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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.

Want to sponsor an event? Click here for sponsorship information.

Past Meetings

Extreme Mixed Use

October 13, 2020
11:45 AM to 1:00 PM

Zoom Meeting

Join us for a discussion on Extreme Mixed Use from both a practitioner and educator’s point of view.

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Morning MIX (Marketing Information Xchange)

October 08, 2020
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM

Zoom Meeting

Network with your SMPS colleagues over coffee!

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Proposal Strategy Workshop with Matt Handal

September 23, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Zoom Meeting

Understand what’s really going on behind the curtains of the procurement game...

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2020-21 Kick-Off Social

September 10, 2020
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Zoom Meeting

Join us as we kick off the 2020-21 Year!

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Looking Ahead at the Technology-Driven Parking Industry

August 06, 2020
11:45 AM to 1:00 PM

Zoom Meeting

The parking industry is constantly transforming as new and existing technologies are transformed and rolled out.

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READY. SET. VIDEO. Editing Videos with Adobe Premiere Rush

July 22, 2020
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Zoom Meeting

Whether you are a beginner or a pro, you will learn how to quickly make videos, edit, and share.

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Pursuing Peace During Uncertain Times

July 09, 2020
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Zoom Meeting

During this special event, we will focus on how to grapple with working through COVID.

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Virtual MIX Happy Hour & Annual Focus Group

June 17, 2020
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Zoom Meeting

Join us for our first virtual Marketing Information eXchange (MIX) Happy Hour!

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The Mix: Lunch Break @ Noble Smoke

February 26, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Noble Smoke
2216 Freedom Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208

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

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Thematic Interpretation: Museums’ Secret for Engaging Audiences - RESCHEDULING

February 19, 2020
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

DPR Construction
200 Southside Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217

This workshop will equip attendees with a proven technique for crafting engaging statements that draw the audience in: thematic interpretation.

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Women in Leadership - SOLD OUT!

February 13, 2020
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Heist Brewery - NODA Location
2909 N Davidson St #200
Charlotte, NC 28205

Learn about Crystal Smith's experience as a woman in the A/E/C industry and how she has driven towards success.

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Maximizing Client Engagement

January 15, 2020
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Serendipity Labs @ The Refinery
1213 W. Morehead Street
Charlotte, NC 28208

This session will focus on eight key market client strategies that influence a new client during a project pursuit.

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Strip it to Give it! - SMPS Charlotte Local Charity Outing

January 11, 2020
9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Triple C Brewing Company
2900 Griffith Street
Charlotte, NC 28203

Want to help out the Charlotte community? Love running (or walking!)? Then sign up for the 2nd Annual Strip It to Give It 5k under the team name “Notorious A/E/C” (yes, pun intended!)

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