• Register now for the 2018 SMPS Northeast Regional Conference!

    MERGE is the theme for the SMPS Northeast Regional Conference, a conference that brings together innovative thinkers from across multiple industries, geographies, and SMPS chapters to discuss the ongoing transformation of A/E/C marketing. Find out who is already attending, then register yourself!

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    Merge Industries

    Kick off the conference with us Wednesday evening at our Industry MERGE Moment, addressing questions like, “What’s shaping the future of our industry? How is the industry evolving in response? How can firms find opportunity and sustained success in the current market?”

  • Merge Chapters

    Thursday morning’s Firm MERGE Moment assesses what makes some firms perform better than others, and highlights what we can do to help our firms build high-performance habits that improve profitability, quality of work, and corporate culture.

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    Merge Firms

    Thursday afternoon we dig deep into client experience, what it means to AEC, and how it’s driving the next era of marketing in our Profession MERGE Moment.

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    Merge People

    Wake up Friday morning with a Professional MERGE Moment that asks, “How can changing how you think about burnout help you achieve long-term goals and create sustainable career success?”

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    Merge Trends

    Throughout the conference - from individual programs to the MERGE Moments - we'll be thinking critically about what's coming next for the AEC industry ... and how we can prepare ourselves (and our firms) for that future.

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    Merge Ideas

    Friday afternoon, we wrap things up with an interactive MERGE Moment that invites all attendees to share tangible takeaways from MERGE 2018 – leaving you inspired (instead of tired) as you walk out the door!

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  • Weekly Thought Starter: The New Reality for Our Profession

    As emphasized in last week’s Weekly Thought Starter, marketing is changing. Firms are investing more in their marketing and business development strategies as competition continues to increase, barriers to entry lower, and client expectations inflate at a rapid pace. With all this change, many of us find ourselves asking questions like: How can you deepen...read more »
  • Weekly Thought Starter: Marketing’s Ability to Create Value

    Changes in the marketing profession suggest a need to focus on purposeful experiences for our clients. At some point in our careers, we’ve all felt undervalued and that we had more to offer, if only… One of the missions of SMPS and NERC is to give marketers the skills, knowledge, relationships, and confidence to step...read more »
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