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We are a specialised management consulting and training firm on a mission to advance the disciplines of strategic marketing and communications in the nonprofit and public sectors.
Strategic Marketing Consulting and Training Firm

CONSULTING

Why hire CEPSM?

CEPSM offers strategic marketing and communications consulting services developed specifically for governments, nonprofits, and associations. We have an exceptionally strong core senior consulting team that is complemented by a world class network of associates and partner organizations.

Consulting Services

TRAINING

Learn new skills!

We conduct a wide variety of strategic marketing and communications training in various formats, including:

  • Public workshops
  • In-house tailored workshops
  • Private one-on-one coaching
  • The MARCOM Annual Conference
  • The SPROTT Professional Certificate in Public Sector and Non-Profit Marketing
Training Services

SPEAKING

Let us inspire you!

CEPSM features passionate, professional public speakers that actively deliver keynotes, participate in panels, and provide customized speaking services around the globe based on your unique needs.

Speaking Services

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OUR TEAM View all

What makes us unique? First and foremost, we understand the unique needs and constraints of the non-profit and public sectors. We are highly engaged in our fields as speakers, trainers and consultants, which allows us to stay up-to-date on the latest marketing and communications trends and best practices. Our desired outcome is to help you attain your goals and create a positive impact on your organization, your audience(s), and society as a whole.

Jim Mintz

Managing Partner & Senior Consultant

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Bernie Colterman

Managing Partner & Senior Consultant

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Mike Kujawski

Managing Partner & Senior Consultant

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Claire-Mills

Claire Mills

Managing Director & Senior Consultant

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OUR BLOG View all

Why Sponsorship Valuations Inspire CONFIDENCE

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I get asked a lot why sponsor valuations are so important. In one word, CONFIDENCE. In fact, most people who take my workshop tell me that it is the #1 benefit of having a formal, trusted valuation process. A properly valuated property gives you the confidence when you walk in to meet with a prospect, […]

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Demarketing: The Next Wave in Marketing

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In 1969, Levy and Kotler co-authored a paper in the AMA’s Journal of Marketing titled “Broadening the Concept of Marketing.” They laid out the idea that marketing was about more than goods and services, it was about places, people and ideas. Instead of simply focusing on soap, toothbrushes and televisions, they wanted to expand marketing […]

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Why the Canadian Digital Service is a major milestone for Canada.

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Over the course of the past two decades there have been numerous initiatives / movements relating to the Government of Canada and the digital space. I can see why it’s hard for people to get excited about yet another one. However, having worked as a management consultant (specializing in the digital channel) with nearly every federal […]

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OUR PARTNERS View all

Jester Creative provides website design and development for CEPSM and its MARCOM Annual Forum. They have decades of experience in media, web and video production, including sharing their talents through comprehensive training.

CEPSM is a proud partner of Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business with whom we have developed Canada’s first and only Professional Certificate in Public Sector and Non-Profit Marketing. Currently in its 11th year, the Certificate is sought out by professionals from all around the world looking to advance their careers.

CEPSM works closely with Brand Clarity on large-scale communications projects requiring creative development and implementation. Brand Clarity’s proven processes engage with all audiences to combine business and strategic insights into effective and clear brand platforms and marketing / communications solutions that bring brands to life.