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The Secrets to Writing a Winning Proposal

May 1, 2014 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

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Cost:
$33 IPRA and PRSA Members
$43 Non-members

Location:
Embassy Suites
8517 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA  22182

"Send me a proposal" sends both chills and thrills down the spine of most PR consultants. We get thrills because there is a chance to win a new piece of business. And we get chills because who wants to spend a minimum of 20 hours writing a proposal and giving away your intellectual property when you don't know your chances of winning the business--or even if there is legitimate business to win.

Enter proposal coach, Richard Belle. As the president of Belle Communications, LLC, Richard provides proposal coaching, technical writing and editing, communications audits, and awards program development for both nonprofit and for-profit organizations.

Richard will share tips on how to differentiate your strengths from your competitors, how turn a good proposal into a great one, and how to transform your proposal into one that wins the business.

About Richard Belle

Before developing his consultancy, Richard held senior communication positions for three engineering associations: the Civil Engineering Research Foundation (CERF), the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA), and the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).

He also worked for two research consulting firms, conducting proposals, surveys, and analyses for both private sector and government clients.

Richard earned an M.A. from the University of Wisconsin and completed advanced graduate work at Columbia University. He holds Institute for Organization Management (IOM) and Certified Association Executive (CAE) designations.