Go-2-Tender with Intertrade Ireland


Go-2-Tender has been developed to give SMEs the confidence, knowledge and practical skills to tender successfully for public sector contracts in their own jurisdiction and on a cross-border basis.

The programme is geared towards SMEs who are new to tendering or who want to improve their tendering skills.  The course consists of a 2 day workshop and a half day of mentoring.  This mentoring may be extended by up to 2 additional days and all mentoring is delivered by an experienced consultant to assist with tender development. 

This is a 2-day workshop which will take place on 8th and 22nd March 2018 in the Osprey Hotel, Naas.

Day One:

  • How to source above and below threshold contract opportunities
  • The bid/no bid decision
  • How the Public Sector buys (North and South)
  • How to assess opportunities using live examples
  • Electronic tender platforms (e.g. eTendersNI & eTenders.ie)
  • Success strategies for SMEs  

Day Two:

  • How to become more competitive
  • Improving your document writing skills
  • Checklist of tender content and how it should be presented
  • Debriefing following tender competitions
  • Action planning for successful tendering


Registration begins at 9.00 and the programme wraps up at 17.00 on both days.

To register for the event, download the  Go-2-Tender Workshop Application Form (220 KB). 

Once completed, email the form to laurak@envision-ni.co.uk


Go-2-Tender provides excellent value for money and includes training, materials, catering and mentoring.

The cost is €100 per person.

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Delivered in partnership with Intertrade Ireland.