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SMPS Advances: October 2021

October 7, 2021

To provide transparency and expand member engagement, SMPS HQ provides an executive summary of the board of directors’ discussions and decisions following each regular meeting. The eight-member board of directors meets at least four times Read More

SMPS Announces New Director of Marketing

September 23, 2021

Alexandria, VA— (September 23, 2021) — The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) is pleased to announce that Nandi Rice has joined the Society as director, marketing. Nandi will be responsible for leading the marketing Read More

Forging Forward Is Full of Opportunity

September 7, 2021

It’s time to sparkle! I’ve been saying this to myself and anyone who will listen since June. The big question, though, is: Have I bought into it? YES. While we all have been through some Read More

In Memoriam

September 7, 2021

  SMPS remembers those we lost over the last fiscal year and extends its condolences to their family, friends, and colleagues. We hope their loved ones find peace and support during this difficult time.   Read More

They Crossed So We Could Flourish

September 7, 2021

I’m a Hispanic male, but I often find myself forgetting that. I was reading Alicia Washington’s article from last year, and I thought to myself, “Yep, uh-huh, oh me, too!”—particularly the parts where she shared Read More

SMPS Leadership for 2021–22

September 1, 2021

In May 2021, SMPS announced the slate of officers, directors, and trustees for the 2021-22 fiscal year for the SMPS board of directors and the SMPS Foundation board of trustees. Effective September 1, 2021, the Read More

Living Your Best Business Development Practices

August 31, 2021

Kicking the day off in a coffee shop, dining on fresh food from our own waters, or attending happy hours—this was Seattle pre-pandemic networking at Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. (WJE). Despite last year’s challenges, Read More

Marketing: The Original Innovation Team

August 31, 2021

Marketers have one of the hardest jobs in business today. Instead of just managing the brand and proposals, our responsibilities span technology, lead generation, customer experience, employee experience, and culture. And now, the C-suite expects Read More

Feeling Stuck? Get Inspired and Be Creative

August 31, 2021

As A/E/C marketers, our jobs require us to constantly create new things. Where does one continually find inspiration? With fewer opportunities to get fully enveloped into creative environments over this past year, we’ve had to Read More

Best Next Practices in A/E/C Marketing

August 31, 2021

As the Greek philosopher Heraclitus said, “Change is the only constant in life.” Often change is slow, gradually shifting the ways we work; other times a catalyst in the market causes rapid change that can Read More