Peak Professional Bodies


The Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) is the worldwide authority for professionals dedicated to the process of winning business through proposals, bids, tenders, and presentations. APMP promotes the professional growth of its members by advancing the arts, sciences, and technologies of winning business.

APMP offers the world’s first, best and only industry recognised Certification Program for professionals working in a bid and proposal environment. APMP certification is the global standard for developing and demonstrating proposal management competency. Members also benefit from having access to a huge “body of knowledge” database.

BidWrite’s Director Nigel Dennis started the Australia New Zealand (ANZ) Chapter of the APMP in 2008. He also served on the APMP international Board of Directors for three years. BidWrite staff are now actively involved in the management of the ANZ Chapter and have presented at every annual world APMP conference in the USA since 2008.


The Chartered Institute of Procurement alogo-cipsnd Supply (CIPS) is the premier global organisation serving the procurement and supply profession. Dedicated to promoting best practice, CIPS provides a wide range of services for the benefit of members and the wider business community. CIPS Australia is the peak body for the procurement profession in Australia.

CIPS Australia exists to help procurement professionals to excel, via practical skills development, career enhancement and networking opportunities, as well as assisting organisations to achieve international best practice. CIPS Australia also works in a variety of ways to raise the profile of the profession in Australia.