Marketer Journal

Marketer is the Society’s award-winning bimonthly journal, reporting on current business development and marketing practices, issues, and trends.

Articles are contributed by industry practitioners and experts. Regularly cited as a top benefit of membership, Marketer provides original, knowledge-based content relevant to A/E/C professionals: innovative marketing, management, and leadership strategies, case studies, and lessons learned. Articles are written by industry experts who face the challenges of marketing professional services every day.

The August 2020 issue has gone digital. You’ll find a link to the digital copy within the Marketing Resource Center on MySMPS. Only SMPS members can access MySMPS using their member number and password. If you’re having difficulty accessing a copy, please reach out to

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The April 2020 issue was free to everyone. Download your copy today. For this issue, members may publish a limited amount of content online. Please provide the following attribution: © Marketer, The Journal of the Society for Marketing Professional Services, April 2020,

Typically, SMPS members receive a print copy of the journal every other month. A pdf copy of each issue, along with copies of individual articles, may be downloaded from the Marketing Resource Center (MRC) located on MySMPS.

Published in February, April, June, August, October, and December.

To Contribute

The Marketer Editorial Team welcomes your suggestions for future themes, topics, and stories. View our 2020 Marketer Editorial Guidelines. Please contact editor Christine Chirichella,,  if you’re interested in pitching an idea for a Marketer article. Make sure to include a 150-word description of the story’s scope and your approach in the body of the email.

Article submissions are subject to content review and editorial revision by the editor and/or the publisher, and by the contributing editors who provide content, input, and direction for the publication.

SMPS CPSMs may earn one CEU for every 500 words published per article or book. They may earn one CEU for every two hours of research and preparation time used to write the article or book. A maximum of 15 CEUs may be earned for writing within a three-year period of time.

Marketer Editorial Committee

The Editorial Committee acts as an adviser to the publication and decides the issue themes on an annual basis. Individual committee members volunteer to take the lead on securing feature articles for each issue.

  • Mark Buckshon, Publisher, Construction News & Report Group of Companies
  • Ida Cheinman, Principal & Creative Director, substance151
  • Craig Galati, AIA, FSMPS, CPSM, President, LGA
  • Matt Handal, Business Development Manager, Trauner Consulting Services, Inc.
  • Ed Hannan, Principal, HannComm
  • Jen McGovern, CPSM, Regional Marketing Manager, VHB
  • Michael Reilly, FSMPS, Principal, Reilly Communications
  • Nancy Usrey, FSMPS, CPSM, Associate Vice President, HNTB Corporation
  • Jennifer Van Vleet, CPSM, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, Global, Stantec
  • Joy Woo, CPSM, LEED AP, Associate Vice President, Cities, AECOM

To Advertise

Marketer is regularly cited as the top benefit of SMPS membership. The award-winning journal reaches 7,100 SMPS members and an additional 6,000 readers through pass-along circulation (primarily CEOs). To reach this wide A/E/C audience, consider advertising in the Marketer. View our 2020 Media Kit and contact Christine at or 1.703.684.2264, for more information.

For More Information

Contact contact SMPS HQ staff Christine at or 1.703.684.2264, or Linda Smolkin, 1.703.684.2266, or