Join Us for Group Therapy!

Join us for Group Therapy! A members only perk of SMPS to share our experiences, ask questions, and offer encouragement to our peers as we juggle priorities and deadlines.

"Group Therapy is my favorite part of being an SMPS member!"

This members-only roundtable gives everyone the opportunity to join the discussion (limited to 12 registrants) in a safe space to discuss what's working, what isn't, and to share valuable lessons learned. The once a month get together rotates throughout the metro Atlanta area hopefully allowing everyone the opportunity to join! Group Therapy is from 12:00PM to 1:00PM.

Seats will be limited to the first 12 registrants! Don't wait! Members will be notified by EventBrite. 

Participants may bring their own lunch and the host will provide dessert.

*As a members only event, Group Therapy is by invite only. If you are new to SMPS Atlanta or have not received an email invite, please email Amber Kimbrell at [email protected]

Group Therapy Dates and Locations:

September 14th – McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
October 12th – HGOR
November 9th – Century Fire Protection
December 14th – Stevens & Wilkinson
February 8th – PSG Construction
March 15th – Fulcrum Construction
April 12th – Pond & Co
May 10th – Jones Worley
June 14th – JE Dunn Construction


SMPS Atlanta Wins Striving For Excellence | Outstanding, Large Chapter

We're excited to announce that SMPS Atlanta Wins Striving For Excellence – Outstanding, Large Chapter!

SMPS Atlanta Board Members (Kim Thompkins, President; Eric Keens,  President Elect; Jeanette Hardee, Secretary; and Rebecca Boyer, Treasurer) attended the 2016 Build Business Conference in Philadelphia. During the Evening of Excellence Society Gala on August 11, SMPS Atlanta received the 2016 SMPS Striving for Excellence (SFE)– Outstanding, Large Chapter Award. The SFE Awards Program recognize chapters for excellence in their management and service to members. The SFE objectives emphasize a chapter’s: Program/Education; Chapter Leadership/Management; Membership Growth and Retention; Communications; and Financial Health.

SMPS Atlanta's Service Accomplishments included:

  • Offered 39 CEUs
  • Adopted a new format for the New Membership Orientation Plan
  • Conducted a website redesign
  • Implemented a new social media strategy
  • Increased membership 10% with an 83% retention rate
  • Updated marketing materials
  • Consolidated chapter event registration and surveys platforms
  • Utilized analytics reporting for communications distribution resulting in an open rate increase from 15% to 21%
  • Instituted a new chapter Financial Standards and Procedures protocol
  • Garnered a 300% increase in number of Platinum sponsor firms.
  • Raised $10,000 for the ACE Mentor program
  • Implemented a new and improved Consent Agenda for monthly board meetings – reducing meeting time

Way to go team Atlanta!