2020-21 Chapter Volunteer Calendar

SMPS Calendar 2020–21 (Programs, Deadlines, and Events)

The 2019-20 SMPS Chapter Volunteer Calendar has been archived

Due to the impact of COVID-19, there are calendar items that are still TBD for the 2020-21 program year. We will make sure these dates are announced to chapter leaders once determined:

2021 Fellows Application  program opening and submission deadline

Chapter President of the Year (CPY) program opening and submission deadline

Striving for Excellence (SFE) program opening and submission deadline

Marketing Communications Awards (MCA) program opening and submission deadline

Marketing Achievement Award program opening and submission deadline

SEPTEMBER 2020

1 | Fiscal year begins

3 | 3:30 p.m. ET | Chapter Leader Meetup: Chapter Presidents (The Zoomers) (invite only)

9 | 3:30 p.m. ET | Chapter Leader Meetup: Membership

16–17 | The Pinnacle+ Experience

24 | 3:30 p.m. ET | Chapter Leader Meetup: Chapter Programming | Enhance Virtual Programming and Logistics

30 | Chapter finance and education reports deadline

Shared dues rebate paid to each chapter (4th quarter distribution)

Budget Process: Each chapter BOD to approve budget for 2020–21 fiscal year

OCTOBER 2020

5–9 | Build Business 2020: Pivot & Focus

20 | 3:30 p.m. ET | Chapter Leader Meetup: Membership (invite only)

22 | 3:30 p.m. ET | Chapter Leader Meetup: Chapter Presidents (The Zoomers) (invite only)

27 | 3:30 p.m. ET | Chapter Leader Meetup: Chapter Programming

NOVEMBER 2020

17 | 3:30 p.m. ET | Chapter Leader Meetup: Membership

19 | 3:30 p.m. ET | Chapter Leader Meetup: Chapter Presidents (The Zoomers) (invite only)

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

DECEMBER 2020

Shared dues rebate paid to each chapter (1st quarter distribution)

JANUARY 2021

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

TBD | SMPS Southern Regional Conference: Oklahoma City, OK

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 2020)

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

Presidents-Elect and Program Leads should be registered for CLS 2021

FEBRUARY 2021

28 | File Tax Form 1099 to IRS

MARCH 2021

1–3  | SMPS Southeastern Regional Conference: Nashville, TN

Shared dues rebate paid to each chapter (2nd quarter distribution)

APRIL 2021

TBD | SMPS Missouri Valley Regional Conference: Wichita, KS

TBA | Chapter Leadership Symposium (CLS)

MAY 2021

6–8 | SMPS Southwest Regional Conference: Tucson, AZ

12–14 | SMPS Heartland Regional Conference: Milwaukee, WI

JUNE 2021

30 | Chapter board and committee roster report deadline (to be submitted by 2021-22 president)

Shared dues rebate paid to each chapter (3rd quarter distribution)

JULY 2021

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

AUGUST 2021

4–6 |SMPS Annual Conference: Build Business 2021

2021-2022 budget completion by chapters

RECURRING

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

Marketer QuickLook published (weekly e-newsletter): Tuesdays

Pivot & Focus Learning Lab Meetups (bi-monthly)

SMPS Webinars

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