Corinne Knier
Director, Membership


We’re all stronger together.

SMPS is the only national association that brings together business developers, marketers, owners, clients, and principals in the design and building industry. By becoming a member, you will have access to a powerful national network of more than 7,000 professionals and the tools you need to advance your career and contribute to your company’s success. SMPS Philadelphia is dedicated to helping members sharpen their skills, pool resources, and work together with the goal of creating business opportunities.

SMPS can connect you, as a marketer or business developer, to best practices, tools, and programs to strengthen your communications, create winning proposals, and develop innovative programs to grab the attention of clients—and build more business for your professional services firm.


Membership Benefits

Networking and Professional Development Opportunities

  • By attending Philadelphia Chapter events, you will get to know an impressive network of clients, peers, and allied firms allowing you to facilitate teaming opportunities and business referrals.

  • SMPS provides professional development through local, regional, and national programs and conferences that address the business challenges faced by marketers, business developers, and practitioners in the A/E/C industry. SMPS Philadelphia invites industry leaders to present on emerging market trends, business and economic forecasts, and analysis. Chapter events are held at varying times of the day and different locations so there’s something convenient for everyone.

Directory and Resource Guide

  • The online member directory at opens up a world of connections for teaming, networking, sharing knowledge, recruiting and job-seeking. 

Leadership Opportunities

  • Join a committee to engage and grow while contributing to SMPS Philadelphia's success. 

Marketing and Business development resources

  • As a member, you will have access to SMPS’ Marketer magazine and other targeted research, publications, and whitepapers that provide information on economic trends and topics that impact the A/E/C industry. 

Peer Recognition

  • SMPS and the Chapter offer awards programs that recognize successful marketing materials and campaigns, as well as individual and chapter achievements in the marketplace. Members can also share their industry expertise as speakers and authors at national and regional conferences and local programs.

Professional Certification

  • Based on the domains of Practice for Professional Services Marketers, the Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) program measures a candidate’s experience and ability to apply knowledge in six core areas. Successful candidates are recognized as having the experience to generate profitable business in the architectural, engineering, and construction marketplace. Details about the program can be found here.