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Past Events

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…

Networking

Networking

Mix@6

Tue., February 3, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Strega Waterfront

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

Education

Education

Design-Build a Powerful Content Marketing Program for Your A/E/C Firm

Tue., February 3, 2015

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

Location: District Hall

While content marketing is growing in popularity, the methodology to design, build and, ultimately, operate an effective content marketing program can seem like a challenging task. So how, exactly, do you make content marketing work for your A/E/C firm? Join SMPS Boston for this third program in the Building Leaders Series.

Networking

Networking

Unwrap the Holidays at our Annual Holiday Party

Thu., January 8, 2015

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Location: UMass Club

Celebrate the spirit of the holidays with SMPS members, firm Principals and friends at the annual SMPS Boston Holiday Party. This year we’ll be unwrapping a special gift – a brand new SMPS Boston website…

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group – Session Three, Client and Business Development

Tue., January 6, 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…

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group – Session Two, Strategic/Business/Marketing Planning

Tue., December 9, 2014

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. Each session is led by a CPSM. There are eight session in all and the study group will cover all six domains of practice. Our goal is to get you ready to take (and pass) the CPSM exam in time for the UBER Conference, being held in Boston in April 2015.

Education

Education

Fireside Chat: Featuring Christine Mosholder

Tue., December 2, 2014

Join us for food and drink during an intimate evening of networking. Christine Mosholder, founding partner of Fort Point Project Management will speak about her experiences, career path, and the opportunities that have helped her achieve success during her career in this industry.

Education

Education

Building Leaders Series: Branding Strategy: Tips from the Experts

Thu., November 20, 2014

In this panel discussion hear from industry experts on branding, brand strategy, and how to approach a rebrand. Get tips on how to begin a rebrand in-house or work with an outside consultant.

Networking

Networking

Mix@6

Thu., November 20, 2014

Mix@6 is a great way to catch up with fellow SMPS friends and colleagues in a casual atmosphere. We’ll meet at Gather at 6PM for conversation, appetizers, and drinks!

Networking

Networking

New Member Orientation

Wed., November 19, 2014

Are you new to SMPS or thinking about joining? Join us on Wednesday, November 19th 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…

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group – Session One, Market Research

Tue., November 18, 2014

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

Wed., November 12, 2014

Join us for the second meeting of the SMPS Boston Book Club. We’ll be reading The Joy of Strategy: A Business Plan for Life by Allison Rimm, the presenter of our first Building Leaders Series event. Allison will join fellow SMPS members for a discussion of her book in the relaxed atmosphere of The Living Room.

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Study Group – Intro Session

Tue., November 11, 2014

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…

Networking

Networking

SMPS Reception at ABX!

Wed., October 29, 2014

Join the Boston Chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) for informal networking, lively conversation and fantastic raffle prizes. We are fortunate to have Ron Worth, CEO of SMPS attending the conference and reception…

Networking

Networking

Join SMPS Boston at ABX!

Tue., October 28, 2014

Join SMPS Boston at ABX! Come to Booth 308 to 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. Hope to see you there!

Education

Education

SMPS at ABX – A85: Step Outside the Box: Reimagining Corporate Communications

Tue., October 28, 2014

You’re an AEC firm looking to take charge of your communications. In an increasingly “noisy” world, how can you stand out? For this session, we’ve gone directly to the source to find unique approaches for engaging the media and bloggers!

Other

Other

LMANE October Program Led by Best-Selling Author Douglas Stone

Tue., October 28, 2014

Join LMANE for an afternoon with Douglas Stone, best-selling author and Harvard Law School Lecturer, as he explores the takeaways from his latest book, Thanks for the Feedback.

Career Development

Career Development

CPSM Information Night

Wed., October 22, 2014

Thinking about taking the CPSM exam or just want to learn more about what certification could do for your career? Attend an Information Night on October 22nd at 5:30 PM. We will have several CPSMs in attendance to answer your questions and provide the encouragement you need to take this important step in your career…

Education

Education

NAIOP Trends + Technology Marketing Conference

Wed., October 22, 2014

New technology and marketing practices in the commercial real estate industry are rapidly being introduced and becoming more sophisticated. Marketing professionals need to increase their skill set in order for their companies to stay competitive in today’s market place. This two-part conference will highlight innovative marketing trends and technologies that have been recently adopted in commercial real estate.

Networking

Networking

CPSM-Only Night (and Fellows too!)

Wed., October 15, 2014

Calling all SMPS Boston Chapter CPSMs and Fellows. You are all cordially invited to a 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.

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

Ideas to Build On – The Next Level of Professional Services Branding

Wed., October 15, 2014

Join SMPS Northern New England and guest speaker, Joe Walsh, at Ideas to Build On! Joe Walsh is a life-long professional services marketer who has worked with marketing challenged clients of all shapes and sizes, including a run as Arthur Andersen’s global creative director…

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

Somerville Redevelopment Updates: Assembly Square, Union Square and Beyond

Wed., October 1, 2014

Somerville is undergoing transformative change with the revitalization of Assembly and Union Squares into vibrant, mixed-use urban neighborhoods. Join SMPS Boston for a panel discussion with Drew Leff of Stantec/US2, Patrick McMahon of Federal Realty Investment Trust, Mary Ainsley of the MBTA and Hayes Morrisson from the City of Somerville. Our Moderator will be Janice Bergeron of Kennedy/Jenks Consultants.

Networking

Networking

Back to Business at Central Wharf Co.

Thu., September 25, 2014

We hope everyone had a great time at the Summer Social. Now, it’s time to get Back to Business! The evening will be filled with networking and meeting new friends as we kick-off the 2014/2015 season of SMPS Boston programming. All attendees receive 2 Free Drink Tickets and delectable hors d’oeuvres…

Education

Education

For SMPS Members Only: Lunchtime Learning Labs – An Introduction to InDesign Interactive Elements

Wed., September 24, 2014

Interactive is the new black. Gone are the days of static documents and stale PDFs. Our companies and clients want more, and they’re beginning to expect it. Marketing materials today are often digitally based, so why not take it to the next level? If you’re looking to learn the basics of utilizing some of the many interactive capabilities found in Adobe InDesign, join Michelle Devereaux, a marketing professional in the A/E/C industry and a 10-year Adobe user, for An Introduction to InDesign Interactive Elements.

Networking

Networking

Mix@6

Thu., September 11, 2014

Mix@6 is a great way to catch up with fellow SMPS friends and colleagues in a casual atmosphere. We’ll meet at Gather at 6PM for conversation, appetizers, and drinks!

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

Building Leaders Series: Maximize Your Leadership Brand: Know It, Grow It, and Show It!

Wed., September 10, 2014

The Building Leaders Series kicks off with Allison Rimm, a management consultant, coach, and educator who inspires professionals to create breathtaking visions and plans and make them a reality. In this interactive session, you’ll learn leadership strategies that will help you engage others in bringing your vision to life…

Education

Education

Summer Book Club

Wed., August 27, 2014

Join us for the first SMPS Boston Summer Book Club. We’ll be reading The One Thing You Need to Know: About Great Managing, Great Leading, and Sustained Individual Success by Marcus Buckingham. Join fellow SMPS members for a discussion of this book in the relaxed atmosphere of The Living Room.

Education

Education

Help Them Hire You! How to Make Client Interviews Stand Out, Set You Apart and Win More Business. (Webinar)

Wed., August 6, 2014

In this 90-minute, pre-recorded program, you’ll learn how you and the teams you work with (including principals!) can be clear, confident, and convincing when presenting to clients-or whenever you have an important message to convey. This presentation is packed with creative ideas, simple strategies, and practical tools you can use (and reuse) in the real world to be a more comfortable, extraordinary, and effective communicator.

Networking

Networking

Summer Social – Free for SMPS Members and Chapter Sponsors!

Thu., July 24, 2014

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

For SMPS Members Only: Lunchtime Learning Labs – Stand Out and Differentiate Yourself

Thu., July 10, 2014

When you attend a networking event, do you feel pressure to make a connection with someone in order to justify being there? Do you have a systematic approach to standing out and differentiating yourself in an introductory meeting? This presentation will consider these business situations and explain a set of habits and behaviors you can follow to gain value for you and your firm. It will also discuss how your personal network can be vital in winning new work for your firm.

Education

Education

Building Leaders Series – How to Best Capture and Present Your Completed Project

Thu., June 26, 2014

Explore some behind-the-scenes elements that will make your projects work for your firm beyond their completion. Join Wendy Benson, Robert Benson Photography and Mary Fichtner from the BSA to make the most of your photo shoot and how to prepare project award submissions for maximum impact.

Networking

Networking

MIX@6

Thu., June 26, 2014

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

Awards

Awards

2014 SMPS Boston ROC Awards Gala

Thu., June 5, 2014

Come celebrate the best of the best in Boston A/E/C marketing communications at the 2014 SMPS Boston ROC Awards Gala! This year’s event will be held at the Taj Boston, emceed by Nitsch Engineering’s Founding Principal & Chairman of the Board, Judy Nitsch, LEED AP, BD+C, FSMPS! Join us for the SMPS event of the season!

Education

Education

The Basics of Business Development in the A/E/C/ Marketplace

Tue., June 3, 2014

“The Basics of Business Development,” brought to Boston by SMPS National, is ideal for professionals who are:

– New to business development
– Looking for formal BD training
– Working in a technical profession and responsible for BD and client development
– Transitioning from marketing to BD
– Training technical staff to develop business

Gain insight into your specific business development needs. You will be challenged to evaluate the effectiveness of your current sales efforts, to strengthen your firm’s business development strategy, and to explore effective solutions to challenging business development situations.

Education

Education

For SMPS Members Only: Lunchtime Learning Labs – Proposal Blunders You Don’t Know You Are Making (But You Are)

Wed., May 14, 2014

Clients are getting bombarded with more and more proposals from your competitors. When there can be only one winner, how do you set your firm apart? This session offers unique strategies to give your proposals-and your firm-the competitive edge. Based on dozens of brutally honest proposal critics and discussions with procurement officials, Handal shares common proposal mistakes, provides solutions, and gives a new perspective on proposal competitions.

Networking

Networking

New Member Event & Cornhole Tournament

Thu., May 8, 2014

COME AND PLAY CORNHOLE WITH SMPS BOSTON’S NEWEST MEMBERS

It’s SMPS Boston’s 2014 New Member 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.

Join SMPS before May 8th and receive:

FREE admission to this event, which includes free food, a free drink, and the chance to win an iPad Mini.

Conferences

Conferences

SMPS Northeast Regional Conference: SMPS UBER Conference

Fri., May 2, 2014

A partnership between the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions has created the SMPS ÜBER Conference, a multi-day conference that will feature prominent keynote speakers, educational and client-themed programs, and networking events. Save the Date!

Conferences

Conferences

SMPS Northeast Regional Conference: SMPS UBER Conference

Thu., May 1, 2014

A partnership between the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions has created the SMPS ÜBER Conference, a multi-day conference that will feature prominent keynote speakers, educational and client-themed programs, and networking events. Save the Date!

Conferences

Conferences

SMPS Northeast Regional Conference: SMPS UBER Conference

Wed., April 30, 2014

A partnership between the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions has created the SMPS ÜBER Conference, a multi-day conference that will feature prominent keynote speakers, educational and client-themed programs, and networking events. Save the Date!

Awards

Awards

Call for Entries – SMPS Boston 2014 ROC Awards Late Deadline

Fri., April 25, 2014

The 2014 Recognizing Outstanding Communications Awards program is looking for marketing materials that are refreshing, make us rethink our own strategies, and truly show why Boston has some of the best A/E/C marketing folks in the industry. If you couldn’t make the early deadline, late entries are being accepted until April 25th. Submit your marketing materials for the 2014 Awards Gala!

Awards

Awards

Call for Board Nominations

Fri., April 11, 2014

This is the official call for nominations to fill Executive Committee roles and Director-at-Large positions on the SMPS Boston Chapter Board of Directors!

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

Climate Change and Boston’s Waterfront: How Massport and Partners Healthcare are Preparing for Change

Thu., April 10, 2014

Boston’s waterfront location is one of the many reasons it is a desired locale for business. However, a waterfront location also leave high-valued property and infrastructure vulnerable to damage from sea-level rise and other issues that pose major threats from climate change. Massport and Partners Healthcare are at the forefront of the action to protect their organizations’ assets, so join us as Sam Sleiman of Massport and John Messervy of Partners HealthCare discuss the measures they are taking to mitigate any impact the rising tides may have on their organizations’ properties, how this affects their capital plan and budget, and upcoming projects as it pertains to these changes.

Awards

Awards

Call for Entries – SMPS Boston 2014 ROC Awards Deadline

Thu., April 10, 2014

The 2014 Recognizing Outstanding Communications Awards program is looking for marketing materials that are refreshing, make us rethink our own strategies, and truly show why Boston has some of the best A/E/C marketing folks in the industry.

Education

Education

Marketing Boot Camp 2014

Thu., April 3, 2014

Get your marketing skills into tip-top shape! This full-day event will motivate you to grow professionally and personally. Topics include networking, government forms, interview and presentations, organizing the proposal process, social media, and communication tips. Don’t miss this opportunity to build your marketing muscles alongside a strong network of AEC mentors and friends.

Networking

Networking

MIX@6

Thu., April 3, 2014

Join us after the Marketing Boot Camp for a relaxed, networking environment with all of your SMPS friends and colleagues.

Networking

Networking

Community Connect 2014: A Day of Service with Boston’s CRE Industry

Tue., April 1, 2014

AAREP New England, BSA, CoreNet Global New England, NAIOP Massachusetts, NEWiRE, SMPS Boston, and ULI Boston are teaming together for a day of service. This year’s event supports the charity Cradles to Crayons, and provides an opportunity for multiple organizations within the CRE and AEC industry to join forces for a very worthy cause.

Education

Education

NEW DATE! How to Excel in Data Management

Wed., March 19, 2014

Are you getting the most from Microsoft Excel? Join Pia Cardinali, CPSM to learn some new ways Excel can help you manage the information and data that you’re expected to always have at your fingertips. Please note that lunch will be provided.

Awards

Awards

Call for Nominations – Marketing Professional and New Member of the Year

Thu., March 13, 2014

Help us recognize the premier contributors in A/E/C marketing by nominating your top pick for New Member and Marketing Professional of the Year by March 13th! Nomination forms take minimal effort to fill out, but make a huge impact on the people they honor.

Education

Education

Building Leaders Series – Graphic Design: Fundamentals, Tips, & Tricks

Thu., March 6, 2014

Join award-winning graphic designers Liz Reynolds and Karen Robichaud to explore a topic near and dear to the hearts of all A/E/C marketing professionals: Graphics! In this two-part program Liz and Karen explore visual strategies that should guide all graphic projects and presentations. They conclude with indispensable tips and tricks for InDesign and Photoshop.

Education

Education

BD Live! Business Development from the Clients’ Perspective – 2014

Thu., February 27, 2014

Join us for an interactive discussion on the way business development professionals win work. Veteran business development professionals Margaret Neil, Director of Client Services, Consigli Construction and Maria Tatarczuk, Business Development Manager, RDK Engineers, will facilitate the panel and focus on what owners/firms expect before, during, and after meetings, calls, RFP/RFQs and interviews. We will focus on what owners/firms expect before, during, and after meetings and sales calls. Attendees will learn strategies for their own business practices and develop a sense of which clients they should pursue and how to best position their firms for success.

Networking

Networking

MIX@6

Thu., February 27, 2014

Whether you attend the education event or not, join us after BD Live! Business Development from the Clients’ Perspective – 2014 for a relaxed, networking environment with all of your SMPS friends and colleagues.

Education

Education

Building Leaders Series – Dollars & Sense: Finance for Marketers

Thu., January 30, 2014

For marketers to grow professionally and have the chance to ‘earn a seat at the table’ with management, we need to develop a business vocabulary and understanding of the AEC industry outside of the marketing realm. One of the most crucial pieces of the pie is a grasp on your firm’s financial performance and metrics. Please join Tom Kahl and Ben Sawa from GEI Consultants as they present an informative and engaging discussion on the principles of business finance from a variety of perspectives.

Networking

Networking

MIX@6

Thu., January 30, 2014

Whether you attend the education event or not, join us after Dollars & Sense: Finance for Marketers for a relaxed, networking environment with all of your SMPS friends and colleagues.

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

Lean Design and Construction: Is the Boston A/E/C Community Prepared?

Wed., January 29, 2014

More and more RFPs are asking for firms to provide Lean Design and Construction services on projects – but what does that mean for your firm? Will your firm get that next RFP for the large new Lean construction project without past Lean experience? How do you know Lean is here to stay?

Education

Education

Introduction to the CPSM Study Group

Tue., January 14, 2014

The CPSM Committee kicks off its 8-week program with an introduction to the materials, a gap analysis, and a discussion about a future with SMPS. Please join us if you intend to study for and take the exam.

Conferences

Conferences

SMPS Boston Holiday Party

Thu., January 9, 2014

Be seen with fellow SMPS members, firm principals, and friends at the annual Holiday Party/Charity Event. Welcome 2014 with lively conversation over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at the exclusive Boston College Club located on the 36th floor overlooking the city of Boston! Win raffle prizes and, through donations to the Big Brother Big Sister Foundation, help needy boys and girls. Register early, as last year’s event sold out. Your registration includes hors d’oeuvres, two drink tickets, one raffle ticket, and free parking after 6pm.

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

Tri-Branding: Build an Employment Brand that Engages Your Clients, Employees, and Ambassadors

Thu., December 12, 2013

As marketers, business developers, and leaders, we are keenly aware of the power of a strong company brand. Brand shapes clients’ perceptions about your firm’s reputation, experience, and capabilities – and often these perceptions can be the difference between winning and losing a project. So how can you develop and strengthen your brand? Join SMPS Boston for an engaging keynote from Bob Kelleher, an unparalleled engagement expert. Bob will leverage case studies and best practices from leading companies in the AEC industry and beyond to provide attendees with specific ideas and applications that will help your firm succeed.

Education

Education

CPSM Information Night

Tue., December 10, 2013

Come learn what it takes to apply for, study for, and take the CPSM Exam. Ask veteran and newly minted CPSMs everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the program, from how long it takes to study to how it’s benefited their careers. We will also discuss available scholarships and raffle off a full set of books from the recommended reading list.

Education

Education

Building Leaders Series – Debriefing: If We Knew Then What We Know Now

Thu., December 5, 2013

Tennis pro Roger Federer said once, “When you’re winning, and things are going well, is the best time to question yourself.”

Networking

Networking

MIX@6

Thu., December 5, 2013

Join us after Debriefing: If We Knew Then What We Know Now for a relaxed, networking environment with all of your SMPS friends and colleagues.

Education

Education

They’re Just Not That Into You: The Importance of Relationship Building with Owners (ABX Session C48)

Thu., November 21, 2013

This interactive discussion at ABX pulls from a broad cross section of Boston’s most influential owners and developers of design and construction projects. Hear directly from them what they expect and enjoy about their business development process and, more importantly, how to build relationships that surpass simply “getting on the RFP list.”

Networking

Networking

SMPS Reception @ ABX

Wed., November 20, 2013

Join the Boston chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) for informal networking, lively conversation, and fantastic raffle prizes. We are fortunate to have Ron Worth, CEO of SMPS, and Brad Thurman, SMPS President, attending the conference and reception. At the reception, they will give a brief overview of where the association leadership is taking SMPS this upcoming year and into the future.

Networking

Networking

Join SMPS Boston at ABX!

Tue., November 19, 2013

Join SMPS Boston at ABX! Come to Booth 353 to 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. Hope to see you there!

Education

Education

Building Leaders Series

Tue., November 5, 2013

The Building Leaders Series provides events that target SMPS Boston’s core members, those within the first decade of their marketing career. These programs are also great refreshers for seasoned marketers looking to refresh their skills. This year the Building Leaders Series features five events that will be held from November through June. Sign up now for all five events for significant savings!

Education

Education

Building Leaders Series – Managing the Data Deluge: Organize Your Client and Project Data

Tue., November 5, 2013

So much information and so little time to manage it – but don’t let information overload get the best of you! Ease the stress on your time schedule and save your sanity by effectively organizing your marketing information. Join us for an informative roundtable discussion lead by SMPS veterans Chris Stockwell, Laurie Strickland, CPSM and Jennifer Shelby, CPSM to learn best practices that will help keep your project/client information at your fingertips.

Networking

Networking

MIX@6

Tue., November 5, 2013

Join us after the Building Leaders Series – Managing the Data Deluge: Organize Your Client and Project Data for a relaxed, networking environment with all of your SMPS friends and colleagues.

Distinguished Speaker

Distinguished Speaker

Back to School with the University of Massachusetts Building Authority and MA State College Building Authority

Wed., October 9, 2013

Join us on Wednesday, October 9th as Katherine Craven, Executive Director of the University of Massachusetts Building Authority (UMBA), and Ed Adelman, Executive Director of the Massachusetts State College Building Authority (MSCBA) discuss how they have helped each of their organizations convert their plans into reality, and the next major steps in a building effort designed to reshape the faces of all of Massachusetts’ public campuses and provide the UMass and State Campus Systems with the 21st century facilities they are in need of.

Networking

Networking

Back to Business

Fri., September 13, 2013

Fall is almost here… so it’s time to get Back to Business! This popular annual event will be filled with networking and meeting new friends as we kick-off another season of SMPS Boston events and programs. All attendees receive a Free Drink Ticket (1) and delectable hors d’oeuvres. So come join us at Blu – this event is always a member favorite!

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