Meeting/Event Information

    Past Meetings

    Client For A Day: Learn How Your Proposals Are Evaluated And Give Yourself An Edge

    December 17, 2014
    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Gannett Fleming West Building, Room 260
    209 Senate Ave
    Camp Hill, PA 17011

    Did you ever wish you could have more of an impact on our clients’ decisions? What if you could get into their heads, influence their decisions, and craft more compelling proposals? Matt Handal (author and contributing editor of SMPS Marketer) will take

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    SMPS Central PA's Third Annual Member Meeting & Social

    December 03, 2014
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Cornerstone Coffeehouse
    2133 Market Street
    Camp Hill, PA 17011
    http://thecornerstonecoffeehouse.com/

    Join us for an evening of networking with your fellow SMPS Members and hear updates to current Chapter initiatives. Heavy appetizers and beer/wine will be provided!

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    SMPS Central PA Presents: Tour of Penn State Harrisburg Educational Activities Building

    November 24, 2014
    10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Penn State Harrisburg - Educational Activities Building
    First Street
    Middletown, PA 17057

    The Higher Ed market has continued to be a bright spot for the A/E/C industry, with many area colleges and universities recently undertaking large capital projects. These institutions are helping to drive the sustainability movement in the mid-state, and

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    Member Appreciation Learning Event with speakers from Build Business Conference

    November 11, 2014
    8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Kinsley Education Center
    350 Hill Street
    York, PA 17403
    http://www.kinsleyeducation.com

    Join SMPS Central PA for a morning full of networking and free educational sessions. While you’re at it, sign up for a new professional headshot! Non-members, don’t fret…you're welcome to participate for a small registration fee.

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    EXCITING NEWS! SMPS Central PA Presents: Tour of Penn State’s Pegula Ice Arena

    November 05, 2014
    3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Penn State’s Pegula Ice Arena
    The Pennsylvania State University, 250 University Drive
    University Park, PA

    Join us for a tour of Penn State’s Pegula Ice Arena – the $102 million dollar state of the art facility that helped Penn State realize its goal of Division 1 hockey.

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    SMPS Central PA: Social Media Workshop

    October 22, 2014
    8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Skelly and Loy, Inc.
    449 Eisenhower Boulevard Suite 300
    Harrisburg, PA 17111
    http://www.skellyloy.com

    Embrace the Power of Social Media! For Part I, Steven Williams will help you navigate through Social Media Authorization and Legal Issues. In Part II, Rachel Strella will discuss how you can leverage LinkedIn for B2B.

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    A/E/C Industry Golfing "Fore" Business 4-Person Scramble

    September 30, 2014
    1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Conestoga Country Club
    1950 Stone Mill Road
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    http://www.conestogacc.com

    Join SMPS Central PA for our first annual 4-person golf scramble. Players can also register for a 1-hour group lesson with the Club’s head pro which will be held prior to the outing.

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    Highway to Growth

    September 17, 2014
    8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
    950 Soldiers Drive
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    http://www.carlisle.army.mil/ahec/index.cfm

    Streamlining the Development Process - a CAEDC and SMPS Joint Event

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    SMPS Central PA Meet & Eat: Best of Build Business

    August 13, 2014
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Gannett Fleming West Building, Room 260
    209 Senate Ave
    Camp Hill, PA 17011
    http://www.gfnet.com/

    Can't make it to the SMPS National Conference? This event is for you!

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    SMPS Central PA Meet & Eat: Preparing Your Marketing Strategy for the Holiday Season

    Fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la! The holiday season is less than six months away. Are you ready?

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    Summer Networking Event

    July 10, 2014
    4:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    Metro Bank Park
    245 Championship Way
    Harrisburg, PA 17101
    http://www.senatorsbaseball.com

    Join SMPS Central PA for an evening at the ballpark!

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    SMPS Central PA: Summer Awards Mixer

    June 05, 2014
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Lancaster Brewing Company
    469 Eisenhower Boulevard
    Harrisburg, PA 17111

    Marketers and Business Developers—If there’s one thing those of us in the BD realm can do better than anyone else, it’s NETWORK!

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    SMPS Central PA: Meet & Eat - Best of the ÜBER Conference

    May 21, 2014
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Skelly and Loy, Inc.
    449 Eisenhower Boulevard Suite 300
    Harrisburg, PA 17111
    http://www.skellyloy.com

    The SMPS Northeast Regional Conference (NERC) held the first ever “ÜBER Conference” on April 30-May 2. Nine SMPS chapters representing 1,350 members partnered to offer the conference—Northern New England, Boston, Connecticut, Upstate New York, New York Ci

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    SMPS Central PA Webinar - Persuasive Content is King

    May 14, 2014
    8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Giant Community Center
    3301 Trindle Road
    Camp Hill, PA 17011

    Content is king in professional services and other knowledge-based marketing—it’s the key to establishing your firm’s leaders as thought leaders in the industry. But content only rules if it is shared in an engaging way that busy “readers” pay attention t

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    SMPS Central PA: Meet & Eat - Client Development

    May 07, 2014
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Dawood Engineering, Inc.
    1828 Good Hope Road
    Enola, PA 17025
    http://www.dawood.cc

    Winning the work of a new client is all about relationships. The groundwork for landing that project can begin years before the RFP is even written, and the process requires involvement and support of senior management, technical staff, and the marketing

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    SMPS Central PA: Maximizing Your Role within Your Firm

    April 24, 2014
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Gannett Fleming West Building, Room 260
    209 Senate Ave
    Camp Hill, PA 17011

    Today, perhaps more than ever before, A/E/C professionals are expected to fulfill a multitude of roles – utilize innovative marketing techniques, bring in technical work and maintain a healthy backlog, grow their firm’s business sectors, perform the techn

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    Do This: It Works. Your Step by Step Guide to Authentic and Effective Presentation Skills

    April 09, 2014
    7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Skelly and Loy
    449 Eisenhower Boulevard Suite 300
    Harrisburg, PA 17111
    http://www.skellyloy.com

    Whether you are a slick executive, a technical expert, a seasoned business development professional, or a brand new marketing coordinator, winning more project work is essential. Are your presentation and interview skills winning you the job?

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    Organize Each Day to be Home by Dinner and Still Meet Your Deadlines

    March 18, 2014
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Skelly and Loy, Inc.
    449 Eisenhower Boulevard Suite 300
    Harrisburg, PA 17111
    http://www.skellyloy.com

    AEC marketers are constantly being asked to do more within the same amount of time. How do you get it all done while not sacrificing your personal life?

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    Managing Up! - SOLD OUT!!! as of 2/20/2014

    February 25, 2014
    9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    LSC Design
    320 North George Street, Suite 100
    York, PA 17401
    http://goo.gl/maps/i2orx

    Learn how to capture the C-suite's attention and come across as credible, authentic, and engaging.

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    Central Pennsylvania Healthcare Panel

    February 12, 2014
    11:15 AM - 1:30 PM

    The Conference Center at Central Penn College
    600 Valley Road
    Summerdale , PA 17093
    http://www.centralpenn.edu

    Please join SMPS on February 12th for an informative panel discussion with leaders in the region’s healthcare market.

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    Creating Expertise: How Football and Advertising Elevated a Local Firm

    January 23, 2014
    8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Skelly and Loy, Inc.
    449 Eisenhower Boulevard, Suite 300
    Harrisburg, PA 17111
    http://www.skellyloy.com

    In this presentation, Pavone will talk about the creative force behind SpotBowl, and how the site has transformed the agency into one of the nation's leading Super Bowl advertising experts.

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