Events

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

2015 Holiday Party

December 16, 2015
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

The Old Mecklenburg Brewery
4150 Yancey Road
Charlotte, NC 28217
http://www.oldemeckbrew.com/

2015 Holiday Party

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The MIX: W(h)ine Wednesdays

December 09, 2015
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

DRAUGHT
601 S Cedar Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Drop in on your way home and catch up with SMPS colleagues and grab a refreshing beverage to wind down.

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CPSM Study Group Information Session

December 07, 2015
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Vannoy Construction
4024 Barringer Drive
Charlotte, NC 28217

Join us for a FREE CPSM Info. Session!

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Group Therapy: Words From the Wise

November 18, 2015
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Cantina 1511
4271 Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28209
http://cantina15eleven.com/

Get advice from our panel of SMPS Charlotte's seasoned members

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November 2015 Site Tour & Panel Discussion | VA Health Center

November 12, 2015
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

VA Health Center
3506 West Tyvola Road
Charlotte, NC 28208

VA Health Center Site Tour & Panel Discussion

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The MIX: Breakfast Club

November 11, 2015
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM

Panera Bread
601 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28207
https://www.panerabread.com/en-us/home.html

Drop in on your way to work and catch up with SMPS colleagues and grab a cup of joe!

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October 2015 Education - PR & Writing Workshop

October 21, 2015
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

A M King
1610 East Morehead, Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28207
http://www.amkingconstruction.com

October 2015 Education - PR & Writing Workshop

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Go Jen Go Fundraiser

October 18, 2015
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
4150 Yancey Road
Charlotte, NC 28217

Come help us keep Jen Pagani’s legacy alive!

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Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure!

October 03, 2015
7:15 AM to 12:00 PM

Marshall Park, Uptown Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

We need your support!

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October Program - Infrastructure

October 01, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

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

NC's Crumbling Infrastructure

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September Education - Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

September 16, 2015
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

A M King
1610 East Morehead, Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28207
http://www.amkingconstruction.com

How can you stand out in a positive way and get your message heard?

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2nd Wednesday of the Month!

September 09, 2015
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM

Panera Bread
601 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28207
https://www.panerabread.com/en-us/home.html

Come join our 2nd Wednesday of the month - Breakfast

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September Program - Office Development

September 03, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

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

Office Development

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1st Wednesday of the Month!

August 05, 2015
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM

Panera Bread
601 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28207

Start and end your day with a smile.

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1st Wednesday of the Month!

July 01, 2015
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

DRAUGHT
601 S Cedar Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Start and end your day with a smile.

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Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator with Adobe Expert, Claudia McCue

June 25, 2015
8:15 AM to 5:00 PM

Columbia Downtown Venue TBD

InDesign in the morning, Photoshop and Illustrator in the afternoon!

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1st Wednesday of the Month!

June 03, 2015
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM

Panera Bread
601 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28207
https://www.panerabread.com/en-us/home.html

Start and end your day with a smile.

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Membership Meetup!

May 28, 2015
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

The Met
1111 Metropolitan Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28204
http://www.metropolitanclt.com/event/sunset-at-metropolitan/2145453156

Join us for a fun, FREE evening at the Sunset at Metropolitan event!

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Pre-recorded Webinar - Client Development: The Key to Winning Work

May 27, 2015
11:45 AM to 1:30 PM

A M King
1610 East Morehead, Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28207
http://www.amkinggroup.com

Winning a client is all about relationships. The business development groundwork for landing a project can begin years before the RFP is written. The process requires the involvement and support of senior management, marketing and business development.

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May 2015 Program- Economic Development

May 14, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

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

Come hear the latest news on economic development in our region.

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May Wine Wednesday

May 06, 2015
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

DRAUGHT
601 S Cedar Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

What is the definition of a good wine? It should start and end with a smile.

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Annual Member Focus Group

May 01, 2015
8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

WK Dickson
616 Colonnade Drive
Charlotte, NC 28205
http://www.wkdickson.com

What can we do to make SMPS Charlotte even better?

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Getting a Seat at the Table: Identify Your Leadership Strengths

April 29, 2015
8:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Red Rocks Cafe, Bar & Bakery
4223-B Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28211
http://www.redrockscafe.com

Join us as we welcome the SMPS National President to Charlotte!

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April Breakfast Club

April 21, 2015
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM

Panera Bread
601 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28207

We're all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that's all.

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April 2015 Program | Aviation in North Carolina

April 09, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

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

Join us to learn more about aviation in NC and how your firm can be part of it.

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April Wine Wednesday

April 01, 2015
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

DRAUGHT
601 S Cedar Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

What is the definition of a good wine? It should start and end with a smile.

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Group Therapy: SERC Debrief

March 31, 2015
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

A M King
1610 East Morehead, Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28207
http://www.amkinggroup.com

Did you miss the conference or attend and have some great tips to share?

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March Breakfast Club

March 17, 2015
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM

Panera Bread
601 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28207

We're all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that's all.

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March 2015 Site Tour | Carolina Theatre

March 12, 2015
3:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Foundation For The Carolinas
220 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
http://www.fftc.org/

Carolina Theatre Site Tour

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March Wine Wednesday

March 04, 2015
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

DRAUGHT
601 S Cedar Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

What is the definition of a good wine? It should start and end with a smile.

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February Breakfast Club

February 17, 2015
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM

Panera Bread
601 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28207

We're all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that's all.

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February 2015 | The Future of K-12 Educational Design

February 12, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

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

The Future of K-12 Educational Design | Customized Learning Environments

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February Wine Wednesday

February 04, 2015
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

DRAUGHT
601 S Cedar Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
http://www.draughtcharlotte.com/

What is the definition of a good wine? It should start and end with a smile.

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Full-Day InDesign Bootcamp

January 30, 2015
8:30 AM to 4:15 PM

A M King
1610 East Morehead, Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28207
http://www.amkingconstruction.com

SMPS Charlotte is offering a full-day, hands-on Adobe InDesign workshop with Adobe expert, Claudia McCue. This is a great workshop whether you are starting from scratch, brushing up on your skills, or significantly expanding your knowledge base.

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January Breakfast Club

January 20, 2015
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM

Panera Bread
601 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28207

We're all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that's all.

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January 2015 - The Retail Agenda for Uptown Charlotte

January 08, 2015
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

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

The Retail Agenda for Uptown Charlotte

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January Wine Wednesday

January 07, 2015
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

DRAUGHT
601 S Cedar Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

What is the definition of a good wine? It should start and end with a smile.

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