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ABC Business Network - 25 April 2019


Cost: £0.00 - £8.58

Are you interested in finding out more about providing products and services to your local Council, or getting started with tendering in general? 

Procurement Officer from Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, Zoe Vennard, will provide members and visitors with an insight into the procurement processes used within our local council.

This will include:

  • an overview of the Council’s spend profile
  • internal thresholds and other legal requirements
  • an introduction to the tendering portal
  • selection criteria / minimum standards required
  • MEAT and evaluation processes
  • perceived barriers for SMEs
  • tips for selling to Council

Paul Vaughan, Managing Director of Spera Global, a brand management company specialising in brand design, packaging design, print and reprographics, will be the Member Speaker at this event.

Paul will explain the role that Spera plays in introducing new brands and products to the market, brand consistency and how developments in technology are ‘re-packaging packaging’. Paul will also demonstrate the print capability that Spera have and the ability to provide innovative solutions across the print sector.

A light breakfast will be served. Please indicate any food intolerances when making your booking.

Please aim to arrive by 07:45 for registration.

As always, members and visitors will have the opportunity to briefly introduce themselves and their business and there will be some time for networking at the close of the meeting.

Ticket price

Pre-paid member of ABC Business Network - Free
Visitor to ABC Business Network - £8.58

Dates and venues

25 April 2019, 08:00 - 09:30
Market Place Theatre, Armagh, BT61 7BW

Cost: From £0.00

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Event organiser

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council
Civic Centre
Lakeview Road
BT64 1AL
United Kingdom: Northern Ireland

0300 0300 900
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