Meet the Buyer Tayside

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Venue:Invercarse Hotel
371 Perth Road
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Tel:+(44)1382 669231

Tuesday 20 February 2024, 10:00am-2:00pm

DundeePartner Event

Don’t miss the annual Meet the Buyer Tayside event on 20 February 2024.

Dundee City Council, Perth & Kinross Council, and Angus Council, in partnership with the Supplier Development Programme, invite businesses of all sizes to this free, in-person event on 20 February 2024, from 10am to 2pm in Invercarse Hotel, Dundee.

The Meet the Buyer event will allow local suppliers to discuss contract, supply chain and sub-contracting opportunities with public and private sector buyers.

Suppliers attending will also have the chance to hear about requirements for bidding with buyers across a wide range of sectors, including building works, transport, catering, and more. 

Meet the Buyer Tayside gives businesses of all sizes the opportunity to meet buyers from most of the Public Sector organisations in and around Tayside.

Who's Exhibiting?

  1. Abertay University and Dundee & Angus College
  2. Angus Council
  3. Balfour Beatty
  4. Business Gateway
  5. Dundee City Council
  6. Dundee City Council – Adult Employability Team
  7. Dundee City Council – Social Care Contracts
  8. Dundee Fair Trade Forum
  9. Dundee Loves Local
  10. Federation of Small Businesses
  11. Hadden Group
  12. Hillcrest
  13. Living Wage Scotland
  14. McLaughlin & Harvey
  15. Michelin Development Ltd
  16. NHS Tayside
  17. NHS Tayside Health & Work Team
  18. Perth & Kinross Council
  19. Perthshire Chamber of Commerce
  20. Robertson Construction Tayside
  21. Scotland Excel
  22. Scottish Government – Public Contracts Scotland (PCS)
  23. Scottish Procurement Alliance
  24. Social Enterprise Scotland / Buy Social Scotland
  25. Social Security Scotland
  26. The Supplier Development Programme
  27. Tayside Contracts
  28. University of Dundee


Who's Speaking?

  • 10:15am: How to Tender in Tayside. How to Access opportunities through Public Contracts Scotland/PCS Tender and the Supplier Development Programme. Presentation by Julie Thompson, Corporate Procurement Manager, Dundee City Council and Fran Goldie, Digital Development Officer, Supplier Development Programme. 
  • 11:15am: Doing Business with the Scottish Government and Q&A. Presentation by Kenny Rankin, Policy Manager, Scottish Government.
  • 12:15pm: Scope 3 Emissions Carbon Monitoring. Presentation by Stephanie Maia, Climate Engagement Manager, Edinburgh Science. 
  • 1:00pm: Future Contract Opportunities in Tayside and How to Access them through Public Contracts Scotland/PCS Tender. Presentation by Julie Thompson, Corporate Procurement Manager, Dundee City Council and Fran Goldie, Digital Development Officer, Supplier Development Programme. 

In addition to networking opportunities about upcoming contracts, there will also be information sessions throughout the day, covering topics including Quick Quotes for smaller contracts and understanding the Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) website. 

All suppliers are welcome, please register your place in advance.

You can join the conversation on social media by using the #MeetTheBuyerTayside2024


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