In September's Lunchtime Learning Lab, we’ll discuss typography, basic page layouts that direct the reader, electronic file types, color theory and profile uses. We’ll take a quick look at the Adobe Creative Cloud program, and even provide resources for video training and keyboard shortcuts.Find out more »
Leaders often rise or fall based on their ability to influence others towards effective action. A notable study conducted by social psychologists John R. P. French and Bertram Raven divided power and influence into five separate and distinct forms - coercive, reward, legitimate, referent, and expert. Marketing Director Maisha Christian Hagan wants to help you advance within your personal and professional life by teaching you when and how to utilize the Five Bases of Power.Find out more »
Every organization has its "pain points" - issues or items that cause stress of annoyance. Wouldn't it be great to discuss these issues with like-minded colleagues at other firms and organizations in the AEC industry? Join us for a lively discussion to generate ideas, best practices, and to hear what others are doing to make things easier at their workplace.
"Table Talk" will consist of attendee roundtables led by one moderator to discuss three industry related topics. Attendees will exchange ideas and generate strategies to address these "pain points." Attendees will be able to specify whether they'd prefer to sit at a table geared for Marketing or BD.Find out more »
SMPS announces a new learning and networking event for our members and colleagues specifically designed for senior marketing leaders. The Pinnacle Experience Connecting marketing and business development leaders with the right content and conversations. October 16–18, 2017 Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis, Missouri During the two-day symposium-style event, attendees will engage with content aligned with the current and emerging needs of marketing and business development decision-makers. Experienced professionals will gather to share perspectives and connect with other thought leaders, and…Find out more »
SMPS St. Louis is bringing back the popular “BD Live!” program! Join us for an entertaining, insightful and interactive discussion on Business Development best practices. The event offers the opportunity to watch several different approaches to Client interaction, live, with commentary after each exchange.
“BD Live!” will feature live interview sessions with an Owner who will interact one on one with three Business Development professionals, each representing a different branch of the A/E/C industry. Each interaction will be presented for 5-7 minutes, with time after for the Moderator, Client and BD Professional to provide feedback and impressions of the interaction and discuss what worked, what didn’t and why. The audience will be given the opportunity to ask questions at the conclusion of the program.Find out more »
Join St. Louis' Marketing, Advertising, and PR community for a Holiday Happy Hour at T-Rex St. Louis. We are once again returning to T-Rex's fifth floor, the hub of their community space for work and play, and the perfect location to bring together new companies with the metro area's best promoters.Find out more »
Come celebrate the holidays with SMPS St. Louis on Wednesday, December 20. Enjoy a casual breakfast and network with your fellow A/E/C industry colleagues. This event will benefit the Little Bit Foundation. Please feel free to bring a donation to help a child/family in need.Find out more »
You can catch two different Graceworks workshops at the next SMPS St. Louis special event on February 7, 2018. Join Graceworks for a full day of training!Find out more »
Come learn what the Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) certification is all about! Whether you are a marketer, business developer or the employer of one, learning the skills necessary for CPSM certification will help you take your organization to the next level. A SMPS CPSM is recognized as an individual who has met a rigorous standard of experience and expertise in marketing professional services and who agrees to adhere to the ethics and responsibilities of the profession as outlined in the CPSM Code of Ethics.Find out more »