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APMP UK September Event in Manchester, UK - A Picture Paints a Thousand Words - Chris Milburn
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APMP UK September Event in Manchester, UK - A Picture Paints a Thousand Words - Chris Milburn

"A Picture Paints a Thousand Words" Speaker, Chris Milburn Make your bid the one to remember - for all the right reasons. This free interactive workshop will introduce you to APMP best practice guidelines for graphics. It will help plan your graphics to sell your strategy and solution and make it easier for your customer to choose you.

When: 18th September 2014
6pm - 9pm
Where: The RIBA Hub
Portland Street
Manchester M1 6DW
United Kingdom
Presenter: Chris Milburn
Contact: Events Team

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 Invitation to APMP UK's September Event in Manchester:


Tell your story, sell your solution

Presenter, Chris Milburn

Thursday 18th September 2014, 18:00hrs

RIBA Hub, Manchester

Book your free place here

Riba Hub

Make your bid the one to remember - for all the right reasons

According to APMP best practice, there should be approximately two graphics for every three pages of text in a bid. So why is it then that so many bids are wall to wall text with no graphics, or anything to break up the monotony of text for the bid assessor?

When planned well, graphics can convey compelling strategy, show key elements of your solution, and leave the reader with memorable imagery that makes it easier for them to award you the contract. Too often, graphics are a poor afterthought, and can do more damage than good.

In this interactive workshop, you will be introduced to graphics best practice, and shown how to plan your graphics to help you tell your story and sell your solution.

About your presenter

Chris Milburn

Chris Milburn is a familiar face within the APMP UK, having served on the board of the UK Chapter for over 4 years.

Chris has been a full time bid professional for nearly 8 years, working predominantly as a consultant and trainer for Shipley Ltd, as well as working for Proposal Genie.

Chris has delivered a number of presentations for APMP events, and has also spoken at Conference.

Venue: We are grateful to RIBA Hub for providing their premises for this workshop session.

Address: Riba Hub, Portland Street, Manchester, M1 6DW

Look for the large brightly coloured sign, "The Cube Gallery" outside the building.

Places for this event are limited. Please let us know if you book and are later unable to attend.

Transport:    Nearest station is Oxford Road Station.  
Nearest tram stop is St. Peter’s Square.Nearest parking is the multi-storey on Oxford Road next to McDonalds.  


18:00 – 18:30 – Welcome, refreshments and networking

18:30 – 19:30 – Workshop and questions

19:30 – 20:00 – Networking

When booking, please enter your details exactly as you want them to appear on your name badge as the data is merged directly to produce them (e.g. not all lower case). 

Slide decks and reviews of previous APMP UK events on the Past Events section of the website can be accessed here and you will earn 5 CEUs when you attend.

You should maintain your own CEU records.

We look forward to welcoming you, 

The Events Team

If you book, but later can't attend, please let us know ( so that we can adjust catering and offer your place to people on the waiting list.