Registration is open

Online registration opens November 27, 2017. Build Business 2018 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.


Build Business 2018 also offers the opportunity to earn up to  16.25 hours of Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Registration Rates: Member Nonmember
Cyber Monday Sale Nov. 27–Dec. 15, 2017 $899 $1,199
Early bird rate Dec. 16, 2017–March 16, 2018 $1,090 $1,390
Regular Rate March 17, 2018 –June 15, 2018
$1,190 $1,490
Rate After June 15 $1,290 $1,690
Daily Rates:
Wednesday, August 15
 $300  $500
Thursday, August 16
$750 $950
Friday, August 17
$550 $750

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

Online Registration Here:*
Print Registration
Airport Transportation


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

The hotel is offering Build Business attendees a discounted room rate of $258/night plus taxes. Make your reservations by clicking here online or call 1.877.622.3056 and ask for the SMPS 2018 Room Block. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. The group room block closes on July 23, 2018 or when the block is sold out, whichever comes first.

Build Business Friday Night Social: Hosted by SMPS San Diego
SMPS San Diego is putting together a fabulous event for you to come and unwind and enjoy great company and beautiful scenery.  A separate registration fee is required for this event. (Registration will be available soon.)

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, 2018. Cancellations are subject to a $100 processing fee if written cancellation is received between July 7 and July 19, 2018. No refunds will be processed on or after July 20, 2018.

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.