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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

One week, two excellent events: #CbocSocial and #FWD50

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This post features my key takeaways and notes from two events I attended earlier this month here in Ottawa. 1- Public Sector Social Media (#cbocsocial) –“Where Canada’s social media leaders gather to discuss the most effective strategies for the most powerful media.” 2- Forward 50 (#fwd50) – “A three-day conversation on digital transformation held in Canada’s capital city, […]

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Has Facebook just shot itself in the foot?

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Introduction From time to time organizations involved in marketing communications shoot themselves in the foot. When scrutinized by government, they downplay the impact of their marketing and advertising, but to those responsible for managing marketing and advertising campaigns, they deliver quite a different message. Tobacco and Alcohol Industry For example, tobacco companies have long argued […]

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Marketing Government Policies, Programs and Legislation

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Most of my public-sector career involved directing social marketing and the marketing of products and services. However, early on I had the opportunity to use my marketing skills to market major policy, program and legislative initiatives. I have written a number of blogs on social marketing and the marketing of programs, products and services but […]

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OUR PARTNERS View all

CEPSM works closely with EdgeWeight on work involving comprehensive social network analysis and context-specific influencer identification on social media.

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.

CEPSM works closely with the Intersol Group through the provision of consulting services to complement their expertise in people and process skills for leaders and their teams. Intersol’s facilitative approach and commitment to building capacity is a hallmark of their reputation for excellence in Ottawa and across Canada.