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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In Memoriam: Lynn Parsons

On August 16th, Lynn Parsons, a beloved ambassador of our marketing community, passed away. Her contributions to the A/E/C industry were invaluable. Lynn began her involvement with SMPS in the 1980’s as a member of the San Diego Chapter, serving as the Executive Director. In the early 90&rsqu...

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Member Spotlight: Alexandra Orozco

Alexandra Orozco, Marketing Coordinator at Urban Resources, Inc.Co-Facilitator, Coordinators Corner Roundtable, SMPS Oregon What do you do at your current firm, and what is your favorite aspect of your current role?I am the marketing coordinator for a local construction project management serv...

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We Have a New Scholarship Program! Apply Today.

Announcing our new scholarship program! To fulfill our organization’s vision to transform business through marketing leadership, the SMPS Oregon Board of Directors created the Lynn Parsons Educational Scholarship to provide current chapter members with the opportunity to pursue ongoing pr...

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Member Spotlight: Nicole Haman, CPSM, LEED AP

Nicole D. Haman, CPSM, LEED AP at AKS Engineering and Forestry, LLCSenior Marketers Roundtable Facilitator, SMPS Oregon How did you get into a career in A/E/C marketing? And what do you do at your current firm?I started my career in A/E/C marketing over 11 years ago. After graduating from college, ...

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Girls Build and SMPS Oregon are Featured in the DJC

The DJC recently featured local nonprofit Girls Build in the article, “Pounding Out an Education,” written by Sam Tenney.  On a recent afternoon at the University of Portland, the usual quiet of summertime at the North Portland campus is disrupted by the sounds of building. The...

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Call for Volunteers: Join a Committee!

Call for Volunteers: Join a Committee! September 5, 2018 Joining a committee is a great way to strengthen your resume, grow professionally, and connect with others in the industry! We have a number of open positions this year and are looking for volunteers to join our committees. To learn more, pl...

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Member Spotlight: McKenzie Richardson

McKenzie Richardson, Marketing Production Manager at PAEPresident-Elect, SMPS OregonHow did you get into a career in A/E/C marketing? And what do you do at your current firm?I’m probably one of the few AEC marketers that has a degree in marketing! Eight years ago, I joined PAE as a Marketing A...

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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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