Tendering Programme

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Why Tender For Public Contracts?:

InterTradeIreland have reported that the estimated worth of public contracts on the island of Ireland is €13billion. As such public contracts should be seen as an extremely lucrative and an area of potential growth for SMEs. As part of the Dublin Reginal Enterprise Plan 2022 - 2024, the Local Enterprise Office have partnered with InterTradeIreland, Dublin Chamber of Commerce, South Dublin Chamber of CommerceLGMA, Office of Government Procurement and IBEC - to deliver a Programme aimed at demystifying the public contract tendering process.

The Local Enterprise Office Tenders Training Programme:

The Local Enterprise Office has created a programme which will provide both training and 1 to 1 business support to small businesses in the Dublin region.

The programme will consist of the following:

  • A half day Winning Business Through Tenders training course
  • 4 hours mentoring for each business who attends the training to help with their first tender application

Upcoming Tender Training:

Please find below both sector specific and general tender training for public contracts:



Target Sector

Training/Activity Type

Link & Information

13/10/2022LEO South DublinGeneralWinning Business Through TendersHERE
19/10/2022Inter Trade IrelandConstructionGo2Tender – Tendering for Public Sector Contracts in ConstructionHERE
08/11/2022Inter Trade IrelandGeneralGo2Tender – Supplies & ServicesHERE
22/11/2022Inter Trade IrelandHealth SectorGo2Tender – Tendering for Public Sector Contracts in the Health SectorHERE
23/11/2022Dublin ChamberGeneralBid Services Tender TrainingHERE
06/12/2022Inter Trade IrelandGeneralGo2Tender – Supplies & ServicesHERE
OngoingLEO South DublinGeneralTendering - Mentor SupportHERE

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