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First and foremost, you’ll enjoy a prominent position in an exclusive list — industry professionals whom we consider “Best of the Best” — in our Member Directory.  In addition, you will be able to post a Company Profile in our Company Directory which can be freely viewed by everyone: members, potential members, referral sources, and potential clients.

PowerHouse SMART® is the only networking & education community for leaders in all areas of luxury design, build, development, and blue-chip real estate. Membership is exclusive, by invitation or referral only!


  • Gain exposure in an exclusive, members-only organization;

  • Have confidence by learning from experience industry colleagues and experts;
    Post or search for a job opening in the Job Board;

  • Find professional, vetted business and talent resources in Resource PROs;
    Get member-only discounts with Resource PROs — and indispensable knowledge on industry news and trends;

  • Advertise your own events — gain exposure and increase attendees in Post Your Event ;

  • Tap into invaluable education opportunities and Consulting from Wendy Cohen, national speaker and proven industry expert in addition to other selected presenters;

  • Attend live PHS Symposiums or watch videos and/or view presentations posted on our website after events under the Resources tab.
    Register for our PHS Events online.

  • Track respected thought leaders in PHS Industry Interviews.

  • Get quality face time and make PowerConnections™ when we select you — plus 6-8 other hand-picked guests you’ll want to meet — in exclusive roundtable breakfast, lunch or dinner events.


Enjoy PHS Member Benefits

  •  Members are invited complimentary to face to face PHS Symposiums, Builder/Architect Hard-Hat Tours, CEU Programs, Speed Networking, Kick-off Cocktail Events, collaborative events with NEOCON/LuxeHome & other associations, Coffee Meet & Greets and PowerConnections™ with full access to

  • Member receive discounts tickets to events such as, the PHS Luxury Conference and PHS AWARDS Party+ more! • Member Connections – Connect with the best of the best in the industry in person and online through events throughout the year designed specifically to foster collaboration, education and business building.

  • Members receive monthly NEWS, an insider update on the most important events & industry news. • Member receive a list of attendees after attending a PHS event (not to be used as a database but used to connect one-to-one with people you have established a connection with). • Members can refer their esteemed colleagues to PHS and become known as a powerful connector who helps others without expecting anything in return.

  •  Members can bring a guest to a PHS event, for nominal guest fee, hosting others to build rapport.

  • Featured Member Profile – get more exposure, help people find you and build business relationships. • Company Profile – SEO driven directory to consumers and trade partners, exposure for your firm leading people directly to your website.

  • Access to PHS Job Board – post job openings, improve networking by sharing and referring others. • Resource PRO’s – vetted business resources & service professionals, offering PHS member only discounts.

  • Event Page– advertise YOUR events for consumer and trade exposure

  • Events Bookings with your photo, RSVP to PHS events, and see who is attending.
  • PHS SMART® Blog – be a guest blog writer, build your industry credibility, share your insight! • Speaker opportunities – become an industry expert and build rapport and collaborations with other members. 

  • Social Media Connections – build your audience right through our website. • Host an event – PHS LC Sponsors get first opportunity at hosting events at their company studio, showroom office or facility. Your time to show off!
  • Members can get 1/2 Price Membership for additional people from your firm, with current primary member.

  • Members and Member Companies have sponsorship opportunities, creating lead opportunities all year long.

  • Annual Membership cost is $439, or $39 per month. Membership is a commitment of 1 year from date joining.

  • One-on-One Consultation Opportunities – Priority consulting appointments with PowerHouse Advisors and PowerHouse Recruiting to discuss your needs and growth opportunities.


    By Invitation Only

    Not everyone can join PowerHouse SMART®. Members are carefully chosen and invited by industry veteran Wendy Cohen and/or referred by current members and trusted colleagues. Our community consists of top-tier professionals in construction, architecture, design, and various specialty, financial, and real estate services. We’re choosy so you won’t waste your time.


    Members commit to an annual recurring membership with an annual fee of $439. Members also have the choice to sign up for a monthly recurring membership.


    PowerHouse SMART® offers many features for connecting with new contacts, staying in touch, and receiving alerts.

    As a member, you’ll be able to edit and update a short personal profile, a business profile with your email and website link, and an email area. Only paid, logged-in members can link to email.

    Get e-Invited! PowerHouse SMART® posts symposiums on the Events tab as well as sends members a monthly e-news with a direct link to log-in and RSVP.

    Invite other members to your events and appear on our Events Page: members can use our foolproof Event Template to send e-invites and RSVP requests to other members from the PowerHouse SMART® website.

    Receive discounts on services from Resource PROs. Our listing of recommended professionals includes special email links that verify membership and support discount-management by Resource PROs for their first project.

    Let us know what you think! PowerHouse SMART® periodically surveys our membership about topical issues to “take the temperature” of the entire luxury design-build community.


    The PowerHouse SMART® website features an ever-expanding Library of invaluable industry expertise and content — videos, PowerPoint Presentations, audio teleconferences and informative links. If you missed it the first time, you may still be able to find the unique knowledge and perspectives of our membership in our archives.

    Have a question or a special topic you want to discuss? Sign up for one-on-one consulting with Wendy. Choose a phone meeting, live video consulting or in-person and onsite appointments.


    Of course not. Our site also features:

    The SMART® PowerBlog , a timely update of industry news and perspectives (and a platform for qualified members to contribute their knowledge and gain exposure in the community);

    An advanced Search tool to get you exactly what you want to know — no more, no less;

    Opportunities to tap into the social media feeds for our PowerBlog;

    Plenty of Share tools on every page, so you can spread the word to a single friend, your inner circle, or your 10,000 followers; and Invite a friend to events you’ll be attending.

    Wendy S. Cohen

    CEO, PowerHouse Recruiting, PowerHouse
    Advisors™ & PowerHouse SMART®

    847-767-7077 Direct Access

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