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Fellows Forum Memories – From Karleen Belmont

I wish I would have had the opportunity to attend Fellows Forums when I first started my A/E/C marketing career.  I had so many questions, so much burning desire to be just like my mentors:  Lauren McCracken, Frank Stasiowski, Diane Creel, Stu Rose and Weld Coxe – just to name a fe...

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PRC is right around the corner. Tips to maximize your attendance.

With PRC a little over a month away, we thought we’d share some best practices. Remember that conferences give us an opportunity to meet new colleagues and clients, reinforce our brand, learn something new, and recruit new team members. What can you do to prepare?  Put together a game ...

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Please Consider Supporting the SMPS Foundation

The SMPS Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization established by the Society for Marketing Professional Services in 1992 to promote research and education that advances the body of knowledge in the field of professional services marketing. The result? Greater understanding of the role a...

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Fellows Forum Memories – From Carla Thompson

I was at Build Business in Boston 11 years ago and a woman came up to me and thrust her hand out and said, “Hi, I’m Kenda Salisbury and I’m the incoming President-Elect for the Seattle Chapter.”  I was the incoming Senior Advisor to the Seattle Board of Directors, so I...

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The Fellows Forums: 10th Anniversary Season

How time flies—the SMPS Seattle Chapter Fellows Forums is celebrating its 10th Season / Anniversary! This program started here in Seattle in 2010 while Carla Thompson FSMPS was the Senior Advisor on the Seattle Board of Directors. She saw it as a way for the Fellows to give back to our memb...

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Career Success through the MULTIPLY Mentor Program

By Marcie Lohr, Coughlin Porter Lundeen  “Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction.” — John Crosby There’s nothing quite so intimidating as immersion in the A/E/C world. To this day, after more than 25 years in this crazy busi...

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It’s time to reflect: Where can SMPS take you?

Can you believe it??! It’s already mid-December. I don’t know about you, but my year has flown by! There’s much to be thankful for during this time of reflection and planning, and I for one, am grateful to be a part of SMPS Seattle and all that our chapter has to offe...

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