Bid Support Zone Agenda


Procurement Opportunities and Requirements

13.30 - 13.45

Eddie Regan

PASS Training
Principal Consultant

Do you fully appreciate the volume of opportunities that the public sector has on offer every day? Have you maximised your ability to get a share of these?

This session will tell you what you need to do to build your knowledge and offers some best practice tips on being prepared.


Delivering through Framework Agreements

13.45 - 14.00

Eddie Regan

PASS Training
Principal Consultant

Do you understand the rules around Framework Agreements? Do you know how the authorities can use them to procure?

This session explains the regulations and looks at the different methods under which buyers can purchase through framework agreements and what they can and can’t do when using them.

 


Public Sector Opportunities with Supply2Gov

14.00 - 14.15

Lorraine Wood

BiP Solutions
Head of Research

How the Procurement Procedures are used

14.15 - 14.30

Eddie Regan

PASS Training
Principal Consultant

This session will delve into how each of the procedures are normally used by contracting authorities, what suppliers need to consider and how prior knowledge of the opportunity can benefit you. It will also look at the use of Regulation 32, where the buyer doesn’t need to advertise, if there is justification.


Understanding Added Value

14.30 - 14.45

Eddie Regan

PASS Training
Principal Consultant

Do you really know what a buyer means, when they ask for Added Value? Do you know how to show this in your bids?

This session takes a look at some of the key elements that buyers are looking for when they look to get maximum benefit from the tenders they receive and explains some simple areas where bidders can gain benefit.


Tips to Improve Your Bid

15.15 - 15.30

Phil Kinnell

PASS Training
Senior Consultant

The public sector is looking both to add value during the contract life cycle and to deliver social value through their procurement exercises. This session will identify the key issues that need to be considered in every tender response, identifying areas that bidders can exploit to make their bid stand out from the crowd. It will provide an overview of the push towards life cycle costing and what this means for those organisations that already provide sustainable outcomes.


Understanding Dynamic Purchasing Systems

15.30 - 15.45

Eddie Regan

PASS Training
Principal Consultant

*Agendas subject to change