APMP UK is the UK chapter of the Association of Bid Proposal Management Professionals (APMP), an international body of over 7,500 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.
For more information contact one of our committee members.


  • The APMP UK Board would like to invite you to submit questions to the Chair, for discussion at our Board Workshops which take place throughout the year.  Please see this link for the dates.  Please email your questions to chair@apmpuk.co.uk

    Opportunity to submit questions to the Board

  • The APMP UK Chapter is pleased to welcome Jon Darby as its new Chapter Chair.

    Jon has over 20 years of business winning experience in the ICT, defence, police, rail and logistics markets with a track record of winning multi £m bids in the public and private sectors. Jon is experienced at leading opportunities through all stages of the bid campaign and has led global bid teams from Italy, Germany, Netherlands to the US. Jon is a certified proposal professional and has served on the APMP UK board as Marketing & PR Director and COO since 2012.

    FINAL PRESS RELEASE 18th January 2018 Appointment of new UK Chapter Chair

  • The APMP UK Chapter is pleased to announce the election of Jon Darby as its new Chief Operating Officer for 2017, following which he will succeed Amanda Nuttall as CEO following completion of her term in January 2018. 


    FINAL PRESS RELEASE 5TH OCTOBER 2017: Appointment of new Chief Operating Officer

  • 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