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WHAT IS CONNECTICUT’S ECONOMIC OUTLOOK? SMPS CT Annual Meeting and Connecticut Economic Outlook Client Panel

By: Ashley Remmers

What are some of the current and upcoming A/E/C projects in Connecticut? How do they relate to Connecticut’s current and future economic outlook? Come find out at SMPS’s Annual Meeting & Connecticut Economic Outlook Client Panel Program. Join us for our final program of the 2017-2018 SMPS CT calendar year on Wednesday, June 20th, at Back Nine Tavern at Southington Country Club, 150 Savage Street, Plantsville, CT, 06479, for an interactive panel that will explore Connecticut’s economic outlook and its effect on current and future A/E/C projects.

Our diverse panel of guests include: James P. Redeker, Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Transportation; Laura Cruickshank, FAIA, University Master Planner and Chief Architect and Associate Vice President for University Planning, Design and Construction for the University of Connecticut; Karri May, AIA, Senior Project Manager, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center; Dawn Hocevar, President & CEO of Bio CT; and Courtney Hendricson, Vice President of Municipal Services at Connecticut Economic Resource Center, Inc. (CREC). Our moderator will be Kent Schwendy, President/CEO of CIL, a non-profit real estate development company. If you’re looking for a glimpse into Connecticut’s future, this program is for you. For more information, please visit our website here. Registration is open until June 15th.N

About SMPS CT

Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) was created in 1973 by a small group of professional services firm leaders who recognized the need to sharpen skills, pool resources, and work together to create business opportunities. Today, SMPS, nationally, represents a dynamic network of 7,000+ marketing and business development professionals from architectural, engineering, planning, interior design, construction, and specialty consulting firms located throughout the United States and Canada. The Society and its 60 chapters benefit from the support of 3,250 design and building firms, encompassing 80% of the Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms and Top 400 Contractors.

 

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YOUR PROJECT DESERVES AN AWARD! SMPS CT Hosts AEC Industry Awards Panel

By: Ashley Remmers and Anna Cruz

Ah spring! That time of year when “for your consideration,” extends beyond the Oscars to amazing AEC projects and communications campaigns. We may not have billions of people watching our award ceremonies, but the after-party name recognition and prestige they bring can be extremely lucrative—especially in terms of future business.

Set up your team for award season success by joining SMPS CT on Wednesday, March 14th at Scene Art Bar, 29 Mill Street, Unionville, CT. We’ll explore the ins and outs of award submissions, securing the win, and leveraging victories to boost your firm’s brand and reputation. Our guest panel will cover the basics, from identifying awards opportunities in the AEC industry, to attaining team support and gaining jury member insight, to how to capitalize on award success.

Cathy DeFrances, CPSM, Associate/Director of Business Development of Fuss & O’Neill EnviroScience, LLC will moderate.  Guest speakers include Theresa M. Casey, FSMPS, CPSM, President/CEO of On Target Marketing & Communications, LLC; Kevin Herrick, AIA, Principal of The S/L/A/M Collaborative; and Susan Labas, CPSM, Senior Associate and Director of Marketing of van Zelm Engineers.

Learn what it takes for your team’s hard work to be recognized by registering here. Registration is open until Friday, March 9th.

About SMPS CT

Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) was created in 1973 by a small group of professional services firm leaders who recognized the need to sharpen skills, pool resources, and work together to create business opportunities. Today, SMPS, nationally, represents a dynamic network of 7,000+ marketing and business development professionals from architectural, engineering, planning, interior design, construction, and specialty consulting firms located throughout the United States and Canada. The Society and its 60 chapters benefit from the support of 3,250 design and building firms, encompassing 80% of the Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms and Top 400 Contractors.

 

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