Fireside Chat with Carolyn Bligh

December 13, 2017
11:30 AM EST - 2:00 PM EST
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The Marquee
960 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
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Carolyn Bligh, Director of Facilities Design, ESPN, will speak about her experiences, career path, and the opportunities that have helped her achieve success during her career in the A/E/C industry. This luncheon will be a conversation-based, intimate chat, providing an open forum for attendees to benefit from Carolyn’s knowledge.

This is an ideal setting for young and emerging professionals, those who are considering joining our mentorship program, and any marketer who could use a source of inspiration.

Event Details:
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
   11:30 AM to 12:00 PM   Registration & Networking
   12:00 PM to 1:00 PM     Lunch
   1:00 PM to 2:00 PM       Fireside Chat

The Marquee
Mezzanine Lounge (1 level up from Main Street access)
960 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103

Parking in nearby garages and lots available. Recommended parking in the Morgan Street Parking Garage. Cross the street to enter 960 Main Street from the rear entrance. Take escalator up 2 levels to the lobby level, then take lobby stairs up to the mezzanine level. Signage will be posted.

Lunch Selections:
Gorgonzola Sirloin
8 oz. Sirloin grilled to perfection with a gorgonzola butter

Filet of Salmon
Lemon, Thyme Beurre Blanc Sauce

Baked Butternut Squash
Baked Butternut Squash with vegetable ratatouille

Available only to SMPS CT Members: $30
Please RSVP by Friday, December 8, 2017, by 5:00 PM

Please note:
Registration is limited to 30 people on a first come, first serve basis.
We are unable to accommodate walk-ins for this event. Late registrations will only be accepted if space permits (dietary restrictions cannot be accommodated after December 8, 2017) and will be charged an additional $10.

Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance to receive a refund.

No shows are responsible for payment in full.

* SMPS Connecticut is proud to offer social events and educational lunch & learns in addition to our monthly programs as part of our Membership Appreciation Series. Lunch & Learns are available exclusively to Members. Please note, SMPS is an individual-based membership organization, and, as such the membership and its benefits belong to the individual and cannot be transferred.


Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 
This program is eligible for 1.0 SMPS CEU credit in Domain 6.


Thank you to our Sponsors

About Our Speaker

Carolyn is a past president of SMPS CT whose desire for living her life with the purpose to inspire others has guided her in making career and personal decisions over her 25+ year career in the A/E/C industry. As a young child who had a passion for drawing Peanut characters and bunnies, she now creates human-centered workplace designs and branded environments that inspire people to be innovative, collaborative, and be the amazing people they are meant to be. She has transcended from art school to Director of Graphic Design for one of the largest A/E/C firms in the Northeast, to owning her own consulting business for 24 years, and is currently the Director of Facilities Design for ESPN, a global leader in sports entertainment and events. Carolyn will share influences and defining moments that shaped her career journey. 


$0.00 Program Sponsor Free Registration