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APMP Finishes Review of Bid & Proposal Con 2012 Session Evaluations

Monday, August 6, 2012  
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APMP Finishes Review of Bid & Proposal Con 2012 Session Evaluations
Attendee feedback on annual international conference provides valuable metrics for future events

Washington, DC, August 6, 2012 – Responses on evaluations from the 23rd Association of Proposal Management Professionals'® (APMPs'®) international conference, Bid & Proposal Con, May 22 – 25, Dallas, TX indicate that attendees were extremely satisfied with their conference experience. Attendees ranked Quality of the Conference Organization the highest and Overall Evaluation of the Conference and Experience among the top five features of the event.

Attendees were asked to provide feedback and comments on the general attendee experience and also each conference session they attended. The conference sessions and speakers received high ratings from evaluation respondents. More than 70 percent of the responses rated each presenter between Good and Excellent. Of the top sessions, fifteen percent were scored Very Good or higher.

"This is incredibly valuable attendee feedback. We want to thank everyone who participated in the evaluations. This gives us important metrics in evaluating this year's success and for evaluating speakers and presentations, in preparation for future programs,” said Rick Harris, Executive Director, APMP.

An executive summary of the evaluation feedback will be shared with the APMP Board of Directors and Bid & Proposal Con 2012 presenters. Bid & Proposal Con is the largest educational event for proposal, bid, business development and capture professionals. More than half of this year's 546 attendees were first-time event attendees. The conference offered a total of fifty educational and keynote sessions. The educational sessions were divided into the following areas of focus: Capture & Business Development; Commercial; Commercial & Federal Best Practices; Federal; Graphics & Production; Software, Apps & Tools; and Team Building & Collaboration.

About APMP
The Association of Proposal Management Professionals® (APMP®) is the worldwide authority for professionals dedicated to the process of winning business through proposals, bids, tenders and presentations. APMP is a non-profit membership organization founded in August 1989 and began with 28 charter members. Today, the Association has more than 4,200 members and 25 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. F or more information, contact Rick Harris, Executive Director, at 240-308-0143 or