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Navigating Procurement Seminar - Newark and Sherwood District Council

Event Information:

Type: Information and Policy

Date: Friday, 11 June 2021

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Available To: Members and Non Members

Member Price: FREE

Non-Member Price: FREE

Would your business like to sell goods and services to the public sector? If yes, this seminar will help you find out what public sector projects are available for tender, how to get on a tender list and how to ensure your tenders are good enough

Or would your innovative business like to expand to new markets? If yes, Innovate UK EDGE can help you access business opportunities right across the globe. From your local UK contact point, it can connect you with 3,000 experts in 600 organisations across more than 60 countries


Who should attend?

This free online seminar is aimed at SME’s in the District of Newark & Sherwood to help identify contract opportunities in the UK and overseas, and to understand the “do’s and don’ts” of tendering

The session will help your business learn about public procurement and also explore exporting opportunities


  • 10:00 - Welcome - Newark & Sherwood District Council
  • 10:05  - Welcome  - East Midlands Chamber
  • 10:15 - Tendering with local authorities - Nottinghamshire County Council Procurement Team 
  • 10:30 - How to bid for public sector contracts - Rachel Morton, Customer Relationship Manager, Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO)
  • 10:55 - Comfort break
  • 1:05 - Supplying to the Public Sector -  Amy Myers, Head of Procurement, Wellend Procurement
  • 11:25 - Helping Businesses To Win Business - Habits for Successful Tendering - The BID Partnership, Mark Mansfield, Public Sector Tender Expert, Bid Writer, Trainer and Coach
  • 11:40 - Accessing new opportunities across the globe - Mark Heal,  Innovate UK EDGE , Innovation & Growth Specialist
  • 11:50 - Questions and answers
  • 12:00 - Close

Booking your place:

To book a place please complete the booking form below and we will send you the Zoom link to join the session on the day.

If you have any queries on this please contact the Policy Team 

Delivered in partnership with Newark & Sherwood District Council/Invest Newark & Sherwood:

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