• Build Confidence and Improve Your Overall Message
  • Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
  • 12:00PM to 1:00PM
  • PCL Construction
    500 N. Brand Blvd, Suite 1500
    Glendale, CA 91203

  • • Does your firm commonly make the shortlist but struggle to be selected in the interview stage?
    • Does your firm commonly make the shortlist but struggle to be selected in the interview stage?
    • Are your teams stuck in a slide deck editing loop that never seems to end?
    • Do you find yourself struggling to lead a team through presentation preparation and practices?
    • Is every project interview an onerous process that you wish you could skip?

    Join us as Fawn Radmanich offers us some tips and tricks for marketers and business developers that are tasked with coaching project interview teams for shortlist and final project interviews. Learn how to help organize team ideas for a better start to message development. Learn concepts for keeping teams on task for developing presentation content and ending the continuous slide edit loop. Understand how to deliver feedback to team members while building confidence and improving the overall message. Discover how you will help your next interview team bring home the W!

    Fawn Radmanich, CPSM is a Marketing Manager for PCL Construction Services, Inc. and more than 15 year professional services marketing veteran for the A/E/C industry. She is a roll-up your sleeves pursuit strategist, with particular expertise in leading interview teams to winning multi-million dollar design and construction projects. Fawn particularly loves to dive head first into giant, messy interview team prep sessions with the sole purpose of motivating teams to the win. As a former coach and graduate of the Dale Carnegie Course, Fawn brings a unique perspective to coaching interview teams that builds on a foundation of proven practices.

    Event Schedule
    11:45 am – 12:00 pm Pre-Event Mingling
    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch & Learn

    Fawn Radmanich, CPSM
    Marketing Manager
    PCL Construction

    On-Site Parking Available at 500 North Brand entrance

    FREE – members
    $35 – non-members

    What does the price include?

    THIS IS A BROWN BAG LUNCH EVENT…please remember to bring your lunch!

    For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Matthew Hudson at mhudson@csdadesigngroup.com.

    For questions, please contact Cindy Ionita at cindy.ionita@swaarch.com.

  • Recycle Drive
  • Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
  • 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
  • Visit www.saveasample.com to learn more.

  • Save A Sample! creates a second life for unused fabrics and finishes. Design firms are invited to donate unneeded materials which are picked up and delivered to design schools. As a result, talented students have a much richer set of resources to work with during the year.

    Please visit www.saveasample.com for full details.

  • The Definitive Digital Marketing Gathering
  • Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
  • to April 11, 2018
  • Skirball Cultural Center
    2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90049

  • Digital Summit fills your brain and professional toolkit with thought leadership and practical solutions designed to supercharge your customer strategies. Sessions and topics featured at Digital Summit include:

    - Content
    - Search + SEO
    - Email
    - Mobile + Video
    - UX + Design
    - Social
    - Strategy

    SMPS/LA members receive a special $50 discount!
    Use Promo Code: SMPSLA50

    Register now! Early Bird Pricing good through Friday, 2/23.

  • William Hung, Courage-Finding Expert
  • Friday, April 13th, 2018
  • 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Co.
    811 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1500
    Los Angeles, CA 90017

  • You are a high-achieving professional. You know you have amazing potential. You love helping people transform their lives.

    Yet, you are the best kept secret with your work and you are tired of trading time for money.

    It this describes you, then this presentation is designed for you!

    William Hung, Courage-Finding Expert, will help you walk away with clear action steps to deal with your fears as entrepreneurs. During this presentation, you will learn how to:

    • Clarify your vision so you can live an authentic and fulfilling life.

    • Improve productivity so you can do more, have more, accomplish more in less time.

    • Have an abundance of high-paying clients that will see your value and, as a result, grow and increase your impact 10x.

    Back in 2004, William Hung's unique rendition of the song "She Bangs" by Ricky Martin during his American Idol audition can be seen as a humiliating failure. Yet, he was able to maintain a positive attitude despite intense criticism. He chose to stand up for himself. He believes he doesn't need to please everyone. He believes he can live his life with courage on his own terms.

    Today, he helps coaches and consultants become courageous leaders so they can have prosperous fulfilling lives. He wants to live a life with a mission bigger than himself by sharing his business and life experience with the world.

    Program Schedule:
    11:30 AM Registration & Networking
    12:00 PM Program & Lunch
    12:45 PM Q+A

    Free – members
    $25 – non-members
    Lunch will be sponsored by Hathaway Dinwiddie

    Hathaway Dinwiddie will validate your parking if you park at:

    757 S Flower St (5th floor and above)
    725 S Flower St (Mention Hathaway Dinwiddie)

    The closest Metro Station is the 7th Street/Metro Center Station.

    Contact Matthew Hudson, Sponsorship Director: mhudson@csdadesigngroup.com

    For questions about this event, contact our Education Director: Cindy Ionita at cindy.ionita@swaarch.com.

  • 2018 Leonardo Awards Program - Where Creativity Abounds
  • Thursday, May 17th, 2018
  • 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • The LINE Hotel
    3515 Wilshire Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90010

  • SMPS Los Angeles, now in its 35th year as a chapter, is excited to host this year’s Leonardo Awards Program on May 17, 2018. A long-standing tradition that was started in 1981, the evening is dedicated to celebrating the industry’s brightest stars - individuals whose achievements within the greater A/E/C community shine like a shooting star in the night sky.

    This program will highlight the artistry and craftsmanship that is infused throughout our local community. A festive evening, attendees will have the opportunity to sip on signature cocktails, bid on unique pieces of artwork as they socialize with their colleagues, then be seated for an extraordinary dinner prepared by Chef Roy Choi as we acknowledge this year’s winners of the Marketing Communications Awards (MCAs), the esteemed Leonardo Award recipient, Industry Honorees from both the public and private sector, and our first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.

    The evening’s emcees will be Mike Savage of Geotechnologies and Saundra Price of Price Architects, who have a few surprises up their sleeves to ensure the audience is delighted and entertained!

    Members: $130
    Non-Members: $180

    Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Sponsorship Director, Matthew Hudson, for more information at mhudson@csdadesigngroup.com

    Questions? Contact Rayna Feliciano at rayna.feliciano@kkcsworld.com