Meeting/Event Information

    Can I Say That? Ethical Advertising for AEC Marketing & Design Professionals

    February 28, 2019
    3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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    Appalachian Brewing Company
    50 North Cameron Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17101

    AIA Pennsylvania & SMPS Central Pa are teaming up to bring you Tony Potter and his OFFIT KURMAN colleague, Franklin Miller, for the new, improved “Can I Say That?  Ethical Advertising for AEC Marketing & Design Professionals”! 

    Key Learning Objectives: 

    • Identify Ethical Issues in Advertising & Create a Framework for Resolution for Marketing Professionals.
    • Analyze Professional Cannons of Ethics Impacted by Advertising.
    • Understand Professional Association Codes of Ethics and Attribution Guidelines.
    • Review Ethics Board Opinions Impacting Advertising.

    Program Format: 

    3:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Registration & Welcome

    4:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Continuing Education Session 

    5:00 pm – 7:00 pm – AIA Pennsylvania & SMPS Annual Mixer 

    (2 Drink Tickets & Hors D'oeuvres Included!)


    About The Presenter: 

    Mr. Potter is a Principal attorney in the Offit Kurman Construction Law Practice Group and is a resident of the firm’s Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Office. Mr. Potter focuses his practice on counseling architects, engineers, design-build entities, owners and other businesses involved in construction contracting, commercial and construction litigation, administrative law, and professional licensing matters.

    Mr. Potter serves as general counsel to AIA Pennsylvania, special counsel to the American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania and is a member of the Penn State Harrisburg Advisory Board for the Structural Design & Construction Engineering Technology and Civil Engineering Programs. He frequently provides seminars and lecturers at national, regional and statewide forums on topics including construction contract documents, construction delivery methods, design and construction errors and omissions, risk management, construction and project management, construction litigation and design professional ethics.



    Annual Gold Sponsors:


    Annual Silver Sponsors:

    Annual Bronze Sponsors:

    Warfel Construction Company

    Buchart Horn

    Media Sponsors:

    In-Kind Sponsors:

    SKELLY and LOY, Inc.

    Cancellation/Refund Policy

    Cancellations made 48-hours prior to the event will be fully refunded.  Due to our commitment with the meeting facility for food and beverage quantities, all other cancellations or no-shows will be invoiced for the full cost of the event.

    Photography Disclaimer

    Photos are frequently taken at our chapter events.  The SMPS Central PA Chapter has the right to use photos from our events for any purpose, including but not limited to use in publications, on social media, in the newsletter, promotional materials, or on our website.

    Charitable Contributions Disclaimer

    Although payments and contributions to SMPS Central Pennsylvania are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes, they may be deductible as business expenses under other provisions of the Internal Revenue Code.



    $40.00 SMPS CPA - Member: CE Session & Mixer

    $25.00 SMPS CPA - Member: Continuing Education Session

    $40.00 AIA Pennsylvania or SMPS other chapter Member: CE Session & Mixer

    $25.00 AIA Pennsylvania or SMPS other chapter Member: Continuing Education Session

    $50.00 SMPS Non-member or Guest : CE Session & Mixer

    $30.00 SMPS Non-member or Guest : Continuing Education Session

    Thank you to our 2018-2019 Annual Sponsors!