Year End Social at the Westin Harborview Hotel

A Spectacular Way to End the Program Year!

Thank you to all of the sponsors for our last event of the program year. An extra special thank you to SMPS National CEO, Ron Worth, CAE, FSMPS, CPSM for presenting “What Lies Ahead for the A/E/C Industry and How You Can Capitalize on It” at the recently opened Westin Harboview Hotel in Portland, Maine.



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Our Year-End Spectacular is on June 12. DON’T MISS IT!

SMPS CEO Ron Worth, CAE, FSMPS, CPSM, to speak at Westin Harborview Portland

WHEN: Thursday, June 12
WHERE: Westin Harborview Hotel, 157 High Street, Portland, Maine
TIME: 5:30PM – 9:00PM
COST: $55 for Members, $65 for Non-Members

Mark your calendars and register now! Join SMPS Northern New England RonWorth1_smfor a wonderful evening with friends on June 12, as we celebrate summer and wrap up our 2013-2014 program year. The evening will start with a visit from Ron Worth, CAE, FSMPS, CPSM, Chief Executive Officer of the Society for Marketing Professional Services. Ron will kick off the event by sharing his thoughts on “What Lies Ahead for the A/E/C Industry & How You Can Capitalize on It.”

Ron has over 30 years of experience in professional services marketing for the architecture, engineering and construction (A/E/C) industry. A popular presenter and published author, Ron has conducted over 300 seminars and training classes reaching over 14,000 marketing professionals across the country. As SMPS’ CEO since 1999, he oversees the 6,000-member professional society that represents principals, business developers and marketers from the leading A/E/C companies in the United States.

Before joining SMPS, Worth served as executive vice president of the Washington Building Congress, an umbrella organization representing 24 building industry associations on such issues as regulatory reform, worker training, education, economic development, technological trends and community service activities. His prior construction experience included a highly successful tenure as vice president of marketing for CECO Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of HEICO Industries, a Fortune 500 international construction services firm.

After Ron’s impactful talk, the event continues with heavy appetizers and drinks in the Westin’s mezzanine. This hotel is newly renovated and will make a gorgeous backdrop for mingling with A/E/C friends, colleagues and new connections in our region.

Space is limited for this exciting event! Ron’s experience in the industry is unrivaled and his rare appearance in the region is sure to attract many A/E/C professionals in the area, so register now!Sponsorships-As-Of-June-6---2

Thank you for your support! If you are interested in being a co-sponsor for this event, please contact Chapter President Jennifer Booth, CPSM.

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Get Presentation Tips from a PRO!

Presentation Skills Webinar with Trainer Susan Murphy

WHEN:     Tuesday, May 20, 2014
WHERE:   At your desk or at SMRT’s Portland, Maine office
TIME:        3:00PM – 4:30PM
COST:       ONLY $10 for Members; $25 for Non-Members!

Susan Murphy, of Murphy Motivation and Training On Tuesday, May 20, please join us for a live webinar with presentation and training guru Susan Murphy. In her webinar, “Do This. It Works:  Your Step-by-Step Guide to Authentic and Effective Presentation Skills,” Susan will take participants through a step-by-step practice of the intellectual and physical skills necessary to make a great presentation.  Whether you have to explain a plan to your assistant, present a strategic plan to the partners or present a proposal to a client, what you say and how you say it is vital – and this program shows you exactly how to get the results you want.

Participants will learn:

  • To think on their feet.
  • Target audience interests
  • Change direction during a presentation
  • Practice for continued improvement
  • Coach their colleagues

Participants will take away the ability to:

  • Enroll support from the “powers that be”
  • Set a communication and presentation standard for the entire firm
  • Streamline the interview process

Don’t miss this engaging and super informative webinar! Susan is entertaining and very knowledgeable, and we are lucky to have her presenting to our group. Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to learn from one of the A/E/C industry’s best trainers and REGISTER TODAY!

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