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February 2017 Program Photos

Check out the photos from Project Delivery Methods: Tips to Make the Best Proposal with CMAA. Thank you Bob Elmore Photography for the photos. Thank you Microdesk for the sponsorship support.

February 8, 2017 | Petterino's

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SMPS Chicago Call for 2017 CPSM Scholarship Applications

 

SMPS Chicago will award one (1) $850 scholarship to a candidate pursuing his/her Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) Certification. The scholarship must be used towards registration for the Roadmap to Certification: The CPSM Immersion Course ($595) and hotel and flight accommodations for travel to Atlanta ($255) for this national SMPS course. Applicants will be evaluated based on their involvement in SMPS Chicago, description of perceived benefits from Certification, and long-term goals in the A/E/C industry. Deadline for entry is Friday, March 10, 2017.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Scholarship applications will be accepted only from current SMPS Chicago members in good standing.
  • The scholarship must be used towards registration for the Roadmap to Certification: The CPSM Immersion Course ($595) and hotel and flight accommodations for travel to Atlanta ($255) for this national SMPS course on May 4-5, 2017.”
  • CPSM Scholarship applicants who apply this year for financial support in 2017 must be prepared to take the CPSM examination by December 31, 2017.

To apply to the scholarship, please include the following information:
1. List your current position, employment history and education to date.
2. Participation in SMPS Chicago programs and events:

  • On average over the last two years, how often have you attended the monthly luncheon programs?
  • What educational seminars and special events have you attended over the past two years?
  • How many years have you been a member of SMPS? List the years and any committee and/or board participation.

3. Narratives (one-page maximum for each narrative):

  • Describe how you benefit from SMPS participation; explain why you are seeking the CPSM scholarship and how certification will help improve your skill set.
  • Describe your long-term goals in the industry and what role you see yourself playing in both your firm, and SMPS today and in the future.

Download the application

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Submittal requirements:

  • Please submit a pdf of your application to Stefany Adholekar at [email protected] with the subject line: YOUR LAST NAME_CPSM Scholarship Application. 
  • Deadline for submission is 5 pm on Friday, March 10, 2017.

The Executive Board of SMPS Chicago will review and award the winners. Winners will benotified by April 12, 2017.

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Thinking about Spring? Register for HRC

Still on the fence about attending the Heartland Regional Conference in April?

Explore the speaker and sessions lineup.

The Heartland Regional Conference is your bridge to:

  • Tailored A/E/C industry knowledge and best practices
  • Expanding yours networks within the industry and the region
  • Development of A/E/C marketing, business development, and leadership skills
  • Learning from the nation’s top professional services marketers
  • 3 days of networking, educational programs, and local “insiders only” entertainment

Get some quality time with your industry friends from Chicago, Columbus, Northeast Ohio, Indiana, Greater Cincinnati, Michigan, Kentucky, Pittsburgh, and Wisconsin.

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