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Ever wondered why certain small companies consistently secure winning bids, with no difference in quality and price? Find out the secrets behind their success at this exclusive event with the added opportunity to meet with and gain insights from Bury Council’s procurement team.


For many small businesses, the intricacies of formal bids and tenders can appear daunting, from complex processes to resource limitations and stiff competition from larger firms. Our workshop is designed to demystify the bidding process and equip you with the strategies needed for success

Learn how to develop a consistent strategic approach to bidding, how to structure and write your proposals and find out how buyers evaluate submissions. Discover where to uncover lucrative bidding opportunities and enhance your chances of clinching contracts.

In addition, Green Economy will showcase their comprehensive support services, including decarbonisation assistance, training programs, and access to their marketplace. Whether you're embarking on your Net Zero journey or seeking sustainable procurement solutions, Green Economy support businesses at any stage.

Bury Council’s procurement experts will provide updates on their latest procurement initiatives, offering a unique opportunity to stay abreast of local contracting opportunities.


What you'll take away from this workshop:

  • How to decide when to bid and when to abstain
  • How to effectively organise and prepare
  • What the tendering process is
  • What buyers are looking for and how they judge you and your competitors
  • Where procuring organisations post their opportunities


Eligibility Criteria

Bury and GM small and medium-sized businesses from across all sectors and industries.


*GM Business Growth Hub is part-funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. The £7.5m funding has been made possible thanks to Greater Manchester Combined Authority securing funding to deliver UKSPF projects, which forms part of the Government’s wider Levelling Up agenda*.

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