About PSMA Vancouver

In 1975, a group of managers from professional service firms met to discuss the need for a new association devoted exclusively to the management challenges at their firms.  These managers decided that the purpose for the Professional Services Management Association would be “to improve the effectiveness of professional service organizations through the growth and development of business management techniques.” Engineering News Record (ENR) quoted the specific objectives of PSMA to “provide a forum for exchanging ideas and information, establishing guidelines for approaches to common management concerns, increasing the recognition of the value of good business practices, and improving service to clients.” …READ MORE

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Upcoming Events

We are building-industry professionals committed to strengthening how we deliver Professional Services. We offer seminars, guest speakers, tools, resources and venues for thought-provoking conversations and networking. We foster growth and development of business management techniques. We are committed to highlighting skills and knowledge we need to help the next generation of leaders and managers in our industry.  Our esteemed Members and Board of Directors guide us to provide Vancouver’s building community a way to grow professionally and improve effectiveness.

Thursday, November 17, 12:00 (12 pm, online, 1 hour)

Learn BC-specific ways to understand future climate, identify risks, and mitigate them.

Thursday, October 20, 11:30 (11:30 pm, in person, 2 hours)

Moderated three-person dialogue on managing the ‘business of design’ practices. Each way has strengths and opportunities.

Thursday, September 15, 11:30 (11:30 pm, in person, 2 hours)

Socializing with your professional community with a panel in the middle from the lovely people at the Port.

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