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We are a Specialised Management Consulting and Training Firm with a Mission to Advance the Marketing and Communications Disciplines in the Public and Not-for-Profit Sectors.
Specialised Management Consulting and Training Firm


Why hire CEPSM?

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

Core Services


Learn new skills!

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

  • Public workshops
  • Private tailored workshops (in-house or at our facilities)
  • Private coaching and mentoring services
  • The annual MARCOM Forum; and
  • The university-accredited SPROTT Professional Certificate in Public Sector and Non-Profit Marketing
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Let us inspire you!

CEPSM features a growing list of passionate, professional public speakers that actively deliver keynotes, participate in panels, and provide customized speaking services based on your unique needs.


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What makes us unique? First and foremost, we understand the unique needs and constraints of the public and non-profit 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 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

What the Web Renewal Initiative (Canada.ca) is still missing

by Mike Kujawski

For those of you not familiar with what I am referring to, the Government of Canada (Goc) Web Renewal Initiative aims to streamline the GoC’s web presence through a single central website, Canada.ca . What exactly does that mean? “Canada.ca features 15 user-centric themes based on the … Continue reading → The post What the Web Renewal Initiative (Canada.ca) is still missing […]

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What Marketers Need to Know About Generation Z

by Jim Mintz

Many readers of my blog are developing marketing initiatives aimed at youth, especially adolescents. If you thought that understanding and marketing to millennials was a big challenge, wait until you have to market to Generation Z Over the past few years, marketers across all industries and categories have been obsessed with millennials — how to […]

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Jester Creative provides website design and development for CEPSM and its annual forum, MARCOM Professional Development. 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 Forum designed specifically for public and not-for-profit 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 18th year, it’s the only forum of its kind in Canada.

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.