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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 & ...

Participate in Industry Research!

Chapter News & Announcements  |  November 09, 2018

Participate in Industry Research!

          How much does your firm spend when it comes to conferences and tradeshows? Are you making the most of this investment? As a marketing leader, are you applying modern trade show practices, achieving business goals, and making a lasting impact on your firm? SMPS members Ali Detar and Amy Collins are leading ...

New Member Spotlight: Paul DiGirolamo

Blog, Chapter News & Announcements, Member Spotlights  |  October 23, 2018

New Member Spotlight: Paul DiGirolamo

Paul DiGirolamo is Vice President of Engineering at RIG Consulting, Inc.  Paul has been with RIG for eight years.  RIG is a Pennsylvania certified WBE/DBE that performs Construction Management/Inspection, Surveying, Civil Engineering and Environmental Assessments.  Paul has over 25 years of engineering experience, a BSCE from Penn State and a MSCE from Carnegie Mellon.  He ...

Message from the President: Business Transformed Through Marketing Leadership

Blog, Chapter News & Announcements  |  September 12, 2018

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT - SMPS Pittsburgh Chapter...

Would you like to ENGAGE with SMPS Pittsburgh this year?

Blog  |  August 22, 2018

We are still looking for annual sponsors for the 2018-2019 year! SMPS Pittsburgh has developed a diverse menu of sponsorship opportunities for firms within the AEC  industry to chose from as a sign of their support for our annual educational programming and networking events. As you may be aware, SMPS is the premier resource for education ...

New Member Spotlight: Sami Barry

Blog, Chapter News & Announcements, Member Spotlights  |  August 14, 2018

New Member Spotlight: Sami Barry

Sami Barry is Director of Marketing for Helbling & Associates, a retained executive search firm that specializes in facilities, construction, engineering, and real estate development.  In her role, Sami works closely with the company’s President and Regional Managing Directors to develop and execute diverse marketing and business development strategies....

Demystifying the Awards Process Webinar

Blog  |  July 12, 2018

            Register to tune into AIA Pennsylvania’s “Demystifying the Awards Process Webinar” set for next Thursday, July 19th at 11 am! Don’t miss your opportunity to pick the brain of 2017 Architectural Excellence Design Awards head juror Reed Kroloff. Reed is a nationally renowned leader in the fields of architecture, ...