The Society for Marketing Professional Services Foundation.

About the Foundation

The SMPS Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization established by the Society, has a mission to discover, in an ever-changing marketplace, what makes A/E/C organizations successful in marketing and business development. Its purpose is to deliver research, marketing intelligence and expert analysis to inspire success and improve bottom-line results for Foundation stakeholders.

New Way to Support the SMPS Foundation

There’s a new way to support the SMPS Foundation: TEXT2DONATE

You can now give to the Foundation via text message.

  1. Text Give 25 (or any amount) to: 703.991.6181
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SMPS Foundation Releases Hit-Rate Report

2016-hit-rates_v17-1The SMPS Foundation announces the release of “Measuring for Success: A Look at Hit Rates & Other KPIs in the A/E/C Industries.” The report, based on research and survey results, examines the tools and processes companies in the architecture, engineering, and construction (A/E/C) industries use to track their success with winning projects.

SMPS members may log in to the SMPS website and download the report for free. Nonmembers may purchase the report for $24.95.

Free Webinar About Hit Rates and KPIs

2016-hit-rates_v17-1Last year, the SMPS Foundation partnered with Southern Illinois University to look at the processes A/E/C firms use to track their success when it comes to winning projects. Want to learn more about hit rates and key performance indicators? View the free hit-rate webinar recording.

2016 Ron Garikes Scholarship Recipient Announced

The SMPS Foundation announces it has awarded the 2016 Ron Garikes Student Scholarship to Abbe Emerson of Fort Mills, SC.
Emerson, a graduate student at Texas A&M University, is pursuing a master’s degree in marketing. Read more



SMPS Foundation Releases 2016 Fellows Survey Report

The A/E/C industry is ra2016 Fellow Survey coverpidly changing. Learn how it could affect your firm in the just-released 2016 Fellows Survey report.

What is it? The 2016 Fellows Survey report recaps challenges, trends, and predictions in the A/E/C industry. The content is based on survey results and in-depth interviews of SMPS Fellows, who are some of the design and building industry’s most experienced professionals.

What information can I find? SMPS Fellows were asked about several topics in four segments: Looking Back, Looking Ahead, Preparing for the Future, andMegatrends. The authors summarized 300 pages of research into 30, with several pages dedicated to conclusions, takeaways, and actions.

SMPS members may log in to the SMPS website and download the survey for free. Nonmembers may  purchase the survey for $24.95.

Learn more.

SMPS and the SMPS Foundation Release Report on Business Development

The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) and the SMPS Foundation announce the publication of “Sell. Do. Win Business. A Report on How A/E/C Firms Are Using Staff to Win More Work.” Available for download on the SMPS website, this report is the culmination of 2015 survey-based research, which provides the latest insight in how firms engage clients and attempt to win work. Learn more

Project Delivery Systems SmartMarket Report available.

View latest research from the McGraw Hill Construction SmartMarket Report, which examines a variety of delivery systems such as design-build-build, design-build, and construction management at risk. The study also looks at the benefits of emerging delivery systems. Research in the report indicates that choice of a delivery system can have potentially powerful implications for the ability of a project to be delivered satisfactorily, on schedule, and on budget.

Project Delivery Systems: How They Impact Efficiency and Profitability in the Buildings Sector SmartMarket Report was produced by McGraw Hill Construction in partnership with MMC Contractors, the American Institute of Architects, the Design-Build Institute of America and SMPS, with the support of Bentley Systems.  Download the full report today.

For more information contact Molly Dall’Erta at 800.292.7677, x231, or [email protected]

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