Join The Public Procurement Seminars For South East Area


Public Procurement Seminars

Do you want to do business with Newry Mourne and Down District Council? Do you want to know more about public procurement and get tips to win contracts?

dn_screenVenues: (Click to register) Crossmaglen – 6.30pm to 8.30pm Tuesday 19 January 2016 Ballynahinch – 6.30pm to 8.30pm Thursday 21 January 2016 Warrenpoint – 6.30pm to 8.30pm Tuesday 26 January 2016 Downpatrick – 6.30pm to 8.30pm Thursday 28 January 2016

This event will highlight the opportunities and the responsibilities associated with public procurement. Opportunities will focus on how much the Council buys, of what and how the process works. Responsibilities will focus on criteria for selection including those elements associated with Corporate Responsibility such as Health & Safety, Environmental Best Practice and Sustainability.

SME’s will hear first-hand from InterTradeIreland and Newry, Mourne and Down District’s Procurement department about the opportunities and challenges becoming a supplier. This will allow SMEs to understand public sector purchaser requirements and how best to present their business.

What will I get out of attending?

*  Hear from InterTradeIreland and Newry, Mourne and Down District Council about the opportunities, responsibilities and processes relating to public sector procurement *  Increase your knowledge of and ability to access public sector markets *  Overview of spend by Council and opportunities for local companies to supply into Council *  Council’s e-procurement system – why registration is necessary *  How to become a registered supplier on the procurement system – live demonstration *  Benefits of being on the e-procurement system – access to PO / Quotations / Tenders

Hosted in conjunction with Intertrade Ireland.