Past Events

    Uncovering Unconscious Bias – What is “Normal” and Who is Your Default?

    November 17, 2020
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    Virtual Meeting

    As business development and marketing professionals, you are always thinking about your audience and strategizing about how to reach them. But how well do you really know your audience and understand their experiences? Have you ever wondered who you are n

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    Education Program: Then What Happened? How to Create a “Lessons Learned” Story

    November 12, 2020
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Virtual Meeting

    It’s inevitable. Whether it’s in the “invitation to the shortlist” questions or in the Q&A portion of the interview, a client is bound to ask about “lessons learned.” Learn how to help your team craft short stories about their experiences that not only an

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    A Long Look Forward – Part 2: Pandemic Impact on the Future of Healthcare and Education

    October 20, 2020
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    Virtual Meeting

    Join us as we discuss the pandemic impact on the future of Healthcare and Education.

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    Educational Program: Eye-Catching Visuals for Papers, Presentations and Proposals

    October 13, 2020
    7:45 AM - 9:00 AM

    Virtual Meeting

    Although we know that the human brain was built to process content visually, when we respond to RFQs and RFPs, we tend to submit text-heavy documents and expect our readers to digest the content.

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    A Long Look Forward – How Sectors Trend From Here…

    September 22, 2020
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    Virtual Meeting

    Pandemic Impact on the Future of Multifamily, Office, and Light industrial Work

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    Virtual Member Mixer

    September 17, 2020
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Virtual Meeting

    Are you new to SMPS, or looking to find out what we're all about? Connect with other area AEC markers at our Virtual Member Mixer! 

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    How to Build Thought Leaders in the Marketplace

    September 10, 2020
    7:45 AM - 9:00 AM

    Virtual Meeting

    Join Cathy Hutchison, CPSM, Director of Marketing—VP at Idibri for a deep dive on what it takes to build thought leaders in the marketplace.

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    SMPS NEO Chapter Awards

    July 30, 2020
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Virtual Meeting

    2020 brings additional categories, a new custom trophy, and new virtual format! Be sure to enter your firm's material for the 2020 SMPS NEO Chapter Awards!

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    CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 2020-2021 BOARD & COMMITTEE MEMBERS

    May 29, 2020
    12:00 AM

    Submit your Nominations!

    Serve your fellow members, advance your professional development and position your firm for prime exposure within our region by volunteering for a leadership position with the NEO SMPS Chapter!

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    Luncheon Speaker Series: Leaders, Movers and Shakers

    May 19, 2020
    3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

    Virtual Meeting

    What does it take to become a leader at work, in your industry or in your community? Our May program will be a discussion of leadership development focused on younger professionals. 

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    SMPS NEO Virtual Happiest Hour!

    May 14, 2020
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Virtual Meeting (Zoom)

    COVID-19 has transformed the way we live, work, and play. Working from home has left us craving connection, socialization, and the sharing of ideas that typically happens organically in the workplace or in person.

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    Local Response for Local People

    May 08, 2020
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Virtual Meeting

    As Northeast Ohio re-enters the office environment, our Owner and Occupier clients have a number of questions that they’re eager to better understand. While many of these questions will take time to solve, we come together to share what we have learned s

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    Virtual Education Program: Advanced InDesign Creative Cloud Training Workshop with Shaffer Creative

    April 28, 2020
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Virtual Meeting

    An interactive, workshop-style session for advanced InDesign users!

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    SMPS NEO Virtual Happiest Hour

    April 16, 2020
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Zoom Meeting
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83252833464

    COVID-19 has transformed the way we live, work, and play. Working from home has left most of us craving connection, socialization, and the sharing of ideas that typically happens organically in the workplace or in person. The Happiest Hour will serve as a

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    Annual Rock N' Bowl

    February 21, 2020
    2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    Spins Bowl Independence
    5619 Brecksville Road
    Independence, OH 44131

    Join us for SMPS NEO's long-running annual fundraiser at Spins Bowl Independence!

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    Luncheon Speaker Series: P3 in Ohio: Impacts, Trends and Future Projects

    February 18, 2020
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    City Club
    850 Euclid Avenue, 2nd Floor
    Cleveland, OH 44114
    Venue website

    Join SMPS Northeast Ohio for a panel of public-private partnership (P3) professionals and a discussion of the impact of Ohio P3 projects, trends in the industry, and future projects. 

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    Marketing Strategies to Support Your Human Resource Efforts

    February 11, 2020
    7:45 AM - 9:00 AM

    Construction Employers Association (CEA) Training Room
    950 Keynote Circle, Suite 10
    Cleveland, OH 44131
    Venue website

    This session will take an in-depth look at the latest strategies and trends in marketing that your firm can implement to help your team flourish, ultimately providing the best results for your clients.

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    New Member Breakfast

    January 30, 2020
    7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

    L.A. Pete's
    6080 Brecksville Road
    Independence, OH 44131

    Are you thinking about becoming a member? Or have you recently joined our chapter and are looking for ways to connect? We'd love to see you here!

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    Luncheon Speaker Series: Re-Imagining Your Client Experience Strategy

    January 21, 2020
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    City Club
    850 Euclid Avenue, 2nd Floor
    Cleveland, OH 44114
    Venue website

    This session will reimagine what client-centric selling looks like by showcasing GrowthPlay’s Six Pillars for Client Experience that include specific CX behaviors, tools, and tactics that accelerate sales growth.

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    Step Into Your Clients' Shoes Through Client Empathy Mapping

    January 14, 2020
    7:45 AM - 9:30 AM

    Construction Employers Association (CEA) Training Room
    950 Keynote Circle
    Brooklyn Heights, OH 44131
    Venue website

    In a little more than an hour, you will walk away with tangible solutions to address your clients’ needs, both existing and potential, along with a step-by-step guide that will help you navigate creating maps for your clients back at the office.

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