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Attend Paralyzing Politics: A Discussion of the Dangers to Development

Los Angeles

December 07, 2016 | 7:30 am

Admission: $60-$90

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SMPS-Los Angeles invites local developers and economic experts to discuss pending legislation that could have devastating effects on the A/E/C industry in Southern California. The panelists will break down the initiatives, outline their potential consequences, and consider options for future action and activism.


Brent Gaisford, Co-Founder, Upwell Real Estate Group
Robin Hughes, President and CEO, Abode Communities
Rachel Lee, Vice President, Rising Realty Partners
Ron Miller, Executive Secretary, LA/OC Building and Construction Trades Council
Gary Toebben, President & CEO, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
Simon Ha, Moderator, Principal, Steinberg Architects


7:30 AM-8:00 AM: Registration & Networking
8:00 AM-9:00 AM: Moderated Panel
9:00 AM-9:30 AM: Networking


500 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071


Members: $60
Non-members: $90

Sponsored by Gensler and Watry Design, Inc. 

About the Author

Hannah Brooks has over 25 years of experience in business development and marketing. She is actively involved with championing Sustainable Parking Best Practices, the Society for Marketing Professional Services, Design Build Institute of America and the International Parking & Mobility Institute. In addition to having penned on topics such as Branding Versus Positioning and the Value of a Formal Marketing & Business Development Plan, Hannah has received Addy awards ranging from web design to music production.

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