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Your Local Council's Procurement Process - Connect@Signal


Cost: £10.00

This event will help you discover the crucial approaches to tendering for local public sector contracts. Debbie Bolton, Procurement Manager at Ards and North Down Borough Council will provide a practical and informative presentation and discussion covering the following areas:

  • how to identify local opportunities
  • local authority procurement procedures
  • key skills needed by SMEs to win tenders

Representatives from the CPD eTendersNI team will provide a step-by-step guide on how to use the tendering portal for public procurement in Northern Ireland.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about your local authority procurement procedures and gain an insight into the skills and knowledge required to succeed in improving sales through the tendering process. Ards and North Down Borough Council is committed to empowering local SMEs to tender for public sector contracts and recognises that local SMEs are fundamental to the sustainability of the Borough.


09:30 - 10:00 – Light breakfast and networking
10:00 - 12:00 - Formal event programme

This event is part of the Signal Business Support 2019-2020 Edge events programme.

Dates and venues

27 March 2020, 09:30 - 12:00
SIGNAL Centre of Business Excellence, BANGOR, BT19 7PD

Cost: £10.00

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Please note that all event cancellations must be made with 48 hours’ notice, otherwise they will be subject to an £8.50 cancellation fee. Paid events cancelled within 24 hours will be charged the full amount.

Event organiser

Ards and North Down Borough Council
Signal Centre
2 Innotec Drive
Balloo Road
BT19 7PD
United Kingdom: Northern Ireland

028 9147 3788
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