APMP Lone Star Houston Chapter: Halloween Special...Proposal Stories

October 03, 2018
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Maggiano's Little Italy At Post Oak Blvd
2019 Post Oak Blvd.
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Halloween Proposal Stories

Bring your best proposal "horror story" and share it with your peers for a chance to win a great prize. Prizes will be awarded for four categories:

1. Most “Frightening” Proposal Experience. Did you: Nearly miss a submittal deadline? Read responses that made you scream?  Experience a frightful red team review?

2. Best “Ghost” the Competition story. What is your best story/technique about ghosting the competition in your proposal responses?

3. Worst Proposal “Demons.”   Do you often deal with these nagging and familiar demons? “So What?” “Writer’s Block” “So much to write, so little space” “Short schedule” “Missed Deadlines” “Overused Boilerplate” and more…What or who are your worst proposal demons and how did you exorcise them?

4. “Zombes, Witches, Goblins, and Black Cats.” Who or what were the most challenging creatures or freaks of natures during a proposal project? Examples: Mechanical failure on a FedEx plane or truck;  Blizzards, Hurricanes, Earthquakes; endless hours of sleep deprivation and nutrition;  Personal emergency; Lack of support from the team or leadership.

All entries will also be elegible for a drawing for a $25 Amazon gift card.


$40.00 Nonmember Ticket
$45.00 after 10:00 am September 9

$25.00 Student Ticket (must show student identification)

$30.00 Member Ticket
$35.00 after 10:00 am September 9