About Us

APMP UK is the UK chapter of the Association of Bid Proposal Management Professionals (APMP), an international body of over 5,100 members, headquartered in the USA, which is committed to the pursuit of proposal and business acquisition excellence.
Key benefits to members are:
  • A certification programme, with three levels – Foundation, Practitioner and Professional – offering a global standard for demonstrating your bid and proposal management competency
  • Our websites, which contain an electronic library featuring hundreds of archived presentations, articles, tools and templates that demonstrate best practices in the workplace
  • Our annual conferences. The UK Conference is the premier event for bid and proposal professionals in the UK, which has become the "must-attend" for any business winning professional who is serious about advancing their knowledge and skills. This 2-day event includes captivating keynote speakers, master classes from top industry speakers and much much more
  • Regular publications containing the latest thinking on relevant topics
  • Local events, held around the country, covering topics of strategic importance to bid and proposal professionals and offering the ideal environment for networking. To find out more visit our events page.
Formed in 2001, APMP UK is co-ordinated by a group of professional unpaid members who provide their time to the Association because they are committed to furthering the professionalism of bidding and proposal management.

UK Chapter publishes first Annual Report - July 2015

Ken Erskine says "I am delighted to provide this electronic copy of the first Annual Report prepared by the UK Chapter of the APMP. It reviews the various programmes of activities and achievements of the Chapter through 2014."


For more information contact one of our committee members.


  • There's just three months to go until our 15th APMP UK Conference in October, and to celebrate, here's our Top 3 reasons why you should attend:


    Three Months to Go until APMP UK Conference 2017

  • The last of 5 articles this week

    Today is the last day of National Apprenticeship Week.  We hope you’ve enjoyed the insights we’ve shared across social media this week from experienced bid and proposal apprentices, and their employer.  If you missed it, you can catch up on what Charlotte, Vicky and Frank had to say. 

    National Apprenticeship Week 2017: Round Up

  • The penultimate of 5 articles coming this week

    It’s Day 4 of National Apprenticeship Week, and today we hear from Vicky Coleman, a Proposal Manager within NG Bailey’s Engineering Services division.

    National Apprenticeship Week 2017: Meet Vicky

  • The third of 5 articles coming this week

    It’s National Apprenticeship Week, and an anticipation of the launch of the APMP UK Chapter’s first Bid and Proposal Coordinator Apprenticeship later in 2017, this week we are sharing insights from individuals and businesses who have already taken part in a similar scheme in the bid industry.

    National Apprenticeship Week 2017: The Employers Perspective

  • The second of 5 articles coming this week

    It’s Day 2 of National Apprenticeship Week, and in line with this year’s theme “Ladder of opportunity”, we caught up with Charlotte Rees, a Bid Manager at NG Bailey, to hear about the opportunities which have opened up as a result of her completing a Bid & Proposal Apprenticeship.

    National Apprenticeship Week 2017: Meet Charlotte