Winning New Business - in conjunction with Supply London

Date & Time: 
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 -
10:00 to 12:00
Location: 

This workshop will take place at a central London venue.

Details: 

This workshop explains the public sector buying process, the methods used for purchasing services and offers insights into alternative ways to tackle the public sector markets. This workshop also covers the Olympic games procurement timescales and draws from insights from previous previous games to help you understand how you might get involved. Future international games opportunities will also be covered.

Content of this workshop will include:
- Understanding the tender process
- The diffferent buying processes and how to engage to maximise your chances of success
- Information on Olympic contracts and procurement timescales going forward
- Clarifying what you will need to do to supply the public sector
- Where to find opportunities both large and small
- Where to find further assistance to assist with your company's growth

About Supply London

Supply London is funded by the London Development Agency and the European Regional Development Fund. Our aim is to help SMEs to win contracts. We have a team of Supply Chain Advisers experienced in assisting with the tendering and pre-qualification process. There is also a workshop programme aimed at ensuring that businesses can respond credibly at every stage of the procurement process. Workshops include Bid Writing, Pre-qualifying for tenders and Pitching with purpose (presentation skills). Additionally business owners are able to access 1-2-1 support on marketing and pricing, quality management support and environmental management support. All support is free to London-based businesses with a turnover of more than 100K, trading for more than 2 years. To date we have supported businesses to win over £36 million of new contracts.

Jillian Lilico

Programme Manager, Pera/Supply London

Jillian is a Programme Manager at Pera and has programme management responsibility for Supply London. Prior to joining Pera, she worked for London Fire Brigade as the IT project manager for the Fleet Mobilising System and for London Borough of Tower Hamlets Social Services, project managing business systems such as electronic records, document management and social care management systems. The roles included procurement responsibilities which generated Jillian's interest in lowering the barriers to entry for SMEs since there seemed to be a knowledge and skills gap of the public procurement process.

To book your place (no charge) contact ss@weconnecteurope.org or call 0800 881 6368


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