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The votes are in: SMPS Oregon Board election results

The Votes are in: On behalf of the SMPS Oregon Board, I want to thank everyone who submitted a nomination and everyone who participated in the elections.  I would also like to thank our Communication Committee for making this process simple this year and helping us achieve a quorum within the ...

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Member Spotlight: Cassie Crawford

How did you get into a career in A/E/C marketing? And what do you do at your current firm? I began my career in marketing in 2005 as an event coordinator, graphic designer, website editor, and marketer. Since then, I’ve worn many hats mostly in the non-profit sector. A few years ago, I began ...

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June Favorite Five

Marketing your business During a Crisis: Do’s and Don’ts | Jon Simpson“When the fabric of society changes, it’s easy to begin tiptoeing on social media and hesitate before moving forward with a marketing plan. It’s a tricky conundrum — you don’t want to seem...

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Staff Survey Questions To Ask Before Returning To The Office

With many counties in Oregon approaching Phase 2 opening, and Multnomah County hoping to enter Phase 1 shortly, returning to the office is top of mind for many of us. Understanding the challenges, preferences, and concerns of our employees is a prudent first step to inform the planning process. Belo...

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SMPS Virtual Panel Discussion - A Path Forward is now available

On June 18, 2020, SMPS Oregon hosted a follow up to the Response to COVID-19 virtual panel event. We invited the original panel back to discuss where things stand now, and what a path forward may look like. Speakers talked about ideas and answered questions on how to help provide value to your ...

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Resources to Support Justice and Diversity

Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen harmful displays of power, communities pulling together to enact change, and discussions that confront systemic racism in professional and personal levels. Many of us are finding ourselves wanting to help, but are not sure where to start. The first step you ...

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Vote for the 2020-2021 SMPS Oregon Board of Directors!

The nominations are in and now we need your final votes for the 2020-2021 Board of Directors! Each year, the Nominations and Elections Committee, which is comprised of the current President, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, Secretary, and Treasurer, issues a Call for Nominations t...

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Muted and Listening

We stand for justice and inclusion.We believe black lives matter.We oppose all forms of racism, bigotry, discrimination and intolerance, and will not tolerate hate in our organization or community.We are listening and learning. This week our social media will be going on mute to reduce the noise and...

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Member Spotlight: Juan Coronel

How do you maximize your SMPS membership? (how are you involved in the chapter, what would you recommend other members get involved in, etc.) As an SMPS member, I do my best to stay engaged with the Oregon chapter as much as possible. I attend events, roundtables, and I am currently the Media Rela...

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Reading for Work: Book Recs for Marketers

Contributed by Marina Garcia, Marketing Specialist at NWESI In the marketing world, there are a multitude of resources that claim to help people gain new skills, understand their industry at an even deeper level, or teach innovative ways to conquer professional goals. Often times these resources ar...

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