Meeting/Event Information

Past Meetings

Holiday Happy Hour

December 12, 2018
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Saltine
1918 West End Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
http://nashville.saltinerestaurant.com

Join us on Wednesday, December 12, at Saltine for a members-only holiday happy hour! 

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Photography Workshop

November 28, 2018
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Turner Construction
624 Grassmere Park Drive, Suite 4
Nashville, TN 37211
http://www.turnerconstruction.com/

Bring in a photo for this hands-on Workshop with Wendy Whittemore from Aerial Innovations!

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The Unsettled Calm Before the Next Economic Storm

November 15, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Adventure Science Center
800 Fort Negley Blvd
Nashville, TN 37203

Rusty Sherwood, Principal with FMI will share the firm’s insights on current and anticipated market conditions for U.S. construction and what they are seeing in the way of industry trends that will impact how firms will compete and win in the future.

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Developing a Marketing Plan: A One-Page Magic Bullet — An SMPS Webinar

September 25, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Turner Construction
624 Grassmere Park Drive, Suite 4
Nashville, TN 37211
http://www.turnerconstruction.com/

Please join us to watch this SMPS National webinar as a group. Individually, this session costs $199, but as a group, we are able to view it at a discounted rate.

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Taste of SMPS

September 19, 2018
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

JE Dunn
29 Hermitage Avenue
Nashville, TN 37210

During this event, you will meet the board members and have a chance to sign up to volunteer for a committee.

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Summer Site Series: Tennessee State Museum

August 02, 2018
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243
http://www.tnmuseum.org

Join us for a Summer Site Series, a site tour of the Tennessee State Museum.

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Branding in the Age of Transformation: The New Brand Management Playbook

July 17, 2018
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Comfort of Your Own Computer

At the dawn of digital, many had predicted “the end of branding as we know it”—and while the discipline of branding has changed dramatically in the past decade, having a strong, differentiated, and focused brand is more critical than ever before.

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Summer Site Series: Vanderbilt Children's Hospital

July 12, 2018
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Vanderbilt Children's Hospital
2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232
http://www.childrenshospital.vanderbilt.org

Join us for a Summer Site Series, a site tour of the Vanderbilt Children's Hospital.

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Join us for our upcoming Summer Social with the Nashville Soccer Club!

June 26, 2018
7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

First Tennessee Park
19 Jr Gilliam Way
Nashville, TN 37219

Join SMPS Nashville for a Summer Social event with the Nashville Soccer Club! Enjoy a summer night cheering on Nashville’s newest team while mingling with industry connections. Food and drinks will be provided – this is a member’s only event.

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How to Present as a Team: Keys to Impressing Owners During a New Business Interview

June 05, 2018
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Comfort of Your Own Computer

Owners consistently say that they want to hire the firm that is “the best team.” But how do you come across as a great team during a one-hour new business interview?

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All About Style: How to Create a Brand Manual and Writing Guidelines for Your Company

May 22, 2018
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Comfort of Your Own Computer

Does a non-standard company logo drive you bananas? How about company emails with a notebook paper background?

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Disrupting the Proposal Process: How to use Agile Methodology to Create an Innovative Proposal Process

May 22, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Brown & Caldwell
220 Athens Way, Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37228
https://www.brownandcaldwell.com/

Teams have more ways to communicate with each other than ever before, and instead of alleviating communication issues, these new digital methods of communication have created more communication barriers than communication breakthroughs. Nowhere are commun

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The Tennessee 2018 Gubernatorial Forum: The Built Environment

May 09, 2018
11:00 AM to 1:30 PM

City Winery
609 Lafayette Street
Nashville, TN 37203
http://www.citywinery.com/

This is an exclusive event, during which candidates for Tennessee governor will share their views on topic directly relevant to your profession.

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Strategies to Develop Winning Award Submissions

April 26, 2018
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Brown & Caldwell
220 Athens Way, Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37228

Understanding how award submissions support your firm’s strategic initiatives

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New Member Coffee

April 19, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Barista Parlor Golden Sound
610 Magazine Street
Nashville, TN 37203
https://baristaparlor.com/

Are you new to SMPS? Are you still thinking about joining the SMPS Nashville chapter? Join us for a morning of coffee and casual networking with new and prospective SMPS members.

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Proposals (and Interviews) that Lose: An SMPS Webinar

March 20, 2018
12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Brown and Caldwell
220 Athens Way #500
Nashvillle, TN 37228
http://www.brownandcaldwell.com/

Nothing hurts more than spending too many hours on proposals and interviews that lose. Are you doing all of the “right things” with your proposal process to win new business but not seeing results? Do you even have a proposal process? This session explore

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Women Leading AEC - A Power Panel

February 23, 2018
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Cumberland River Compact
The Bridge Building 2 Victory Avenue Suite 300
Nashville , TN 37213
https://www.cumberlandrivercompact.org/

This Power Panel of 5 Industry-Leading Women will talk about Nashville’s AEC landscape, what’s on the horizon for diversity and inclusion, and what advice they have for women advancing in their careers today.

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Confessions of a Content Whisperer

January 25, 2018
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Smith Sekman Reid, Inc
2995 Sidco Drive
Nashville, TN 37204

Marketers constantly juggle proposals, presentation development, external marketing campaigns and whatever else their team throws at them. However, in the AEC industry, marketers must rely on our technical experts for input in order to get these tasks don

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New Member Coffee

January 23, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Barista Parlor Golden Sound
610 Magazine Street
Nashville, TN 37203
https://baristaparlor.com/

Are you new to SMPS? Are you still thinking about joining the SMPS Nashville chapter? Join us for a morning of coffee and casual networking with new and prospective SMPS members.

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