• SMPS Education Event
  • Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
  • 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
  • Arquitectonica
    818 West 7th Street, Suite 800
    Los Angeles, CA 90017

  • Economic statistics, employment data, Federal Reserve surveys. Think they are boring? Think again! They can drive markets into a frenzy, causing billions of dollars to be made or lost in an instant and ultimately effect the AEC industry.

    Learn more about how to read economic indicators: which ones move markets that affect the AEC world, how to interpret them, and how to use them to spot and capitalize on future market trends.

    Speakers:

    1. Calvin Yoshitake, Magician and Psychic Extraordinaire, from Guida Surveying, Inc.
    2. Shelley Santo, Moderator/Speaker

    Cost:
    Members: FREE
    Non-Members: $20.00 (event attendance only)
    Bring your own lunch and drinks.

    Reservations cancelled more than 72 hours prior to an event will be subject to a full refund of the fees. Cancellations made less than 72 hours but more than 24 hours prior to the event will receive credit for attendance at a future SMPS/LA program. No-shows and cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to the event will not be refunded.

    Parking:
    Off-site parking lots

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  • Special Events Mixer
  • Thursday, October 9th, 2014
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  • New Member Orientation Lunch
  • Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
  • 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
  • Le Ka, 800 W. 6th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017

  • This New Member Orientation Lunch is an opportunity for our newest members to meet one another. Additionally, board members will assist new members in getting the most out of their SMPS experience.

    PARKING:
    $7.00 Self-parking

    PRICE:
    FREE - Members Only Event

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  • SMPS Education Event
  • Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
  • 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
  • Frederick Fisher and Partners
    12248 Santa Monica Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90025

  • Cut-throat competition and the vagaries of smaller marketing budgets are making submittals for design awards a more daunting task than ever. Our experts provide inside advice on how AEC firms can secure more awards and build their brand. Hear first-hand the best practices from AEC professionals who have seen it all as jurors and collaborators.

    For those interested, a short tour of the historic building, former office of renowned architect A. Quincy Jones will be given by John Berley, AIA.

    Speakers:
    1. Mandi Roberts, Assoc. AIA, Past Chair AIA-LA Design Awards
    2. John Berley, AIA, City of Santa Monica Commissioner (Historic Architecture)

    Cost:
    Members: FREE
    Non-members: $20 (Event attendance only)
    Space is limited to 15 attendees. Reserve your ticket today!
    Bring your own lunch and drinks.

    Reservations cancelled more than 72 hours prior to an event will be subject to a full refund of the fees. Cancellations made less than 72 hours but more than 24 hours prior to the event will receive credit for attendance at a future SMPS/LA program. No-shows and cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to the event will not be refunded.

    Parking:
    Note: Only street parking is available at this location

    QUESTIONS?

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  • Healthcare Roundtable Program
  • Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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  • Education Event
  • Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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  • Membership Development - Adobe Creative Suites
  • Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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  • SMPS/LA Holiday Party
  • Thursday, December 4th, 2014
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  • SMPS Education Event
  • Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
  • 12:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Frederick Fisher and Partners
    12248 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90025
    (Note: only street parking available at this location)

  • Do you have the right business strategy!Who is pulling your strings, and are they being pulled in the right direction? Los Angeles is home to the top design and construction firms in the world – so how do you stay fresh and competitive!

    Learn how to effectively complete a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) analysis to create the right business strategy. Don’t follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you! The seminar will identify the internal SWOT pitfalls to avoid, and highlight how to identify external opportunities and threats that and will ultimately leverage your firm to gain more market share.

    Speakers:

    1. Cristina Bercovitz, Puppet Master
    2. Sharlene Silverman

    Cost:
    Members: FREE
    Non-Members: $20.00 (event attendance only)
    Limited Space-15 Attendees
    Bring your own lunch and drinks

    Reservations cancelled more than 72 hours prior to an event will be subject to a full refund of the fees. Cancellations made less than 72 hours but more than 24 hours prior to the event will receive credit for attendance at a future SMPS/LA program. No-shows and cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to the event will not be refunded.

    Parking:
    Only street parking available at this location

    QUESTIONS?

    SPONSOR THIS EVENT

  • Principals Breakfast Panel (Water)
  • Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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  • Education Event
  • Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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  • Special Events Mixer
  • Thursday, February 5th, 2015
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  • Education Event
  • Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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  • Construction Tour
  • Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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  • Education Event
  • Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
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  • Roundtable Program
  • Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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  • Member Benefit Event
  • Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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  • Bridge Program Applications Deadline - for Students
  • Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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  • Online application

  • Call for Nominations: 2015-2016 Board of Directors
  • Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
  • TBD to
  • Email submission

  • Special Events Mixer
  • Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
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  • Education Event
  • Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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  • New Member Orientation Lunch
  • Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
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  • Bridge Program Applications Deadline - for AEC Firms
  • Thursday, April 30th, 2015
  • TBD to
  • Online submission

  • Call for Nominations: 2015-2016 Board of Directors (Deadline)
  • Friday, May 1st, 2015
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  • Roundtable Program
  • Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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  • Board Elections: 2015-2016 Board of Directors (Ballots)
  • Friday, May 15th, 2015
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  • Education Event
  • Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
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  • Leonardo Awards
  • Thursday, June 11th, 2015
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  • Education Event
  • Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
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  • Education Event
  • Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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  • Construction Tour
  • Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015
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  • Education Event
  • Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
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  • Client Roundtable Program
  • Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
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  • Education Event
  • Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
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  • Special Events Mixer
  • Thursday, October 8th, 2015
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  • Education Event
  • Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
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  • Roundtable Program
  • Wednesday, November 11th, 2015
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  • Education Event
  • Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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  • SMPS/LA Holiday Party
  • Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
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  • Education Event
  • Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
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