• SMPS-LA Educational Event
  • Thursday, April 23rd, 2020
  • 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • PCL Construction Services, Inc.
    655 North Central Avenue
    Suite 1600
    Glendale, CA 91203

  • OVERVIEW
    You know that InDesign 2020 can make all of your marketing design dreams come true—but where do you start? Adobe Certified Expert in InDesign CC Julie Shaffer will introduce you to this powerful tool and demystify the software’s freshest features in this special four-hour beginners’ session. You’ll learn tips for making eye-catching layouts in record time as well as tricks that will make your future projects a breeze. This hands-on class will feature a Q&A and plenty of opportunities for you to hone your newly acquired skills.

    SPEAKER
    Julie Shaffer, CPSM, Shaffer Creative
    As an award-winning designer and respected leader of creative teams and marketing departments, Julie exhibits the perfect mix of tact, tenacity, and industry knowledge to design and orchestrate creative marketing solutions for each client. She is an Adobe Certified Expert in InDesign CC and is known for developing extensive style formatting for project efficiency and completion. Julie loves to share her knowledge through workshop-style trainings for clients and professional organizations across the US.

  • SMPS-LA Educational Event
  • Friday, April 24th, 2020
  • 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • PCL Construction Services, Inc.
    655 North Central Avenue
    Suite 1600
    Glendale, CA 91203


  • OVERVIEW
    You need an outstanding graphic for that proposal you’re working on—so where do you begin once you open your laptop? After you’ve taken this introductory Photoshop and Illustrator course, you’ll wonder no more! Photography and graphic design guru Julie Shaffer will teach you the ways of Photoshop and unravel the mysteries of Illustrator. In no time at all, you’ll find yourself creating ingenious photo- and vector-based elements for your marketing collateral. Bonus: You’ll also get a chance to ask Julie every question you ever had about Photoshop and Illustrator.

    Remember to bring your laptop to get the most out of this course!

    SPEAKER
    Julie Shaffer, CPSM, Shaffer Creative
    As an award-winning designer and respected leader of creative teams and marketing departments, Julie exhibits the perfect mix of tact, tenacity, and industry knowledge to design and orchestrate creative marketing solutions for each client. She is an Adobe Certified Expert in InDesign CC and is known for developing extensive style formatting for project efficiency and completion. Julie loves to share her knowledge through workshop-style trainings for clients and professional organizations across the US.

  • SMPS Metro Client Program
  • Tuesday, May 19th, 2020
  • 11:30am to 1:30pm
  • JERDE
    601 W Fifth St. 5th Floor,
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

  • LA METRO is transforming the way we move: What’s driving mobility solutions? How does LA County plan on transforming mobility over the next 10 year’s?

    The transportation challenges in the Southern California region require bold action. Metro Vision 2028 declares taking unprecedented and innovative approaches to address these challenges. Join us to hear from the Executive Management team driving these initiatives. 

    Speakers
    Moderator:  Moderator Marcy Szarama, President, Destination Enterprises
    Panelists:
    Tim Lindholm, Senior Executive Officer, Project Management
    Abdollah Ansari, Senior Executive Officer, Program Management - Highway Program Kimberly Ong, Executive Officer, Program Management

    Event Schedule
    11:30 Arrival
    12 Lunch
    12:30 Program starts
    1:15 program ends
    1:30 adjourn

    Price
    Members: $70
    Future Members: $90

    Sponsorship
    Interested in sponsoring this event? Contact Matthew Sullivan, Director of Sponsorship sponsorship@smps-la.org

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