Becoming a Member

    The Value of Opportunity.

    If you aren't here, you are missing out.

    SMPS is open to anyone seeking educational exploration and continuing education, networking, cultivating and building relationships, adding value to personal and professional advancement within the A/E/C industry.

    The Northeast Ohio chapter of SMPS is focused on serving the specific needs of the Cleveland, Akron, Canton and surrounding markets. Formed in 2001, SMPS Northeast Ohio has grown to a membership of over 85 local industry leaders in Architecture, Construction and Engineering. Through luncheons, morning educational sessions, mentoring and networking events held in the morning and evenings, our diversified program offer an array of opportunities to learn new business trends, network and make connections with potential clients, customers, owners and employers.

    A membership provides the opportunity for:

    • Professional Development

    • Events for every level and skill

    • Membership Directory (National and Local)

    • Committee Involvement

    • Mentorship Program

    • Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) Study Program and Certification

    • Business Leaders Forum

    • Awards Programs

    • Career Assistance / Job Bank

    • Chapter Library

    • Heartland Regional Conference

    • National Conference

    Benefits of Membership

    Not only does a membership offer access to local industry opportunities, SMPS is a national organization with more than 7,000 members with endless opportunities for advancement. Members can gain access to national job listings, further educational resources, certifications, and volunteer opportunities on a national level.

    • Access to the SMPS Career Center

    • Access to student scholarships and original research funded by the SMPS Foundation

    • Networking with SMPS groups on, Facebook and LinkedIn

    • Membership in the local chapter to make contacts, develop leadership skills, and build a resume

    • Access to the Marketing Resource Center ( containing information on and resources for professional services marketing

    • A subscription to SMPS Connections, the Society's e-newsletter, to stay abreast of what's happening nationally in SMPS

    • A subscription to Marketer, the Society's bimonthly journal, which delivers original, knowledge-based content on innovative marketing, management, and leadership strategies; case studies; and lessons learned

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    Membership Inquiries

    Our chapter will receive your information from SMPS National as soon as they have processed your paperwork. If you have any questions about membership, please contact us