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Your weekly news update: February 16, 2018

Feb 16, 2018
One week left to register for our Speaker Series, join the events committee, register for the free webinar, promote your business in the eZine, APMP-NCA members at SPAC

IN ONE WEEK: Tips and Tools for Effective Oral Presentations 

A great presentation should tell a story. What will your evaluators take away from your pitch? Learn how to give better presentations at our live Speaker Series next Thursday, 2/22. We’ve added a new panelist to the program; meet Dan Shyti, a professional speaker, experienced Federal business development professional, and engineer. This powerful combination of skills makes him an in-demand oral presentation coach. Learn tips and tools from our experienced group of panelists Thursday evening at the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) in Herndon.

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Opportunity: Join the Events Committee

Our Chapter is looking for volunteers to contribute to our events program! You could help with identifying guest speakers, on-site registration, fundraising, communicating confirmations and reminders, generating name tags, gifts, and materials like programs, agendas, and schedules. We know that your time is at a premium; any contributions are appreciated! If interested in becoming active with APMP-NCA, email

Event: Free Chapter Webinar, March 13th

The RFP Q&A process is an important (though often neglected) element of effective proposal management. But getting the answers you want is not always as straightforward as it may appear. Join us for a free webinar on March 14th to learn how to craft questions in a way that will shape the answers to your benefit. Presented by David Stearman, Founder and Principal, Proposal Strategy and Development Consulting, LLC.

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Opportunity: Placement in “Executive Summary”

Do you provide proposal consulting, production, or software? Consider an ad placement in the March issue of “Executive Summary,” our Chapter eZine. Gain exposure for your products and services to more than 1300 members - this is a highly-targeted, but affordable, way to get in front of your audience. There are few ways of reaching this specialized group with more precision! Email Candy at 

Event: 2018 APMP Southern Proposal Accents Conference (SPAC)

The Georgia, Carolinas, and Florida APMP chapters are hosting the 21st annual Southern Proposal Accents Conference. This year's theme is "The World of Proposals — From Start to Finish" and is scheduled for Thursday, March 22, at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center in northwest Atlanta. Congratulations to the APMP-NCA Chapter members who have been invited to present at this popular annual event! *** Kevin Switaj, Mike Parkinson, Lisa Pafe, David M. Stearman, Melissa Mabon, and Steve Skeldon. ***

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Current APMP-NCA Chapter Discussion: Basketball and Proposal Writing. Proposal development is a team sport - we need to be team players!