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The Enormity of Small Things

April 15, 2020

Greetings from my dining room! Like so many of you, I’m well into my fourth (or more) week of working from home. It’s an odd experience for someone who has never really teleworked. Sure, sometimes Read More

The Seventh W

February 25, 2020

We’ve probably all taken some form of writing course. Early on, we’re taught to address the six Ws: who, what, when, where, why, and how. When compiling information for an article or RFQ response, those Read More

SMPS Foundation: Annual Owners Survey

January 24, 2020

Last Call to Share Our Owners Survey A lot has changed in the last few weeks. And while we may find ourselves in some unchartered territory, we still need your help. Over the last year, Read More

The Smallest Acts Can Spur Action

December 12, 2019

Greetings, all! I recently attended a conference in Phoenix at the Arizona Biltmore hotel, which is one of my favorite buildings. Conferences are always well worth it, but by the time the third and last Read More

Happy Fall, Y’all

October 17, 2019

I love fall. The trees start to change, the days get shorter and cooler, and, best of all, it’s football season! Whether it’s watching my favorite college team (Go Pokes!) or pro team (Go Chiefs!), Read More

Building Design + Construction and ENR feature the highlights from the SMPS Foundation report, “Powering Up Technology: A Spotlight on MarTech”

October 16, 2019

Building Design + Construction and Engineering News-Record (ENR) featured the research highlights from the SMPS Foundation survey report, “Powering Up Technology: A Spotlight on MarTech.” The articles, authored by SMPS Foundation Trustee, Amy Collins, focus Read More

The SMPS Foundation Announces the 2019-2020 Board of Trustees

September 4, 2019

The SMPS Foundation promotes A/E/C research and education that advances professional services marketing. Alexandria, VA (September 4, 2019) – The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Foundation is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 board of Read More

Our Work Is Inspired by You

August 16, 2019

Like many of our members, I attended Build Business 2019 in Washington, D.C. I came away very impressed with the entire experience from top to bottom. The conference committee and SMPS staff focused on putting Read More

Better Communication, Better Business

June 13, 2019

Recently, my wife, Misty, and I were returning from a long weekend in New York City. Direct flights to Tulsa are few so we had the obligatory layover in Dallas, where afternoon thunderstorms had created Read More

Give Back and Spring Forward

April 12, 2019

Greetings, all! Ah, spring! The temperatures are warming, the trees and flowers are blooming, and my sinuses are pounding. All kidding aside, this is arguably my favorite time of the year. There’s a freshness to Read More