Mission to Market…
Now in its 16th year, the SMPS Southern Regional Conference (SRC) is an annual event focused on providing top-notch professional development opportunities for marketing and business development professionals through networking and education. Traditionally, the conference shares A/E/C (Architecture/Engineering/Construction) market trends, best practices, and marketing strategies. During two-and-a-half days of networking and educational programming, attendees have the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with many of the nation’s top professional services marketers.
SMPS SRC 2018 will be held January 31 – February 2 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Houston, Texas, and the conference planning committee is now accepting proposals for keynote speakers.
The SMPS SRC opening session is intended to set the tone of the entire conference. The opening keynote speaker should present a memorable, inspirational, and energizing speech. The program should be a topic relatable to all attendees and reflective of the conference theme, “Mission to Market”. The presentation should be no longer than one hour. Approximate attendance for this session is 325.
The closing session is intended to serve as the culmination of the entire conference experience. The closing keynote speaker needs to cover a topic that will be applicable to the conference theme and all attendees. The closing keynote should provide the audience a moment of reflection and be inspirational in nature. The presentation should be no longer than one hour. Approximate attendance for this session is 250.
As a speaker, you will receive one (1) complimentary registration to SMPS SRC 2018 and a speaking stipend. Your speaking engagement will be publicized in marketing materials to potential and registered conference attendees through emails, the official website, social media posts, and the official conference program. You will have the opportunity to build new business and to find additional speaking engagements with SMPS chapters and regional conferences.
- Complete application including abstract and video link
- Proposed speaking fee required
Email no later than Friday, September 1, 2017
Complete Submissions or Questions
Applications can be completed online at 2018 SMPS SRC Call for Keynote Speakers Application or emailed to:
SMPS SRC Past Co-Chair/Keynote Speakers