Membership

SMPS Virginia Chapter is the definitive resource for marketing and sales of professional services for the built and natural environment in the Commonwealth of Virginia. We currently have more than 100 members with firms from Roanoke to Virginia Beach. We encourage all individuals involved in any aspect of marketing, sales, or leadership to participate in our programs and organization.

Member Benefits

  • Opportunity – Professional development, networking, visibility for yourself and your firm, and leadership within SMPS are only a few of the opportunities that are available to you as a member.
  • Education – Each month (between September and May) the Virginia Chapter holds meetings and presents industry experts to lecture on a wide range of hot topics.  Members can attend these events at a substantially reduced rate.
  • Resources – As a member,  you will receive a subscription to the Marketer magazine which is a  bimonthly publication covering the basics as well as the latest trends and techniques in marketing.
  • National Membership Directory - As a member, you will receive the National Membership Directory which is a comprehensive listing of all members nationwide and is an effective networking tool.
  • SMPS.org - Access to the “Members Only” section of both the National and Virginia SMPS website. These are both useful resources where you can go to get information on hot markets, job opportunities, member directories, and other professional development resources (recordings, videos, and other publications).
  • Access to the Listserv – As a member, you will have access to first-hand advice on specific issues you are facing in the industry. All you need is an email account.
  • Discounts on various subscriptions to industry-related publications and books from the SMPS Bookstore.
  • CPSM Examination – Raises the professional standards and stature of marketing and business development in the design and construction industry, encourages self-assessment by offering guidelines for achievement in the profession; recognizes individuals who have demonstrated knowledge of the practice and related disciplines through a test of basic competency; enhances the credibility of the profession in the industry; and influences the future of the field.

For more information

The SMPS National website offers access to a directory of all SMPS members and additional resources. Access is only for SMPS members and requires a login. 

Please contact our Membership Chair, Jennifer Ahmad, for more information.