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Congratulations to the APMP Foundation Certification Class (January 26)

Congratulations to the entire class who passed the APMP Foundation Certification Exam on January 26! Please stayed tuned to this website for details about our upcoming program in April 2017. 



 What is Chesapeake Chapter?

Located in and serving the central Maryland area, Chesapeake Chapter members are proposal and business development professionals engaged in a wide range of activities including:

+ Business development and acquisition + Competitive intelligence

+ Capture management + Strategic planning

+ Proposal management + Proposal consulting

+ Proposal production + Program management

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View Our Presentations: 

June 22, 2016: The Procurement Improvement Committee (PIC) Report


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September 16, 2015: The Proposal Manager as Leader

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Bid Protest Basics: Why Proposal Professionals Should Care

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 June 19, 2014: APMP Chesapeake Webinar - Managing Virtual Proposals

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We look forward to meeting you!

  • Attend programs intended to promote best practices used throughout the business development lifecycle in response to Government and commercial opportunities
  • Increase awareness of technology that can be used to streamline the acquisition process for RFP development, proposal submission, and proposal evaluation
  • Share lessons learned to identify and implement improvements to the acquisition process and to responses to acquisition requests
  • Participate in training opportunities, such as APMP Foundation accreditation workshops, presentations from leaders in our profession, and networking with other professionals to gain new perspectives and approaches
  • Gain perspective on how to respond to Government and commercial RFPs
  • Achieve leadership goals through participation on Chapter committees or Board of Directors

What are the advantages of joining APMP?

APMP’s mission is to advance the arts, sciences, and technology of new business acquisition and to promote the professionalism of those engaged in those pursuits.

As an APMP member, you can shape standards and best practices by participating and interacting with other professionals and leaders of business and industry, in public and private sectors. Networking, leadership opportunities, and committee involvement are some of the many opportunities and activities available to APMP members.

Through association and education, APMP provides members access to tools, methods, processes, innovations, talent, and specialized expertise that can directly improve the ability to acquire new business and to sustain growth and competitiveness in a dynamic and demanding marketplace.

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Martha Swift CF APMP
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Carey S. Arun (Ignaczak) CF APMP
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Tracy Witmer CF APMP
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Melisa Paye CF APMP