- September 28, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
SDP’s annual event returns to Glasgow for 2017, bringing together buyers and suppliers from across the Scottish public sector
The Supplier Development Programme is partnering with Scottish Government, Scotland Excel and Business Gateway for our 2017 annual Meet The Buyer event at Hampden Park in Glasgow.
This year’s event will see over 80 exhibitors from the public sector, private contractors and business support providers, with over 1,200 delegates expected on the day. As the largest free procurement event in Scotland, the event affords suppliers unprecedented access to buyers and decision makers from across the Public and Private sector, with the opportunity to raise your profile as a business and prepare for upcoming contract opportunities. In addition to the exhibition, a programme of workshops will be held throughout the day. Confirmed speakers include Scottish Government, Google Digital Garage, Crown Commercial Services and the Infrastructure and Projects Authority. This event is likely to sell out so book now to guarantee your place!
Confirmed exhibitors for this year’s event include:
|Aberdeenshire Council||North Ayrshire Council|
|Aberdeen City Council||Midlothian Council|
|Argyll and Bute Council||Renfrewshire Council|
|City of Edinburgh Council||South Ayrshire Council|
|Clackmannanshire Council||South Lanarkshire Council|
|Dumfries and Galloway Council||West Dunbartonshire Council|
|Tayside Procurement Consortium (representing Dundee, Angus and Perth & Kinross)||West Lothian Council|
|East Ayrshire Council||Public Contracts Scotland/E-Commerce|
|East Dunbartonshire Council||Public Contracts Scotland Tender|
|East Lothian Council||Scottish Government|
|East Renfrewshire Council||European Championships – Glasgow 2018|
|Falkirk Council||Crown Commercial Services|
|Fife Council||Historic Environment Scotland|
|Glasgow City Council||Forestry Commission|
|Inverclyde Council||Transport Scotland|
|Hub South West Scotland/Hub West Scotland||Glasgow City Region City Deal|
|Scottish Procurement Alliance||Co-operative Development Scotland|
|Hadden Construction||Scotland Excel|
|Scottish Fire and Rescue||Balfour Beatty|
|Zero Waste Scotland||Strathclyde University|
|Construction Scotland Innovation Centre||CITB|
|Wheatley Group||Scottish Prisons Service|
|Multiplex Construction||Stirling Council|
|North Lanarkshire Council||Business Gateway|
|Batleys||Scottish Borders Council|
|Ready for Business||CalMac Ferries|
|Abellio Scotrail||Department for International Development|
|Morrison Construction||Business Loans Scotland|
|Roadbridge UK||Rainbow International|
|Scottish Enterprise||Morgan Sindell|
|PSS Magazine||McLaughlin & Harvey Construction Ltd|
|Partnership for Procurement||Haven Products|
|Community Recycling Network for Scotland||Synergie Environ Ltd|
|SALTO Systems||Breedon Group|
|EHI||Ministry of Defence|
|Scottish Business Resilience Centre||Media Scotland|
Stand space at the event has now sold out but we still have a number of Sponsorship opportunities available which provide you with a fantastic opportunity to promote your business to a significant audience of over 1500 buyers and suppliers. If you are interested in sponsoring the event please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
We’re pleased to announce that the newly launched Partnership for Procurement Hub will be hosting the first ever Social Enterprise Zone at this year’s event; with bespoke support for Social Enterprises available.
We’re delighted that Media Scotland are joining us as our Media partner for this year’s event. Look out for articles about the event in their publications; Business Insider and The Daily Record.
Larger businesses and those based outside of Scotland are welcome to attend this event. If you are not a Scottish based SME or third sector organisation please register using the link below.