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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 Management 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 audiences, 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

All You Have is 8 Seconds

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According to experts, we now have 8 seconds to keep people’s attention span says Brian Thwaits, Brain Trainer, who delivered the Closing Keynote at MARCOM’s 19th annual conference on May 30-31, 2017 in Ottawa. MARCOM Annual Conference is produced by the Centre of Excellence for Public Sector Marketing as a means of helping to advance marketing and communications in […]

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Should Government be run like a Business?

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  As I pointed out in my post a few years ago, one of the big questions discussed in the public-sector, is should government be run like a business? In addition, we have seen many examples of business people running for office suggesting that they can improve government by running it like a business. For […]

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Municipalities are Changing the Sponsorship Landscape

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According to the Sponsorship Marketing Council of Canada, preliminary results of the Canadian  Sponsorship Landscape Study show that municipalities are now attracting 11.4% of the sponsorship investment in Canada. That’s more than arts, cause and education. The municipal sector has grown from “not on the radar” to a major player in the sponsorship market over […]

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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 the proud producer of the MARCOM Annual Conference designed exclusively for nonprofit and public sector marketing and communications professionals. MARCOM delivers education in a variety of formats to include intensive workshops, inspiring keynotes, networking and practical sessions that empower attendees to take action once back at the office. Now in its 19th year, it’s the only conference of its kind in Canada.

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.