SMPS Chicago Blog

Summer Event Sponsorship Opportunities


SMPS Chicago Off to the Races Sponsorship Opportunities

All Silver & Gold benefits, plus:

  • Sponsor led verbal recognition during event
  • Hanging Banner highlighting your company 
  • Largest logo on all event signage

GOLD: $600
All Silver benefits, plus:

  • Brief company introduction
  • Option to place marketing pieces at event
  • Upgrade to Large logo on event signage
  • Upgrade to (2) complimentary tickets

SILVER: $300

  • Medium logo on event signage
  • Verbal recognition during event
  • Logo on Chapter communications about the event
  • Mentions in event-related social media
  • (1) complimentary ticket to event

Contact Tom Fennell if you are interested in any of the above sponsorship opportunities. 

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Ballots are In


On behalf of your current Board of Directors and the Nominations and Elections Committee, I am pleased to announce the election of the following individuals for corresponding positions on the 2017-2018 Board of Directors:

  • President-Elect (2017 – 2018), Dawn R. Jones, Hitchcock Design Group
  • Treasurer (2017 – 2019), Irini Gaglos, The Scion Group
  • Director of Professional Development (2017 – 2019), Stefany Adholekar, R.M. Chin
  • Director of Special Events (one chair, 2017 – 2019), Marie Barrone, Eriksson Engineering
  • Director of Sponsorship (2017 – 2018), Jessica Hemauer, Rider Levett Bucknall

SMPS Chicago is fortunate to have such a wealth of inspiring members and leaders. Together with the SMPS Chicago Board, we will continue to serve our members. The new Board Members will be welcomed into service at the Annual Meeting and entire Board of Directors begins the new program year in September.

Thank you,

Roshanna Tokh
SMPS Chicago President-Elect / Nominations and Elections Committee Chair


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May 2017 Program Photos


Here's are the photos from the SMPS Chicago May Program Influence: The Art and Science.


Thank you Bob Elmore for the photos. Thank you Direct Binding & Printing for your support.



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April 2017 Program Photos


Here's are the photos from the SMPS Chicago April Program Transcending the Technology Hype Curve.


Thank you Bob Elmore for the photos. Thank you Wallace Engineering for your support.


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Members, Vote by May 15


Nominees for open positions on the Chicago 2017-18 SMPS Board are within the electronic poll sent to your email. Please cast your vote by May 15, 2017. On the basis of the results of the vote, the President will declare the slate of candidates elected, and a new Board of Directors will be posted by May 23, 2017. Board members take office September 1, 2017.

Please click "yes" or "no" to approve each non-contested board position. For President-Elect, choose “yes” for your preferred candidate and “no” for the other candidate.

The Board positions not listed in the slate are not up for election this year.  Those members of the current Board will continue in their capacity.

Thank you very much for taking the time to vote.


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Connect with Architects about Your Project at Architect Speed Dating

Sat, May 20, 2017

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM CDT

This is your opportunity to:

· Meet with several architects one-on-one to discuss your project and learn about their practice

· Learn how to make the overwhelming process of building or renovating a home run more smoothly

· Understand the nuts and bolts of working with architects and contractors

Bring your ideas, napkin doodles, blueprints, and questions!

Pick Your Best Time Slot: 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, or 2:00 pm to speak with 3 different architects within 1 hour.

Sign up


Pella Crafted Luxury

222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza

Chicago, IL 60654 

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2017 Membership Derby Update

The derby is in it's last month! Second City Stallion is in the thick of things and needs your help! Spread the word about SMPS so we can defend our crown!

Membership Benefits Flyer

Join SMPS between now and May 31st and we’ll take $50 off the price of membership. To join and save $50, send all applications to:

Shreena Shah

150 South Wacker Drive
Suite 2150
Chicago, IL 60606

Download the Application

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