Free seminars and one-to-one support to help you and your business win public sector contracts.

Selling to the Public Sector Your Link to the County of Leicestershire

Free seminars and one-to-one support to help you and your business win public sector contracts.

With an estimated value of £175 billion of goods and services procured nationally by the public sector, this still remains a lucrative business opportunity for suppliers.

This programme, funded by Leicester City Council and delivered by EMB Ltd, the leading enterprise and economic development company that delivers a range of business improvement services, including Business Link, Investors in People and the Leadership and Management Advisory Service, is aimed at  Leicestershire based Small to Medium Sized Businesses who are interested in increasing their competitiveness when bidding for and winning public sector contracts.

Local Businesses will benefit from a range of support offered which will include interactive workshops, procurement specific one-to-one support, help with policies required when bidding and information on live local and national contract opportunities relevant to your sector.

Stephen Smith, CEO of EMB Ltd says “Whether you’re new to public sector procurement or need help to improve your success rate, attend this free programme to tap in to this valuable support that could help you to become ‘fit to supply’ and win new business.”

The Events

Winning Business from the Public Sector

The Basics – 26th July AM & PM

Masterclass 1: Common Approaches to Procurement

29th July & 2nd August

Masterclass 2: Accessing Smaller Contracts

3rd August & 9th August

Masterclass 3: Accessing Larger Contracts

10th August & 23rd August

Masterclass 4: Tendering Essentials

24th August & 8th September

Who Should Attend and Is Eligible

This programme is open to any small to medium sized business whose business premises are located in the County of Leicestershire. This programme is already proving to be popular and therefore attendance is strictly limited to one representative per business per event.


Where to find contract opportunities showcase

A live demonstration area at each event will be available for delegates to find out more about where to find contract opportunities and help will be given to those delegates that wish to register on the day.


Other Opportunities

World of Sport,

27th July 2011

09.30 – 15.30, Loughborough University


Opportunities for business don’t start and finish with the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics. This event will highlight future procurement opportunities from international sporting events.


To find out more about the full programme, locations or to secure your place, contact Business Link on 0845 058 6644

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