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March 28, 2012 Lunch & Learn, The Secret Sauce: Preparing a Winning Proposal

SMPS Hawaii Chapter

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 from 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM (HST)

Honolulu, HI

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SMPS Hawaii Chapter
March 28
Lunch & Learn
 The Secret Sauce:
Preparing a Winning Proposal

As the annual Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) and proposal season approaches, does your company have the secret sauce for success? At this Lunch & Learn, Lance Wilhelm, who led his company to winning the biggest contract in town, will take you through the steps of preparing a winning proposal.

You will learn:

  • what makes a winning proposal
  • why you need to understand the requirements
  • proposal strategy
  • how to plan and finally write your proposal

Join us to find out what’s in that secret sauce for proposal success at this engaging and informative session.



Lance Wilhelm
Senior Vice President and Hawaii Area Manager
Kiewit Building Group

A 23-year veteran of the Hawaii construction industry, Lance Wilhelm began his career at Kiewit as a business manager trainee, working his way up through the company and gaining valuable knowledge at all levels of the construction industry.  In his role as Senior Vice President and Hawaii Area Manager, Lance is responsible for strategic and corporate business planning operations for construction projects, marketing and business development, contract negotiations, labor relations, personnel development, legal and contract administration, and corporate philanthropic program oversight.

Most recently, he has been working with the City on several contracts awarded to Kiewit involving the Honolulu High-Capacity Transit Corridor Project.



Wednesday, March 28, 2012 | 11:45am - 1:00pm



Brown bag lunch. Lunch will not be provided by SMPS Hawaii.



1132 Bishop Street, 6th Floor Conference Room | Honolulu, Hawaii 96813



No validated parking is available for this event. We recommend parking at Alii municipal parking lot (1099 Alakea Street) - $0.75 per half hour up to 2 hours; $1.50 per half hour thereafter.



FREE for SMPS members (membership # required for each member)

$25 for non-members



For more information, contact Cheryl Walthall at 

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When & Where

RAKuen Lounge
1153 Bethel Street
Honolulu, HI 96813

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 from 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM (HST)

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SMPS Hawaii Chapter

The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) was created in 1973 by a small group of professional services firm leaders who recognized the need to sharpen skills, pool resources, and work together to create business opportunities.  The mission of SMPS is to advocate for, educate, and connect leaders in the building industry.  Today, SMPS represents a dynamic network of 6,900+ marketing and business development professionals from architectural, engineering, planning, interior design, construction, and specialty consulting firms located throughout the United States and Canada.  The society and its 55 chapters benefit from the support of 3,250 design and building firms, encompassing 80% of the Engineering News Record Top 500 Design Firms and Top 400 Contractors.
SMPS offers many benefits and services for its members such as a national marketing and management conference, national seminars and workshops, awards programs, publications, and educational resources to highlight the latest trends and best practices in marketing and business development in the design and construction industries.  

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