Bid Support Zone Agenda

How the Procurement Procedures are used

10.45 - 11.05

This session will delve into how each of the procedures are normally used by contracting authorities, what suppliers need to consider and how prior knowledge of the opportunity can benefit you. It will also look at the use of Regulation 32, where the buyer doesn’t need to advertise, if there is justification.

The Importance of Buyer Engagement

11.15 - 11.35

Public Sector Opportunities with Supply2Gov

11.45 - 12.05

Tips to Improve your Bid

12.15 - 12.35

The public sector is looking both to add value during the contract life cycle and to deliver social value through their procurement exercises. This session will identify the key issues that need to be considered in every tender response, identifying areas that bidders can exploit to make their bid stand out from the crowd. It will provide an overview of the push towards life cycle costing and what this means for those organisations that already provide sustainable outcomes.

Understanding Dynamic Purchasing Systems

12.45 - 13.05

Addressing Community Benefits in your tender

14.15 - 14.35

Delivering through Framework Agreements

14.45 - 15.05

Considerate Contracting: Writing Tender Documents with the Supplier in Mind

15.10 - 15.40

*Agendas subject to change