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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

A Valuation is Good Business

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I was once in negotiations with a potential Naming Right sponsor. I had completed a formal Valuation, so I knew what the opportunity was worth.  The amount of money the sponsor had offered was significantly below what the Valuation indicated. So, I asked “How did you come up with that figure? He responded that the […]

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Communicating change and tech disruption to citizens

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A few months ago, I delivered a talk at the 2018 FWD50 Conference on the topic of “Communicating Change and Tech Disruption to Citizens”.  The official description was as follows: “Your role as communications and policy professionals in the public sector is growing with the need to improve transparency and accessibility, promote new and expanded […]

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Strike While The Fire Is Hot

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I have just finished doing some work for a nutrition association and I think they are in a good place right now. Nutrition is at the top of people’s minds these days, especially with the new Canada Food Guide coming out. Companies are vying to have their food group included in the Guide and have […]

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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 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.