Attention professional services firm and  A/E/C Marketing and Business Development professionals! Take a few days with SilverEdge to enjoy the sites and sounds of Chicago, great networking and an amazing opportunity to get inspired. Here are a few reasons we think you should attend:

1. Enjoy the Sites and Sounds of Chicago 

Network during some scheduled meet-ups at local bars or go explore all the other wonderful attractions Chicago has to offer.

2. Get Certified 

Take the CPSM Exam to become a Certified Professional Services Marketer.

3. Innovative Technology + Chicago Pizza 

SilverEdge will be hosing the opening icebreaker social. The opening icebreaker will feature an interactive demonstration of the SilverEdge Me & My Double robot—the fun way to travel without leaving the office. HRC attendees will receive drink tickets and Chicago-style pizza will be served. 

4. Earn a Pinnacle Award 

Attend the SMPS Heartland Regional Conference Pinnacle Awards Ceremony hosted at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, Illinois to be honored for excellence in marketing and communications within the A/E/C industry. All members in good standing are eligible. Enjoy the evening the Eva Maddox, the ceremony’s guest speaker.

5. Mix and Mingle 

Network with your fellow SMPS colleagues from the Chicago, Columbus, Northeast Ohio, Indiana, Greater Cincinnati, Michigan, Kentucky, Pittsburgh, and Wisconsin chapters in a very  iconic ballroom. 

6. Unique Space in Chicago 

The HRC Icebreaker Social will be held in the Palmer House historic Golden Empire Dining Room. The Empire Room was converted into an entertainment epicenter in 1933 and hosted legendary entertainers like Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Louis Armstrong, and Liberace. These days, the Empire Room is used for private parties, but it is rarely open to the general public.

7. Get Inspired and Learn Something New

Attend some informative break-out sessions that help you to ignite your career, inspire creativity and think more strategically. Check out the complete list of sessions and speakers. 

If you haven’t registered yet, please register here. The 2015 SMPS Heartland Regional conference features a fantastic roster of speakers and programs. Come mingle with fellow SMPS members, discover new ways to ignite your career and enjoy the beautiful city of Chicago. Check out their schedule page to view the agenda for these action packed days. You don’t want to miss this year’s conference.