10 Tips for Nailing the RFP Process

10 Tips for Nailing the RFP Process

businessman looking at doors with arrows above them April 4, 2017 By: Christine Umbrell

Associations create a lot of requests for proposals to hire vendors, contractors, and consultants. Here are 10 tips that will make the RFP process a little less daunting and lead to mutually beneficial relationships.

Almost every association outsources some aspects of its workload and depends on contractors in some capacity to help achieve organizational goals. Associations also hire a variety of firms—whether software providers, financial services companies, or association management companies (AMC)—to outsource both short-term tasks and year-long projects. In most cases, the key to hiring the right consultant is developing requests for proposals that capture the attention of "best fit" companies....