Frequently Asked Questions

How long does a membership last? SME dues cover your membership for one year from month of application.

My job title does not fit in the description of those listed on the application. Do I qualify? If you supervise people and lead others you may qualify.

How long until I know if I am approved? The SME Recruitment Committee and the SME Board meet monthly to act on all applications received each month.

How will I know if I passed the requirements for membership? You will receive a new member packet and a letter as soon as the SME Board of Directors takes action on your application. This tends to be around the fourth Thursday of the month.

Once I apply, when can I begin coming to the meetings? You are welcome to come to the meetings as soon as you apply.

If I pay for a guest meal and then apply, will my money be refunded? Your guest meal will be applied toward your membership dues invoice if you apply within a month of attending a meeting as a guest.

Do you offer a discount for more than one membership from a corporation? SME does not offer discounts for multiple memberships from one company.

How much are membership dues? Membership dues are $495 for a calendar year from the month you join to the first of that same month one year later.

How is SME different from other local organizations? SME Provides “An Edge to Your Success®!”

Sales and Marketing Executives, Inc. of Sioux Falls is the premier organization for developing and sustaining a driven and influential force of leaders in our community, and continuously provides our elite membership with networking opportunities and world-class education.

Do you have membership Questions?

We’d Love To Talk With You!

For answers, contact:

Charlie Nesdahl, Membership Recruitment Chair
cnesdahl@tcfbank.com

Kacey McCarthy, Executive Director
(605)336-5626
kacey@smesiouxfalls.org

Sales and Marketing Executives Inc., of Sioux Falls
101 N Main Ave #308
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: (605) 336-5626
Toll Free: (877) 421-1033