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president's Message

President's Message

Welcome to Spring 2021! To me, this spring marks a renewed sense of perseverance and hope. There is much to be grateful for, and much to look forward to! I’m consistently impressed and inspired by how our members and chapter volunteers have faced these challenging times together—with creativity, grace and grit. Many thanks—to all of you—for elevating and improving our A/E/C industry!

Speaking of creativity, SMPS continues to offer relevant and timely benefits to our members:

Marketer is SMPS’s award-winning bimonthly journal, reporting on current business development and marketing practices, issues, and trends. The February 2021 issue is entirely focused on diversity, equity and inclusion. I encourage you to check out this important publication.

SMPS Utah has done a fantastic job of keeping everyone connected and informed through our newsletter, blog and social media channels. Be sure to follow us for some truly engaging content!

Our chapter’s CPSM study group will begin gathering this April. Led by SMPS past presidents and industry experts, Julee Attig and Heidi Nielsen, this group will be a great place to fine-tune your expertise and connect with other CPSM candidates. If you’ve ever considered getting your CPSM, now is the time! As a benefit for our members, SMPS Utah is offering a one-time reimbursement for CPSM exam fees.

Our chapter volunteers continue to raise the bar on planning exceptional events. Our board members and committees have worked so hard to deliver the best programs, workshops and socials—and I’ve loved participating in the many learning and networking opportunities that our chapter offers. I hope you’re embracing these opportunities as well!

I’m also looking forward to seeing the amazing work of our SMPS Utah Cornerstone Award winners—the talent of this industry’s marketing and business development professionals is truly unmatched. Thanks to everyone who contributed to making this year’s awards program a success!

There is already lots of excitement and activity behind the scenes as we plan for the rest of 2021 and beyond. And as always, we welcome your feedback. Please let me know how SMPS Utah can best meet your needs. We are here for you!


Emily Hymas
SMPS Utah President