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The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) is a community of marketing and business development professionals working to secure profitable business relationships for their A/E/C companies. Through networking, business intelligence, and research, SMPS members gain a competitive advantage in positioning their firms successfully in the marketplace. SMPS offers members professional development, leadership opportunities, and marketing resources to advance their careers.

SMPS is the only organization dedicated to creating business opportunities in the A/E/C industry. Companies tap into a powerful national and regional network to form teams, secure business referrals and intelligence, and benchmark performance. SMPS was created in 1973 by a small group of professional services firm leaders who recognized the need to sharpen skills, pool resources, and work together to build their businesses.

Today, SMPS represents a dynamic network of 6,000+ marketing and business development professionals from architectural, engineering, planning, interior design, construction, and specialty consulting firms located throughout the United States and Canada. The Society and its chapters benefit from the support of 3,700 design and building firms, encompassing 80% of the Engineering News–Record Top 500 Design Firms and Top 400 Contractors.

SMPS’ mission is to advocate for, educate, and connect leaders in the building industry. SMPS’ vision is for premier professional service firms to recognize SMPS as their most trusted resource for building business and achieving success.


Our Research Triangle chapter of SMPS has been active since 1992. The members of our chapter consist of firm owners, marketing directors, business developers, marketing coordinators and other professionals associated with the architect/engineer/construction building industry. We have a great representation of companies ranging from small to large and across the board of specialties.

Congrats to local member Sterling E. Stevens Design Photo for being featured in the latest edition of the SMPS Marketer. Check out his work in the August edition. ... See MoreSee Less

Marketer Magazine (August 2017) Society for Marketing Professional Services, SMPS Research Triangle

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