Deltek & SMPS Announce Strategic Alliance

Deltek is excited to announce a strategic relationship with SMPS. The full press release is below and available online here. What does this mean?

Deltek Vision is the marketing/business development solution used by more SMPS members than any other product. SMPS represents more than 6,000 marketing and business development professionals working for architectural, engineering, planning, interior design, construction, and specialty construction firms located throughout the United States and Canada.

Together, Deltek and SMPS will focus on the specific needs on AE marketers to ensure they have the unique resources they need to be succesful. Lean more when Deltek speaks at this summer’s Build Business conference.

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

123 N Pitt Street, Suite 400 PH 703.549.6117 Alexandria, VA 22314 TF 800.292.7677

http://www.smps.org FX 703.549.2498

Contact: Lisa Bowman Society for Marketing Professional Services 800.292.7677, x230, or lisa@smps.org

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Patrick Smith
Deltek, Inc.
703.885.9062 or PatrickSmith@deltek.com

SMPS AND DELTEK ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC ALLIANCE

A/E/C industry leaders partner to advance technology’s role in design firm marketing and business development

Alexandria, VA—The Society for Marketing Professional Services and Deltek, Inc., the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors, announce the formation of a multi-year strategic alliance to explore technology’s evolving role in the operation of design and construction businesses.

Through research, SMPS and Deltek will work together to identify trends and best practices in technology usage in the architectural/engineering/construction industry. Through education and publications, the organizations will share what they have learned in the industry, expanding the body of knowledge on technology in practice management. SMPS and Deltek also will participate in each other’s conferences, exposing Deltek customers to marketing and business development best practices and SMPS members to the latest technologies to build business for their firms.

“SMPS welcomes the opportunity to work with the Deltek team to generate industry dialogue on technology advancement and how technology can positively impact business growth,” said SMPS CEO Ronald D. Worth, CAE, FSMPS, CPSM. “Further, this alliance will expand awareness of the SMPS mission to advocate for the critical role of marketing in successful A/E/C firms. It is my hope that, based on Deltek’s market leadership and years of experience delivering enterprise software solutions to A/E/C firms, more companies will discover the SMPS national network to form valuable business relationships, educate their marketing and business development professionals, capture business intelligence, and benchmark their performance.”

Claus Thorsgaard, Executive VP and General Manager, Professional Services at Deltek, added, “This is an exciting partnership that brings together two industry leaders. Enabling marketing and business development professionals to build a strong pipeline continues to be critical in ensuring a firm’s success. And according to SMPS’s 2012 technology survey, more SMPS members use Deltek solutions to power their businesses than any other enterprise software company. These factors combine perfectly for a Deltek and SMPS partnership that explores creative solutions that will drive firms in the A/E/C industry to new heights of performance.”

For more information, please contact SMPS Senior Vice President Lisa Bowman at 800.292.7677, x230.

123 N Pitt Street, Suite 400 PH 703.549.6117 Alexandria, VA 22314 TF 800.292.7677

http://www.smps.org FX 703.549.2498

About Deltek:

Deltek (Nasdaq: PROJ) is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors. For decades, Deltek has delivered actionable insight that empowers its customers to unlock their business potential. 15,000 organizations and 1.9 million users in over 80 countries around the world rely on Deltek to research and identify opportunities, win new business, optimize resources, streamline operations, and deliver more profitable projects. Deltek – Know more. Do more.® http://www.deltek.com

About SMPS:

The Society for Marketing Professional Services (www.smps.org) represents a dynamic network of 6,000 marketing and business development professionals working for architectural, engineering, planning, interior design, construction, and specialty construction firms located throughout the United States and Canada. The Society and its 50+ chapters benefit from the support of 3,700 design and building firms, encompassing 80% of the Engineering News-Record Top 500 Design Firms and Top 400 Contractors. SMPS’s mission is to advocate for, educate, and connect leaders in the building community. SMPS is the only organization dedicated to creating business opportunities in the design and building industry.

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About Jon Bornstein

Jon Bornstein manages Deltek's marketing in the A&E industry across North America. His job is to ensure that firms understand the many ways they can drive business value using Deltek purpose-built solutions.
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