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6th June 2014

North Tyneside Council - 'Know Our Business' Supplier Event

‘Know Our Business’ Supplier Event 17th June 2014 8:00 to 16:00 Langdale Centre, North Tyneside, NE28 0HG

Are you interested in Speaking to North Tyneside Council Officers who buy goods and services? Do you want to understand where our future spend intentions lie? Are you interested in bidding for work with the council?

North Tyneside Council and our strategic partners Cofely, Kier and Capita are holding this event in order to provide local businesses with the information to help you do all this.

The event is designed as a drop in session where you will be able to meet Officers of the council who have responsibility for buying the following categories of spend:

  • Corporate Goods & Services such as stationary, paper, IT, furniture etc.
  • Adult Social Care -Learning Disabilities,  Mental Health, older people and physical disabilities.
  • Public Health (all educational and treatment services relating to health care)
  • Environmental Services - Grounds Maintenance, horticultural services and supplies and education.
  • Schools Procurement including areas such as grounds maintenance, ICT hardware and software, Staff Absence Insurance, MFD's, Telecoms, Transport and water coolers."
  • All vehicle Fleet including  horticultural plant and  related goods, service & parts
In addition to this we will be holding 3 workshop sessions which will give in depth detail of how to do business successfully with North Tyneside and other public sector organisations. The sessions are:
  • 10:00 Basic Health & Safety Requirements needed for public sector contracts (45 mins)
  • 11:00 & 12:30 Top Tips for Finding and Winning Public Sector Contracts (45 mins)
  • 14:30 Working with others to Win (45 mins)
To book on to any of these workshops please state this when you register and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis however if they are oversubscribed the Council will arrange further events.

A free prize draw will be held for all attendees so remember to bring your business card and the winner drawn after the event will win a Chocolate Hamper sponsored by our Business Partner Cofely.

How to register:  Email strategic.procurement@northtyneside.gov.uk or telephone 0191 643 5665