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SMA Sponsors APMP


SMA is proud to be a Partner Sponsor of the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP), the association of record for bid, proposal, business development, capture and graphics professionals.

APMP promotes the professional growth of its members by advancing the arts, sciences, and technologies of winning business. APMP is the worldwide authority for professionals dedicated to the process of winning business through proposals, bids, tenders, and presentations.

Call: US +1.866.466.APMP (2767); International +1.240.646.7075


SMA Partner: XR Solutions


Meridian for RFP Analysis by XRSolutions is an advanced RFP analyzer that can assist your team in responding to complex government RFPs. A thoughtful and thorough analysis of an RFP is directly tied to all of the essential outputs needed to develop a compliant and responsive proposal. Meridian provides an effective way to:

  • Identify and compile critical proposal requirements
  • Create proposal outlines to facilitate narrative development
  • Concurrently create compliance and mapping matrices and storyboards

Call: +1.603.627.9770


SMA recommended resoruce: The RFP Success Show


The RFP Success® Show is a weekly podcast for the “newbies” to the ”know-it-alls” when it comes to RFP strategies, systems, responses. Because let’s be real—you can never know enough on how to craft a RFP response. Seven-time author, Lisa Rehurek and her guests share tips, tricks, and real world advice that will give you real results.

Lisa is Founder and CEO of The RFP Success Company. From state, local, and corporate RFP responses, to helping develop RFPs for government clients, to evaluating healthcare and human capital proposals for corporate clients, Lisa has been on both sides of the aisle which provides a unique perspective.

Call: +1.520.306.0755


SMA Partner: Wordman Speaks


Are you a proposal professional, using Microsoft Word to create winning proposals, bids, and tenders? Do you struggle with Word’s myriad features? Have you updated your proposal templates to take advantage of these features? Do you have problems integrating art and text? Do your Word documents “blow up” at the eleventh hour with strange formatting issues?

Providing custom proposal templates and add-ins, specialist training, and consulting to show you how to get the very best out of Word, Wordman is Dick Eassom, a certified Fellow of the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP®). A presenter at 14 APMP International Conferences and numerous APMP chapter events, Dick is passionate about helping proposal professionals master their use of Microsoft Word.

Call: +1.949.769.0312