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Upcoming Industry Events

Editor’s Note: Events below were still planned at time of publication. Please check with the organizer to confirm.
AIA Indianapolis – March Program: Pikes Peak Summit Visitors Center Project
  • March 9, 5 –7 p.m.
  • Ball State University CAP:INDY, 25 North Pine Street, Indianapolis
  • Pikes Peak, the most visited of Colorado’s great mountains, has long claimed a powerful hold on the public imagination. More than half a million people each year ascend to the summit, where they are rewarded with the view that inspired Katharine Lee Bates to write the lyrics of “America the Beautiful.” For visitors today, the perspective from 14,115 feet still evokes the awe and optimism of a seemingly limitless vista across the continent. This is the breathtaking setting for the Pikes Peak Summit Visitors Center, a new LEED Silver certified, Living Building Challenge structure which is the first in Colorado. AIA Indianapolis is happy to welcome Michael Riggs, AIA, of RTA Architects (Colorado Springs), Project Architect and Construction Administrator to discuss this project.
Indiana Subcontractors Association – Construction Networking Event of the Year
  • March 9, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • JW Marriott - Downtown Indianapolis, 10 S West Street, Indianapolis
  • The Indiana Subcontractors Association Construction Networking Event of the Year (CNEY) is the largest gathering of Indiana-based general contractors, subcontractors and affiliates each year. Each year, nearly 1,100 attendees convene at the JW Marriott to create new connections and engage in robust dialogue. The CNEY Luncheon hosts the GC of the Year awards, recognizing a GC that exemplifies leadership in ethics, contracts, speed of pay and support for subcontractors. This year, the awards will also include owner feedback, demonstrating that there is true teamwork between construction owners, general, and subcontractors.
BOMA Indiana – PUMA Distribution Tour
  • March 9, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • PUMA Distribution Center, 3632 Perry Boulevard, Whitestown
  • Tour the latest in automated technology. Featuring new innovations like the AutoStore Black Line and in-line packing automation, PUMA and Bastian Solutions came together to strategize and integrate a new automated warehouse system in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis distribution center provides 10 times more capacity and is 20 percent faster than their California facility.
IFMA Indianapolis – Cocktails and Conversations
  • March 14, 4 – 6 p.m.
  • Blind Owl Brewery, 5014 East 62nd Street, Indianapolis
  • Come join IFMA Indy at the Blind Owl Brewery for a cocktail and some conversation and connect with other people in the Indianapolis FM community. It's a great chance to get out, catch up with old friends, and make some new connections. Cocktails and Conversations networking events are free for IFMA Indianapolis members and include drinks and appetizers. IFMA asks attendees to register so it knows how many to expect.
AIA Indiana – The Nuance of Net-Zero: Why It’s Not Enough (CE Webinar)
  • March 21, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Via Zoom
  • For nearly two decades, ‘net-zero’ has been a rallying cry for architects pursuing sustainable design. In 2006, solar and wind energy represented a negligible part of the grid, but in the past 15-plus years renewable but intermittent solar and wind have been the fastest growing sources of energy. As we approach 2030, we ask ourselves: is net-zero the right goal or does our goal require more nuance? The challenge is that the grid must always strike a balance between energy generation and energy consumption, not just on average over the course of the year. Historically we have maintained this balance by adjusting power plant generation to match the demand; increasingly, we will be turning to buildings to help maintain the balance. This session will offer considerations for building-grid interactions. Presenters for this program will be Kyle Fredell, Willdan, Contractor for Duke Energy and Sara Caliendo, Willdan, Contractor for Duke Energy.
SMPS Indiana – What’s on TAP 2023
  • April 13, 1 – 4:30 p.m.
  • Indiana Landmarks, 1201 Central Avenue, Indianapolis
  • This year's theme is "Gather Together for Success." SMPS Indiana will feature four TAP Chat sessions where experts will have a conversation on how Indiana has achieved success coming out of the pandemic and what the plans are to continue that success. Sessions will focus on development, higher education, sports and entertainment, and trails, roads, and infrastructure. SMPS has secured a great lineup of speakers like, Ian Nicolini from Pure Development, Joe McGinness from AveNew, Patrick Talty from Indiana Sports Corp, and Mike Miller from CEG – just to name a few. Full speaker line-up will be released soon.
SMPS Indiana – Softball Tournament
  • April 20, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Chuck Klein Complex, 4702 Rockville Road, Indianapolis
  • Gather your team together, join a team, or be a spectator or sponsor. All proceeds go to support an ACE Mentorship scholarship recipient.
SMPS Indiana – Effective Strategies for Crisis Communication
  • April 26, 4 – 5 p.m.
  • LIGHTsource LIGHTstudio, 210 South Meridian Street, Suite 200, Indianapolis
  • Crises happen every day. And in today’s fast-paced news world, a negative story about your company can dominate the headlines and social media chatter, negatively impacting its reputation in the blink of an eye. That’s why communicating effectively during a crisis is essential and crucial when a disaster strikes. While there’s no solution to ensure no crisis ever hits your organization, thoughtful preparation by having a detailed crisis communications plan will help organizations anticipate and navigate reputation-defining situations. During this presentation, Dittoe PR’s Kasie Pieri, Director of Accounts, and Skylar Whitney, Senior Social Media Strategist, will address the following: the importance of crisis communications; how to assemble a crisis communications plan; how to execute the plan when a crisis happens; how to use social media during a crisis; how to use social listening to get ahead of a potential crisis; and strategies for responding to negative comments and reviews.
ACEC Indiana – Engineering Excellence Awards Ceremony Luncheon
  • April 27, 11:15 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Marriott North Hotel, 3645 River Crossing Parkway, Indianapolis
  • Join ACEC Indiana for its 34th Annual Engineering Excellence Awards Luncheon. Registration and Networking begins at 11:15 a.m., followed by an awards luncheon and awards ceremony. Tables are normally set for 10 people, but ACEC Indiana can accommodate one to two more if necessary. There are no special prices for a full table; pricing is based upon individuals attending. Dress is professional business attire. Cancellations are required by April 17 in order to avoid charges.
Indiana Subcontractors Association – ISA Day at the Track
  • May 17, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 4790 West 16th Street, Indianapolis
  • Come connect with ISA for an afternoon of food and networking. ISA’s Future Leaders Committee is hosting their annual Day at the Track, so come on out and make business connections while enjoying an afternoon at the track. ISA is excited to welcome its folks back to the track and is looking forward to spending an afternoon at the hottest place to be during the month of May in Indianapolis–the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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