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2021 People’s Choice Award

December 21, 2021

For the People’s Choice Award, all winning entries were displayed online and voted on by conference attendees, SMPS members, and the general public alike. The award was given to EXP from Chicago, IL, for their Read More

2021 Best of Show Award

December 21, 2021

In the 2021 Marketing Communications Awards program, Award of Excellence winners in all categories were considered for the Best of Show Award, which was selected online by a jury of industry experts prior to our Read More

Globalization and A/E/C Marketing

December 21, 2021

According to Merriam-Webster, globalization is defined as “the act or process of globalizing: the state of being globalized; especially: the development of an increasingly integrated global economy marked especially by free trade, free flow of Read More

International A/E/C Business

December 21, 2021

As marketing manager for a national architecture firm in the late 1980s, I was tasked to work with the firm’s Columbus, OH, partners, who were exploring international markets for our design services. I remember getting Read More

Using Behavioral Science To Strengthen Your Brand

December 21, 2021

Branding is the process of giving meaning to specific organizations, companies, products, or services by creating and shaping an idea in customers’ minds, both in a practical (the shoe is lightweight) and emotional way (the Read More

Virtual Business Development

December 21, 2021

Virtual business development seems to be a recently coined and common term in the A/E/C industries, as business development looks much different today than it did a couple of years ago. The opportunities to drop Read More

Gratitude in the Midst of Chaos

December 17, 2021

Is it just me, or is it easy to get wrapped up in chaos this time of year? No pun intended. This certainly was the case just a few days ago. I was preparing to Read More

SMPS Member Angie Cole

December 13, 2021

In our member spotlight, Angie Cole, MBA, takes time out of her busy day to chat with SMPS. Angie is director of marketing and business development for Lorentz Bruun Construction. She has been a member Read More

Knowledge Never Goes Unnoticed

November 30, 2021

The last year has taught us to be nimble and open to change, and to self-reflect. And that means we can never stop growing. Gaining knowledge—and learning from it—is a life-long goal. At SMPS, we Read More

Putting Thought Into Thought Leadership

October 25, 2021

The term thought leadership is often used interchangeably with content marketing. And although both strategies have much in common, they aren’t the same. You’ve probably heard the expression “helping is the new selling.” Content marketing Read More