Enhance your performance, expand your knowledge, and build a strong community of peers through SMPS Education. SMPS also supports the Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) designation.
Build Business, the SMPS Annual Conference
Build Business is the leading business development, marketing, and leadership conference for the A/E/C industries. Expand your knowledge and network with peers and industry experts. Register by March 16 for the best available rate.
The Pinnacle Experience
A new SMPS event specifically designed for senior marketing leaders was held in St. Louis in October 2017. This symposium-style program engaged attendees with content aligned with current and emerging needs of marketing and business development decision-makers. Experienced professionals shared perspectives and connected with other thought leaders. Presentations and discussions focused on strategic issues affecting the A/E/C industries. Registration is now open for our 2018 offering to be held in Dallas, Texas, from October 17-19, 2018.
Business Development for the A/E/C Industries
This full-day interactive workshop will help sharpen your BD skills or better assist your technical staff to develop more business. Position your firm competitively through the skills learned.
2018 workshop: Tuesday, August 14 in San Diego, CA
SMPS’ Corporate Training is a great way to take advantage of our cost-effective, convenient professional development and bring high-quality educational programs and valuable CEUs to your entire firm.
SMPS Knowledge Kits are designed to further develop your professional skills. Each set includes four on-demand webinars. Save over 60% when you purchase four SMPS on-demand webinars as a set. Choose the kit that best serves your professional development needs.
Lunchtime Learning Labs for SMPS Members
Grab your lunch—or breakfast—and join us online every other month for our complimentary Lunchtime Learning Labs. This educational series, for SMPS members only, features great topics to help you learn new skills, advance your career, and build your firm’s business.
MARKENDIUM, also known as the SMPS Body of Knowledge (BOK), is a comprehensive educational resource for the successful practice of marketing and business development in the A/E/C industries. The six-book series and Kindle version are now available on Amazon. Self-paced, interactive courses curated by SMPS and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are also available on MARKENDIUM: Online Learning.
MARKENDIUM Online Learning
Focused exclusively on marketing and business development for the A/E/C industries, MARKENDIUM: ONLINE LEARNING brings you the best of both worlds: e-learning and professional development.
Roadmap to Certification: The CPSM Immersion Course
This program offers a three-day immersion course followed by a 90-day study program that includes new study tools, practice tests, and faculty office hours for feedback.
2018 workshop: Atlanta, GA, from May 9-11, 2018.
Prepare to Win Virtual Workshops
An interactive series of virtual workshops that provide participants with the knowledge and skills to enhance their A/E/C marketing know-how led by experienced industry professionals.
Seller-Doer Learning Series
In today’s A/E/C world, having professional skills and training isn’t enough if you can’t also market and sell. The SMPS Seller-Doer learning series is your model for success. Ensure that the best doers are also the best sellers with this blueprint that offers tools, education, and resources. The one-day workshop returns to Build Business 2018 on August 14, 2018.
Interactive, 90-minute webinars are conducted monthly and cover hot topics, best practices, and special interests in A/E/C marketing and business development. SMPS webinars are sponsored by Cosential.