E.g., 09/29/2020
E.g., 09/29/2020
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$75.00 for Non-Members


Sourcing and responding to requests for proposal (RFPs) can be a challenge, especially when you’re dealing with long, vague, or conflicting information, tight timelines, and limited resources. You need to strike all the right notes and get all your “ducks” in a row so that you get off to a great start with your potential new client. Join us for a look behind the scenes as we discover how Akorbi structures their RFP process and how you can respond to your next RFP in the most effective and efficient way possible. We will evaluate proposal operations, staff, technology, and the documentation necessary to seal the deal. After attending, you will be able to optimize your RFP response process and ensure delivery of quality proposals.

Vera Richards

Vera Richards has spent over 20 years in various positions within the localization industry. With a passion for removing language and cultural barriers, she has worked on the client side and for the past 12 years on the language service provider side, always keeping the target global audiences at the forefront of her mind. Vera embraces the constant evolution of the localization process and sees it as an enriching and exciting challenge. In her current role as a vice president of localization at Akorbi, she focuses on matching talented individuals with new technologies fulfilling the growing global market needs.

Andreea Jamotillo

Andreea Jamotillo obtained her B.A. in English and her M.A. in Professional Communication with an emphasis in Technical Writing. She worked as a technical writer in the insurance industry for ten years before delving into the RFP world three years ago. The language services industry is a natural fit for her as she is fluent in German and Romanian, and served as a linguist (both as translator and interpreter) while acting as cultural liaison for American/Romanian contractors before joining Akorbi.