Recapping David Lecours' Storytelling Workshop

David Lecours, Principal at LecoursDesign, presented to SMPS Oregon members about the power of storytelling in the A/E/C industry in our first event of 2019. Kicking off the three-hour workshop with a story about how his firm found its focus, David continually demonstrated how story can be used as a...

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Event Recap: Meet the Press

On December 5, 2018, The Society for Marketing Professional Services hosted an event for over 80 attendees, where media professionals covering the built industry answered questions regarding the 2019 media outlook. Proceeds from the event went to Rose Haven – a day shelter and community center...

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Event Recap: Speed Networking

Our Speed Networking event was a huge success! Our members had a blast networking with other members, so much so that some stuck around after the event ended. A huge thank you to Hyphn for allowing us to use their unique office space. Thank you to Cheryl McIntosh Photography for capturing some ...

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Event Recap: The Path to 2035

As Portland continues to grow, it seems that not a week goes by without some sort of development news or controversy. From questions of density and height to the redevelopment of former industrial neighborhoods on both sides of the river, Portlanders have a lot to say about what they want and even m...

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Event Recap: Marketing Plans Made Simple with Jennifer Newman

Jennifer Newman of Ignite Coaching & Consulting spoke to a crowd of more than 60 industry professionals at Kell’s Irish Pub last Thursday. Jennifer’s presentation “Marketing Plans Made Simple” proved to be timely subject matter as the Portland A/E/C community gears up for...

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GROW Event Recap and Photos

Thanks to everyone who was able to make it to the GROW event this year! It was a great kick-off to all the great events coming up through SMPS Oregon. Christina Blaser, President of SMPS Oregon, kicked the event off by introducing Board members and dove into what SMPS is all about. Attendees learned...

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Build Business 2018 – Flip the Script: Break Preconceptions and Push Forward

Written by Josh Grenzsund, CPSM. To mark its 45th anniversary, the Society for Marketing Professional Services entered a new era in its relevance to A/E/C business. At the SMPS National Conference they proclaimed a new vision: “Business Transformed Through Marketing Leadership.” A...

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SMPS Oregon Donates to Girls Build and Sends 17 Young Girls to Camp

PORTLAND, August 1, 2018 – Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Oregon, a nationally recognized and multi-state program delivering career-focused education to marketers and business developers in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (A|E|C) industry, held the second ann...

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