Meeting/Event Information

Technical Writing & Editing to Win - Workshop

February 19, 2020
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM

T.W. Frierson
2971 Kraft Drive
Nashville, TN 37204

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM        Registration/Arrival (light breakfast provided)
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM      Half-day writing workshop
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM       Lunch for those attending both sessions
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM         90-minute proofreading and editing session

Workshop Description:
The ½ day workshop is an interactive workshop for A/E/C professionals that focuses on teaching you how to write succinctly and correctly with an emphasis on connecting with your reader. Takeaways include:

  • Specific questions you can use to understand your reader and how to connect with them
  • Tips, exercises and applications for cutting the “fluff” out of your writing
  • Templates and best practices for writing emails, cover letters, etc. that will allow you to connect with your reader and build good will no matter what you’re writing
  • The difference between informative and persuasive writing and patterns you can implement for each.


Proofreading & Editing Program Description:
In this 90-minute workshop, the following topics are covered:

  • The six C’s of good editing
  • Tactfully editing and proofreading colleagues’ work
  • Tips, techniques, and tactics for better proofreading
  • Proofreading practices and how they can be improved


$150.00 SMPS Members - Half-day Workshop

$175.00 Non-Members - Half-day Workshop

$75.00 SMPS Members - 90-minute Session

$90.00 Non-Members - 90-minute Session

$200.00 SMPS Members - Both Sessions

$245.00 Non-Members - Both Sessions