2022–23 Chapter Volunteer Calendar

SMPS Calendar 2022–23 (Programs, Deadlines, and Events)

The 2021–22 calendar has been archived.

This calendar is frequently updated.

Please continue to check back periodically for updates and additions as the year continues.


1 | 2022–23 Fiscal year begins

1 | First day for 2022–23 chapter presidents-elect to register for the CPSM exam for free (Questions? contact natalie@smps.org)

8 | 3 p.m. ET | Chapter Leader Meetup: Managing Your Chapter’s Social Media Effectively (download recap)

29 | 2022-23 Chapter Volunteer Orientation (download recording)

30 | Chapter finance report deadline

30 | Chapter education report deadline

Budget Process: Each chapter BOD to approve budget for 2022–23 fiscal year


15 | Chapter Leader Meetup: Membership (download recap)

15 | Marketing Achievement Award program opening

16-18 | The Pinnacle Experience: Las Vegas, NV

Chapters should begin preparing tax forms 990EZ and 990N: Deadline January 15


15 | Marketing Communications Awards (MCA) program opening


15 | Filing deadline: Tax Forms 990EZ and 990N

18–20 | SMPS Southern Regional Conference: New Orleans, LA

24 | Chapter Leader Meetup: Educational Programming & Certification (download recap)

26 | Pre-CLS Meetup: All About SMPS Chapter Governance (chapter presidents-elect by invitation only)

30 | DEI + A/E/C: Mental Health in the Workplace (register now)

31 | Tax Form 1099 due to vendors (speakers, website, etc.) (1099 forms must be prepared for individuals to whom you have paid more than $600 in 2021)

Prepare for chapter board nominations and elections (verify specific dates in your chapter’s bylaws)


1–3 | SMPS Pacific Regional Conference: San Diego, CA

8 | Deadline to register for the March 2023 CPSM exam (Questions? contact natalie@smps.org)

21 | Chapter Leader Meetup: All About Chapter Finance (register now)

28 | File Tax Form 1099 to IRS

MARCH 2023

1 | Marketing Communications Awards (MCA) early discount deadline

15 | Marketing Communications Awards (MCA) submission deadline

20–22 | SMPS Southeastern Regional Conference: Wilmington, NC

31 | SMPS Chapter President of the Year submission deadline

APRIL 2023

3 | Marketing Achievement Award submission deadline

12–14 | SMPS Southwest Regional Conference: Santa Fe, NM

26-28 SMPS Chapter Leadership Symposium: Washington, DC

MAY 2023

3–5 | SMPS Northeast Regional Conference: Philadelphia, PA

JUNE 2023

30 | Chapter board and committee roster report deadline (to be submitted by 2023–24 president)

JULY 2023

Budget Process: Chapters should be creating their budgets for board approval in September


2 | Deadline for 2022–23 chapter presidents-elect to register for the September 2023 CPSM exam window for free (Questions? contact natalie@smps.org)

2 | Deadline to register for the September 2023 CPSM exam (Questions? contact natalie@smps.org)

8–11 | Amplify A|E|C 2023: Austin, TX

2023–2024 budget completion by chapters



Shared dues rebate paid to each chapter monthly

Marketer journal published digitally: October, December, February, April, June, and August

Marketer QuickLook published (monthly e-newsletter)

Master More: Learning Labs (complimentary for members, bi-monthly)

SMPS Webinars

Chapter Leader Newsletter (monthly, sent out to all chapter volunteers)

You and SMPS: Kickstart Your Membership (invite only, new-member meetup; contact membership@smps.org for more information) (last Friday of every month)