Society for Marketing Professional Services

Missouri Valley Regional Conference

April 3–5, 2019 | Kansas City

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About the conference

The 2019 Conference is Sold Out! Thank you to everyone for helping us get to this point. If you are not registered yet and hoping to attend, please e-mail Amanda Whiteford ( to get on the waiting list. There is still time to join the sponsorship and get exposure to over 120 marketing and business development professionals. The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Missouri Valley Regional Conference contains two days of highly valuable information and ideas for A/E/C marketers, communicators, and business developers as well as numerous opportunities to network with fellow professionals. We looking forward to seeing you in April!

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Why Attend?

Tools to Help "Sell" the Conference at Your Firm

  • Identify new business and partnering opportunities…and firm up those you already have.
  • Differentiate your firm before someone else does. Gain cutting-edge data, best practices, benchmarks, and marketing and business development ideas—information not available anywhere else—to position your firm more solidly in the A/E/C marketplace.
  • Earn 11 Continue Education Units (CEUs)
  • Extend your sales force by building critical relationships and contacts among attendees from firms across the region.
  • Secure business intelligence—discover what others know about upcoming projects and opportunities to win work or make new connections.

Keynote Speakers

Mike Allison, MPA

Henry W. Bloch School of Management at UMKC

Mike Allison is a professor and Bloch Executive Education instructor within the Henry W. Bloch School of Management at UMKC. He teaches EMBA courses on global management and influence and persuasion. Mike also serves as a leadership coach for numerous organizations across the Kansas City-area. Prior to this role, Mike spent over 20 years leading learning and development for Cerner and AMC Theatres.

Michael Geary, CAE

SMPS Headquarters

Michael V. Geary, CAE, is serving as the CEO of the Society for Marketing Professional Services and the SMPS Foundation. Prior to joining SMPS, he served as the President & CEO of AmericanHort and the Horticultural Research Institute, and concurrently as the Executive Director of the Ohio Produce Growers & Marketers Association and the Nursery & Landscape Association Executives of North America. He also led the American Institute of Architecture Students and served in a senior staff position with the National Association of Home Builders. Michael has nearly thirty years of association management and organizational development experience. He is a graduate of the University of Florida and earned the designation of Certified Association Executive (CAE) from the American Society of Association Executives in 2000.


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Sponsorship Information

Reach firm influencers and decision makers.

As part of our mission to secure profitable business relationships, we are excited to offer a variety of sponsorship opportunities, providing you visibility to countless A/E/C firms. As a sponsor you gain a competitive advantage in positioning your firm. Follow this link for more details.

More Information

To volunteer or find out more, please contact Amanda Whiteford at 913.953.5784 or

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