CPSM Study Group - Free Information Session

    January 22, 2019
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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    KZF Design
    700 Broadway St
    Cincinnati, OH 45202

    Learn what it takes to become a CPSM!

    New to the industry? Interested in becoming a CPSM? Interested in professional development? Do you know what the 6 Domains of Practice Are?

    The CPSM credential is a voluntary certification designed to elevate the professional standards in marketing and influence the future of this vital field. Furthermore, the CPSM designation serves as a mark of distinction for professional services marketers and business developers, raising their standing with their employers, peers, and the public.

    A CPSM is recognized as an individual who has met a rigorous standard of experience and expertise in marketing professional services and has demonstrated their knowledge of the practice and related disciplines through a thorough examination of marketing competency.

    Demonstrate your professional excellence! Resolve to become a certified professional services marketer. Join the SMPS Greater Cincinnati CPSM Study Group to establish a support group of like-minded peers and help prepare for the examination.

    This information session will cover:

    • Why become a CPSM?
    • CPSM Exam registration information
    • Study materials review
    • Study group overview
    • Q&A


    The CPSM Study Group Sessions will occur bi-weekly on Tuesday for eight weeks, as per the schedule below. They will take place at KZF Design from 5:00 to 6:00 PM.

    Study Group Information Session, Intro to CPSM and Study Tips
    January 22, 2019

    Domain 1: Marketing Research
    February 5, 2019

    Domain 2: Marketing Planning
    February 19, 2019

    Domain 3: Client and Business Development
    March 5, 2019

    Domain 4: Proposals
    March 19, 2019

    Domain 5: Promotional Activity
    April 2, 2019

    Domain 6: Management
    April 16, 2019

    Make-up Session, Final Practice Exam, Q&A and Test Tips
    April 30, 2019


    The cost for the information session on January 22, 2019 is free. Participating in the Study Group costs $100. Registration must be completed by Friday, February 1, 2019. Any registrations after that time will be charged an additional $30 (for both members and guests).

    CPSM Study Session Incentives:

    • SMPS Greater Cincinnati will pay for your Markendium study materials if you attend all CPSM Study Sessions (max $159 value; makeup session attendance may be substituted for ONE regular session absence)
    • Chapter will pay for your exam fee (not registration fee) if you pass the exam by December 31, 2019 ($275 value)


    4:30 pm - Registration and Networking
    5:00 pm - Program Promptly Begins
    6:00 pm - Networking


    Members and Non-members: Free

    Attendees who register the day of the event will be charged a $10 late fee.


    $0.00 Member Ticket

    $ Guest Ticket