Meeting/Event Information

Past Meetings

City of Indianapolis Update

November 17, 2016
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Keep Indianapolis Beautiful
1029 E. Fletcher Ave., Ste. 100
Indianapolis, IN 46203

For the November SMPS program, the City's Deputy Mayor of Economic Development Angela Smith Jones joins us to share a City Update and address A/E/C industry related topics

 


Tracking Your Relationships

November 02, 2016
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

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LIGHTsource LIGHTstudio
210 South Meridian Street, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Most business development and marketing professionals have a list of contacts that are either current or potential customers. However, managing that list can be a challenge. What information should you track? How do you know when to contact people? And wh

 


Marketing Strategy for the 21st Century

October 19, 2016
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Skyline Club
1 American Sq
Indianapolis, IN 46282

The focus of Mark’s presentation will be on how service providers can understand and effectively utilize three core marketing processes: the segmenting-targeted-positioning (STP) process, brand equity, and integrated marketing communications.

 


New Member Appreciation Event - All Members Welcome!

October 12, 2016
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Tappers Arcade Bar
501 Virginia Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46203

Join us for free arcade games, drinks & food as we celebrate our new members!

 


ICR Annual Conference

October 05, 2016
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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Ivy Tech Culinary Academy
2820 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46208

Join the ICR for their annual conference themed "Culture of Success"

 


Industrial Manufacturing Panel

September 21, 2016
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Skyline Club
1 American Sq
Indianapolis, IN 46282

The Industrial Manufacturing Industry globally includes a broad array of segments and has a combined value of over $600B. To retain their competitive edge, industrial manufacturers are being challenged to move faster, sell more and do it all at a lower co

 


Build Business 2016 Recap

September 14, 2016
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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LIGHTsource LIGHTstudio
210 South Meridian Street, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Couldn’t make SMPS Build Business conference this year? Let some of your fellow Indiana chapter attendees share what they learned.

 


Cummins Hard Hat Tour

August 17, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Wilhelm Construction Trailer
SW Corner of Washington & Alabama
Indianapolis, IN

Join us on a guided tour, provided by the project managers, of the new Cummins DBU headquarters.

 


Annual Meeting

August 03, 2016
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Rick's Cafe Boatyard
4050 Dandy Trail
Indianapolis, IN 46254

Vote on slated Board of Directors, Welcome incoming Board, Say “thanks!” to the outgoing Board & Sign up for a committee, or two!

 


The Proposal Process - What We Can Learn from Each Other

July 06, 2016
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

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LIGHTsource LIGHTstudio
210 South Meridian Street, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Teamwork! Proposals are not just for the Marketing Department – Business Developers and Owners play a major role in the proposal process. Join us as our panel of marketers, business developers and owners discuss how each person’s role is vital to the d

 


The 3 Cs : Content, Conversation and Conversion

June 15, 2016
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Skyline Club
1 American Sq
Indianapolis, IN 46282

The three Cs : Content, Conversation and Conversion These three are intertwined when it comes to reaching the right person at the right time with the right message.

 


Prospective Member Party & Cornhole Classic

May 11, 2016
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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The Rathskeller
401 E. Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Join us at The Rathskeller on May 11th and bring a prospective member for an afternoon of networking, fun, food, drinks and a Cornhole Tournament! We will gather in the popular beer garden where we will celebrate our chapter.

 


Education Series: Client and Business Development

May 04, 2016
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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Skyline Club
1 American Sq
Indianapolis, IN 46282

Join us on May 4 as we discuss Domain 3 of our Education series on Client and Business Development practices. Listen to our group of panelists as they discuss the appropriate interactions between clients, business development and marketing professionals.

 


Higher Education Panel Projects and Process

April 27, 2016
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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University of Indianapolis, Schwitzer 010 (free parking on-site)
1400 Campus Dr
Indianapolis, IN 46227

Indiana’s higher education institutions are complex and diverse. Together, the universities represented on this panel manage over 400 facilities and 4,000 acres on their campuses! You won’t want to miss this event as we discuss how each institution manage

 


Education Series: 8 Ways Neuroscience Can Drive Your Top Line

April 13, 2016
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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LIGHTsource LIGHTstudio
200 South Meridian Street, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Marketing is getting harder. It’s no longer enough to generate interest or measure amorphous feelings generated by unmeasurable things like “brand impressions.” Today’s marketer is expected to be the starting point for lead generation, setting up a huge p

 


An update from the Indianapolis Airport Authority

March 24, 2016
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Indianapolis International Airport
7800 Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46241

SMPS and NAWIC join together for an update from the IAA guest speakers who will share information on: IND’s terminal optimization project: from planning through marketing. As the terminal approaches its tenth anniversary in 2018, work is underway to refre

 


Education Series: Out-Plan and Out-Smart to Drive Big Revenue Growth

March 02, 2016
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

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LIGHTsource LIGHTstudio
200 South Meridian Street, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Have you ever felt that your prospects just weren’t getting it? Do you ever wonder why inaction seems to be one of your biggest competitors? Understanding how your prospects are hard-wired to receive messages and make decisions could be the key to unlocki

 


3rd Annual SMPS-IN Bowling Tournament

February 18, 2016
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Woodland Bowling Center
3421 E 96th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46240

Join us for networking, food, drinks, bowling, and fun at our 3rd annual bowling tournament to raise money for our Student Scholarship Fund!

 


What's on TAP?

January 28, 2016
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Indiana Landmarks - Cook Theater
1201 Central Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46202

This year's TAP program includes a series of presentations from dynamic speakers addressing topics related to recruiting, retaining and developing employees to win the talent war, and win more work.

 


The Business Development Breakdown: Seller/Doers and Rainmakers

January 20, 2016
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Skyline Club
1 American Sq
Indianapolis, IN 46282

SMPS National President Paula Ryan, FSMPS, CPSM, shares insights on business development trends, including new data from the SMPS Foundation business development research.

 


Measure What Matters - KPIs for Marketing & BD

January 13, 2016
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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LIGHTsource LIGHTstudio
210 S. Meridian Street, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46225

However you define your key performance indicators, the metrics you choose to track and analyze are critical to the credibility of your marketing and business development efforts.

 


 

The Essentials of Proposals

ERMCO, Inc.
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

06-13-2018

 

Indiana Innovation and Higher Performance Summit 2018

Indianapolis Marriott East
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

07-25-2018