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.

Mar
03
2015

Procurement Reform Act 2014

Jursy Inn, Glasgow

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It will be essential for all procurement contracting authorities across Scotland to look at developing their procurement strategy to implement the main requirements of the Act. This training event will consider the key areas where implementation can be achieved whilst ensuring compliance with the pr

PASS
Other
Glasgow
Mar
04
2015

Introduction to Public Procurement

Novotel Birmingham Centre

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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
Mar
05
2015

Impact of the new UK Public Contracts Regulations†2015

Novotel Birmingham Centre

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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
Other
Birmingham
Mar
10
2015

Procurex South Live 2015

London Olympia Conference & Exhibition Centre

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Supported by leading procurement organisations such as the Crown Commercial Service, Procurex South Live 2015 will provide a unique platform for buyers and suppliers, engaged within the delivery of public procurement to enhance their understanding and knowledge of the latest developments, initiative

Procurex
Other
London
Mar
10
2015

Contract Management

Holiday Inn, Herbert Ave Southampton

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Effective Contract Management ensures that you derive the maximum value from your contracts and do not overlook critical issues which could result in reduced outcomes, increased costs or potential legal challenge

PASS
Public
Southampton
Mar
10
2015

CompetFor Supply Chain Summit 2015

Olympia London

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The CompeteFor Supply Chain Summit London 2015 will feature: - Presentations from key decision makers for some of the UKís largest infrastructure projects - Opportunity to engage directly with the prime contractors during breakout sessions - Q&A sessions after ea

Other
Private
London
Mar
11
2015

Introduction to Public Procurement

Grange Strathmore Hotel, London

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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
Mar
12
2015

Pre-Qualifying for Tenders

The Grange Rochester, London

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The changes being implemented through the forthcoming Public Contracts Regulations will require greater evidence and transparency from suppliers, whilst at the same time offering them clarity on the methodologies being used by the buyer.

PASS
Private
London
Mar
12
2015

Drafting a Compliant PQQ

Radisson Blu, City Centre, Edinburgh

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This event will give a clear and detailed understanding of all the areas of change which will have to be implemented when a buyer is drafting a selection questionnaire or PQQ and will help to ensure your organisation remains compliant with the legal requirements as they change

PASS
Public
Edinburgh
Mar
17
2015

Impact of the new UK Public Contracts Regulations†2015

Jurys Inn, Exeter

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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
Other
Mar
18
2015

Procurex Wales Live 2015

Cityhall Cardiff

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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
Cardiff
Mar
18
2015

Competitive Dialogue or Competitive Procedure?

Mercure Manchester Piccadilly

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This event looks at current guidance for undertaking the Competitive Dialogue procedure and contrasts it with the new Competitive Procedure with Negotiation. It will also give an overview of the complex new Innovation Partnership Procedure and will guide you through the various options and how to

PASS
Public
Manchester
Mar
19
2015

Impact of the new UK Public Contracts Regulations†2015

Mercure Manchester Piccadilly

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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
Mar
24
2015

GO NHS Procurement Conference

Avonmouth House

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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
Mar
24
2015

GO NHS Procurement Conference

Avonmouth House, London

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NHS procurement at Trust, regional and national levels is changing radically as the NHS strives to improve its financial performance and service efficiency. It has ambitious plans to save £1.5bn by getting the NHS to cut wasteful spending to reinvest the savings into frontline patient care. The NHS

GO
Private
London
Mar
25
2015

Preparing Perfect Tenders

Novotel Birmingham Centre

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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
Mar
25
2015

Contract Management

Avonmouth House, London

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Effective Contract Management ensures that you derive the maximum value from your contracts and do not overlook critical issues which could result in reduced outcomes, increased costs or potential legal challenge

PASS
Public
London
Mar
26
2015

Impact of the new UK Public Contracts Regulations†2015

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
Mar
31
2015

Impact of the new UK Public Contracts Regulations†2015

Birmingham, venue tbc

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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
Apr
14
2015

Impact of the new UK Public Contracts Regulations†2015

Radisson BLU Cardiff

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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
Apr
15
2015

Impact of the new UK Public Contracts Regulations†2015

Belfast, venue tbc

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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
Apr
15
2015

Impact of the new UK Public Contracts Regulations†2015

York

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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
Other
Apr
16
2015

Contract Management

Radisson BLU Belfast

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Effective Contract Management ensures that you derive the maximum value from your contracts and do not overlook critical issues which could result in reduced outcomes, increased costs or potential legal challenge

PASS
Public
Belfast
Apr
22
2015

Drafting a Compliant PQQ

The Grange Rochester, London

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This event will give a clear and detailed understanding of all the areas of change which will have to be implemented when a buyer is drafting a selection questionnaire or PQQ and will help to ensure your organisation remains compliant with the legal requirements as they change

PASS
Public
London
Apr
23
2015

Impact of the new UK Public Contracts Regulations†2015

The Grange Rochester, 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
Apr
28
2015

Writing a Tender Specification

Hilton Glasgow

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This event will consider the specification but will also look at the key areas critical to formulating an effective tender, giving detailed guidance on how to achieve this.

PASS
Public
Glasgow
Apr
29
2015

Understanding the new OJEU Proforma requirements

Hilton Glasgow

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This PASS event will look in depth at the Contract Notice and will examine the Prior Information Notice, Voluntary Ex-Ante Transparency Notice and Contract Award Notice, reviewing the mandatory and optional sections, and will provide examples of how they can best be utilised.

PASS
Public
Glasgow
Jun
09
2015

EUNIS15

Abertay University Dundee

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Other
Other
Other

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Jul
09
2015

Procure4Health 2015

ICC Birmingham

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Supported by a range of leading organisations, including the Department of Health, Procure4Health 2015 will provide a unique engagement platform for both industry and all personnel engaged within the delivery of NHS procurement.

Procurex
Other
Birmingham