Events Calendar

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SMPS Board Meeting 12:00 pm
SMPS Board Meeting
Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
SMPS Executive Board Meetings are held every 2nd Wednesday of the month from noon-1pm. Locations are different each time, typically at a member’s office. FREE and open to members! Please RSVP to White@rmconsult.com to attend.
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Luncheon: Healthcare Panel 11:30 am
Luncheon: Healthcare Panel
Feb 20 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
SMPS ALASKA FEBRUARY LUNCHEON: Healthcare Panel The healthcare industry in Alaska is still expanding, bringing new work opportunities. Come learn from industry decision-makers about what they want to see in a consultant, upcoming work, and proposal best practices. Our panelist include: JAMES SEARS Facilities Director, Southcentral Foundation ANDREW ROMERDAKL Senior[...]
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AMA FANtastic Marketing Workshop
Mar 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:45 pm

SMPS members use the discount code WELCOME for 20% off ticket prices through February 23.

FANtastic Marketing: AMA March Luncheon + Workshop

Learn the secrets of building loyal customers that do the promotion for you at this exclusive luncheon and half-day workshop with national high octane sales and marketing expert, Meredith Oliver.

Doors Open & Registration

11:00-11:30 AM

KEYNOTE: Build Your Brand & Grow Your Business By Creating Fans BEFORE They Buy

11:30-12:30 PM

WORKSHOP: FANtastic Marketing Deep Dive

12:45-2:45 PM


Luncheon: Build Your Brand & Grow Your Business By Creating Fans BEFORE They Buy

Would you like to build a loyal fan base that does the selling and marketing for you? Looking to increase engagement and referrals from your social media presence? Interested in learning the new rules of sales and marketing in the digital age? Good news, this keynote by Meredith Oliver will do just that and more! Based on Meredith’s book, FANtastic Marketing, you will learn how to find, engage, and excite your fans resulting in more profit straight to the bottom line. Stop boring your fans with canned marketing and learn how to transform your brand with FANtastic Marketing – marketing that is about your fans, for your fans, and features your fans. Learn how to create fans BEFORE they buy and watch the traffic, leads, and sales to your business explode!

Workshop: FANtastic Marketing Deep Dive

Learn how to apply the FANtastic Marketing strategies covered during the luncheon in this deep dive workshop. Ask questions and brainstorm with fellow participants. Workshop facilitator, Meredith Oliver, will do “LIVE” reviews of participants’ websites and/or social media pages and offer tips on how they could make their online presence even more FANtastic.* Known for her no-geek-speak presentation style, Meredith will deconstruct how to make your online presence more engaging and result in more leads and sales by utilizing the principles of FANtastic Marketing.

*First come, first serve basis, as time allows. Participants are not required or obligated to do a “LIVE” review. If you would like to have your website or social media page reviewed, please arrive early and sign-up.


About Meredith Oliver

Meredith Oliver

Meredith Oliver is a sales and marketing keynote speaker, author, and strategist. She helps businesses drive more traffic, leads, and sales with digital marketing and sales solutions.

She is the founder and creative director of Meredith Communications, a digital marketing agency in Raleigh, NC. Meredith Communications is in its fifteenth year delivering digital marketing solutions such as website design, search engine optimization, and social media marketing.

Meredith holds a Masters Degree in Communication Technology from Rollins College and is the author of three books, (1) Click Power: The Proven System Home Builders Use to Drive More Traffic, Leads and Sales, (2) FANtastic Marketing: Leverage Your Fan Factor, Build a Blockbuster Brand, Score New Customers, and Wipe Out the Competition and (3) FANtastic Selling: The 10 Undeniable Traits of Rock-Star, Top-Producing, Quota-Busting Salespeople.

She has been speaking professionally for 15 years and holds the prestigious CSP (Certified Speaking Professional®) designation, the highest designation conferred by the National Speakers Association. She has spoken to audiences from 10 to 2,000 at prominent industry events such as the Volkswagen National After Sales Conference, the National Association of Home Builders International Builders Show and the National Automobile Dealers Annual Conference and Expo.

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SMPS Board Meeting
Mar 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SMPS Executive Board Meetings are held every 2nd Wednesday of the month from noon-1pm. Locations are different each time, typically at a member’s office.

FREE and open to members!

Please RSVP to White@rmconsult.com to attend.

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Luncheon: MOA Client Panel
Mar 20 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
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Mini-conference (Half day event, Dena’ina Center)
Apr 5 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

More details will be announced soon!

Business Development Mini-Conference
Apr 5 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Business Development & Marketing Hackathon

Join SMPS Alaska Chapter for a half-day conference
on Thursday, April 5th. Sign up today!

Tap into secrets of industry experts from around the country who will reveal the techniques and methodologies they have used to help their firms succeed.

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Check-in and Registration: 11:00 – 11:30 am  

Keynote Panel
Lunch included
11:30 – 1 PM
Local experts discuss how new technology can impact A/E/C Business Development (BD) practices during our keynote lunch. Speakers include representatives from Alaska Aerial Media and PND Virtual Reality experts. Each speaker will describe their technology, how it has evolved into the BD realm, and give a demonstration if appropriate/possible. They will answer a few questions about the intersection of BD and, in the spirit of the “hackathon” provide 5(ish) clear take-aways, ways in which their technology can assist BD. 

Track 1: Business Development Hacks

1:15 – 2:45 PM
You Had me at Hello: Mastering Presence for First Impressions in Marketing, Dean Hyers of SagePresence 
You only have one chance to make a great first impression. This session helps you master your poise under pressure amidst the awkwardness and discomfort inherent in stepping out of your comfort zone to forge new relationships productively.

3-4:30 PM – TBA

Track 2: Marketing/Office Hacks

1:15 – 2:45 PM – TBA

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Winning AEC Interviews: Strategizing of Message and Approach, Dean Hyers of SagePresence
Preparing for an interview can be like herding cats. This session explores how to build a strategy for an interview so you can differentiate your firm, make it about them instead of you, adapt to complex selection committee personalities, and craft a unique approach, format and tone to bring confidence to your team that you can rise to the challenge with a plan.

Networking Event
5 – 7 PM
TBA
Join Alaska Chapter members and the board, speakers, and your fellow conference attendees for drinks, apps, and conversation!

Space is limited for this event—register by Monday, April 2!

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SMPS Board Meeting
Apr 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SMPS Executive Board Meetings are held every 2nd Wednesday of the month from noon-1pm. Locations are different each time, typically at a member’s office.

FREE and open to members!

Please RSVP to White@rmconsult.com to attend.

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SMPS Board Meeting
May 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SMPS Executive Board Meetings are held every 2nd Wednesday of the month from noon-1pm. Locations are different each time, typically at a member’s office.

FREE and open to members!

Please RSVP to White@rmconsult.com to attend.

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Luncheon: DOT&PF Client Panel
May 15 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
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SMPS Board Meeting
Jun 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

SMPS Executive Board Meetings are held every 2nd Wednesday of the month from noon-1pm. Locations are different each time, typically at a member’s office.

FREE and open to members!

Please RSVP to White@rmconsult.com to attend.

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Luncheon: TBD
Jun 19 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

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