Who Should Join/Benefits

Who Should Join

As a Member of The Society for Marketing Professional Services St. Louis Chapter, you will receive:

  • Networking with professional colleagues at monthly chapter programs held at a location in the St. Louis metropolitan area, as well as annual national & regional marketing conferences.
  • Exposure to potential clients, leads, and opportunities for partnering.
  • Educational programs and resources to increase the knowledge and skills of members.
  • Increased visibility for your firm.
  • National and local membership directories.
  • Access to the members-only listserve where you can connect with members across the country, gaining valuable information from others in your industry.
  • “The Marketer” magazine, with articles on marketing techniques and industry trends.
  • “SMPS Forum” newsletter, providing a forum for SMPS members from across the U.S. to receive and exchange information.
  • Opportunities to serve on local and national committees, including programs, education, membership and public relations.
  • Pro Bono Lunch Program for members “between jobs.”
  • Local awards program judged by prospective clients in a variety of markets to make sure “You are on course.”
  • Reduced rates for programs.

Membership Eligibility

  • Employed by professional service firms serving the built environment – including architects, engineers and construction managers – and who are directly active in the marketing of these firms.
  • Consultants who provide a marketing-related service to professional services firms.
  • Marketing educators at the university and post-graduate levels.
  • Student membership is available to full-time university and graduate level students majoring in fields related to marketing, business, communications, advertising, architecture, engineering, and construction management.
  • Note – All memberships in SMPS are on an individual basis. The Society does not offer a Corporate Membership category