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East Renfrewshire businesses support each other to succeed at Supply Chain event

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East Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce has partnered with East Renfrewshire Council to deliver a ‘Supply Chain’ event online on Thursday, 19 November 2020.

The free virtual event is an opportunity for SMEs to network and hear from existing and former Council suppliers, on how to improve on and win tenders. Suppliers will be sharing their stories of success and giving tips on how other business can maximise opportunities when it comes to being a supplier for the Council and other public sector organisations.

Attendees will hear from speakers representing contractors currently working on various projects in East Renfrewshire including CCG and City Technical Services who will share their expertise.

Gillian Cameron, Programme Manager for Supplier Development Programme, will also present on free tender training to support Scottish SMEs in their tender journeys.

Councillor Tony Buchanan, Leader of East Renfrewshire Council, said: “It’s an extremely tough time for local business owners and we are doing all we can to support them. This free event is just one initiative, and has been created to help local businesses gain insights from other businesses in order to give them the best chance to win tenders, which is a crucial way of securing business for many organisations.”

Laura Molloy, President of East Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce, said: “East Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce (ERCC) work closely to connect supply chain members with major projects in the area in partnership with primary contractors and East Renfrewshire Council and events like these play an essential part of this process, we are delighted to be able to facilitate a connection between suppliers and buyers”.

The event will take place online on 19 November, from 9.30am - 11:00 am. The agenda can be viewed on the SDP website and registration in advance is required on the East Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce website.

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