January SMPS Monthly Program – Making Your Entire Proposal Scream “Pick Me!”

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Tuesday, January 15 2019
11:30am - 1:00pm

  • PNC Arena
  • 1400 Edwards Mill Road
  • Raleigh, NC 27607
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When reviewing proposals, the selection committee only has one question: Why is your firm the best fit for our project? But as proposal writers juggle multiple deadlines, input from many parties, and a laundry list of proposal requirements, the answer to that important question gets buried. It’s time to stop focusing on quantity over quality and focus on letting your main ideas shine through to strengthen your proposals. Presenter Jen McGovern, CPSM, will share best practices gained through preparing and reviewing proposals for public and private clients worldwide. Participants will leave the program feeling prepared to tailor every section of their proposals, taking their next submittal to the next level.

Speaker Bio:

Jen McGovern, CPSM

Mid-Atlantic Regional Marketing Manager, VHB

As mid-Atlantic regional marketing manager for VHB, Jen McGovern, CPSM, knows what it takes to put together a strong proposal. She oversees the marketing efforts for VHB’s eight offices across three states and the District of Columbia, which means she has prepared and reviewed hundreds of proposals. Jen is the Director of Career Advancement for SMPS Washington DC, and achieved her CPSM designation in 2015. When she’s not dreaming of RFPs, she paints her nails … occasionally to match her PowerPoints.

No refund is due if cancellation occurs within 24 hours of the event.

All member and non-member walk-ins are $75.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Stephanie Roten at sroten@clarknexsen.com; Ginny Kirk Andrews at ginnykirk.andrews@summitde.net; or Brian Emmett at bemmett@moffattnichol.com.

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  • PNC Arena
  • 1400 Edwards Mill Road
  • Raleigh, NC 27607