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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 geared at public sector and non-profit organizations, including:

  • Public workshops
  • In-house tailored workshops
  • Private one-on-one coaching
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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OUR BLOG View all

What’s in a Naming Rights Name?

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I have been working on a number of Naming Rights strategies this year, from municipalities to sports fields and I can’t tell how effective a good name is from both  a “fit” and a memorability perspective. A good name makes good common sense to everyone, especially the user. A poor name can have you remembering […]

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Time to Move Beyond Awareness in Public-Sector & Non-Profit Marketing & Communications

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Back by popular demand , The Centre of Excellence for Public Sector Marketing (CEPSM) returns with an exclusive one day workshop in Ottawa: Social Marketing Planning for Attitude and Behaviour Change Date: February 26th 2019 Location: 343 Preston Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada Seminar Leader: Jim Mintz Managing Partner and Senior Consultant at the Centre of […]

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Compilation of Social Marketing Evidence of Effectiveness

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I thought my audience involved with social marketing would be  interested in the following list of key evidence citations for Social Marketing (behaviour change) which was compiled with the Support of the International Social Marketing Association (ISMA) and all its affiliated national and regional associations around the world. (e.g Social Marketing Association of North America […]

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OUR PARTNERS View all

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

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.