SAME/SMPS Industry Day

    April 15, 2020 4:00 PM to April 16, 2020 4:00 PM
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    The Regency Conference Center
    400 Regency Park
    O'Fallon, IL 62269

    Interested in doing business with the federal government? Join the SAME Scott Field and St. Louis Posts and SMPS St. Louis for the 8th annual Industry Day. Representatives from a variety of federal agencies will present on their missions and upcoming contracting opportunities. Plus, you'll have a couple of education programs to enhance your federal marketing efforts.

    Joan Freitag, principal of federal services at Hanson Professional Services, will present tips, tricks and strategies to preparing a successful SF330. This program is a separate fee.

    Registration cost includes the presentation and Networking Happy Hour. Registration for the session does not include access to the Industry Day presentations on Thursday, which requires separate registration and payment.

    Industry Day is jam packed so join us the evening before for a happy hour dedicated to connecting and networking.

    When: 4 - 5:30 p.m. program; 5:30-7:30 p.m. networking happy hour
    Where: Bella Milano Restaurant, 455 Regency Park, O’Fallon, Illinois, 62269
    Cost: $50


    Opening speaker Josh Frank
    Josh Frank, founder and managing partner of RMS Federal, will be kicking off Industry Day with a presentation called Accelerating Your Sales - How to Bridge, Map and Communicate Your Past Performance. Mr. Frank is a nationally recognized authority on government sales and business acceleration. He specializes in the development and implementation of techniques and strategies required to differentiate, position for, and win government contracts.

    Agency briefings
    After Josh Frank, representatives from the following agencies will talk about their upcoming work programs and contracting opportunities.

    • FAA
    • GSA Region 6
    • Scott Air Force Base 375th, Civil Engineering Squadron & Contracting
    • USACE, Kansas City District
    • USACE, Louisville District
    • USACE, Mobile District
    • USACE, Rock Island District
    • USACE, St. Louis District
    • USACE, Tulsa District

    Agency roundtables
    Between morning and afternoon Agency Briefings, attendees can interact with agency representatives in a small group during roundtables over the lunch break.

    • FAA
    • GSA Region 6
    • Josh Frank, RMS Federal
    • Scott Air Force Base 375th, Civil Engineering Squadron & Contracting
    • USACE, Kansas City District
    • USACE, Louisville District
    • USACE, Mobile District
    • USACE, St. Louis District - Contracting
    • USACE, St. Louis District - Construction
    • USACE, Tulsa District

    When: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Where: The Regency Conference Center, 400 Regency Park, O’Fallon, Illinois, 62269
    Cost: $90; free for government employees

    Industry Day registration includes the Wednesday Networking Happy Hour and all events on Thursday, including breakfast and lunch. It does not include the SF330 Marketing Training Program on Wednesday, which requires separate registration and payment.

    Hilton Garden Inn
    360 Regency Park Drive
    O’Fallon, IL 62269
    Use code SAME20

    For more information email Pam Hobbs at [email protected].
    To volunteer at Industry Day email Julia Pluff at [email protected].


    $600.00 Diamond Sponsorship (only four spots available)

    $450.00 Platinum Sponsorship (only six spots available)

    $350.00 Gold Sponsorship (only nine spots available)

    $250.00 Silver Sponsorship

    $300.00 Happy Hour Sponsorship (only four spots available)

    $140.00 General registration ticket - April 15 Federal Marketing Program + April 16 Industry Day

    $0.00 Public sector employee ticket

    $90.00 Industry Day - April 16 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    $50.00 SF330 Tips, Tricks & Strategies - April 15 4-5:30 p.m.

    Walk-in Policy
    To ensure we can comfortably accommodate all attendees, anyone who registers after the deadline will be charged an additional $10 walk-in fee.

    Cancellation/Refund Policy
    Cancellations made 48-hours/2 days prior to the event will be fully refunded. Due to our commitment with the meeting facility for food and beverage quantities, all other cancellations or no-shows will be invoiced for the full cost of the event. In the event the registrant is unable to attend, another individual from their firm can attend and the attendee will be expected to pay-at-the-door any applicable cost difference (ie: member vs non-member).

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    Photos are frequently taken at our chapter events. The SMPS St. Louis Chapter has the right to use photos from our events for any purpose, including but not limited to use in publications, on social media, in the newsletter, promotional materials, or on our website.