickets each and appetizers, will offer a relaxing atmosphere for our CPSMs and Fellows to chat, unwind a bit, and get to know each other a little better.

Networking

Networking

Mix@6

Mon., May 18, 2015

Location: Gather

Join SMPS friends and colleagues for conversation, appetizers, and drinks!

Education

Education

Building Leaders Series: Managing Others: Up, Down, Sideways

Mon., May 18, 2015

3:30 Registration, 4:00 - 6:00 PM Event

Location: District Hall

For many people, becoming a manager is a natural career succession. Maybe you’ve shown exemplary success in your current position and have been offered a promotion? Maybe you’re interested in a new challenge that will utilize your marketing experience and allow you to develop new skills? This exciting and highly interactive presentation will be filled with multi-media, small group activities, discussion and helpful tools giving participants practical information to apply immediately with their team….and, more importantly, while having FUN!

Networking

Networking

New Member Orientation

Thu., May 14, 2015

4:45 PM Registration, 5:00 - 6:00 Event

Location: Nitsch Engineering

Join us on Thursday, May 14th for a “welcome aboard” networking session. New members and prospective members will be introduced to the benefits of SMPS Boston, meet some of the chapter’s leaders, and get a glimpse into what the organization has to offer.

Education

Education

Executive Insights: Learning from the Leaders in Marketing & Business Development

Wed., May 13, 2015

Registration: 5:30pm Event: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Nutter, McClennen & Fish

Sponsored by: Rhino PR

On the surface, the Legal, Accounting and Architecture/Engineering/Construction (A/E/C) industries may appear different, but our missions are surprisingly similar – selling services that our clients value. By learning how each industry approaches this mission, we can uncover new and innovative marketing strategies.

Other

Other

Empowering Success: How Visionary Leaders Transform A/E/C Firms

Wed., May 13, 2015

Registration: 4:30 - 5:00 PM, Presentation 5:00 - 6:30 PM, Networking: 6:30 - 7:30 PM

Location: USM Wishcamper Center

The SMPS Northern New England Chapter is bringing together three leaders from the A/E/C industry who will share their stories of success and lessons learned. We’ll hear how their vision has empowered their employees and clients and transformed their firms. This is a rare opportunity to meet with some of the area’s far-reaching and influential business leaders, network with dozens of A/E/C marketers and firm principals.

Networking

Networking

New Member Event & Cornhole Tournament

Thu., May 7, 2015

Registration: 5:30pm Event: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Baseball Tavern

If you’re a current, new or prospective SMPS Boston member then this event is perfect for you! Back by popular demand, this year’s New Member Event will feature an exciting Cornhole Tournament, put on by Boston Cornhole. New & prospective members will have the opportunity to learn more about SMPS Boston and network with others in the A/E/C industry. Current members, this is your chance to welcome SMPS Boston’s newest members to our awesome organization! The winning team will each take home a restaurant gift certificate! Join us and enjoy great food, a free drink and most importantly, great company!

Education

Education

SMPS Marketing Boot Camp

Wed., April 22, 2015

Location: Boston Park Plaza Hotel

Get your marketing skills into tip-top shape! This full day event will motivate you to grow professionally and personally. Don’t miss this opportunity to build your marketing muscles alongside a strong network of A/E/C mentors and friends. Sessions being presented include: Communicating with Presence; Marketing Fundamentals; Hello Good Design; Networking 101. A lunchtime roundtable discussion with veteran marketers will enliven the day.

Conferences

Conferences

2015 UBER Conference

Wed., April 22, 2015

4/22/15 to 4/24/15

Location: Boston Park Plaza Hotel

The SMPS Northeast Regional Conference – ÜBER is an annual regional conference that brings together more than 300 A/E/C (Architecture/Engineering/Construction) professionals. ÜBER provides superior professional development opportunities through networking and educational content from some of the nation’s top professional services marketers and thought leaders. The conference is hosted by nine SMPS Regional Chapters: Boston, Central Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, New York City,Read More>

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group – Wrap-up

Tue., April 7, 2015

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Stantec

The CPSM Study Group is held once a year to help CPSM candidates study for the CPSM exam. The study group is designed to provide the study support you need to pass the exam including open discussion, learning activities and mock exams…

Other

Other

NAIOP Event: LinkedIn – Tapping into Technology

Thu., April 2, 2015

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM: Registration, Lunch and Networking 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm: Program

Location: WilmerHale

Hear insider tips and lessons on how to use LinkedIn for your marketing and communication efforts at this high-energy, hands-on workshop. Learn about the new tools available that can impact your organization, strengthen your network, and build your company’s brand. Find out how you can leverage social media to create a thought leadership or lead generation campaign. Learn how to best use the LinkedIn platform, what features to take advantage of, and what to expect moving forward.

Other

Other

Community Connect: A Day of Service

Tue., March 31, 2015

1:00 - 5:30 PM

Location: Cradles to Crayons/The Giving Factory

Come Together, Lend a Hand, Make a Difference for Cradles to Crayons! Join Event Partners NAIOP, SMPS Boston, AAREP NE, BSA, CoreNet Global NE, CREW Boston, and ULI for Community Connect – A Day of Service with Boston’s CRE Industry.

Networking

Networking

Mix@6

Wed., March 25, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Empire

Join SMPS friends and colleagues for conversation, appetizers, and drinks!

Other

Other

ACE Event: Annual ACE Networking Event

Wed., March 25, 2015

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Location: Downtown Harvard Club

SMPS Boston is proud to sponsor the Annual ACE Networking Event. On March 25th, ACE is bringing members of the A/C/E industry together to socialize, network and raise money for scholarships for students entering the next stage of their education. Last year they had over 200 people attend and raised $40,000 which was put directly towards scholarships. Help ACE raise even more this year.

Education

Education

Don’t put your BD Game in Jeopardy! How to Build Relationships that aren’t Focused on just Sales

Wed., March 25, 2015

Registration & Networking: 4:00 PM, Event: 4:30 - 6:00 PM

Location: District Hall

What is good business development? In the eyes of an Owner what differentiates an industry professional/confidante from an industry obligation? Join us for a lively, interactive, and informative discussion on business development best practices. Through storytelling by a variety of Owners and led by seasoned industry expert, Renee Driscoll, Senior Business Development Manager of Suffolk Construction, we will explore what owners/firms expect before, during, and after meetings, calls, RFP/RFQs and interviews. Attendees will learn strategies for their own business practices and develop a sense of BD best practices in the eyes of the client and how to best position their firms for success.

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group – Session Six, Marketing and Business Performance

Tue., March 24, 2015

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Stantec

The CPSM Study Group is held once a year to help CPSM candidates study for the CPSM exam. The study group is designed to provide the study support you need to pass the exam including open discussion, learning activities and mock exams…

Education

Education

SMPS Book Club: Winter Meeting

Tue., March 24, 2015

Registration: 4:30 PM; 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Location: The Living Room

Join us for the winter meeting of the SMPS Boston Book Club. We’ll be reading Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success One Relationship at a Time by Keith Ferrazzi. This updated version of the bestselling business classic on the power of relationships now has in-depth advice for making connections in the digital world. Please note this event is for members only, registration includes a copy of the book.

Education

Education

Building Leaders Series: Thinking Ahead: Strategic Planning

Thu., March 19, 2015

Registration: 3:30 PM; 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Location: District Hall

Sponsored by: Sasaki

Perhaps you’ve always wondered “just what makes up a ‘strategic plan’ anyway?” You might think “how do I convince my firm’s leaders to actually do some strategic planning?” And, if you want to be a leader, you certainly should know “how to get involved in the planning process.” We’ll discuss these and other aspects of Strategic Planning. You’ll leave with enhanced knowledge on the planning process, ready to apply it to advance in your career.

Education

Education

Fireside Chat: Featuring Michael Potter

Wed., March 4, 2015

Registration: 5:30 PM, Event: 6:00 - 7:30 PM

Location: Bel Ari

Join us for food and drink during an intimate evening of networking. Michael Potter from JLL will speak about his career in the industry.

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

P3s: Developments for the Future

Wed., February 25, 2015

Registration/Networking: 7:30 AM, Panel: 8:00 - 10:00 AM

Location: District Hall

Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) are taking the country by storm, as they provide a way for public entities and private companies to share the risk and reward of developing new infrastructure and buildings. What does this new approach to development mean for the AEC industry in Massachusetts?

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group – Session Five, Promotional Activity

Tue., February 24, 2015

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Stantec

The CPSM Study Group is held once a year to help CPSM candidates study for the CPSM exam. The study group is designed to provide the study support you need to pass the exam including open discussion, learning activities and mock exams…

Other

Other

NAIOP Event: 2024 Olympics: Vision, Opportunity and a Catalyst for Change

Tue., February 24, 2015

7:15 - 8:00 AM: Registration, Breakfast and Networking 8:00 - 9:30 AM: Program

Location: Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel

SMPS Boston is proud to sponsor “2024 Olympics: Vision, Opportunity and a Catalyst for Change” with NAIOP. Through our sponsorship of this event, SMPS Boston members will be able to receive the member rate for this exciting event. To get this discount, SMPS Boston members should select the Non-Member option when registering…

Education

Education

Fireside Chat: Featuring Aurora Cammarata

Wed., February 11, 2015

Registration: 5:30 PM; 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Location: Bel Ari

Join us for food and drink during an intimate evening of networking. Aurora Cammarata, Vice President of Business Development and Marketing at Timberline Construction Company will speak about her experiences, career path, and the opportunities that have helped her achieve success during her career in this industry.

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group – Session Four, Proposals and Qualifications

Wed., February 4, 2015

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Location: Margulies Perruzzi Architects

The CPSM Study Group is held once a year to help CPSM candidates study for the CPSM exam. The study group is designed to provide the study support you need to pass the exam including open discussion, learning activities and mock exams…

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