Take a Virtual Tour of Burns & McDonnell Headquarters

January 21, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Interested in what’s going on over at the Burns & McDonnell campus? Join us to find out! SMPS-KC will host a virtual tour followed by a brief Q&A with Employee Owners to walk through the new space.

The four-story office building houses 776 seats, increasing the size of the Burns & McDonnell world headquarters by 22 percent. It includes 42 conference rooms and two large training rooms with interactive features and smart technology to increase efficiency and collaboration using web based meetings. Adjustable desks will be added to each workstation, allowing users to sit or stand, along with pullout furniture for informal teaming sessions. Team collaboration will be encouraged by customizing areas throughout the accommodate various styles of communication.

Designed to complement phase one, hackberry wood, native to the Midwest, will be used for unique feature walls, veneers and ceiling panels. The building will contain 100 percent LEED lighting paired with daylight harvesting for optimal energy savings. The building frame will be constructed with more than 8,000 tons of steel.

The 550-stall parking garage is comprised of 395 pre-cast concrete panels and includes interactive messaging for electric vehicles alerting when the car is charged to avoid wasting electricity. It was completed in Spring 2019 and is operational.


Program Schedule:

12:00 | Welcome & Introductions

12:05 | Virtual Tour

12:30 | Q&A Panel Discussion

12:55 | End


Moderator & Panelists:

Michelle (Chelly) Harrson, Proposal Strategiest, Burns & McDonnell [Moderator]

Victoria Helm, Project Manager + Interior Designer, Burns & McDonnell 

Brittney Swartz, Project Manager + Landscape Architect, Burns & McDonnell


Who Should Attend:

  • Marketing Directors/Managers
  • Marketing Staff
  • Communications Coordinators
  • Communications Directors/Managers
  • Technical Professionals
  • Firm Leaders


SMPS Domains of Practice (for CPSM):

1 - Market Research

3 - Client & Business Development 


A link to join via ZOOM will be emailed to all registrants on Thursday morning. If you have any questions, please reach out to the Programs/Education Director: Mackenzie Doty - [email protected] | (913) 744-4084


$0.00 Member Ticket

$25.00 Non-Member Ticket