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Did you miss our latest SMPS #THEAECSOFMARKETING event? If so, here you go:

Blog, Photo Galleries  |  February 27, 2019

First of all, HUGE THANK YOU to our annual sponsor of these events – Breaking Ground! We appreciate everything you do! Second, the event was held Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 8:30 a.m to 10:00 a.m. and was called: SMPS #THEAECSOFMARKETING | CREATING VIABLE OUTCOMES & ROI IN 2019: THE 4 P’S THAT IMPACT PROFIT ...

If you missed it, here’s some pictures from our SMPS February Luncheon | How New Technology Drives Development & Building Practices

Blog, Photo Galleries  |  February 22, 2019

Huge THANK YOU to our sponsors and to everyone that attended despite the weather on Wednesday, February 20th for “How New Technology Drives Development and Building Practices”- a panel discussion on how new technologies and tech companies in Pittsburgh drive the development and building practices in our region. PANELISTS: Anna Siefken, Executive Director of Scott Institute ...

SMPS Northeast Ohio – Matt Handal’s Proposal Workshop: Take your Proposals to the Next Level

Chapter News & Announcements, Events & Conferences  |  February 19, 2019

Tuesday, April 9 from 7:45 am – 12 pm in downtown Cleveland Oswald Conference Center 1100 Superior Avenue #1500 Cleveland, OH 44114 Did you ever wish you could have more of an impact on your clients’ decisions? What if you could get into their heads, influence their decisions, and craft more compelling proposals? Matt Handal ...

It’s CPSM Week!

Blog, Chapter News & Announcements  |  February 11, 2019

It’s CPSM Week!

Online from February 11–15, 2019, we’re celebrating all things certification during CPSM Week. Are you a CPSM? What about your friends and colleagues? Help us raise awareness about the program by spreading the word about CPSM Week and the benefits of earning the designation. We’ll be using #smpscpsmweek throughout social media so everyone can follow ...

SMPS 2019 January Luncheon | Development Trends in Ever-Changing Western PA

Chapter News & Announcements  |  January 18, 2019

January 16 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Thank you for joining us on Wednesday, January 16th for the panel discussion on development trends in Western PA. If you missed it, here are some pictures of the event! PANELISTS: Lance Chimka, Executive Director of Allegheny County Economic Development Jason Rigone, Director of Planning & Development, Executive Director of Westmoreland ...

New Member Spotlight: Aaron J. Kulik

Blog, Chapter News & Announcements, Member Spotlights  |  December 20, 2018

New Member Spotlight: Aaron J. Kulik

Aaron J. Kulik Associate IIDA LEED Green Associate Designer Aaron Kulik is a designer at heart. In his own words, “I am an interior designer that grew up in an upholstery shop.  If you ask me my heart is held together with thread, glue and upholsterer’s tacks.” Aaron’s career path started over 20 years in ...

SMPS 2018 Jingle and Mingle Holiday Soirée

Photo Galleries  |  December 06, 2018

Here are some photos from the SMPS 2018 Jingle and Mingle Holiday Soirée, where we celebrated the holidays at Lidia’s on Tuesday, December 4th and supported Play it Forward Pittsburgh and The Little Fox – Toby’s Foundation in remembrance of Tobias “Toby” Graham Stern. We were able to donate a truck load of toys to ...

SMPS November Luncheon | ’Eds & Meds’ Continue to Drive our Economy: What’s New in the World of Eds?

Photo Galleries  |  November 29, 2018

Thanks to our wonderful panel who spoke to our local A/E/C professionals at the SMPS Pittsburgh November Luncheon at the Rivers Club about what’s happening at our region’s colleges and universities.  Panelists included J.B. Messer from CCAC, Dan Marcinko from the University of Pittsburgh, Jim Miller from Washington & Jefferson College, and Jonathan Kersting from ...

SMPS #theAECsofmarketing | Minding your RFPs and RFQs

Photo Galleries  |  November 29, 2018

HUGE thank you to Deborah Knox for teaching #theAECsofmarketing educational event that happened on Wednesday November 21st at the Master Builders Association. Deborah Knox is a marketing and business development professional specializing in writing, editing and graphic design.  She has worked in the Pittsburgh region for more than 25 years including stints as  Executive Assistant to ...

SMPS September Luncheon | Emerging Trends & Challenges in Developing South Western PA

Photo Galleries  |  November 29, 2018

Thanks to our panel who spoke to our local A/E/C professionals at the SMPS Pittsburgh September Luncheon at the Rivers Club about the future of real estate development in the Pittsburgh region. PANELISTS Michaela Robbins, Regional Director, CORE Development  R. Scott Pollock, Vice President of Development, Oxford Development Steve Whittingham, Director of Development, Burns & ...