Committees

Wondering how can you get the most out of your SMPS membership? Join a committee!

Programs

Programs Committee members organize the Chapter’s monthly luncheon program. The luncheon program typically focuses on industry-specific topics involving prominent industry leaders, public officials, media figures, etc. surrounding potential project opportunities and trends. Committee members help determine program topics and secure speakers, for the entire organization.

Communications

The Communications Committee manages internal and external communication of the Utah Chapter. The committee is primarily responsible for the design and maintenance of the chapter web site. Other duties include publicizing activities of chapter committees through the SMPS Utah web site, printed flyers and e-mail.  This committee also promotes awareness of the SMPS Utah Chapter through press releases to local publications to promote events and member accomplishments.

Membership

Members of the Membership Committee play a key role in actively promoting membership in SMPS. In addition to maintaining an accurate listing of Chapter members, the committee is responsible for researching current membership opportunities and investigating member retention. Other activities include coordinating and implementing the yearly membership drive, driving the mentor program and publishing and distributing the membership directory.

Education

The Education Committee provides market-focused educational programs to members and non-members, marketers and technical staff in the built environment. After soliciting a survey to the membership, Education Committee members focus each of their four educational programs around the six Domains of Practice.

Special Events

Special Events is responsible for planning, coordinating and facilitating our Chapter’s most anticipated events: Member-only Socials, Charity Golf Tournament, Holiday Gala and Winter Day. The Special Events committee also orchestrates the annual Marketing Communications and Marketer of the Year Awards programs.

Sponsorship

Committee members solicit sponsorship for our organization through opportunities with our monthly and educational programs, special events and Platinum & Gold Level Sponsors. Committee members also coordinate with the Program and Education committees and act as a liaison to sponsors during events.

Student Chapter on the University of Utah Campus

Establishing a vibrant Student Chapter on the University of Utah’s campus is the goal of the Student Chapter committee. Members work with student representatives to provide necessary resources for programs and educational events that promote the profession of AEC Professional Services Marketing.

Registration Coordination

The Registration Coordinator manages attendee registrations, issues with on-line registration, and handles on-site event coordination, helping to ensure our events run smoothly.