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Register now for this APMP Chesapeake Chapter Webinar: Automation Support for the Proposal Development Process

When: May 25, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. EDT Where: Free webinar

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 (Even if you can’t join us on May 25, register and we’ll send you a link to the on-demand webinar)

Yes, show me the automation!  

With limited resources, severe time constraints and a largely manual process, your proposal team has many challenges. However, the future of proposal development is starting to take shape. Advanced software technology now automates much of the compliance, comparison and review activities within the proposal development process. Software tools enable proposal team members to better focus on key strategic priorities, and develop compliant and compelling proposals.

Our demonstration of Automation Support for the Proposal Development Process will be conducted by a recognized leader in software productivity tools.

Fergal McGovern has been VisibleThread’s Chief Executive Officer since June 2008 and has extensive experience on how software tools can support and impact marketing, sales, and proposal functions. He has held various senior positions at Dell Computer, Kraft Foods, GTE, and the Bank of Montreal. Mr. McGovern holds a B.S. in Computer Science from University College Dublin.

Additionally we will have a panel of tool users and support providers to answer your questions.

So please join the conversation and discover:

·       How to shred RFPs and contracts in minutes and compare documents in seconds,

·       How to generate a compliance and responsibility matrix,

·       How to speedup proofing and editing tasks for readability improvement,

·       How to use language dictionaries to assist with aligning your win themes, and

·       How to identify Federal Acquisition Requirements and flow-down clauses.

Who should attend: Department-level heads of business development, contracts and proposal centers. Proposal managers, analysts and writers. Proposal consultants.

To attend this web seminar, you must first register by clicking on the registration link below. Once you’ve registered, you will receive an email message confirming your registration and information that you need to join the event.

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 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

You can navigate directly to this site at The link is public and non-members as well as members can view the site. Create your bookmark now!

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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