2020 Market Mixer Call for Sponsors

Sponsorships are now available for the annual SMPS Market Mixer!  Highlighting current trends in industries across the Portland region, this popular event brings clients and industry partners face to face for an evening of conversation and networking.  As a sponsor, your firm gets e...

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Announcing the 2019 Winner of SMPS Oregon's Scholarship Program

Congratulations to Kate Kearney for being chosen as the winter 2019 recipient of SMPS Oregon’s Lynn Parsons Educational Scholarship. Kate started her career in A/E/C marketing seven years ago and now is an Associate at Peter Meijer Architect, a local architecture firm specializing in the reus...

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Recap 2018/19: The Year of New Beginnings

If I could put a name on my year as SMPS Oregon Chapter President, I would call it “The Year of New Beginnings”. The Society of Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) runs on an academic calendar, commencing the new term in September and 2018/19 came with exciting changes and challenges,...

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Congratulations to our SMPS Oregon 2019 Award Winners!

On Wednesday, April 10th, SMPS Oregon hosted the 2019 Marketing Excellence Awards. Thank you to those who joined us for this event! We had such a wonderful time celebrating all of the individuals in the building industry and the wonderful work your companies have produced this past year!   We ...

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Congratulations to Zoey Zemanek, Winner of the Lynn Parsons Educational Scholarship!

Congratulations to Zoey Zemanek for being chosen as the second recipient of SMPS Oregon’s Lynn Parsons Educational Scholarship! Zoey started her career in A/E/C marketing in 2015 as an administrative assistant for Cochran, Inc. Since 2017, Zoey has been a marketing coordinator with Cochran, I...

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I'm Interested in the CPSM Certification. Now What?

Does CPSM Week have you inspired and wanting to get your CPSM certification? SMPS Oregon has you covered! Here's how to start your journey toward getting those coveted four initials after your name: Make sure you are eligible to sit for the CPSM exam (check out the SMPS National website or contac...

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What's It Like to Be in the CPSM Boot Camp?

In honor of CPSM Week (February 11-15), we're giving a shout out to all of our recent graduates of the CPSM Boot Camp program. Offered by SMPS Oregon as a free resource for members, the boot camp was led by Stacey Ho, CPSM, and helped participants study for the CPSM exam alongside a group of their p...

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Member Spotlight: Erin Reed

As a member of SMPS for five years, what has been your favorite part about being involved? The people. SMPS offers such a unique network of marketers both locally and nationwide. I typically meet someone new at every event I attend and being the sole marketer in Deacon’s Portland office, havi...

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Member Spotlight: Kate Kearney

What do you do at your current firm, and what do you like most about your role? I am an associate at Peter Meijer Architect, and part of the firm leadership group responsible for managing: marketing research, marketing planning, client and business development, proposals, and promotional activities...

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Announcing the 2018 Winner of SMPS Oregon's Scholarship Program

Congratulations to Nicole Haman, CPSM, LEED AP for being chosen as the first recipient of SMPS Oregon’s Lynn Parsons Educational Scholarship. Nicole started her career in A/E/C marketing over 11 years ago as a marketing assistant for a local contractor. She currently works on the marketing an...

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