Mike returns from APMP Bid and Proposal Con Europe 2020 in Amsterdam and shares his experience with Jeremy. 

They debate AI in bidding, updating the body of knowledge and peer to peer networking.

Question of the day

The question of the day comes from Alfie Kenward of Vattenfall who asks for Mike and Jeremy's thoughts on career options for senior bid managers.

Other useful links:

Bid and Proposal Con Europe wrap up - All the presentations and photos from the conference.

Make a change - A collection of Mike's musings and blogs on business development, tendering and bidding, marketing and strategy.

Growth Ignition - Information on Jeremy's business, Growth Ignition,  who are a marketing, business development, capture and bidding consulting, training and enabling tech company. 

The Bid Toolkit - In the bidding space, Growth Ignition offer a digital and training product set called the bid toolkit. It’s a simple step by step online process and guide for delivering winning bids and is a constant reference point for your whole team and training tool throughout the bid lifecycle.

The Bids and Procurement LIVE! Events - Breakfast events and a conference bringing together bids and procurement people.

Contact Mike or Jeremy

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