Remote Work Tips from SMPS Oregon

As we continue to navigate our current work situations, we’ve begun to establish what routines, techniques and practices will help us maintain our regular work. One of the most difficult aspects of working remotely is the lack of direct connection to both our teams and clients. As marketing an...

Read More

How to Work Effectively in the Time of COVID-19

For many of us, understanding and dealing with the new restrictions imposed on our day-to-day lives in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has caused bewilderment, denial, even panic. Many companies have taken measures to allow work from home for many of us, while others haven’t received that re...

Read More

SMPS Oregon COVID-19 Update

Dear SMPS Oregon Community, To keep our volunteers, members and community safe, SMPS Oregon is postponing all events scheduled for March and April 2020. The board of directors is meeting regularly to discuss our events and service to our members during this unprecedented time and will continue to c...

Read More

February Favorite Five

We have scoured the internet so you don’t have to. Check out our five favorite A/E/C marketing articles from February 2020. You Can Consciously Choose Your Desired Corporate Culture | Susan M. Heathfield, The Balance “are you like most small and mid-sized business leaders who did ...

Read More

Member Spotlight: Gregory Fitz

How do you maximize your SMPS membership? The way I have maximized the value of SMPS has evolved over the 11 years I have been a member. In the beginning, when I was new to the industry it was an excellent resource for education and training. As my role shifted at PBS to more of a Business Developm...

Read More

Reasons to Register Today for the 2020 Market Mixer!

“The Market Mixer is unlike any networking event I have ever been to. People are serious about making deals happen and they come to the table prepared to talk business.” -Cheryl McIntosh, Architectural photographer Portland’s A/E/C industry is booming with events that promote...

Read More

Event Recap: Cultivating a Client Appreciation Culture

Contributed by Katrina Tran, Marketing Coordinator at Holst Architecture SMPS Oregon started off the new year with “Cultivating a Client Appreciation Culture,” an event focused on reframing business development by focusing on client relationships. Lisa Keohokalole Schauer, CPSM (Preside...

Read More

5 Questions You Must Answer Before Hiring Your Next Marketer

Contributed by Kate Robinette, CPSM, Partner at Go! Strategies I’ve long been involved in the hiring process for multiple companies and hired great people for their marketing teams. Most recently, my partners and I helped a client hire their f...

Read More

January Favorite Five

We have scoured the internet so you don’t have to. Check out our five favorite A/E/C marketing articles from January 2020.  AEC Content Marketing: How long should your blogs be? | Scott D. Butcher, Aecumen "Whether working as an employee with an AEC firm or as a trainer and consultant t...

Read More

Member Spotlight: Stacy Ho

How has SMPS helped you in your career development? I have been a member for 20 years. Even going back later in my career for an MBA in Marketing didn’t teach me all that SMPS has. From mentorship, to the power of my network, to friends that are like family, and every job I’ve ever had...

Read More