Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – A Real Business Advantage

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – It’s a Business Advantage Businesses are facing changing times and our new question is: how is your businesses preparing for the future? At the end of the day change can happen to you, or it can happen for you! Never is that truer for diversity, equity...

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Social Justice in the Era of Digital Brand Strategy

Contributed by SMPS Oregon Member Hilary Jones, CPSM, Sr. Marketing Coordinator, Interface Engineering, Inc. Following the Black Lives Matter protests and demonstrations in cities across the globe, companies spanning nearly every single industry were prompted to create and share communications...

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New Book Release! Marketing in Low Tide by Allison Tivnon

In 2020, the longest period of economic expansion in U.S. history came to a grinding halt. Caught off guard by years of growth and record-breaking profits, architecture, engineering, and construction firms are now reeling and wondering how long the recession will last and how severe the financial im...

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CPSM Study Program

Interesting in pursuing your CPSM credential but want a little extra help? Want to study alongside other people who will support you and hold you accountable? SMPS Oregon is collaborating with SMPS Seattle to hold a monthly study session! Join us for this recurring program to: Learn more about t...

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September Favorite Five

We have scoured the internet so you don’t have to. Check out our five favorite A/E/C marketing articles from September 2020. 4 Morning Habits for a Highly Productive Work Day | Dana Brownlee“Step back and ask yourself if your mornings are working for you and if not, consider adopting ...

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REMINDER: Register to Vote & Fill out the Census

Register to Vote Register to vote now or check to make sure your registration is correct and up to date.  The deadline to register in Oregon is October 13th. Register - https://secure.sos.state.or.us/orestar/vr/register.do?lang=eng&source=SOS Vote By Mail Starting October 14th, all acti...

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Thanks for attending GROW with SMPS Oregon!

Thank you to everyone who attended our GROW with SMPS Oregon event on September 16! Didn’t get to attend? See what you missed in this seasonal kickoff event by viewing the GROW brochure, taking a look at the event presentation, and even watching the event recording. We announced some of what y...

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A Message from Angie Cole, Chapter President

Dear SMPS Oregon Members, I am honored and consider it a great privilege to serve as your Chapter President for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. SMPS has played an important role in my career development over the past five years and I take great pleasure in knowing that we have an opportunity to help emp...

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A letter from the new Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) director

The past few months have been marked by a call to action that crosses social, political, and professional divides around the country. The faces and names in our news cycles – Jacob Blake, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and so many other Black people across America – serve as reminders that...

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What it takes to GROW with SMPS Oregon

This post was written by SMPS Oregon past president, Christina Blaser It’s times like these (an economic recession, a global pandemic, the fight for justice, diversity and inclusion, pivotal national elections, etc.) that make your networks all the more valuable as professional marketers. We&...

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