23Oct, 2017

Women in Sales Awards Finalists

We’re absolutely delighted that two of the Strategic Proposals team are through to the finals of the prestigious 2017 Women in Sales Awards, in the shortlists announced this morning.

Amanda Nuttall – SP UK board director and current chief executive of professional association APMP UK – has been selected as one of the finalists for the Female Mentor category. Lorraine Baird – one of SP’s senior consultants – is a finalist in the Financial Services Sales category.

The selection of finalists followed judging of detailed submissions regarding entrants’ work over the past year. Huge congratulations to both Amanda and Lorraine on this accolade and we wish them well in the finals.

Visit the Women in Sales Awards site to see the finalists.

19Oct, 2017

Strategic partnership with Hobs Repro announced

We’re delighted to announce our new strategic partnership with Hobs Repro. Having worked successfully together for over five years, we’re looking forward to a closer relationship in which Hobs will act as our prime provider of print and reproduction services. In return, we will act as the primary provider of proposal management support for Hobs clients. Together this provides clients with a wider portfolio of products and services from one source, at commercially attractive rates.

18Oct, 2017

Proposal Benchmarker: the results

We’re pleased to release a copy of Jon and Graham’s presentation from today’s UKAPMP conference. The presentation provided attendees with a summary of the analysis of the data gathered to date from the www.proposalbenchmarker.co.uk. The slides provide bid and proposal teams with the opportunity to review how their organisations measure up against the common current strengths, weaknesses and also the top performing organisations within our database. To access the presentation click here.

17Oct, 2017

Strategic Proposals Alumni is launched

We’ve had the pleasure of meeting so many great people on our training courses. We’re delighted to be launching today, at the 2017 UK APMP Conference, our Alumni programme to enable people to stay in touch with our latest thinking, access a range of discounts and an exclusive alumni network.

To join our Alumni people need to have attended one of our training courses and complete a simple form which can be found on the Alumni section of our website.

5Oct, 2017

30th anniversary of Strategic Proposals

5th October 2017 marks 30 years to the day since Strategic Proposals was founded by BJ Lownie, in the USA. We’re hugely proud to have reached this landmark as a company.

Grateful thanks on this special day to everyone we’ve worked with over the years. We are fortunate to be surrounded by so many wonderful friends, colleagues, clients and business partners around the world.

4Sep, 2017

Chris Hynd joins Strategic Proposals

Chris joins Strategic Proposals from SSE, where he managed tenders for leading energy infrastructure developments across the UK & Ireland.

Specialising in proposal writing and editing, Chris provides critical support on live deals, transforms pre-written libraries and offers expert input on key messaging – all enabling clients to sell themselves in a compelling, customer-centric manner.

With a work history that also includes Aviva and Lakehouse (an asset services specialist), Chris has significant experience of winning contracts in very diverse industries. This extends to both the public and private sector.