Registration for Build Business 2019 is now open.

Build Business 2019 brings together today’s leading professionals and decision-makers responsible for bringing in business and building your firm’s bottom line. This intensive three-day conference is packed with powerful learning sessions, dynamic keynote speakers, and an array of networking opportunities that encourage you to make and renew priceless business contacts.

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Build Business 2019 also offers the opportunity to earn up to 15 hours of Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Registration RatesMemberNonmember
Cyber Monday (through December 21)$949$1249
New Member Rate* (1st year only)$999N/A
Early Bird (through March 15)$1189$1489
Standard Rates (until June 21)$1289$1589
After June 21$1389$1689
Daily Rates:MemberNonmember
Wednesday, July 31$300$500
Thursday, August 1 (includes Evening of Excellence)$750$950
Friday, August 2$550$750
Thursday & Friday only$1,300$1,700
Pre Conference and Special EventsRegistered for BB: MemberRegistered for BB: NonmemberNot Registered for BB: MemberNot Registered for BB: Nonmember
CPSM Forum (Wed., July 31, limited to CPSMs)$30$30$75$75
Basics of BD in the A/E/C Industries (Tues., July 30)$345$495$395$545
Seller Doer Symposium (Tues., July 30)$345$495$395$545
Skyline Soiree: A Rooftop Reception,  Hosted by SMPS Washington, D.C. (Friday, August 2)$110 advance/$130 on site$110 advance/$130 on site$110 advance/$130 on site$110 advance/$130 on site
Evening of Excellence (Thurs., August 1)$150$150$150$150

New Member Rate:

Save when you join SMPS ($440 membership) and then register to attend Build Business ’19 (special 1st-year new member conference rate: $999).
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Please note: For the discounts below, a registrant cannot use more than one discount. The two discounts below are not applicable if you registered with the Cyber Monday registration.

Chapter Team Discount:

A discount of $90/person is available for SMPS Chapters registering 2-5 SMPS chapter members for the Full Conference. Please use the print form here to register and send all registration forms in together. Indicate the SMPS Chapter name on the form under payment summary.

Corporate Team Discount:

A discount of $90/person is available for firms registering 3+ employees for the Full Conference. Please use the print form here to register and send all registration forms in together. Indicate the firm name on the form under payment summary.

Media Registration:

If you are a member of the media and would like to attend Build Business, please email Lauren Waldron, Associate Director of Marketing,, by Monday, July 15. If you have questions, please call 703.684.2280.


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*Once you click Online Registration you must sign in or create new account, to activate the registration button on the SMPS Registration page.

Cancellation Policy for Conference:

Cancellations must be submitted in writing and sent to SMPS Build Business, Attn: Denise Schjenken 123 N. Pitt Street, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314, or Registration fees will be fully refunded if written cancellation is received by July 6, 2019. Cancellations are subject to a $100 processing fee if written cancellation is received between July 7 and July 19, 2019. No refunds will be processed on or after July 20, 2019.

Complete Registration and Cancelation Policy.

Conference Image Release:

Your registration and attendance at this event indicates 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 products or services is strictly prohibited in conjunction with any SMPS event or with event attendees unless authorized by SMPS.

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