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Spotlight on the Mentorship Roundtable

Contributed by Alexi Meuwissen, Director of Marketing at Bremik Construction  SMPS Oregon’s Mentorship Program pairs senior marketers with members who are new to the field or are trying to grow from an entry level to next level position. In addition to engaging in one-on-one meeting...

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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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Member Spotlight: Leah Lukrofka

How long have you been a member of SMPS, and what do you do to stay involved? I have been a SMPS member since 2013. I was on the Membership Committee for the first few years. I met a lot of great people while helping coordinate events and assisting with registration. I am now  in my first year...

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Announcing the 2019 MEA Award Finalists!

Thank you to everyone who submitted for the 2019 SMPS Marketing Excellence Awards. We have received a lot of wonderful submissions and wanted to send out a list of all of the finalists. Headliner Awards Chapter Member of the Year Alexandra Orozco Emily DeChambeau Alina Houston Chance Williams ...

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SMPS Oregon Raises $1000 for Rose Haven!

SMPS Oregon Raised $1,000 for Rose Haven! 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...

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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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Event Recap: 2019 Market Mixer

This year’s Market Mixer, hosted at the Sentinel Hotel, proved once again that the AEC community in Portland is full of engaged, passionate, and insightful people. With 14 different market sectors represented, the Mixer format allowed for intimate conversations and a casual Q&A format wit...

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Member Spotlight: Alina Houston

How do you make the most of your SMPS membership? By doing EVERYTHING. I’ve participated in two great roundtables, attended both member & education events, attended two Pacific Regional Conferences (I even spoke at PRC in February) and just this year, I joined the Programs committee. Ult...

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Podcasts Every Marketer Should Listen to on the Way to Work

Every day it seems like I am discovering a new podcast. At my previous job, I commuted an hour one-way to work, which meant I had two hours a day to listen to podcasts! That’s when my podcast obsession began. I shared back in 2017 my original list of podcasts. In this article I update the...

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Breakfast & Learn Recap: What to Know about the Marketing Excellence Awards

In preparation for the 2019 Marketing Excellence Awards, the Special Events Committee hosted a Breakfast & Learn to share tips and tricks on how to get the judge’s attention this year. A panel of past judges and winners were invited to share their experiences and answer questions: What is...

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