Free Wiltshire Council Procurement Workshops

Free Wiltshire Council Procurement Workshops

Delivered by Business Wiltshire

 If you are a local SME and want to understand more about how the council advertises opportunities to quote for its business, please join us at one of our free workshops and learn about our procurement process.

The workshops will cover:
-  The sub-tender procurement process
-  What is expected of the council when it runs procurements as a public organisation
-  How it runs procurements; including a demonstration of its e-procurement system 
-  What the council expects from bidders

The workshops will be led by Wiltshire Council's procurement team.

The details of each workshop are as follows:
-  Monday 9th March, 10am to 12pm, City Hall, Salisbury
-  Monday 16th March, 10am to 12pm, Monkton Park, Chippenham

To reserve a place, please email your details to by Friday 27th February:
-  Name
-  Name of business
-  Telephone number
-  Email address 
-  Which workshop you would like to attend

Agenda for the day:

10:00 - 10:30  Arrivals. Tea and coffee will be provided

10:30 - 10:35  Introduction from the Business Wiltshire team

10:35 - 10:50  Wiltshire Business Support Service
-  Find out about the range of business support services for businesses in Wiltshire, including advice, support and access to Government grant funding.

10:50 - 11:20  Process  
-  How the council procures
-  Review a typical approach to seeking quotes
-  How the Council commonly evaluates bids (price and quality) and the importance of seeking feedback  
-  To help organisations become more comfortable with the process, review  a typical quote document, and explore what is expected of them
-  Time for Q&A related to the presentation and general procurement matters of interest

11:20 - 12:00  Supplying the South West/Pro-Contract
-  Introduction to Supplying the South West and how it links with Pro-Contract  
-  How Pro-Contract works from a supplier's perspective and how suppliers register
-  On screen demonstration of how suppliers would search for, and participate in, opportunities


Visit our webpage for more information about Business Wiltshire


Company Name: Enterprise Wiltshire Limited
Place of registration: England & Wales
Registered number: 4598514
Registered office address: County Hall, Bythesea road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8JN

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