Other events

The Supplier Development Programme participates in and promotes external and partner events throughout the year, which are listed on this page.

We want to ensure that SMEs and supported businesses are kept informed about upcoming supplier opportunities, including local and regional Meet the Buyer events, Meet the Real Buyer events, exhibitions, trade shows, and more. Some of these events may require you to register and seek more information on external websites.

 

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Talking Tenders with East Lothian Council
Supply of Transport Services
Thursday 30 May 2024, 10:00-11:30am
Webinar Partner Event
Please join us to hear ELC colleagues discuss the upcoming Framework for the Supply of Transport Services, principally for the conveyance of adult services.
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Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) Innovation Notices and Guidance
Scotland Innovates - Buyer Training
Thursday 6 June 2024, 11:00am-12:00pm
Webinar Partner Event
Scottish Government has added new functionality to Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) titled - Preliminary Market Consultation notice, Pre-commercial Procurement notice and Pre-commercial procurement Award notices. In addition to a Supplier Collaboration tool and a Research register
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East Lothian Council - Supply of Transport Services
Aligned Tender Training using PCS and PCS-t
Thursday 13 June 2024, 10:00-11:30am
Webinar Partner Event
Let us help you to prepare to bid, to ensure that you are awarded a place on the East Lothian Council (ELC) framework to supply transport services.
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Talking Tenders with GCC HSPC
Glasgow City Health & Social Care Partnership
Thursday 20 June 2024, 10:00-11:30am
Webinar Partner Event
HSCP want to meet a wide variety of providers to understanding more about what would help you to bid for and deliver social care contracts in Glasgow. Join us to hear from colleagues within Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership as they discuss upcoming contracts and explain how suppliers can prepare to bid for these in the future. They will also share information with us regarding commissioning priorities, the Market Facilitation Plan and the HSCP approach to collaborative and ethical commissioning.
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Police Scotland Bus Transport Framework Aligned Tender Training
Aligned Tender Training - using PCS & PCS-T
Thursday 25 July 2024, 2:00-3:00pm
Webinar Partner Event
During this webinar, our SDP expert trainer will show local bus operator's how to find and bid for this Police Scotland contract, using both Public Contract Scotland (PCS) and Public Contract Scotland -Tender(PCS-T) live online
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Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) Innovation Notices and Guidance
Scotland Innovates - Supplier Training
Thursday 22 August 2024, 11:00am-12:00pm
Webinar Partner Event
Scottish Government has added new functionality to Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) titled - Preliminary Market Consultation notice, Pre-commercial Procurement notice and Pre-commercial procurement Award notices. In addition to a Supplier Collaboration tool and a Research register
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Co-operative Development Scotland (CDS) - the consortium model of bidding for bigger contracts.
Wednesday 28 August 2024, 10:00-11:30am
Webinar Partner Event
This is an awareness-raising webinar for businesses interested in tendering for bigger contracts in collaboration with other businesses
Lanarkshire's Meet the Real Buyer Event
Lanarkshire Meet the "Real" Buyer
Wednesday 20 November 2024, 10:00am-2:00pm
Airdrie Partner Event
This event is an opportunity for local businesses to talk to leading contractors and local authority services from North and South Lanarkshire, supported by SDP.
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Renfrewshire Council - Care at Home Framework
Aligned Tender Training - using PCS & PCS-T to bid for this contract opportunity
Postponed – future date TBC
Webinar Partner Event
Renfrewshire Council is currently reviewing the approach of commissioning Care at Home services. Please join us to hear vital information about the imminent Care at Home Providers framework.

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