Invest in your future.

Register now at the lowest available rate and join the largest community of marketers and business developers in the A/E/C industries for our premier event of the year.

Originally, we planned Build Business 2021 R.I.S.E. as a virtual conference and as an in-person experience in Portland, OR. But with many locations still impacted by COVID-19, we’ve decided to host our premier conference as a virtual experience. Build Business 2021 R.I.S.E. stands for resilience, impact, strength, and equity and takes place on August 4–6.

Please note: If you have already transferred your Build Business 2020 registration to our 2021 conference, you don’t need to register again. Please email if you need to check your registration status.

Registration RatesMemberNonmember
Early-Bird Virtual Registration$599$799
Standard Virtual Registration
Regular Virtual Registration
Late Virtual Registration

What’s in store for Build Business 2021:

  • More than 45 sessions with key industry trends and solutions to power your firm’s strategy
  • Unique networking opportunities to build and establish contacts and connections for your firm’s business
  • Two keynotes and 15-minute inspirational MAX sessions designed for all levels of experience
  • A dynamic virtual platform for all A/E/C marketers and business developers to engage on from around the world

Download the 2021 Registration Form.


Cancellation Policy:

Since all conference sessions, roundtables and programming will be available for viewing after the live event, registration fees are non-refundable, and substitutions are not allowed.

Complete Registration and Cancellation Policy.


Chapter Team Discount:

As a reminder, chapter leadership teams can take advantage of the Build Busines 2021 chapter team discount. A discount of $50/person is available for SMPS chapters registering three-to-five SMPS chapter team members for the full conference. Please use the print form here to register and send each of the chapter team registration forms together to Please indicate the SMPS chapter name on the form under the “Team Name” field in the “Payment Summary” section of the registration form.


Conference Image Release:

Your registration and attendance at this event indicate your consent to be filmed and to the use of your image, without payment of any kind, for use in program(s) and for other promotional/editorial activities of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) for future use in any and all media, now known or hereafter created. From time-to-time SMPS uses photographs and videos of conference events in our marketing materials; by virtue of their attendance, all conference visitors agree to the use of their likeness in such materials. SMPS also reserves the right to use such images taken at the conference with your photograph and/or likeness on social media and/or in future new media channels to promote the organization.


Solicitation Policy:

The advertising, promotion, and/or solicitation for future products or services is strictly prohibited in conjunction with any SMPS event or with event attendees unless authorized by SMPS.