GM Chamber Bid Writing Masterclass

Date: - 16:30
Organiser: Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
Location: Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3WD
Email: Chris Taylor:
Phone: 07525 731 230

This masterclass, delivered by tender writing specialists Thornton & Lowe is suitable for anyone involved in completing and writing tenders for commercial contracts.

Through a mix of Thornton & Lowe’s extensive experience, industry best practice and feedback from buyers, this course is suitable for all levels of bid writers. Key content includes:

Understanding the buyer:

  • What buyers want – looking at how they assess and evaluate your submissions
  • Where to start – when the pre-qualification questionnaire PQQ or tender arrives. What we need to do before writing?

Bid writing

  • Getting the story right – win themes and storyboarding
  • Structure – ensuring compliance and added value
  • Benefit before the feature, getting the right message across at the right time
  • Referencing the specification, tailoring your response to the requirement
  • The importance of ‘bid reviews’ – ensuring accuracy, compliance and consistency.


  • How to present your bid
  • Use of diagrams, images and colour
  • Best use of supporting documents


  • Start: 9am
  • End: 4:30pm


Standard: £249 + VAT

Member: £199 + VAT

Readers of Place North West can book with the member’s rate: call 07525 731 230 or email and quote ‘Place North West’.

Click here to register online

Alternatively we can take payment via cheque and invoice, please email for a booking form.