The Pinnacle Experience 2021

October 4-6, 2021
The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans

An Event for Senior A/E/C Marketing Leaders

Registration information will be coming in the following months.


The Pinnacle Experience will return in 2021 as the event for professionals with significant experience (10-15+ years), who serve as the “first chair” for leading their firm’s marketing and business development efforts. This may include CEOs, CMOs, directors, principals, vice presidents, and SMPS Fellows. Attendance is limited to approximately 100 qualified professionals in order to guarantee an impactful learning and networking experience.


Stacy Stout, FSMPS, CPSM


R. Tim Barrick, FSMPS
Ida Cheinman
Dawn Savage, FSMPS, CPSM
Heather Ward
David Werking, FSMPS, CPSM

Cancellation Policy: 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 The registration fee will be fully refunded if the written cancellation is received two weeks prior to the event. No refunds will be refunded with less than two weeks’ notice. A substitute may attend for no extra charge provided SMPS is notified of the substitution or transfer prior to the start of the event. Please see our complete registration and cancellation policy.

Attendee Experiences

“The Pinnacle Experience challenged me to stretch my mind in new ways.”

-David Werking, FSMPS, CPSM
Business Development Manager, ERMCO, Inc.

“The Pinnacle Experience gave me the tools and data to expand my thinking with tangible takeaways.”

-Sarah Hoff
Owner / Principal Consultant, Hoffhaus Creative

2019 Recap Report

The third annual Pinnacle Experience was a thought-provoking learning and networking opportunity for the participants. View the post-event report full of the knowledge shared during the experience. We encourage you to share this with your colleagues.

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#SMPSTPE19 Recap Pictures

View The Pinnacle Experience 2019 photo gallery that spotlights three days of the senior-level marketing and business development premier event. Password protected: TPE2019!
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