Meeting/Event Information

    Past Meetings

    Growth Hacking A/E/C: The Marketing Playbook for the New Economy

    December 12, 2017
    11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

    Penn State Harrisburg, Olmsted Building, Room E-134
    777 West Harrisburg Pike
    Middletown, PA 17057

    Disruption is everywhere. Nearly every aspect of an A/E/C firm’s business has been impacted, requiring significant change to business as usual. So why is marketing often the lone exception? It doesn’t have to be this way.

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    State High Project Tour, State College PA

    November 15, 2017
    3:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    State High, State College Area School District
    633 Westerly Parkway
    State College, PA 16801

    SMPS Central PA invites you on a hard hat tour of the State College Area High School, home of a $120-million 700,000 square-foot addition and renovation to be completed for the 2018/2019 school year.

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    Meet & Eat: Tech Tools for Communication, Collaboration, and Organization

    October 31, 2017
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Kinsley Education Center
    350 Hill Street
    York, PA 17403

    A casual exploration of how to enhance your personal and team efforts with Microsoft OneNote and Slack.

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    Mentorship Program Kick-off event - Members ONLY!

    October 19, 2017
    4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Harvest Season Grill & Wine
    2625 Brindle Drive
    Harrisburg, PA 17110

    Join us for an evening of networking and help kick-off SMPS Central PA's First Mentorship Program!

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    Accelerate your A/E/C firm’s growth through modern marketing

    October 06, 2017
    7:45 AM - 3:00 PM

    Hershey Lodge - Wild Rose AB Meeting Space
    325 University Drive
    Hershey, PA 17033

    Join us for SMPS Central PA's Marketing Summit as Eric Kazda, Craig Kazda, and Lucas Stacey from Quantum Dynamix, and Debbie Andrews from Marketri, discuss how to Build Your Company's Growth Engine From First Contact to Close

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    SMPS CPA Member Orientation & Benefit Refresher

    September 19, 2017
    8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

    Cornerstone Coffeehouse
    2133 Market Street
    Camp Hill, PA

    You're invited to join 2017-2018 President Shawn Barron, CPSM, and Membership Chair Heather Sweitzer, CPSM for our member orientation and benefits refresher session!

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    A/E/C Golfing "Fore" Business 4-Person Scramble to benefit Youth Services Bureau

    September 12, 2017
    12:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    The Country Club of Harrisburg
    401 Fishing Creek Valley Road
    Harrisburg, PA 17112

    A/E/C Industry Golfing "Fore" Business 4-Person Scramble to Benefit Youth Services Bureau. Don't miss out on a great opportunity to get some one-on-one time with your clients and treat them to golf at the same time.

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    Leverage your Beverage with SMPS CPA: End of Summer Networking Event

    August 16, 2017
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Out Door Country Club
    1157 Detwiler Drive
    York, PA 17404

    Join us for our end of summer networking event! Registration includes light hors d'oeuvres, beverages, and lots of networking opportunites.

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    SMPS CPA Summer Networking with York Revolution

    August 01, 2017
    4:30 PM - 10:00 PM

    PeoplesBank Park
    5 Brooks Robinson Way
    York, PA 17401

    Join us on August 1st for an evening of networking at PeoplesBank Park when the York Revolution takes on the Long Island Ducks!

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    2017/2018 SMPS Central PA Program Planning

    August 01, 2017
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    320 N George Street
    York, PA 17401

    It's ttime to start planning for the 2017/2018 program year. We'd appreciate your input and involvement to brainstorm the program agenda and to help coordinate programs throughout the year.

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    AIA PA Separations Act Debate: Single-Prime vs. Multi-Prime

    July 13, 2017
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Harrisburg University
    326 Market Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17101

    Join AIA Pennsylvania on Thursday, July 13th at Harrisburg University to hear both sides of the Separations Act Debate! This moderated debate will feature key players on both sides of the Separations Act.

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    Summer Kickoff Networking Event

    June 28, 2017
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Cafe 1500
    1500 N. Sixth Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17102

    Come network with members of the Central PA chapters of your favorite organizations!

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    SMPS Central PA: Annual Awards and Summer Social

    June 07, 2017
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

    Troegs Brewery Company
    200 E Hersheypark Drive
    Hershey, PA 17033

    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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    Omnichannel Marketing – What’s All the Hype?

    May 23, 2017
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Heritage Hills Golf Resort & Conference Center
    2700 Mount Rose Avenue
    York, PA 17402

    Omnichannel marketing remains one of the hottest and often confusing topics, but it's also a model that promises to fundamentally change the way professional services firms do marketing.

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    SMPS CPA invites you to tour the Morgan Academic Center at PSU

    May 09, 2017
    2:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Morgan Academic Support Center for Student-Athletes at Penn State University
    Greenberg Complex, McKean Road
    University Park, PA 16802

    Join representatives from Penn State University and the successful design build team consisting of Hoffman Leakey Architects, Stahl Sheaffer Engineering, PJ Dick, and Barton Associates, as we tour the Morgan Academic Support Center for Student-Athletes.

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    Sales and Marketing Topics: The Art and Skill of Persuasion

    May 02, 2017
    8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    The Horst Building, 2nd Floor Training Room
    320 Granite Run Drive
    Lancaster, PA 17604

    Persuasion: Science or art? How is persuasion different than selling? How can we as sales and marketing professionals take the Scientific Laws of Persuasion and use them in the Marketing to Leads Sales process?

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    2017 SMPS Northeast Regional Conference

    April 26, 2017
    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Gideon Putnam Resort

    Saratoga Springs, NY

    Rejuvenate your career, your passion, your lust for life, your yearning to learn….what do YOU want to breathe new life into?

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    Marketing Your Design & Construction Technology to Win Work

    March 29, 2017
    3:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel
    4650 Lindle Road
    Harrisburg, PA 17111

    Join us for an AEC Panel Discussion that will help identify how design and construction technology is impacting your projects, marketing message, hit rate, and profitability.

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    SMPS CPA Members: Join us at Millersville University's Career Week - Marketing & Business Development Career Panel

    March 02, 2017
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Millersville University - Student Memorial Center, Room 118
    21 South George Street
    Millersville, PA 17551

    To help students focus on their career plan and discover job opportunities in their field, the office of Experiential Learning and Career Management at Millersville University hosts an annual Career Week.

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    AIA Pennsylvania: Designing Schools for Success

    February 21, 2017
    8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Harrisburg University
    326 Market Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17101

    Join AIA Pennsylvania on Tuesday, February 21st at Harrisburg University to further the discussion on K-12 design and building throughout Pennsylvania.

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    The Butterfly Effect & Its Impact on A/E/C Firms

    February 16, 2017
    3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Heritage Hills Golf Resort & Conference Center
    2700 Mount Rose Avenue
    York, PA 17402

    The Butterfly Effect suggest that something as innocuous as a butterfly flapping its wings can directly impact the development of a hurricane weeks later. But in an industry of technical professionals, early indicators of major disruptors often go unnotic

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    Brain Based Revenue Generation: Engage the Brain to Trigger the Buy

    January 25, 2017
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Harrisburg University - 14th Floor Auditorium
    326 Market Street
    Harrisburg, PA

    Revenue Path Group (RPG) presents the latest neuroscience findings to outsmart and outsell your competition.

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    Don't miss SMPS CPA / AIA PA Joint Event! 1 LU/HSW Credit - January 18th in Harrisburg!

    January 18, 2017
    3:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    Appalachian Brewing Company
    50 North Cameron Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17101

    The SMPS CPA chapter has teamed with AIA PA for a joint networking event in Harrisburg. Please join us to network with fellow marketing & business development professionals.

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    Meet & Eat: Using Awards to Position Your Firm

    January 11, 2017
    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

    Skelly and Loy
    449 Eisenhower Boulevard Suite 300
    Harrisburg, PA 17111

    The art of writing an award submission and the science of including awards in your marketing formaula for success.

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