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Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

The Power of a Kick A$$ Template


2101 L Street NW, Washington, DC 20037


12:00 pm - 1:30 pm



Domain 4: Proposals

As AEC marketers, we spend a large part of our time developing, writing, laying out and editing proposals. Having a detailed, well developed InDesign template can streamline your firm’s proposal development process, create efficiencies, strengthen brand awareness and consistency, and improve the readability of the document. This presentation will give attendees an overview of how to develop a killer InDesign template, with tips and tricks from the designers and professionals who have implemented highly effective template processes.

About the Speakers

Sean Causely, Creative Director – ROI Advertising

Sean is an award-winning Creative Director with some 14 years experience with brand development, environmental graphics and art direction. His extensive portfolio is highlighted by work developing corporate identity packages for traditional and new media for a wide array of industries, from hospitality and commercial real estate to associations, tech IT, B2B and Fortune 500 companies. Past clients include The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of the Northeast, the Washington Redskins, American Forest & Paper Association, Hoover Institution and BP America. Most recently his environmental branding work for The Nuclear Energy Institute was recognized by IIDA with the 2014 Pinnacle Award (Best of Show).

Marissa Tasho, Workplace Marketing Manager – Callison RTKL

Marissa is the Marketing Manager for CallisonRTKL’s global Workplace Practice Group, supporting strategic growth and pursuit efforts across the firm’s 17 offices around the world. With the company since 2008, Marissa specializes in large strategic pursuits and has taken a special interest in increasing efficiencies within the firm’s marketing and business development functions – initiating and advising many of CallisonRTKL’s major marketing infrastructure investments. Some of her most impactful projects include the implementation of a global CRM system in both 2009 and 2016, and the development and roll-out of firm-wide pursuit templates and standard processes as a part of the firm’s rebranding efforts in 2010, 2013, and again in 2016. Marissa is a proud graduate of the inaugural class of SMPS University. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Public Communications from American University, where she also studied marketing and graphic design.

Additional Details

Event Details

  • Closest Metro: Foggy Bottom – GWU (Orange, Blue, Silver)
  • Parking: Public garage on the block and street parking’
  • Questions: Ashley Campbell | acampbell@hitt-gc.com | 703-846-9817
  • CEUs: 1.5
What It Costs

Registration Costs

  • Member: $40
  • Non-Member: $60
  • Board Member: $30
  • CPSM: $30
  • Student: $15