The Society for Marketing Professional Services is the only national association that brings together business developers, marketers, owners, clients, and principals in the A|E|C industry. By becoming a member of our Michigan chapter, you are not only joining a dynamic network of over 100 local contacts in the industry, you are gaining access to a powerful national network of more than 6,000 marketing and business development professionals from the architectural, engineering, planning, interior design, construction, and specialty consulting firms located throughout North America.

    10 Reasons to Join SMPS Michigan

    Membership Benefits

    1. Networking SMPS Michigan offers tremendous networking opportunities for making local, regional, and national A/E/C business contacts. One of our members’ #1 praises is that we help make connections that fuel business growth

    2. Programs and Conferences SMPS chapters across the country, including the Michigan Chapter, offer conferences and programs to explore how other A/E/C firms are tackling the business challenges you and your colleagues face every day.

    3. Leadership Opportunities SMPS Michigan offers opportunities to develop and practice your leadership skills. One great way to do this is by volunteering to serve on one of our chapter committees, on the board of directors, regional conference planning committees, and/or national task forces and committees.

    4. Career and Recruitment Resources Gain access to advancement tools through the SMPS Career Center.

    5. Publications Through our national office, SMPS Michigan offers numerous publications about industry trends, best practices, and relevant issues impacting professional services marketing and business development. With membership, you receive a free copy of The Marketer.

    6. Our award-winning online resource center, MySMPS, is designed to connect our members with other members, as well as information, and opportunities 24/7/365.

    7. Certified Professional Services Marketer Program (CPSM) CPSM Certification, offered exclusively by SMPS, can help you build your personal brand as an expert in marketing and business development, increasing your credibility with employers, coworkers, and peers. The Michigan Chapter website now offers a local Job Bank to all members. Promote your firm’s marketing and business developer positions by posting to the Job Bank section of our website.

    8. National and Regional Contacts Contacts made through the powerful SMPS network to facilitate teaming opportunities, business referrals, and knowledge of A/E/C business practices, trends, and successes. Members also have free access to SMPS’s national membership directory.

    9. Professional Development Opportunities Increase access for opportunities to present programs, write articles and white papers, and conduct funded research.

    10. A Community for Emerging Leaders SMPS offers the emerging leaders in your firm access to the greater A/E/C community by introducing them to community leaders and other industry professionals. The connections made through SMPS lead directly to business opportunities with clients and teaming partners.

    How to Join SMPS 

    SMPS invites you to join the growing number of individuals who recognize that marketing in the Architecture/Engineering/Construction industry is a dynamic and distinct profession.

    To join SMPS, simply click here ato be directed to the SMPS National website where you can submit and application. Join today, and let SMPS take you a step closer to sucess! 

    For more information, contact our Membership Chair.

    Welcome New Members

    Alexander Froehlich

    Miles Jones
    Northwood University

    Elizabeth Lyons
    Continuum Services

    Carly Hernandez

    Ashley Maue

    Mary Drown
    NSA Architects, Engineers, Planners

    Chelsea Warne 
    Rockford Construction

    Laura Bleeker 
    Hobbs + Black

    Nicollette Cardwell
    TMP Architecture

    Maegan Koopman
    McCarthy and Smith, Inc. 

    J. Michael Callahan 
    Strategic Energy Solutions, Inc. 

    Amanda Goodspeed
    Granger Construction

    Brian Atkinson
    ABD Engineering and Design

    Michelle McCabe

    Michael Adams
    The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

    Nick Weise
    Rightsize Facility

    Sheree Conn
    LaSalle Group Inc.

    Melody Gruber Huisjen
    LaSalle Group Inc.

    Melissa Grundy
    Hamilton Contracting

    Felicia Milam
    LaSalle Group, Inc.

    Sabrina Byers
    LaSalle Group Inc.

    Jennifer Blevins 

    Michelle Studer
    NOAR Technologies