KAYSVILLE, Utah (October 18, 2019)—Shipley Associates announced today that they are a Founding Sponsor of the first annual European Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) Bid & Proposal Conference in Amsterdam. The 2-day event will be March 5–6, 2020.
“We are pleased to support APMP in the first-ever European conference as a Founding Sponsor,” said Executive Vice President of Global Strategy of Shipley Associates, Brad Douglas. “This professional community provides a forum for implementing changes and best practices to improve business development performance.”
APMP will bring together global organizations to learn about proposal industry best practices and case studies. Individuals may also participate in APMP Certification programs as part of the conference.
“The expansion of APMP’s presence globally is a major milestone achievement in support of many companies’ visions and objectives to expand their business globally,” said Managing Director of Shipley Limited in the United Kingdom, Mark Taylor.
Shipley Associates is headquartered in Utah with fully operational affiliate offices in 14 countries, including the United Kingdom, Denmark, France, Spain, Germany, Australia, Japan, Korea, and Canada. Shipley is currently engaged on over 85 strategic client proposal efforts globally to help secure over $6.5 billion in contracts annually.
Along with supporting proposal efforts for clients, Shipley also guides individuals to efficient business operations through their available guidebooks and training curriculum that leads to certification. “Our industry best practices continue to be recognized as the standard for effective business development in competitive environments,” said President & CEO of Shipley, Todd Barnett. “These best practices are well-documented in our extensive training curriculum and the Shipley Proposal Guide and Shipley Capture Guide.”
About Shipley Associates
Since 1972, Shipley Associates has provided organizations and individuals with business development consulting and training services focused on winning business in highly competitive environments. With over 310 consultants worldwide, Shipley supports major business development projects from strategy development, process improvement, web-based and classroom training, capture planning and proposal development on over 325 major proposal efforts per year, resulting in a client win rate of over 83 percent.
Shipley, the global leader in business development consulting, has worked with 43 of the top 50 Fortune 500 companies to improve sales performance and business capture rates.