Sask Professional Marketing Association


Learn, share and collaborate with over 225 members and 350 marketing and advertising professionals from across Saskatchewan! The SPMA is a casual and creative group dedicated to organizing professional development events, networking opportunities and promoting marketing excellence in Saskatchewan.

Create a profile today and receive event notifications. Better yet, become a paid member and receive the following benefits!

  • Exclusive access to special events featuring keynote speakers from Saskatchewan and beyond
  • Priority notice and discounts for SPMA events
  • Priority notice and discounts for partner events and services
  • Preferential access to professional development courses and resources
  • Exclusive access to job postings and business development opportunities

 

Become a Member

 

The SPMA is a nonprofit organization managed by passionate volunteers. We have over 225 paid members who represent Saskatchewan’s best in the fields of marketing, advertising, writing, media relations and public relations. More than 1000 professionals subscribe to our email list and engage with us annually by attending our networking events and professional development opportunities.


Upcoming Events


  • Standing out in a Crowd (Members)

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    Prairie Proud's Founder, Cole Thorpe, will share his story as a young start up entrepreneur in the branded apparel & accessories industry. Cole's presentation, Standing out in a Crowd, will focus on his marketing strategy as Prairie Proud has evolved from his spare bedroom to an omni channel retailer. Furthermore, Cole will discuss his approach & values which he believes have allowed Prairie Proud to stand out in a competitive marketplace.

    Cole was born & raised in Spy Hill, SK where a sense of community was instilled by his parents. Cole received a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the Edwards School of Business. Over the course of his degree, he developed a passion for entrepreneurship. Prairie Proud is the result of his passion of the prairies and entrepreneurship goals.

    Over the last 3 1/2 years, Prairie Proud has grown from a spare bedroom operation to a recently expanded storefront at the Saskatoon Farmer's Market, an online store with shipping throughout North America, and pop up events throughout the prairie provinces. Prairie Proud's product line allows prairie residents to not only show they are proud of their roots but to also invest back where we live & operate via charity contributions on behalf of the company. Since launch in April 2014, Prairie Proud has contributed over $30,000 (monetary & in-kind) to organizations throughout the prairies.

    A plated lunch will be provided. Please let us know of any dietary restrictions by emailing us at: events@saskmarketing.com

    Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 11:30 AM · $30.00 CAD
    Capitol Music Club in Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    21 RSVPs
    sold out
  • Standing out in a Crowd (Non-Members)

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    Prairie Proud's Founder, Cole Thorpe, will share his story as a young start up entrepreneur in the branded apparel & accessories industry. Cole's presentation, Standing out in a Crowd, will focus on his marketing strategy as Prairie Proud has evolved from his spare bedroom to an omni channel retailer. Furthermore, Cole will discuss his approach & values which he believes have allowed Prairie Proud to stand out in a competitive marketplace.

    Cole was born & raised in Spy Hill, SK where a sense of community was instilled by his parents. Cole received a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the Edwards School of Business. Over the course of his degree, he developed a passion for entrepreneurship. Prairie Proud is the result of his passion of the prairies and entrepreneurship goals.

    Over the last 3 1/2 years, Prairie Proud has grown from a spare bedroom operation to a recently expanded storefront at the Saskatoon Farmer's Market, an online store with shipping throughout North America, and pop up events throughout the prairie provinces. Prairie Proud's product line allows prairie residents to not only show they are proud of their roots but to also invest back where we live & operate via charity contributions on behalf of the company. Since launch in April 2014, Prairie Proud has contributed over $30,000 (monetary & in-kind) to organizations throughout the prairies.

    A plated lunch will be provided. Please let us know of any dietary restrictions by emailing us at: events@saskmarketing.com

    Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 11:30 AM · $40.00 CAD
    Capitol Music Club in Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    7 RSVPs
    sold out
  • Marketing is More - Student Event: What does a career in marketing look like?

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    Do you find it overwhelming being a student and figuring out what career opportunities are out there in the field of marketing? Professions in marketing are always evolving and it can be challenging to figure out which area is for you. Marketing is more than just advertising, and we are bringing a panel of marketing professionals to you to discuss the possibilities that await. The panelists listed below have a range of expertise and will share their personal career journey  and the areas of marketing they’ve worked in, as well as give pieces of advice for recent marketing grads. There will be a question period to follow the panel discussion and coffee and donuts will be provided.

     

    Best of all, the event is offered free of charge!

    Here is a more detailed look at our panelists and what you’ll learn:

     

    Janson Anderson, Chief Operating Officer, Orange Tree Village - He will share his interesting career journey of how he got where he is today with over 15 years experience in the industry. He'll share some practical tips and tricks to help you stand out among the crowd!  

    Shane Chapman, Owner of the Ultimate Deck Shop - From a marketing analyst at SaskTel to owner of the Ultimate Deck Shop, Shane will share his insight on entrepreneurial marketing!

    Jeanna Kozan, Account Planner, The Phoenix Group - Former BSS President with a background in entrepreneurship, she’ll share how school involvement gave her a step up and give you the inside scoop of what it’s like to work at an advertising agency!

    Chelsea Rink, Director of Marketing, DirectWest. From Product Consultant, to Sales Trainer, to Marketing Manager and currently the Director of Brand & Digital Platforms, Chelsea can share some insight as to what a career in marketing can look like!

    If you are a marketing student, a recent marketing grad, or just curious as to what a career in marketing could look like, than this is an event you won’t want to miss!  #SPMAmarketingismore

     

    Join us on Wednesday April 4th at 4 pm for a student marketing event that will fully reveal how Marketing is More.

     

    Wednesday, April 04, 2018 at 04:00 PM
    University of Regina, ED 623 in Regina, SK, Canada
    15 RSVPs
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  • Fuze 2018

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    FUZE 2018 is brought to you by LMNO. The schedule includes:

    8:15 am - 8:45 am - Registration
    8:45 am - 9:00 am - SPMA President's Welcome
    9:00 am - 10:00 am - Keynote Speaker
    10:00 am - 10:20 am - Networking Break
    10:20 am - 12:00 pm - Workshops (unINK - Define expectations and own the ROI narrative, TBD)
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Lunch
    1:00 pm - 2:40 pm - Workshops (unINK - Define expectations and own the ROI narrative, TBD)
    2:40 pm - 3:00 pm - Networking Break
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Keynote Speaker
    4:00 pm - 4:15 pm - Closing Remarks
    4:15 pm - late - Social

    Still have questions? Learn more at www.fuzeconf.com or send us an email at info@fuzeconf.com

    Click Here to Buy Tickets

     

    Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 08:00 AM
    Sheraton Cavalier in Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    0 RSVPs