About the TSMC
Triangle Sales and Marketing Council
The Triangle Sales and Marketing Council of North Carolina (TSMC) was formed on April 2, 1993 by the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County and Home Builders Association of Durham, Orange and Chatham Counties. It is affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and National Sales and Marketing Council (NSMC).
The TSMC was named the best Sales and Marketing Council in the Country for 1997, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016 and 2019.
This council offers professional educational training through the Institute of Residential Marketing (IRM), Certified New Home Sales Professional (CSP), Advanced CSP, speakers, special seminars and other programs.
The TSMC provides an effective forum for the exchange of ideas with local, regional, and national experts in the sale and marketing of new homes, and recognizes member’s professional achievements in sales and marketing excellence through a variety of award programs. The monthly meetings and opportunities for committee involvement offer an interchange of ideas that become a valuable tool in your professional life.
The NSMC helps builders sell more homes more effectively. The council provides training, offers awards and recognition programs, and provides sales and marketing tools to members. National members receive a free subscription to the NSMC’s award-winning Sales and Marketing Ideas magazine. This bi-monthly publication contains over 50 pages of articles, tips, and recommendations by our industry’s leading sales and marketing experts. In addition, members of the TSMC participate frequently in community service projects during the year.
TSMC and MAME Awards
The council recognizes member's professional achievements in sales and marketing excellence through a variety of award programs, including the Major Achievements in Marketing and Excellence (MAME) Awards.
The MAME Awards is annual event that is recognized throughout the industry and the Triangle area. These prestigious awards mirror the National Sales and Marketing Council’s Awards (part of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)), and have established themselves as the Academy Awards of new homes sales and marketing. Learn more about the MAME Awards.