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    Members and non-members alike are welcome to participate in SMPS events! With educational, networking and social events on the calendar, you are sure to find an event that meets your interests and schedule.

    See the list of upcoming events below, or read about conferences here, or recurring events here. If you have questions about an event or would like more information, contact any of our board members.

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    Charlotte As An Energy Hub

    October 21, 2010
    11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
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    Charlotte City Club
    121 West Trade Street, Suite 3100
    Charlotte, NC
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    We've all heard that Charlotte is transitioning from a bank town, but where are we headed?  This panel will evaluate how renewable energy will be a part of the future of Charlotte.  Our panelists represent distinctly different areas of development, and each will offer their insight on how renewable energy technology is reshaping our city. 

    Our panel will be moderated by Scott Mickle from LandDesign.  The panelists will include: 

    • Keith Pehl from Optima Engineering
    • Tom Kepper from Greenfield Power
    • A Member of the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association

    Our luncheon will be held at the Charlotte City Club from 11:30 to 1:30.  Please allow yourself plenty of time to get from the parking deck to the 31st floor of the building.  Lunch will be a buffet and will begin promptly at 12:00 PM.  Parking and venue information is listed below.

     

    Parking Instructions:
    *Please bring your parking deck ticket up to the Charlotte City Club for validation.*
    If you use google maps, enter 116 West 4th Street as your destination.  The entry to the deck is directly behind the First Citizens Building along 4th Street.  If you are traveling along 4th, after crossing over Tryon Street, continue half a block and directly behind the First Citizens Building, take a right into alleyway under overhead walkway. There is a large black sign indicating 121 West Trade and City Club Parking. Follow the signs into the parking deck and park in a Charlotte City Club parking space. After parking, take the elevator to the main lobby of the building. There will be a sign indicating which set of elevators to take for the CITY CLUB. Press LC indicating LOWER CLUB AREA, which is on the 31st floor.  If you have any questions, please feel free to call David O'Neal at (704) 361-2969.

    Registration Info

    11:30 - 12:00 Registration and Networking
    12:00 - 1:30 Lunch and Program

    SMPS Continuing Education Credits: 1 CEU

     

    Future Meetings

    Charlotte’s Light Rail: 10 Years of Change

    March 02, 2017
    11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

    Dressler's Restaurant at The Metropolitan
    1100 Metropolitan Avenue #125
    Charlotte, NC 28204
    http://www.dresslersrestaurant.com

    We will explore the impact of the Light Rail over the past 10 years

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    2017 SMPS SunBuilt Conference

    March 06, 2017
    12:00 AM to 11:45 PM

    OMNI AMELIA ISLAND PLANTATION RESORT
    38 Beach Lagood Road
    Amelia Island, FL 32034
    https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/amelia-island-plantation

    2017 SMPS SunBuilt Conference

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    Marketers on the Move

    March 15, 2017
    11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

    JE Dunn
    1616 Camden Road
    Charlotte, NC 28203
    http://www.jedunn.com

    Have you ever wondered what the path might look like in order to become Marketing Director or Chief Marketing Officer of your organization?

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    The MIX: Lunch Break

    March 22, 2017
    12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

    All American Pub
    200 E. Bland Street
    Charlotte, NC 28203

    Network with your SMPS colleagues and catch up on the current buzz around the Queen City.

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    Metrolina Greenhouse Site Tour: Growing and Operating GREEN

    April 06, 2017
    3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Metrolina Greenhouses
    16400 Huntersville Concord Road
    Huntersville, NC, NC 28078
    http://www.metrolinagreenhouses.com/Pages/Default.aspx

    Come tour Metrolina Greenhouse!

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    The Craft of Marketing

    April 26, 2017
    3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    NoDa Brewing Company
    2921 N Tryon Street
    Charlotte, NC 28206
    http://nodabrewing.com/

    afternoon of A/E/C networking, craft beer, and a discussion centered on the brewery’s road to success and the current issues/challenges they are facing as growth continues

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    The MIX: W(h)ine Wednesday

    July 12, 2017
    5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

    Vin Master
    2000 South Blvd, Suite 610
    Charlotte, NC 28203

    Network with your SMPS colleagues and catch up on the current buzz around the Queen City.

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