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You must be an APMP member affiliated with the NCA chapter to participate. (Not an affiliate? Sign up here at no extra charge.) Simply choose a committee and contact the chair directly.
Plans and coordinates the annual APMP-NCA Mid-Atlantic Conference & Expo. It is the largest gathering of industry professionals in the National Capital Area. Held in the fall, it offers opportunities for hundreds of proposal, bid, capture, BD, and graphics professionals to receive training and develop their professional knowledge and skills.
Jobs include: Program and theme planning, call for speakers, speaker selection and mentoring, program development, publicity, logistics, registration, exhibitor coordination, food planning, ushering, scheduling, graphic design, and editing.
Corporate Partner Program
Manages the Corporate Partner Program. They develop the levels, benefits and fees for the program. Work with the partners to provide value for their membership, and ensure benefits are received.
Jobs include: Promotion, outreach, and coordination with the Corporate Partners; supporting corporate partners at events; planning and managing the partner Expo at the annual conference.
Responsible for registration and logistics for all chapter events. The committee works closely with the Speaker Series, Special Events, and Mid-Atlantic Conference committees to select venues and catering options, set up a registration site,
Jobs include: registration before each event, registration table staffing, contracting and coordinating with event venues, and logistics.
Executive Summary eZine
Plans, schedules, and coordinates publication of the chapter’s quarterly Executive Summary newsletter, offered as an electronic magazine (ezine).
Jobs include: Planning topics for each edition; calling for articles; keeping track of the flow of information between all the players working on the project; working with advertisers and publishers; editing and coordinating distribution.
Responsible for collecting data and providing solutions that improve Knowledge Management (KM) policies and processes and make for a better experience for the NCA member. This includes making knowledge and information accessible to current members, non-members (or future members), and other APMP chapters.
Knowledge is “understanding gained from experience.” Knowledge management is getting the best knowledge to the right person at the right time. (APMP BOK)
Jobs include: Managing the asset library inventory, presentation, and organization; planning for material reuse; ensuring content provides educational value to our members; developing policies for usability and knowledge management.
Marketing and Publicity
Plans and manages campaigns to promote and get exposure for our organization, its events, resources, and member benefits. The objective is increase visibility and awareness of APMP and the NCA chapter to the bids and proposals community; attract members to the organization; and increase participation in chapter activities.
Jobs include: Formatting promotional materials/messages; managing content/promotional messaging on the web site, social medial, and email campaigns; sending out communications like 5 Fact Friday.
Develops and implements an action plan for membership development. Developing our membership requires both recruitment and retention. The committee helps members navigate the membership registration process on the apmp.org website. They perform outreach at events with a membership table. They reach out to members to ensure their goals are being met.
Jobs include: Corporate outreach, member recruiting, new member follow-up, cross-chapter liaison, event support, administrative support, metrics capture, membership records management, and other recruitment/retention initiatives.
Develops programs to support professional development. This includes the mentorship program, scholarship programs, and other special education opportunities. The committee create activities to further the APMP certification program; It coordinates with the APMP Education Chair, the Certification Chair, and other chapters as necessary to remain current on education and certification initiatives in our industry, to share our professional development successes, to capture insights from those entities, and to collectively develop new ideas and initiatives to promote professional development.
Jobs include: Soliciting, matching, and supporting the mentor-protégé partners; planning joint mentoring events; planning and coordinating other trainings initiatives; tracking member certifications and CEUs; assigning and publicizing CUEs earned for event/activity participation.
Plans and manages special networking and education events for the chapter.
Jobs include: Planning events that complement the speaker series and annual conference; conceiving, planning and delivering networking events and programs targeted to segments of the membership, e.g., by job (BD, capture, proposals), geography (DC, MD, VA), format (virtual, breakfast, lunch, dinner), or customer (federal, commercial); identifying new ways to provide member value, such as webinars, happy hours, socials, or job search/match events.
Responsible for identification of technologies that improve the management, storage and presentation of chapter information and communication. The Technology Committee manages the APMPNCA website architecture, the chapter email, our Privia library of chapter corporate assets, conferencing and video technologies, and is continually investigating new ways to support the chapter through technology.
Jobs include: Analyzing, testing and selecting new technologies for the chapter; maintaining the chapter website; serving as system administrator for tools such as Privia and our chapter groups in LinkedIn and Facebook.