Awarding Exceptional Bid and Proposal Professionals Across the UK
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Posted by: APMP
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Patrice Scheyer
Director of Marketing & Communications
Awarding Exceptional Bid
and Proposal Professionals Across the UK
APMP UK Chapter
Recognizes Organizational, Team and Individual Accomplishments
The following press release was
submitted by the APMP UK Chapter. For more information, please
contact Jon Darby at email@example.com
Nov. 5, 2015 – Each year the Association of Bid and
Proposal Management Professionals in the UK (APMP UK) recognizes the organizations,
teams and individuals who have shone over the previous 12 months.
October 21st, over 200 bid professionals attended the APMP UK Black Tie Award
Dinner at the Park Inn Hotel, Heathrow, London to celebrate the achievements of
fellow colleagues. An unprecedented
number of award nominations had been submitted across the six award categories;
Best Newcomer, Innovation, Bid Excellence, People Development, Writing and
Award Dinner was preceded by a two day Annual Conference and a Training Day. APMP
UK members had the choice of attending over 24 bid and proposal-related speaker
sessions and the opportunity to learn more about professional certification, as
well as sharpening skills in areas such as final document review (`red team’),
writing executive summaries, capture planning development and many others.
Award Winners on the night were:
Best Newcomer: Rachel Munro (Hymans
recognize a new recruit to the
profession within the past 18 months who has made a significant contribution or
impact to their organization.
Innovation: Amey Work Winning
recognize those that do great things
through new ways of making a positive impact to successful bid and proposal
Bid Excellence: Mairi Morrison (Canon
on a specific live deal, to recognize outstanding achievement in a vendor organization.
(Note: not a consulting or tool company).
People Development: Vodafone Group
Enterprise Bid Training Academy
recognize an organization that has furthered the capability and/or impact of
their staff in their bid/proposal function, as well as others involved in
proposal development (e.g. sales, content contributors, senior execs) to the
success of the business.
Writing: Chris Burnett (John
Sisk & Son)
recognize an individual’s ability to
Fiona Flower - Knowledge
Bid Management Team
recognize an individual’s, team’s or organization’s implementation of knowledge
management, that has resulted in more-efficient and effective bid or proposal
Note to the Editor:
UK is the UK chapter of the Association of Bid Proposal Management
Professionals (APMP), an international body of over 6,000 members, which is
committed to the pursuit of proposal and business acquisition excellence.
APMP® is the worldwide authority for
professionals dedicated to the process of winning business through proposals,
bids, capture, business development and presentations. APMP is a nonprofit
membership organization founded in 1989 and began with 28 charter members.
Today, the Association has more than 6,400 members and 27 active chapters
worldwide. Membership includes proposal and business development professionals
who are engaged in a wide range of activities including business development
and acquisition, proposal management, strategic planning, business capture,
sales, competitive intelligence, writing, editing, graphic design, desktop
document production, and proposal consulting. For more information about APMP international, contact Patrice Scheyer, Director of
Marketing and Communications, +1-703-281-1686 or firstname.lastname@example.org.