Project Management Firm RFP Tips: The Evaluators Speak

Date: Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016
Location: Four Seasons Hotel
  791 W Georgia St,
 Vancouver, BC V6C 2T4
Time: 8:00 am - 09:30 am

Join us for this one and a half hour-long panel with three prominent project management firm executives. This will be a unique opportunity to garner insights from insiders on what owners are really looking for. These experts are hired by both private and public sector clients in a variety of sectors to manage the development of large infrastructure projects on their behalf – often from inception to completion – including the proponent selection process.

Justin Pedley, Principal, CORE Project Management
Sam Collins, PMP, Architectural Technologist AIBC, Senior Project Manager, Buildings, MMM Group
Alan Nicholson, Senior Project Manager, Turnbull Project Managers Ltd.

Join us for a no-holds-barred discussion with these siders on:
• The biggest mistakes / frustrations their clients share about proponent responses throughout the pursuit process and how to avoid them
• Tips on how to work with project management firms before the project is announced
• Things that few proponents think to do, but would be helpful to persuade evaluators and provide an advantage to proponents
• Questions not asked that would make a difference

Our evaluators will answer questions about all stages of the proponent selection process in an open Q&A format.

Who should attend?
• Firm Principals responsible for growth
• Business Development Leads
• Marketing Professionals
• Proposal Coordinators – including Administrative Assistants involved in proposal assembly

CORE Project Management — Justin Pedley, Principal
Justin has worked in the design and construction industry for the past 20 years, where he has represented both public and private sector clients and owners in managing the development and delivery of a large scale of diverse infrastructure projects valued between $5 million and $1+ billion. Justin adds value with his knowledge and experience with all procurement models including Design-Build, Early Contractor Involvement (ECI), Construction Management, Traditional Design-Bid-Build and Public Private Partnerships, which allows him to offer his clients expertise in choosing the right delivery model for their projects. A structural engineer, Justin spent the early part of his career designing a large number of institutional projects in British Columbia including airports, pretrial centres, municipal facilities, elementary and high schools and hospitals. This broad base of understanding of all engineering disciplines in both the design and construction phases of infrastructure projects has served Justin and his clients well in his project management roles to date.

MMM Group — Sam Collins, PMP, Architectural Technologist AIBC, Senior Project Manager, Buildings
Sam has more than 13 years of professional experience in owners’ project management, strategic planning, facility programming, and architecture for healthcare, sport and recreation, community centres, cultural venues, and airport projects. His experience includes leading the planning and implementation of large, complex, and multi-phased capital projects, the development of business cases and he has an expertise in behavioral health facilities project delivery.

Turnbull Construction Project Managers Ltd. — Alan Nicholson, Senior Project Manager

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Registration Policy

You must pre-register by the Monday prior to the event. Please email info@csmps.com to register if you chose to make payment via cheque and include a copy of your registration email with your cheque.

Please make cheques payable to:
Canadian Society for Marketing Professional Services
PO Box 17507
The Ritz PO
Vancouver BC V6E 0B2

Cancellation Policy

Due to the financial commitments CSMPS must incur to provide our members with quality programming, cancellations are accepted until 3 business days prior to the event. No-shows and cancellations after this deadline will not be refunded. Thank you for your understanding and respect for this policy.

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