Win the Tender - Procurement Workshop - Thursday 7th March

Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin
9:00am - 1:00pm
Enterprise Week

A practical workshop aimed at small businesses who have no or limited tendering experience.

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A practical workshop aimed at small businesses who have no or limited tendering experience.

The workshop will cover:

  • Advice on Proposal Writing (‘proposals’ as opposed to lengthy ‘tenders’)
  • Responding to ‘below threshold’ work (i.e. below £25k) required by NI public bodies
  • Specifically, proposals for work below the £5K threshold will be covered
  • How to simply and easily respond to a ‘mini competition’ by email
  • Documents that may be required to attach to the email proposal
  • Finding tender opportunities – registering with the main sources of relevant tender opportunities for SMEs
  • The eTenders family of websites

This workshop is being delivered Ross McCarthy - Public Tendering, InterTradeIreland.

Ross is the Managing Director of Keystone Procurement, co-delivery partner with Envision Management Consultants of InterTradeIreland’s Go2Tender programme on the island of Ireland. The Go2Tender programme is a multi-award winning SME education and mentoring programme aimed at helping SMEs to win more contracts from the State.

Ross is a lead trainer and mentor on the InterTradeIreland Go2Tender programme and also works with Skillnet Ireland and the Local Enterprise Office network in assisting micro, small and medium sized businesses in winning work with the State.

The Go2Tender team works with hundreds of businesses each year through the Go2Tender programme helping them understand how to win public contracts. There are potential contracts for every conceivable business.

The skills covered on the programme are transferable to private sector bid processes also.

Thursday 7th March / 9:00am (Registration & Networking 8:30am) - 1:00pm / Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan / Free