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Procurement Services - Meet the Buyer 2010

Wednesday 13th October, The Scottish Parliament

Procurement Services held a Meet the Buyer event on 13th October 2010.

The event included information on tendering and a practical workshop, led by Scottish Parliament purchasing staff. The event aimed to assist suppliers in improving bids for public sector contracts.

The report on the event including further details on the event itself and feedback gathered is available here:

MTB Event Report - October 2010 (576KB)

Presentation (482KB)

 

Selling to the Scottish Parliament Presentation
Thursday 10th June 2010, Royal Concert Hall – Glasgow

In accordance with our Responsible Purchasing Strategy to assist small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and the Social Economy, Procurement Services presented at the Meet the Buyer Event run by the Supplier Development Programme held at the Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow on 10 June 2010. The 30-minute presentation entitled, "Selling to the Scottish Parliament" included how to find contracting opportunities and provided an understanding of the different processes used to award contracts.

Presentation (1.5MB)  

 

Practical Hints and Tips to Win Public Sector Tenders

Workshop Thursday 29th October 2009, Procurex - Glasgow

In accordance with our Responsible Purchasing Strategy to assist SMEs and the Social Economy, Procurement Services held a workshop at this year's Procurex event. The 20-minute interactive workshop, "Practical Hints & Tips to Win Public Sector Tenders" was held on Day 2 (29 October 2009) Training Zone 2 and this complemented the focus towards SMEs and Social Enterprises at this year's event and other workshops that were held over the 2 days.

Presentation (727KB)

Procurement Services - Meet the Buyer 2008, Submitting the Winning Bid

Friday 10th October 2008,The Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament’s 2008 Meet the Buyer event was based on practical workshops led by Scottish Parliament purchasing staff. The workshops were designed to help small SMEs and Social Economy Organisations bid successfully for Public Sector contracts:

Workshop 1 - Submitting the winning Quote(For requirements upto £60,000).

Presentation (535KB)

 

Workshop 2 - Submitting the winning Tender(For requirements over £60,000).

Presentation (818KB)