APMP Acquires ProCM to Deliver More Value to Its Members at the Start of 2016
Monday, January 4, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Patrice Scheyer
Director of Marketing & Communications
APMP Acquires ProCM to Deliver More
Value to Its Members at the Start of 2016
International Association Adds to
Growing Business Development Portfolio
Washington, D.C., January 4, 2016 – The Association of
Proposal Management Professionals® (APMP®),
announced today that it has acquired ProCM, a Washington, D.C.,
regional association dedicated to developing, advancing, and growing
the capture and business development management professions by empowering
industry professionals and the entire federal business development life cycle.
APMP is the
international association for proposal, bid, capture, business development, and marketing/graphics
professionals, providing certification, best practices, and networking
opportunities for its 6,600+ members worldwide.
acquisition is a true win-win for all involved,” said Rick Harris, Executive
Director, APMP. "We’re combining APMP’s global education, resources, networking,
and certification opportunities with ProCM’s strong sense of community and
commitment to federal business development. APMP’s members are going to benefit
with an influx of ProCM members and all of their ideas and enthusiasm for
As a result of the
acquisition, APMP will welcome all ProCM members effective Monday, January 4. All ProCM members will receive the following in the coming weeks:
- One year of complimentary membership
in APMP no matter when their membership was set to expire with ProCM.
- A complimentary PDF copy of the 2015 APMP United States Compensation Report.
- An invitation to APMP’s Capture
to APMP’s capture and business development events hosted by APMP’s National
Capital Area Chapter.
ProCM co-founders Helene and Bob Johnson said they are
"very excited about this strategic acquisition of ProCM by APMP.”
ProCM’s mission was to help establish capture management
professionals as a critical functional discipline/career in the federal sector.
"This acquisition creates the best possible environment to realize the mission and
to rapidly grow this career path. We look forward to actively participating in
APMP’s capture and business development opportunities,” said Helene Johnson.
APMP’s membership growth in business development and
capture management has risen from 2 percent to 12 percent in just three years,
Harris noted. APMP’s acquisition of ProCM will only help bolster that number
APMP will invite
all ProCM incoming members to attend a webinar to discuss the transition and how to take advantage of
APMP’s opportunities. For more information on the APMP/ProCM acquisition,
please contact Rick Harris at email@example.com.
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
6,600 members and 26 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 publishing, document production, and proposal consulting. For more information, contact Patrice Scheyer,
Director of Marketing and Communications, +1-703-281-1686 or firstname.lastname@example.org.