Meet the Buyer North 2023
Tuesday 12 September 2023
The Supplier Development Programme will hold the 6th Annual Meet the Buyer North as an in-person, face-to-face event
Focusing on one-to-one in-person networking, Meet the Buyer North 2023 will allow your business to connect with "real" buyers from the public sector operating in the North and Islands of Scotland, as well as private contractors with supply chain opportunities and business support providers, all under one roof.
Open to All
This event is designed to support micro, small and medium sized businesses in the North of Scotland, including the Highlands and Islands, to engage with business opportunities in the public sector. Businesses of all sizes are welcome to attend Meet the Buyer North. Non-SME suppliers are also eligible to attend, and all must register a free account with SDP to book a place.
Speakers from across government, Q&A sessions and a get "tender ready" training workshop
You will have unlimited in-person networking whilst being able to join in with the conversation during the formal agenda.
Speakers confirmed so far include
- Commercial & Procurement Shared Services (CPSS) representing Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Highland Councils
- Scottish Government
- Balfour Beatty
More will be announced soon
This is a great opportunity for SMEs, social enterprises and third sector organisations to get "tender ready" too? You'll learn from SDP's expert trainers top tips on how to bid via Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender!
You'll only know if you go...
Attendance is key. If you don’t sign up for this free event in advance of the day, you will be missing a fantastic opportunity to introduce your business to Scottish local authorities, framework providers, and big contractors.
Meet the Buyer North 2023 is aimed at all micro, small and medium size organisations from across Scotland. Wherever you are based, and however big your business is, there is something useful to be found at this Meet the Buyer North event!
Join the conversation: #MeetTheBuyerNorth2023
Top Tip: This event is expected to be very busy. Peak times are in the morning, and there will be queues at each exhibition stand. Suppliers are asked to plan your day in advance and consider attending in the afternoon to avoid the largest crowds.
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