Winning government business

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Last updated on September 18, 2017

The Tasmanian and Australian Governments are committed to ensuring businesses are aware of opportunities to tender for government business.

The government is getting behind and backing small business by delivering the Winning Government Business Program.

Since 2014, we have delivered a series of free workshops and masterclasses across Tasmania showing you how to improve your tender writing skills. The latest workshops, Top Ten Tendering Tips, and our brand new Tender Coaching Clinics have finished for 2017 but you can read the fact sheets below.

Coming up later this year are our new Grant Writing Workshops. Applying for grants can be daunting so this session will explain the tricky bits and make the process clearer. We’ll have the dates for the workshops soon.

Brand new to tendering or want to catch up?

The Top Ten Tendering Tips 2017 fact sheets

Our Tendering Master Class was the most popular workshop of 2016.

The Tendering Handbook is the complete guide for all small business owners wanting to win more business.

Our Presenter

David Lunn, Director of Bid Write Pty Ltd prepared and presented our workshops. His contact details are on the website.

As part of the workshop, David recommended these good reference books:

APMP Proposal Guide by Larry Newman
How to persuade people who do not want to be persuaded
by Joel Bauer and Mark Levy
Persuasive Business Proposals by Tom Sant
Powerful Proposals by David Pugh and Terry Bacon
Proposal Essentials by Jon Williams and BJ Lownie
The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs by Carmine Gallo
Writing Winning Business Proposals by Richard Freed, Shervin Freed and Joe Romano
Zilch by Nancy Lublin

Winning Government Business Resources

Listings of support services
Commercial Business Support Fact Sheet
Government Business Support Fact Sheet

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