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SMPS Program: International Companies Invade Central Ohio

More than 20 prominent international companies have an interest in moving a significant portion of their businesses to Central Ohio in the next 5 years. Why are the making Central Ohio their international home and how can your firm best market to them?

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Welcome to SMPS Columbus! 

The SMPS Columbus Chapter is gearing up for the 2014-15 program year with some exciting member events! Check out our events calendar and register today!

 

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SMPS MARKETING AWARD NOMINATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED!       Nominations are due on June 1, 2015

The Arch City Marketer Award

The Arch City Marketer Award honors a current SMPS member who has demonstrated a commitment to excellence in the field of marketing professional services and has stretched above the duties of chapter volunteer contributing to excellence in our chapter’s goals to Advocate, Educate and Connect. Nominate a member today!

The Rising Star Award

The Rising Star Award honors a current SMPS member with less than 5 years experience in the A/E/C marketing profession who has demonstrated a commitment to the field of marketing professional services and an aptitude of leadership through involvement in and contributions to the Columbus Chapter. Nominate a member today!

2013-2014 Winners:

Last year, SMPS Columbus honored two of our members for these awards. Congratulations to Sarah Sole, Marketing Coordinator (previous), Thomas & Marker Construction, who received The Rising Star Award, and Suzanne Cody, CPSM, Marketing Manager, m+a architects, who received The Arch City Marketer Award. Visit the SMPS Columbus facebook page to see photos of our winners accepting their awards with 2013-2014 SMPS Chapter President, Courtney Van Ostran.

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MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR MEMBERSHIP!

The greatest opportunity you have to make the most of your membership is to volunteer. SMPS Columbus is gearing up for the 2014-2015 program year and we want you to get in on the action! We are looking for engaged, motivated people to serve on committees and assist with special events. Undertakings and time commitments vary and are flexible, so there is something for everyone’s work and life schedules. This is an excellent way to get to know fellow SMPS members better and really find out all that SMPS has to offer. Please contact Ted Orr, Chapter President (ted.orr@schaefer-inc.com) to discuss the right fit and how you can get involved.

Seeking 2014-2015 Sponsors! Would your company benefit from having its logo and information featured in SMPS Columbus events and communications? Would you be interested in a private lunch with the high level decision makers and knowledgeable industry presenters that participate in our monthly luncheon programs? SMPS Columbus creates our programs around relevant and timely topics that directly enhance A/E/C business prospects. We believe your company would benefit from the opportunities above, please consider becoming an annual sponsor of SMPS Columbus. Contact Ted Orr (ted.orr@schaefer-inc.com) for more information!

Want to get more involved? Join the Communications Committee! Get creative with the Communications Committee, where there are a lot of fun volunteer opportunities that relate directly to your job - from social media, website updates, newsletter articles and graphic design, there are many opportunities and we'd love to have you! Please contact Jessica Rexer, Communications Director (jessicar@resourceinternational.com) for more information.  

Have a great idea for the Chapter? Please do not hesitate to reach out to the president or any of the board members and share your experiences, suggestions, and ideas for the future of the chapter. We are only successful if you are successful. Contact us!

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SMPS HEARTLAND REGIONAL CONFERENCE: REGISTER NOW FOR A CHANCE TO WIN FOUR TICKETS FOR THE CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION'S RIVER CRUISE!

If you haven’t registered yet, please register now. You’ll get the “Early Bird” rate and you’ll be entered in our contest for a chance to win 4 tickets for the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s River Cruise. This tour is a “must” for out-of-towners and Chicagoans alike. More than 50 buildings along the Chicago River are interpreted, revealing how the city grew from a small back-country outpost into one of the world’s most important crossroads in less than 100 years.