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Fife & Tayside Procurement Surgery
Tuesday 24 May 2022, 9.00am-1:00pm
Webinar Partner Event
To engage with local businesses, Procurement and Economic Development Staff in Angus, Dundee City, Fife and Perth & Kinross Councils will be available for one-to-one meetings at this Procurement Surgery.
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1.2 Using Public Contract Scotland (PCS) – How to Find and Bid for Opportunities
Tuesday 24 May 2022, 2.00-3:00pm
Join this webinar to learn everything you need to know about Public Contracts Scotland, the national public sector tender portal for Scotland.
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Offshore Wind - Lanarkshire supply chain opportunities
Wednesday 25 May 2022, 8.30-10:00am
Wishaw External Event
Smart Hub Lanarkshire and Scottish Engineering will host a breakfast event for local engineering and manufacturing businesses.
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Stirling Council Community Wealth Building: Supplier Event
Wednesday 25 May 2022, 10.00am-1:00pm
Stirling Partner Event
Join Stirling Council and the Supplier Development Programme for an in-person supplier engagement event on Community Wealth Building!
2.2 How to Write Outstanding Tenders - The Invitation to Tender (ITT) Stage
Wednesday 25 May 2022, 10.30-11:30am
Webinar SDP Event
Bidding is all about getting the right words on the page and getting a compliant bid submitted on time. This webinar will demonstrate how to use PCS and PCS-T and will also look at how to construct excellent responses to buyers' questions.
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Talking Tenders with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Thursday 26 May 2022, 2.00-3:30pm
Webinar Partner Event
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is looking to engage a wider range of suppliers to tender for its future contracts and be part of its supply chain. Join this webinar to find out how your business can do business with NHSGGC, as well as the free support available through the Supplier Development Programme that can help you tender more successfully.
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Sourcing Scotland 2022
Tuesday 31 May 2022, 10.00am-2:30pm
Perthshire External Event
Scotland Food & Drink is bring back one of its flagship events, that brings food and drink suppliers and buyers together, this time with a Scotland-wide focus under the new name, Sourcing Scotland.
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