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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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READY. SET. VIDEO. Editing Videos with Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects

February 20, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

JE Dunn
1616 Camden Road, Suite 400
Charlotte, NC 28203

Join us to learn about Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects. Katie Stanley will teach us how to use Premiere Pro, the industry leader for editing videos. This workshop will introduce some basic concepts of video editing. It will cover how to import video footage from any camera or phone, how to convert online videos into editable format, add text sound and transitions to the project, and an overview of the leading video editing software with different video editing techniques examples.

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, you will learn how to edit, adjust color, refine audio, and more! 

About Katie Stanley

Katie Stanley is the Marketing Coordinator at Optima Engineering where she manages all aspects of marketing from compiling RFQ responses to managing the company’s website to all their graphic design needs.

Coming from an artistic family she has been surrounded by creative individuals from young age which helped shaped her path towards design, but it is really everything graphics related that is her true passion. Katie is also currently working towards her Adobe Certification.

She graduated from The Technical School of Mechanical Engineering in the Czech Republic, received her Associate Degree in Interior Design from CPCC and recently completed the Full-Stack Web Development program at UNCC.

In her free time, she works as a freelance photographer various sporting events and with local non-profit organizations such as Susan G. Komen, Friendship Trays and Pilots & Paws, and loves to travel to the world’s different locations to draw inspiration from.

Thank you to our Event Sponsor for the February Education event: Sharpe Co.


Lunch will be provided. Free Parking in deck below office building.

If you have any questions, please contact Andrea Turner at 704.840.1358 or

Cancellation/Refund Policy:
Cancellations made 72-hours prior to the event will receive a refund. 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.


$35.00 Member Ticket - Charlotte Chapter
$45.00 after 11:30 am February 19

$35.00 Member Ticket - Other Chapter
$45.00 after 11:30 am February 19

$65.00 Non-Member Ticket
$75.00 after 11:30 am February 19

Future Meetings

Craft of Marketing Annual Membership Event

April 24, 2019
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Blue Blaze Brewing
528 S. Turner Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28208

Join your SMPS colleagues for an afternoon of networking at Blue Blaze Brewing

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