Editor-In-Chief: Al Anderson
Feature Editors: Erin Clinch, Faith Ragan
Sponsored Content Editor: Tina Barni

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The Shortlist

SMPS SFBAC Sponsor Spotlight: HLB Lighting Design

HLB Lighting Design is the largest women-owned (WBE) independent architectural lighting design firm in North America.

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October Client Roundtable Review

A/E/C Industry Marketers gathered late last month at the Client Roundtable where SMPS attendees had the opportunity to pick the panelists’ brains on everything from Business Development practices to Branding and Design.

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Conquer Your Fear: 4 Reasons to Be Excited about Video

If you’ve never done video before, the whole thing can seem scary. Architectural photographer and videographer Emily Hagopian hears this a lot from her clients. Today she shares how to overcome the most common fears.

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Boost Your Compensation Using the SMPS Salary Survey: An Interview with Ching Valdezco

Thanks to the SMPS SFBAC 2018 Salary Survey, we now have the market data to support our negotiation goals, but some of us might still be asking how we can use the data successfully.

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SFBAC's Business Leaders Forum

As our careers in marketing and business development work their way up the ladder in the organization, there are often less and less opportunities to find others that you can openly share your challenges with.

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Programs Kickoff For 2019: What’s your Preferred Learning Style?

The Programs Committee is so close to wrapping up the program topics planned for the upcoming year (stay tuned!), with programs that will cover each of the six marketing domains of practice.

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SMPS SFBAC Sponsor Spotlight: Enovity

I recently had a chance to touch base with Erin Clinch, Marketing Manager for Enovity, and ask her a few questions about her firm, which is one of our Golden Gate Sponsors.

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CRM Round-up: Ask the Users

We spend hours trying to figure out a system that works for our industry and that our users will buy into. To help give a little insight into what other A/E/C marketers are using, we sent out a short survey...and the results are in!

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Transformation? There’s a Strategy for That.

Just as with any business, strategic planning helps build a framework around which the chapter can identify and achieve the goals that will add value to the member experience and help articulate the value members take back to their own firms.

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Mini MBA July 12: A Sneak Peek…And Some Homework!

What can you expect at our Mini MBA program? We're talking foundational business knowledge about budget, pricing, and contracts.

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