Catch The WAVE! 2016

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: On February 10, 2016, a Heat Wave like no other will blaze into Palm Springs, California

010965-16-Main Pool at dawnThe Heat Wave – Your Oasis Awaits, SMPS’ 2016 Pacific Regional Conference, is coming soon! Outstanding programs have been selected including 15 break-out sessions, a 90-minute workshop, and special programming. A/E/C’s best and brightest thought leaders will be sharing their top tips, tricks and trends for winning more business. Once again, programs are being offered in three dynamic tracks, enabling attendees to customize a learning experience that best meets their needs in the ever-changing, and often unpredictable, AEC industry.The best part? PRC 2016 is located at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort and Spa, where the average daytime temperature in February is a gorgeous 75 degrees.

The highlight of the conference will be Thursday evening’s White Party, featuring the famous DJ Richard Blade from KROQ fame. So don’t forget to bring your favorite casual white ensemble and your dancing shoes.

Ten SMPS Pacific Region Chapters have joined forces to host three dynamic days of networking, learning, and developing relationships with industry partners. The Conference has previously attracted over 300 marketers, business developers, and firm principals from A/E/C firms. Certified Professional Services Marketers (CPSM) and American Institute of Architects (AIA) members will be eligible to receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by attending conference programs.


SMPS CEUs Available!

You can earn up to 13, yes thirteen, CEUs by attending this years Pacific Regional Conference – THE WAVE! That’s like finding gold in the desert oasis!

What is PRC?

The SMPS Pacific Regional Conference is the place to invest your precious conference and seminar time and budget dollars. PRC is an annual regional event hosted by ten SMPS chapters including Alaska, Hawaii, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Orange County, Oregon, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle. Each year, over a dozen presenters and keynote speakers are assembled from throughout the nation, allowing attendees to learn best practices in A/E/C marketing and business development from some of the most experienced professionals. Moreover, the unique PRC conference atmosphere provides networking opportunities with fellow professionals within the Pacific Region that will help you build your business.

 Don’t Miss our Featured Keynote Speaker!

Sarita HeadshotSarita Maybin is an international speaker and communication expert whose audiences have fun learning how to stay positive, confront tough communication situations and work together better.  Her clients include Hewlett Packard, Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles County, Department of Navy and University of California, among others.  She has also presented numerous programs at CSU campuses.  She was voted a Top 5 Communication Speaker and has had the privilege of presenting on the prestigious TEDx stage.

Sarita is a former University Dean of Students with a Master’s degree in Counseling, a Toastmasters Humorous Speech Contest Winner and a past president of the National Speakers Association, San Diego Chapter.  She has been interviewed by the media about her book entitled “If You Can’t Say Something Nice, What DO You Say?”

Click here to learn more about our Sarita Maybin.

Chapter Sponsors

The WAVE is being hosted by the SMPS Alaska, Hawaii, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Orange County, Oregon, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, and Seattle chapters.

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