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SMPS Domains of Practice: Domain 4 - Proposals

Written by Emily Hymas, Jacobsen Construction It’s proposal season! I know that most of our industry is buried in proposal work right now. Even though our schedules are packed, it’s important to still maintain focus on quality and improvement. To help you with these efforts—and to...

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SMPS Domains of Practice: Domain 3 - Client and Business Development

Written by Heidi Nielsen, FFKR Client and Business Development - Creating a Dynamic Team I wouldn't consider myself to be an expert in Business Development. Lucky for FFKR Architects and me, we have a dedicated and talented Director of Business Development, Jade Teran. Does that mean I'm off the h...

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SMPS Domains of Practice: Domain 2 - Marketing Planning

Written by Aimee Fuhriman, Envision Engineering The new year is in full swing and with that comes annual marketing planning. Marketing planning is an essential part of everything we do and developing a well-structured plan is the foundation of any successful marketing program. The basics of a marke...

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K-12 and Higher Education Client Roundtable

K-12 and Higher Education Client Roundtable | Wednesday, November 18, 2020 The annual SMPS Utah Roundtable has been a “standing room only” event since it was launched in 2005. This year’s virtual networking event is sure to be no exception. This year’s special event is foc...

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The Evolution of A/E/C Public Relations: A 2020 Line in the Sand

THE EVOLUTION OF A/E/C PUBLIC RELATIONS: A 2020 LINE IN THE SAND Written by Nicole C. Marshall, CPSM Public Relations, as a profession, has barely been in existence for 100 years. In that time, the world of business has certainly changed shape – perhaps immeasurably. But in no faster period,...

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Six Tips for A/E/C Business Development in our Current Reality

Continuing Your Momentum of Business Development and Client Engagement Written by Keri Hammond, FSMPS, CPSMIn recent months, marketing and business development in the A/E/C industry has been turned upside down. Our normal opportunities to gather at industry events, conference rooms, lunch meetings,...

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