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

SMPS & AIA Charlotte Holiday Social & Gingerbuild!

December 13, 2017
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Trolley Museum
1507 Camden Road
Charlotte, NC 28203

As part of their annual Holiday Social, SMPS Charlotte has teamed with AIA Charlotte to host Gingerbuild!, a gingerbread design/build/decorate competition!

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The MIX: Wine Wednesday

November 29, 2017
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Foxcroft Wine Co. in Dilworth
1235 East Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28203

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

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SMPS Charlotte Coordinator Club - Inaugural Event

November 15, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

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

Help us craft the future of Coordinator's Club meetings in this kickoff event!

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CPSM Study Group Info. Session

November 13, 2017
12:30 PM to 1:00 PM

Whiting-Turner
800 West Hill Street, Suite 400
Charlotte, NC 28208
http://www.whiting-turner.com/

Join us for a FREE CPSM Info. Session!

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Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel - The Next Chapter in Charlotte's Cultural Renaissance

November 02, 2017
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel
303 S. Church Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
http://www.tryonparkhotel.com/

Join us for an exclusive tour of the Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel, followed by a happy hour at Merchant & Trade. You don't want to miss it!

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CPSM Study Group - Initial Interest Meeting

October 19, 2017
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

Whiting-Turner
800 West Hill Street, Suite 400
Charlotte, NC 28208
http://www.whiting-turner.com/

Interested in learning more about the SMPS CPSM?

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Webinar: Strategic Planning 101 – Demystify the Process

October 18, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

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

The steady rise in the economy has caused a stir within the A/E/C industry landscape for marketing professionals.

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The Marketing Information eXchange (MIX): Lunch Break

September 27, 2017
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Seoul Food Meat Company
1400 S. Church Street
Charlotte, NC 28203
http://www.seoulfoodmeatco.com/

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

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Confessions of a Content Whisperer: Cracking the Code to Extracting Data from Your Technical Team

September 20, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

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

In a world of continuous proposals, marketers really don’t have time to beg for content and they shouldn’t have to.

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How Politics Affect Charlotte's Construction Industry

September 07, 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

Make plans to attend this eye-opening session that will reveal how your vote can directly affect the A/E/C industry

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7th Annual ABC Networking

September 06, 2017
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

8.2.0
820 Hamilton Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
http://www.820clt.com

CREW Charlotte's 7th Annual ABC Networking Event.

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Kick-Off Social

August 23, 2017
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Queen Park Social
4125 Yancey Road
Charlotte, NC 28217
https://www.queenparksocial.com/

Summer may be coming to an end but that doesn’t mean the fun is over!

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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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SMPS End of Year Celebration!

June 06, 2017
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Ink N Ivy
222 S. Church Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
https://www.charlotte.inkanivy.com/

Join us at Ink N Ivy

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A Day with Susan Murphy: Interview/Public Speaking Skills & Relationship Building/Negotiation Skills

May 19, 2017
9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

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

Join us for a full-day with Susan Murphy!

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Annual Member Focus Group

May 12, 2017
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

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

SMPS Charlotte wants your input!

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A New Prescription for the Changing Healthcare Landscape

May 04, 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

Come discuss the current state of the healthcare construction market.

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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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Adobe “Hands-On” Workshop – InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator

April 19, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

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

Have your Adobe questions answered by one of our local SMPS experts

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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 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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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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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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The Evolution of the Charlotte Housing Authority

February 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

The public/private partnership of affordable living

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The MIX: W(h)ine Wednesday

January 11, 2017
4:30 PM to 6:30 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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