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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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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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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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Introducing the new SMPS Oregon!

The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Oregon has a new look! You may have started to see our new branding through our Scoop newsletter, social media, and recent events. Today we launch the new SMPS Oregon website. SMPS Headquarters spearheaded the rebranding efforts to give ou...

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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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Member Spotlight: Allison Tivnon

How long have you been a member of SMPS, and how do you stay involved in the chapter? I began attending SMPS events back in 2008 and officially became a member in 2011. I stay involved in a number of ways: attending events (both here in Portland and when I’m visiting our Seattle office); read...

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Member Spotlight: Emily DeChambeau

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 a little over a year a half ago as an intern for my current firm. I got started through the MECOP Program at Oregon State University. I started out in my role doing most...

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