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Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

Bringing Back Build Business - SPARKdc

Gilbane Building Company

1100 North Glebe Road, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22201


12:00 pm - 2:00 pm



Domain 3: Client and Business Development

Domain 6: Management

Couldn’t attend Build Business this year? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered! A fun and engaging happy hour designed to give you the cliff notes version of some of our favorite sessions from Build Business in San Diego. Grab a beverage and listen to these short form presentations from our chapter members. After each five minute presentation, you’ll have the opportunity to mingle, ask questions, and discuss with presenters in more detail.

What You'll Learn

You’ll learn about some of the key themes discussed in detail at Build Business including sessions on proposals, leadership, and personal and professional growth. Topics will include:

  • Avoiding Burnout
  • Creativity Mythbusters
  • 10 Things to Never Do as a Leader
  • How to Build Thought Leaders in the Marketplace

..... and more!

What It Costs
  • Registration deadline: October 9
  • Walk-ins welcome? Yes
  • Max # of registrants: 30
  • Member: $25
  • Board Member: $20
  • CPSM: $20
  • Student: $15
  • Non-Member: $35
Additional Details
  • Closest Metro: Ballston (Blue/Silver/Orange)
  • Parking: Multiple public garages within walking distance
  • Questions: Amanda Cole | 240.818.4116 |

Event Speakers

Karen Cotton CPSM, LEED AP, EIT

Director, Pursuits

Susan Dawson LEED AP BD+C

Marketing Communications Manager

Amy Cuddy CPSM

Senior Associate, Marketing and Business Development


Amy P. Cuddy, CPSM, is a Senior Associate and Director of Marketing Operations at Ayers Saint Gross, an employee-owned architecture and planning design firm focused on higher education. She is an active member of SMPS serving since 2009. Amy has shared her expertise by speaking at SMPS Build Business and Deltek Insight conferences. She has written for the Zweig Letter and Marketer on various marketing and business development topics. Amy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in digital communications from Lebanon Valley College and earned her CPSM certification in 2013. She recently served as the Director of Career Advancement and continues to support the CPSM certification program.

Amanda Cole

Business Development Representative