CPSM Study Group - Free Information Session

January 22, 2019
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

KZF Design
700 Broadway St
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Learn what it takes to become a CPSM!

Interested in learning more about the Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) designation?

Join SMPS Greater Cincinnati's CPSM Exam Study Group to get the help and support you need on your journey to certification. During this information session, we will provide an overview of the program and cover such topics as requirements, costs, study materials, study group dates, application process, time commitment, and how to earn CEUs after you earn the certification.

Recent CPSM graduates from our chapter will also be on hand to answer your questions and share their experiences. Come prepared with questions to ask the group in a comfortable, relaxed environment. For more information, visit 

Gain the recognition you deserve by starting the certification process today!

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. Can't attend in person? Study Group Sessions can be attended via webconference.

Domain 1: Marketing Research
February 5, 2019
Lead by: TBD

Domain 2: Marketing Planning
February 19, 2019
Lead by: Jennifer Danforth, CPSM | Woolpert

Domain 3: Client and Business Development
March 5, 2019
Lead by: Nancy Goins, CPSM | N2G Consulting

Domain 4: Proposals
March 19, 2019
Lead by: Lisa Koressel, CPSM | Skanska

Domain 5: Promotional Activity
April 2, 2019
Lead by: Chuck Lohre, CPSM | Lohre and Associates

Domain 6: Management
April 16, 2019
Lead by: Melissa Schmetzer, CPSM | HDR

Make-up Session, Final Practice Exam, Q&A and Test Tips
April 30, 2019
Lead by: Eric Anderson, CPSM | KZF Design


The cost for the information session on January 22, 2019 is free. Participating in the Study Group costs $100.

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). Can't attend in person? Study Group Sessions can be attended via webconference.
  • Chapter will pay for your exam fee (not registration fee) if you pass the exam by December 31, 2019 ($275 value)
  • Documentation of your purchases/expenses (receipts) for the Markenduim books and exams fees must be provided, as well as documentation you attended the sessions (Study Group Pledge)


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


Members and Non-members: Free

Attendees who register after 5:00 pm on Monday, January 21 will be charged a $10 late fee.


$0.00 Member Ticket

$0.00 Guest Ticket