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SMPS Pittsburgh Presents: Hammer Home More Business Conference 2015

October 16, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 1:30 pm


This year’s Marketing & Business Development conference is constructed to provide A/E/C professionals with tools to hammer home more business.  The speakers will inspire professionals to nail daily marketing tasks and saw through business development opportunities.  A client panel will give constructive advice regarding what they look for in professional services firms and input on the right tools for your firm’s toolbox.


Carpenter’s Training Center | 652 Ridge Road | Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Conference Schedule:

7:30 – 8:15 a.m. – Registration, Networking, Breakfast

8:15 – 9:30 a.m. – Opening Keynote: Susan Murphy, Executive Trainer and Presentation Coach

9:45 – 10:45 a.m. – Breakout sessions

Business Development Track: Kordell Norton, Status Quo to Status Grow, Supercharging your Organization for Explosive Growth

Marketing & Communications Track: David M. Mastovich, Don’t be a Bullshit Marketer, How to Create and Leverage your No B.S. Message

11 a.m. – Noon – Client Blueprint Panel: Client Discussion on A/E/C Marketing and BD



  • David Eisenreich, Pennsylvania Department of General Services, Selections Committee
  • Dave Zehngut, University Architect, Penn State University
  • Suzanne Thomas, ALCOSAN Procurement Officer

12:15 – 1:30 p.m. –  Lunch & Roundtable Topics*

1:45 p.m. – Optional Networking Event: Carpenter’s Training Center Tour & Interactive Networking Activity (Included in cost of registration)

*Roundtable speakers to be confirmed.







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Sponsorships are still available for this conference!

View our sponsorship packages.

For additional sponsorship information, contact:

Katie Stern, A. Martini & Co.
412.860.7176 | katie.stern@amartinigc.com

Michael Len, Wallace & Pancher, Inc.
724.551.1240×164 | mlen@wallacepancher.com

Hotel Accommodations:

For those traveling to Pittsburgh for the event, a discounted SMPS Pittsburgh rate is available for conference attendees at the Courtyard by Marriott Settlers Ridge (1-800-Marriott) for the evening of Thursday, October 15th.

For additional questions about the conference, please contact:

Danielle List, CPSM
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc.
412.644.3013 | listd@pbworld.com

Mark Witouski, CPSM
IKM Incorporated
412.281.1337×148 | mwitouski@ikminc.com

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations may be made up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund by contacting treasurer@smpspittsburgh.org. Pre-registered “no-shows” are responsible for the full cost of registration plus a service charge and will be billed accordingly. If you paid by credit card, your card will be credited. If you paid by check, a refund will be mailed to you within 10 business days.

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Regional Council of Carpenters Training Center
652 Ridge Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15205

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