The SMLA – Where Sales and Marketing Meet!This group is a cross-industry, professional development organization. Launched in 2011, we serve seasoned professionals whose primary responsibility is generating revenue or developing and managing the brand for their business. We are proud to offer 3 regional chapters showcasing best-in-class speakers and networking in San Diego, Orange County, and Los Angeles.  We are excited to announce our newest chapter in Austin Texas is launching in April 2020.



  • Free access to our regular monthly San Diego, Orange County, and Los Angeles events for 12-months (based on enrollment date)
  • Free for Members, $40 for non-members
  • Two free guest passes – good for one event each
  • “Know before you go”- a list of all registered attendees the night before the event
  • Personalized Member name badge
  • Free attendance at social events and our annual Holiday Social



  • Participation in our monthly “Success Trios” to foster deeper networking and connections
  • The ability to request a specific Success Trio


  • Up to 10 job postings on our website
  • Access to the SMLA Members Login page
  • Discounted annual subscription to Selling Power Magazine – $2 (Retail $29 – courtesy of Sales Growth Associates | Sandler Training)
  • All new annual members will be contacted by an Advisory Board Member to verify membership eligibility.
  • Ask us about corporate membership rates.


Sales and Marketing Leaders who…..

  • Are looking to build long-term relationships not just sell
  • Have at least 10 years of sales or marketing experience
  • Spend at least 50% of their time in a sales or marketing capacity
  • Hold the title of CMO/CSO or Manager/Director/ Vice President of Sales or Marketing
  • Possess recent experience managing or directing 1 or more individuals
  • Looking for professional development opportunities