Seattle, WA – The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Seattle Chapter will be hosting their monthly breakfast from 7:30 – 9:30 AM PST on February 28, 2017 at the Washington Athletic Club.
Join us to learn about current economic metrics and forecasts, indicators and historic trends that tell us when we can expect our next market downturn to be and learn better ways to bolster your marketing and business development strategies now to prepare for market uncertainties. Experts Dr. Ralph Mastromonaco and Allison Tivnon will share valuable insights to help you and your business prepare for market downturns and recessions before the arrive to help hold your firm hold steady ground during “low tide”.
- Dr. Ralph Mastromonaco is the Director of Analytics and a Senior Economist at ECONorthwest. He is responsible for producing the firm’s economic forecasts and oversees the firm’s data analytics staff. Ralph is an expert in econometric methods and is fluent in modern scientific computing techniques. Prior to joining ECONorthwest, Ralph was an Assistant Professor of economics at the University of Oregon, where his research focused on evaluating policy. Ralph’s research has been published in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management and Environmental and Resource Economics. Ralph is a member of the American Economic Association and the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists and received his doctoral degree in Economics from Duke University.
- Allison Tivnon is the Marketing Director for ECONorthwest, with offices in Seattle, Portland, and Boise. She oversees internal and external marketing operations, branding and messaging, and guides firm-wide strategy for business development and outreach. Allison draws on an extensive network of colleagues within the A/E industry to create meaningful connections with teaming partners and agencies, and serves on the Board of Governors for City Club of Portland.
- ECONorthwest is an economics, finance, and planning firm located in the Pacific Northwest—a regional firm with a national reach. Everything in life is a scarce resource—except humans. ECONorthwest studies policies developed to manage the scarce resources a community uses to survive and thrive—whether that be land, housing, tax dollars, water, or our transportation networks). We dig into the data to determine what’s working and what isn’t. It’s about so much more than math—though we do that, too.
Tickets for the event are $55.00 for SMPS Members, $65.00 for SMPS Member Firms, and $75.00 for Non-Members.
Registration and breakfast will begin at 7:30 – 8:00 a.m. with the presentation starting at 8:00 to 9:30 am.
To find out more about the event or to register, visit the event website: http://tinyurl.com/jz2fggy
SMPS is a national association that promotes marketing and management success in professional service firms. The Seattle Chapter of SMPS is one of the oldest chapters in the United States. It is comprised of approximately 250 members who work in or support the local A/E/C industry.
For more information on SMPS, visit www.SMPSseattle.org