Qvidian Prepares To Set the Stage For Success with a Rock Star Lineup for Connect 2016

Mark Schulman to Keynote Along with Tim Clue, BJ Lownie, Jon Williams and Many Others

CHELMSFORD, MA – January 18, 2016 -Qvidian, the innovator in sales execution solutions, today announced the release of their keynote speaker, agenda, and information about the post-conference workshop for their annual conference. Qvidian will host Connect 2016 in Nashville, TN and will be the premier event for RFP, proposal professionals, marketing, and sales. This year’s conference will take place April 4-6, 2016. 

Mark Schulman will keynote in a presentation "Setting the stage for Success". Mark will draw from his experience of performing for nearly a billion people and show attendees how to harness doubt, fear and anxiety (both in and out of the office) and transform that into clarity, capability and confidence.  This powerful presentation is a rock show disguised as a keynote with live music, engaging and powerful content, and even interactive drumming from the audience. Mark has enjoyed an unprecedented career over the last 26 years as a first call drummer for world-class rock and pop artists. Mark’s resume reads like a “Who’s Who” of international Rock n’ Roll royalty having worked with various artists from P!nk and CHER to FOREIGNER. 

BJ Lownie & Jon Williams from Strategic Proposals inaugural Connect appearance will feature both conference sessions as well as leading the post conference workshop. They will present "Building a First Class Proposal Center", an intensive, practical and interactive workshop essential for anyone responsible for managing or developing their company’s proposal function.  During the session, they will challenge attendees to benchmark their organization’s proposal capabilities against key areas of best practice – covering topics such as the role of the proposal function; engagement with the business; key processes, and resources. Valued at $300, the Connect 2016 post-conference workshop is included in the registration fee for a limited time. 

Customer led sessions include expert speakers from Verizon, ADP, 5/3 Bank, Gensys, Blue Coat among many others. The Association for Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) will return to speak at Connect about career growth and professional development.  Attendees can choose from over 40 sessions to better their skills and learn new tips and tricks to take their company to the next level.  Sessions will include case studies, innovative ways to help you achieve greater success, and new insights into our spring release.

"The connections made at the Connect Conference are invaluable. The face-to-face interaction with other users and learning first-hand how others use the system really is priceless. I was able to gain insights and gain ideas just by networking with fellow Qvidian users." - 2015 Connect Attendee

Qvidian has held their Connect conference for the last six years, bringing together professionals across a wide range of industries and company sizes from around the world. Connect 2016 is promised to be the premier event for sales and proposal professionals; attendees will leave feeling empowered with new ideas, perspectives, and the confidence to tackle their next projects. This year, the conference's rock star focus on exciting content and powerful speakers is sure to bring down the house.

Connect 2016 

What:  Connect 2016 Conference
When:  April 4-6, 2016
Where: Renaissance Nashville Hotel, Nashville, TN
Where: Register at 

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About Qvidian

Qvidian, established in 2003, is a solution provider of cloud-based RFP and proposal document automation software. Qvidian enables teams to easily and efficiently access, assemble, deliver, measure and manage sales documents. Qvidian’s innovative software and advisory services help organizations manage repeatable processes and workflows that enable them to deliver winning proposals. Qvidian has more than 1,100 global customers and 200,000 licensed users.