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Celebrating Our Past by Creating Our Future

January 11, 2023

It’s here! The Society’s 50th anniversary. *Insert virtual confetti toss* All year long, SMPS is celebrating the founding of our organization—especially at our annual conference, Amplify A|E|C, in Austin. I hope to see you there! Read More

Member Spotlight: Vanessa Martinez

October 18, 2022

In our member spotlight, Vanessa Martinez, CPSM, takes time out of her day to chat with SMPS. Vanessa is regional pursuit manager for Psomas. She has been a member of SMPS since 2017 and has Read More

August 2022: The SMPS Annual Membership Meeting

June 29, 2022

The SMPS Annual Membership meeting will be held virtually on August 31 at 3 p.m. ET. SMPS President Bernice Bako, FSMPS, CPSM, and our HQ team will review the current fiscal year and share initiatives Read More

Looking Back: SMPS Regional Conferences

June 17, 2022

The SMPS 2021–22 fiscal year is coming to an end and, just last month, the final SMPS regional conference took place. Throughout the year, more than 1,700 attendees gathered at seven SMPS regional conferences. Our Read More

Honoring and Celebrating Black History Month

February 16, 2021

Black History Month recognizes the struggle and achievements of African Americans. In honor of this annual observance, we’re remembering Robert Robinson Taylor and Mary Jackson. Robert Taylor, the first accredited Black architect, was also the Read More

SMPS Member Maisha Hagan

February 16, 2021

In our member spotlight, Maisha Hagan takes time out of her busy day to chat with SMPS. Maisha is owner and head coach of Beauty & the Boss, a career-coaching service for women in male-dominated Read More

12 Ways To Successfully Manage a Remote Marketing Team

October 28, 2020

  Managing a marketing team is no small feat. Often as a manager, it’s your job to ensure your team is working efficiently and delivering high-quality content in a timely manner. Because of the fast-paced Read More

2020 Fellows Announced

May 19, 2020

SMPS Announces 2020 Class of Fellows SMPS is pleased to announce the following members who have been named Fellows of the Society in 2020. SMPS Fellows represent the highest level of experience and leadership in marketing and Read More

Flipping The Script On Rebranding: How An Association Told Its Story

May 30, 2019

On May 28, 2019, Josh Miles and Lauren Waldron co-authored “Flipping The Script On Rebranding: How An Association Told Its Story,” which was published on The following is an excerpt: In the association space, we often think that Read More

2019–20 Leadership Announced

May 24, 2019

The Society for Marketing Professionals Services (SMPS) is grateful for the enthusiastic response to our invitation for members to serve in volunteer leadership roles. The Nominations and Elections Committee thoroughly reviewed all the qualified applications Read More