About the event
This event will help you discover the crucial approaches to tendering for local public sector contracts. Debbie Bolton, Procurement Manager at Ards and North Down Borough Council will provide a practical and informative presentation and discussion covering the following areas:
• How to identify local opportunities
• Local authority procurement procedures
• Key skills needed by SMEs to win tenders
Representatives from the CPD eTendersNI team will provide a step-by-step guide on how to use the tendering portal for public procurement in Northern Ireland.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about your local authority procurement procedures and gain an insight into the skills and knowledge required to succeed in improving sales through the tendering process. Ards and North Down Borough Council is committed to empowering local SMEs to tender for public sector contracts and recognises that local SMEs are fundamental to the sustainability of the Borough.
9:30 am – 10:00 am – Light breakfast and networking
Formal event programme commences at 10:00 am and will run until 12:00 noon
This event is part of the Signal Business Support 2019-2020 Edge events programme. If you wish to cancel this event for a full refund, you must do so via your Eventbrite registration page and request a refund from there or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Cancellations must take place 48 hours before the event is due to take place, otherwise you will be charged the full ticket price.
Registrations from companies outside the Borough may be considered. In exceptional circumstances and at the entire discretion of the council.
Please note that by registering onto this event, you agree to share your name, company name and objectives with another Council department, Procurement, and third party delivery agent eTenders.