Municipal Government RFP Tips The Evaluators Speak!

Vancouver and Surrey are two Metro Vancouver municipalities undergoing dramatic urban evolution and growth. If you are looking to do business with them, you will want to attend this panel for insights into their bidding process. You'll learn useful tips to use for your advantage when submitting proposals to municipalities. Our guest panelists will be:

• Danica Djurkovic - Director Facilities Planning and Development/Real Estate and Facilities Management for the City of Vancouver
• Scott Groves - Manager of Civic Facilities for the City of Surrey

They will 1) provide practical information / advice on their competition process; and 2) deliver insights about trends and opportunities in an effort to help improve the quality of proposals for the benefit of all parties.

Join us for a no-holds-barred discussion:
    • What works, what doesn’t
    • The biggest mistakes they see
    • Things few think to do but would be helpful to evaluators and provide an advantage to proponents
    • Questions not asked that would make a difference

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 business growth
    • Business development leads
    • Marketing professionals
    • Proposal coordinators – including Administrative Assistants involved in proposal assembly

Date: Tuesday October 20, 2015
Location: Four Seasons Hotel
  791 W Georgia St,
  Vancouver, BC V6C 2T4
Time: 7:30 - 9:30 am

** Registration is required by Sunday, October 18, 2015 **

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