Events Diary

Please find below a full calendar of forthcoming events. Choose from a range of training events, seminars, workshops, conferences and exhibitions designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to work within the public sector arena and its supply chain.

For further information on BiP’s events or assistance with booking, please contact the Events Team at events@bipsolutions.com or via telephone on 0845 270 7095.

Search for your perfect event by sector or location. Alternatively, a full list of events in chronological order can be found below.

Sep
09
2014

PASS: Implementing changes to the Selection Process

Park Inn by Radisson Manchester City Centre

More info

The selection process currently used by the public sector will be effectively non-compliant from the publication of the new UK Procurement Regulations this autumn.

PASS
Public
Manchester
Sep
10
2014

Understanding the new EU Procurement Directive

etc Venues, Avonmouth House, London

More info

The new EU Public Procurement Directive is a landmark piece of legislation that will shape the way the public sector will tender for years to come. The new rules are not yet live, but contracting authorities and entities should begin preparing the ground to ensure a smooth transition. (Cabinet Offic

PASS
Other
London
Sep
10
2014

Understanding the changes to the Selection Stage

Park Inn by Radisson Manchester City Centre

More info

All OJEU procurement begins with the selection stage, whether as a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) in the selective procedures or as the first stage in the open procedure.

PASS
Private
Manchester
Sep
11
2014

Contract Management

etc Venues, Avonmouth House, London

More info

Contract Management is the process which enables both parties to the contract to meet their obligations in order to fulfil the objectives required from the contract.

PASS
Public
London
Sep
16
2014

Ensuring Compliance with the new Tender Process

etc venues, Maple House, Birmingham

More info

Contracting authorities currently subject to the existing UK Regulations will need to radically change their tender process when the new Public Contracts Regulations are published this autumn, as current methodologies are extremely unlikely to fit with the new regulations.

PASS
Public
Birmingham
Sep
17
2014

Contract Management

Belfast

More info

Contract Management is the process which enables both parties to the contract to meet their obligations in order to fulfil the objectives required from the contract.

PASS
Public
Other
Sep
17
2014

Understanding the changes to the Selection Stage

etc venues, Maple House, Birmingham

More info

All OJEU procurement begins with the selection stage, whether as a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) in the selective procedures or as the first stage in the open procedure.

PASS
Private
Birmingham
Sep
18
2014

Understanding the changes to the Selection Stage

Belfast

More info

All OJEU procurement begins with the selection stage, whether as a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) in the selective procedures or as the first stage in the open procedure.

PASS
Private
Belfast
Sep
23
2014

Scottish Learning Festival

SECC

More info

The Scottish Learning Festival is about teaching and learning and offers a number of opportunities to enhance the education profession. This event is FREE to attend for education professionals. BiP is providing registration services at this event.

Other
Other
Glasgow
Sep
23
2014

Understanding the new EU Procurement Directive

Hilton Garden Inn, Bristol

More info

The new EU Public Procurement Directive is a landmark piece of legislation that will shape the way the public sector will tender for years to come. The new rules are not yet live, but contracting authorities and entities should begin preparing the ground to ensure a smooth transition. (Cabinet Offic

PASS
Other
Bristol
Sep
23
2014

GO NHS Procurement Conference

Hilton Liverpool

More info

The NHS landscape has changed dramatically. The GO NHS Procurement Conference 2014 brings together leading NHS buyers and procurement experts to discuss how procurement in the NHS is responding to the new environment, the effect on NHS suppliers and other key issues affecting health care spending.

GO
Private
Liverpool
Sep
24
2014

Gaining an advantage in the new Tender Process

Hilton Garden Inn, Bristol

More info

This event explains the key issues around drafting a successful tender submission and identifies the essential elements that are needed to gain an advantage when presenting tender responses.

PASS
Private
Bristol
Sep
24
2014

Understanding the changes to the Selection Stage

Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh

More info

All OJEU procurement begins with the selection stage, whether as a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) in the selective procedures or as the first stage in the open procedure.

PASS
Private
Edinburgh
Sep
25
2014

Procurement Reform Act 2014

Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh

More info

The Procurement Reform Act 2014 provides Ministers with powers to make Regulations and to issue Statutory Guidance on issues such as workforce matters and the Sustainable Procurement Duty.

PASS
Other
Edinburgh
Sep
30
2014

Procurex Ireland Live 2014

RDS Exhibition and Conference Center

More info

Taking place on the 30 September 2014 at the RDS Exhibition and Conference Centre in Dublin, Procurex Live are proud to present the inaugural Procurex Ireland Live 2014 exhibition and conference.

Procurex
Other
Other
Oct
01
2014

Understanding the new EU Procurement Directive

Hilton Dublin Kilmainham

More info

The new EU Public Procurement Directive is a landmark piece of legislation that will shape the way the public sector will tender for years to come. The new rules are not yet live, but contracting authorities and entities should begin preparing the ground to ensure a smooth transition. (Cabinet Offic

PASS
Other
Other
Oct
01
2014

Introduction to Public Procurement

Jurys Inn, Nottingham

More info

Our Introduction to Public Procurement event will look at the procurement routes available, from low-value contracts to high-value OJEU procurement exercises.

PASS
Other
Nottingham
Oct
02
2014

Ensuring Compliance with the new Tender Process

Jurys Inn, Nottingham

More info

Contracting authorities currently subject to the existing UK Regulations will need to radically change their tender process when the new Public Contracts Regulations are published this autumn, as current methodologies are extremely unlikely to fit with the new regulations.

PASS
Public
Nottingham
Oct
07
2014

Selling to Scotland

etc Venues, Avonmouth House, London

More info

With a public procurement spend of around £10bn per annum, the Scottish public sector is an important part of many organisationís target market. However, it is critically important to realise the procurement landscape is different to that in the rest of the UK.

PASS
Private
London
Oct
08
2014

DPRTE 2014

Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff

More info

Defence Procurement Research, Technology & Exportability (DPRTE) 2014 presents the most significant opportunity for policy makers, technology users and technology producers to fully explore the changing dynamics of the defence sector and emerging technology markets.

Other
Other
Cardiff
Oct
08
2014

Implementing changes to the Selection Process

etc Venues, Avonmouth House, London

More info

The selection process currently used by the public sector will be effectively non-compliant from the publication of the new UK Procurement Regulations this autumn.

PASS
Public
London
Oct
09
2014

Contract Management

Park Inn City Centre, Cardiff

More info

Contract Management is the process which enables both parties to the contract to meet their obligations in order to fulfil the objectives required from the contract.

PASS
Public
Cardiff
Oct
14
2014

GO Public Sector Supplier Summit

Avonmouth House, London

More info

This event will provide you with the information and insight you require to understand this dynamic and fast-changing marketplace and increase your share of government business.

Other
Other
London
Oct
14
2014

Contract Management

Manchester

More info

Contract Management is the process which enables both parties to the contract to meet their obligations in order to fulfil the objectives required from the contract.

PASS
Public
Manchester
Oct
15
2014

Gaining an advantage in the new Tender Process

Manchester

More info

This event explains the key issues around drafting a successful tender submission and identifies the essential elements that are needed to gain an advantage when presenting tender responses.

PASS
Private
Manchester
Oct
15
2014

Ensuring Compliance with the new Tender Process

Novotel, Southampton

More info

Contracting authorities currently subject to the existing UK Regulations will need to radically change their tender process when the new Public Contracts Regulations are published this autumn, as current methodologies are extremely unlikely to fit with the new regulations.

PASS
Public
Southampton
Oct
16
2014

Understanding the changes to the Selection Stage

Novotel, Southampton

More info

All OJEU procurement begins with the selection stage, whether as a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) in the selective procedures or as the first stage in the open procedure.

PASS
Private
Southampton
Oct
21
2014

Procurex Scotland Live 2014

SECC

More info

Procurex Scotland Live is firmly established as Scotlands official exhibition for Framework and Non Framework holders, this annual event attracts a fantastic and diverse range of suppliers showcasing innovative products and services to Scotland's largest gathering of public sector buyers.

Procurex
Other
Glasgow
Oct
21
2014

Scottish GO Awards

The Glasgow Marriot

More info

Other
Other
Glasgow
Oct
22
2014

Contract Management

Novotel, Glasgow

More info

Contract Management is the process which enables both parties to the contract to meet their obligations in order to fulfil the objectives required from the contract.

PASS
Public
Glasgow
Oct
22
2014

Introduction to Public Procurement

Birmingham

More info

Our Introduction to Public Procurement event will look at the procurement routes available, from low-value contracts to high-value OJEU procurement exercises.

PASS
Other
Birmingham
Oct
23
2014

Connecting with Procurement Roadshow 2014/15 - London

The West Ham United Hotel, London

More info

Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) are a crucial engine for growth in this country. 99.9% of the UKís 4.5 million businesses are SMEs; with an estimated turnover of £1,500bn, they are responsible for over 14 million private sector jobs and account for almost half of the net growth in jobs. Go

Supply
Other
London
Oct
23
2014

Introduction to Public Procurement

Novotel, Glasgow

More info

Our Introduction to Public Procurement event will look at the procurement routes available, from low-value contracts to high-value OJEU procurement exercises.

PASS
Other
Glasgow
Oct
23
2014

Competitive Dialogue or Competitive Procedure?

Birmingham

More info

This event looks at current guidance for undertaking the Competitive Dialogue procedure and contrasts it with the new Competitive Procedure with Negotiation.

PASS
Public
Birmingham
Oct
28
2014

Introduction to Public Procurement

etc Venues, Avonmouth House, London

More info

Our Introduction to Public Procurement event will look at the procurement routes available, from low-value contracts to high-value OJEU procurement exercises.

PASS
Other
London
Oct
29
2014

Understanding the changes to the Selection Stage

etc Venues, Avonmouth House, London

More info

The selection process currently used by the public sector will be effectively non-compliant from the publication of the new UK Procurement Regulations this autumn.

PASS
Public
London
Oct
29
2014

Selling to Scotland

Jurys Inn, Newcastle

More info

With a public procurement spend of around £10bn per annum, the Scottish public sector is an important part of many organisationís target market. However, it is critically important to realise the procurement landscape is different to that in the rest of the UK.

PASS
Private
Newcastle
Oct
30
2014

Contract Management

Jurys Inn, Newcastle

More info

Contract Management is the process which enables both parties to the contract to meet their obligations in order to fulfil the objectives required from the contract.

PASS
Public
Newcastle
Nov
04
2014

LGPN

Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre II

More info

Other
Other
London
Nov
04
2014

Introduction to Public Procurement

Jurys Inn, Exeter

More info

Our Introduction to Public Procurement event will look at the procurement routes available, from low-value contracts to high-value OJEU procurement exercises.

PASS
Other
Other
Nov
05
2014

Implementing changes to the Selection Process

Hilton Garden Inn, Bristol

More info

The selection process currently used by the public sector will be effectively non-compliant from the publication of the new UK Procurement Regulations this autumn.

PASS
Public
Bristol
Nov
05
2014

Introduction to Public Procurement

Park Inn by Radisson Manchester City Centre

More info

Our Introduction to Public Procurement event will look at the procurement routes available, from low-value contracts to high-value OJEU procurement exercises.

PASS
Other
Manchester
Nov
06
2014

Connecting with Procurement Roadshow 2014/15 - Birmingham

Birmingham City Football Club

More info

Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) are a crucial engine for growth in this country. 99.9% of the UKís 4.5 million businesses are SMEs; with an estimated turnover of £1,500bn, they are responsible for over 14 million private sector jobs and account for almost half of the net growth in jobs. Go

Supply
Other
Birmingham
Nov
06
2014

Understanding the new OJEU Proforma requirements

Park Inn by Radisson Manchester City Centre

More info

Following the publication of the new EU Public Procurement Directive 2014 there will be a need for major changes to the existing OJEU Proformas.

PASS
Public
Manchester
Nov
11
2014

Impact of the EU Directive on the UK Regulations

Birmingham

More info

The transposition of the EU Public Procurement Directive 2014 into the new Public Contracts Regulations has wide-reaching implications for the conduct of procurement exercises in the UK.

PASS
Other
Birmingham
Nov
12
2014

Implementing changes to the Selection Process

Birmingham

More info

The selection process currently used by the public sector will be effectively non-compliant from the publication of the new UK Procurement Regulations this autumn.

PASS
Public
Birmingham
Nov
12
2014

Understanding the new EU Procurement Directive

G&V Royal Mile Hotel, Edinburgh

More info

The new EU Public Procurement Directive is a landmark piece of legislation that will shape the way the public sector will tender for years to come. The new rules are not yet live, but contracting authorities and entities should begin preparing the ground to ensure a smooth transition. (Cabinet Offic

PASS
Other
Edinburgh
Nov
12
2014

CompeteFor Supply Chain Summit

Kings House Conference Centre

More info

The CompeteFor Supply Chain Summit 2014 focuses on the opportunities that businesses, particularly SMEs, can leverage from the major infrastructure projects currently under way or planned for the future.

Other
Private
Manchester
Nov
13
2014

Gaining an advantage in the new Tender Process

G&V Royal Mile Hotel, Edinburgh

More info

This event explains the key issues around drafting a successful tender submission and identifies the essential elements that are needed to gain an advantage when presenting tender responses.

PASS
Private
Edinburgh
Nov
18
2014

Understanding the new OJEU Proforma requirements

Jurys Inn, Liverpool

More info

Following the publication of the new EU Public Procurement Directive 2014 there will be a need for major changes to the existing OJEU Proformas.

PASS
Public
Liverpool
Nov
19
2014

HCSA

Hilton Manchester Deansgate

More info

Other
Other
Manchester
Nov
19
2014

Gaining an advantage in the new Tender Process

Jurys Inn, Liverpool

More info

This event explains the key issues around drafting a successful tender submission and identifies the essential elements that are needed to gain an advantage when presenting tender responses.

PASS
Private
Liverpool
Nov
19
2014

Contract Management

etc Venues, Avonmouth House, London

More info

Contract Management is the process which enables both parties to the contract to meet their obligations in order to fulfil the objectives required from the contract.

PASS
Public
London
Nov
20
2014

Impact of the EU Directive on the UK Regulations

etc Venues, Avonmouth House, London

More info

The transposition of the EU Public Procurement Directive 2014 into the new Public Contracts Regulations has wide-reaching implications for the conduct of procurement exercises in the UK.

PASS
Other
London
Nov
25
2014

Impact of the EU Directive on the UK Regulations

Leeds

More info

The transposition of the EU Public Procurement Directive 2014 into the new Public Contracts Regulations has wide-reaching implications for the conduct of procurement exercises in the UK.

PASS
Other
Leeds
Nov
26
2014

Introduction to Public Procurement

Leeds

More info

Our Introduction to Public Procurement event will look at the procurement routes available, from low-value contracts to high-value OJEU procurement exercises.

PASS
Other
Leeds
Nov
26
2014

Impact of the EU Directive on the UK Regulations

Park Inn City Centre, Cardiff

More info

The transposition of the EU Public Procurement Directive 2014 into the new Public Contracts Regulations has wide-reaching implications for the conduct of procurement exercises in the UK.

PASS
Other
Cardiff
Nov
27
2014

Understanding the new OJEU Proforma requirements

Hilton Garden Inn, Bristol

More info

Following the publication of the new EU Public Procurement Directive 2014 there will be a need for major changes to the existing OJEU Proformas.

PASS
Public
Bristol
Dec
02
2014

Impact of the EU Directive on the UK Regulations

Belfast

More info

The transposition of the EU Public Procurement Directive 2014 into the new Public Contracts Regulations has wide-reaching implications for the conduct of procurement exercises in the UK.

PASS
Other
Belfast
Dec
03
2014

Understanding the new OJEU Proforma requirements

Belfast

More info

Following the publication of the new EU Public Procurement Directive 2014 there will be a need for major changes to the existing OJEU Proformas.

PASS
Public
Belfast
Dec
03
2014

Gaining an advantage in the new Tender Process

etc Venues, Avonmouth House, London

More info

This event explains the key issues around drafting a successful tender submission and identifies the essential elements that are needed to gain an advantage when presenting tender responses.

PASS
Private
London
Dec
04
2014

Introduction to Public Procurement

etc Venues, Avonmouth House, London

More info

Our Introduction to Public Procurement event will look at the procurement routes available, from low-value contracts to high-value OJEU procurement exercises.

PASS
Other
London
Dec
09
2014

Impact of the EU Directive on the UK Regulations

Park Inn by Radisson Manchester City Centre

More info

The transposition of the EU Public Procurement Directive 2014 into the new Public Contracts Regulations has wide-reaching implications for the conduct of procurement exercises in the UK.

PASS
Other
Manchester
Dec
10
2014

Selling to Scotland

Park Inn by Radisson Manchester City Centre

More info

With a public procurement spend of around £10bn per annum, the Scottish public sector is an important part of many organisationís target market. However, it is critically important to realise the procurement landscape is different to that in the rest of the UK.

PASS
Private
Manchester
Dec
10
2014

Gaining an advantage in the new Tender Process

Birmingham

More info

This event explains the key issues around drafting a successful tender submission and identifies the essential elements that are needed to gain an advantage when presenting tender responses.

PASS
Private
Birmingham
Dec
11
2014

Impact of the EU Directive on the UK Regulations

Birmingham

More info

The transposition of the EU Public Procurement Directive 2014 into the new Public Contracts Regulations has wide-reaching implications for the conduct of procurement exercises in the UK.

PASS
Other
Birmingham
Dec
16
2014

Procurement Reform Act 2014

Novotel, Glasgow

More info

The Procurement Reform Act 2014 provides Ministers with powers to make Regulations and to issue Statutory Guidance on issues such as workforce matters and the Sustainable Procurement Duty.

PASS
Other
Glasgow
Dec
17
2014

Competitive Dialogue or Competitive Procedure?

Novotel, Glasgow

More info

This event looks at current guidance for undertaking the Competitive Dialogue procedure and contrasts it with the new Competitive Procedure with Negotiation.

PASS
Public
Glasgow
Dec
17
2014

Ensuring Compliance with the new Tender Process

etc Venues, Avonmouth House, London

More info

Contracting authorities currently subject to the existing UK Regulations will need to radically change their tender process when the new Public Contracts Regulations are published this autumn, as current methodologies are extremely unlikely to fit with the new regulations.

PASS
Public
London
Dec
18
2014

Impact of the EU Directive on the UK Regulations

etc Venues, Avonmouth House, London

More info

The transposition of the EU Public Procurement Directive 2014 into the new Public Contracts Regulations has wide-reaching implications for the conduct of procurement exercises in the UK.

PASS
Other
London
Feb
26
2015
Other
Other
Manchester
Feb
26
2015
Other
Other
Manchester
Mar
18
2015

Procurex Wales Live 2015

tbc

More info

Engage with local framework and non framework suppliers and leading experts from your region to enhance your procurement knowledge and collaborate with the public procurement community.

Other
Other
London
Mar
24
2015

GO NHS Procurement Conference

Avonmouth House

More info

This conference is a must for both existing and potential suppliers to the NHS and for anyone wishing to keep up to date with developments in health care procurement.

Other
Other
London
Jun
09
2015

EUNIS15

Abertay University Dundee

More info

Other
Other
Other

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