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Every day, APMP members make strides toward advancing their industry, push themselves to be better professionals and uplift each other in the process. This work and the resulting accomplishments don’t go unnoticed.
APMP’s Week of Winners, sponsored by RFPIO, is the virtual celebration and announcement of members who have received various honors, including individual, chapter or Fellow awards, Charlie Divine certification scholarships and 40 Under 40 recognition.
“I would like to congratulate all of today’s winners,” says APMP Chair Mike Walsh. “This year’s recipients have really dedicated themselves to their craft and are doing great things that benefit their organizations, themselves and APMP as a whole.”
Earlier today, Walsh and APMP CEO Rick Harris announced this year’s recipients of the APMP Awards in the “awards for individuals” categories.
Bid & Proposal Team of the Year
This award honors a cohesive, effective proposal team that demonstrates industry best practices, thought leadership and a commitment to the professional development of its members.
Eversheds Sutherland Pitch Team
Highlight: From February 2019 to January 2020, the team achieved strong results from 220 pitch opportunities: an 81% win rate for opportunities worth more than £1 million annual fees (increased from 77% in 12 months) and a 63% win rate for sectors (increased from 62% in 12 months).
Bid & Proposal Executive of the Year
This award is presented to an industry professional who stands out as a thought leader for his/her efforts in promoting and advancing the profession.
Suzanne Jones, CP APMP Fellow
Highlight: In 2017, Suzanne was recognized in the first 40 Under 40 class and, that same year, earned the designation of APMP Fellow. In addition to devoting time to APMP, serving in various roles on the board and as an officer, she has affected major change within her organization through education and training.
Best WinningTheBusiness.com Article
This award recognizes an article published on WinningTheBusiness.com that exhibits excellence in writing and thought leadership and presents practical information in a journalistic way.
“The Dust Has Settled — Now What?” by Meg Whitehouse, CPP APMP
Highlight: This article, which received over 1,000 views, discusses five things teams can do to make the post-proposal season more productive.
Vendor of the Year
This award honors one vendor who has gone above and beyond in advancing the profession. This award is open to vendors who serve the profession, including consultants.
the bid toolkit
Highlight: With a focus on thought leadership and community building, the company launched a podcast, wrote 21 blog posts and one WinningTheBusiness.com article, and created four video webinars in addition to hosting various events.
Watch the full announcement of awards.
Tune in tomorrow to APMP’s Facebook page for the livestream announcement of APMP chapter awards winners.
Learn more about APMP’s awards programs.