JOIN SMPS palmetto

Membership in SMPS Palmetto is an investment in your career and in your firm's success. Educational luncheons and seminars, networking with peers, and certification are just a few of the ways you benefit from your membership. A definitive resource for marketing and business development professionals, SMPS Palmetto partners with the SMPS National office to bring you a wide array of opportunities including:

  • Monthly Luncheon Programs in either  Charleston, Columbia or Greenville Featuring Topics & Speakers/Panelists Directly Affecting the A/E/C Community
  • Local Educational Seminars with National Speakers
  • National Marketing Awards Program
  • Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) Certification
  • Educational Webinars
  • The Marketer (SMPS National Magazine highlighting trends, educational issues, marketing topics and book reviews)
  • SERC Regional Conference (held every year)
  • Build Business National Conference (held every year)
  • National and Local Membership Directories
  • Professional Development


If you are interested in becoming a member contact our Membership Co-Chairs, Mary Helen Beard or Taylor Morris

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Build Business:

The SMPS Annual Conference

This is the leading business development, marketing, and management conference for the A/E/C industries.

Future locations and dates:

  • July 31–August 2, 2019, Washington, C.
  • August 12–14, 2020, Austin, TX


Chapter Membership

Local and regional contacts and educational opportunities abound within your chapter. Find a directory of chapters online.

Marketer QuickLook

Our weekly e-newsletter features SMPS announcements, upcoming events, and industry- and professional-related news.


Member Directory 

The directory on allows you to search for members and their firms.

MySMPS Online Community is the virtual gathering place. Build your network, access resources, join groups, participate in discussions, and more. Get the app in Apple’s App Store and Google Play.


Social Networking

Find SMPS groups on LinkedIn and Facebook. Follow SMPS on Twitter (@smpshq) and YouTube.



Career Center

Fill a marketing or business development position or plan a career.


Certified Professional Services Marketer Program-CPSM

Based on the six Domains of Practice for Professional Services Marketing, the CPSM program measures a candidate’s experience and ability to apply knowledge.

Compensation and Metrics Survey Members entering at least 40 percent of the data receive free access to run reports.


Lunchtime Learning Labs

This free educational series features skill-building topics every other month for 1 CEU.


This award-winning bimonthly journal— regularly cited as the top benefit of membership—provides original, based content, written by industry experts.

Marketing Resource Center

Use this web-based resource on MySMPS to search articles, research, websites, blogs, books, and programs.

Professional Development

SMPS works with industry leaders to create educational programs at all levels. In-house staff training is available. Contact Education to learn more.


Browse the Resources tab and SMPS Store for publications in print, PDF, and digital formats.

SMPS Foundation

The SMPS Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization established by the Society to promote research and education.




Awards and Recognition

  • Marketing Communications Awards
  • Weld Coxe Marketing
  • Achievement Award
  • Fellows Recognition Program
  • Chapter Awards



Volunteer service at the chapter or Society level can enhance your talents and leadership skills. 

Visit or call the Membership Team at 703.684.2277 to find out more about these resources and other benefits of SMPS membership.