About the MVRC Conference
The Missouri Valley Regional Conference contains two days of highly valuable information and ideas for A/E/C marketers as well as numerous opportunities to network with fellow marketing professionals. The conference is held every other year and rotates between St. Louis, Kansas City, Nebraska and Wichita.
Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch
315 Chestnut Street
Saint Louis, MO 63102
Meet our most valued speakers
Registration | Fourth Floor
Pick up your name tag and goody bag when you check in at registration.
Chapter Leadership Workshop | Grand Room H
Are you an SMPS chapter volunteer? Interested in becoming a chapter volunteer? Then you will not want to miss the Chapter Leadership Workshop at MVRC 2017! Led by members of the Society headquarters staff and board members, this workshop is designed to engage chapter volunteers at all levels. Attendees may earn 2 CEUs. Workshop Highlights: • Leadership Training presentation by Michael Geary, Chief Executive Officer of SMPS and the SMPS Foundation • State of the Society • SMPS Primary Initiatives • Open forum to share best practices and challenges (e.g., membership: retention & recruiting, programming and events, engaging leaders/volunteers, critical conversations, working with industry alliances, and more) • Chapter/volunteer resources • Get to know your peers, SMPS board, and SMPS HQ staff
Welcome Reception | HOK
Whether you're just getting into town or had a long day at work this reception is sure to help you relax, unwind and have a good time. Join the fun when we play our MVRC Gateway Games for special prizes...and of course bragging rights.
Keynote Speaker | Custom Centered Leadership | Gateway East
Culture Cure: How Marketing Professionals Can Influence Internal Culture to Boost Morale and Improve Operational Results | Grand Room F
Maisha Christian Hagan
Successful Situational Interviews: A Step-By-Step Experience | Grand Room G
The Gateway to Leadership: How to Develop an Effective Training Program | Grand Room F
Barbara Shuck, FSMPS, CPSM + Quinn Texmo, CPSM
Leading the Way: How Your Daily Engagement can Position you as a Leader | Grand Room G
Michael Buell, FSMPS
Success + the Future of SMPS | Gateway East
Evolution of the Modern Marketer: Critical Skills Needed to be Relevant now and in the Future | Gateway East
Tim Asimos, CPSM
Top 10 Strategies to Light Your Career on Fire | Gateway West
Grenee Celuch, CPSM + Deirdre Gilmore, CPSM
Take Me Out to the Ballgame Snack
Grab some St. Louis baseball style snacks before your journey back to your office!
Enjoy your MVRC 2017 stay in St. Louis. Take time to explore St. Louis, take pics at the Arch, discover St. Louis’ deliciousness and more.
Event Map & Parking
Explore St. Louis
A Special thanks to Our Sponsors
Thursday Evening Sponsor
Welcome Reception Sponsor
MVRC 2017 App Sponsor
Friends of SMPS
In Kind Sponsors
- Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch, 315 Chestnut Street,Saint Louis, MO 63102
- (314) 655-1234