‘Meet the Buyer’ – with Rotherham Council and Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Published Thursday, 9th February 2017
Business advice
Business and investment

Local businesses are invited to make face-to-face contacts and gain an idea of what they can do to help their businesses grow at the next ‘Meet the Buyer’ event.

Rotherham’s New York Stadium, home to the Rotherham United Football Team, provides the venue for the event hosted by Rotherham Council with support from Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust.

The morning event takes place on Wednesday, 15th, February, 2017, bringing buyers together from business looking to build their local supply chains, as well as Rotherham Council, Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust.

Opening at 8am, the drop in session will carry on until 12 noon with exhibition stands from a selected a range of buyers from the public and private sector and at 10am will feature presentations and seminars from established buyers including leading procurement experts from the NHS Foundation Trust.

The ‘Meet the Buyer’ event offers the chance to speak directly to some of the region’s key purchasers and business decisions makers who are actively seeking suppliers of various goods and services.

Rotherham Council’s Cabinet Member for Jobs and the Local Economy, Councillor Denise Lelliott, said: “Meet the Buyer will provide a unique networking opportunity to share advice and guidance on how to win business in the NHS and other local businesses as well as the Council.

“As well as gathering top tips, attendees will gain an insight into how to use the tendering portals and meet the procurement teams from the Council and the NHS and other suppliers.

“The Council is committed to working with local businesses and this event fits with one of our core Council objectives; to extend opportunity, prosperity and planning for the future. We are aware that businesses across Rotherham are some of the most innovative in the country, and we want to work with them to help improve services for local people.”

There is no need to register for the event, however if you need more information.

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Also note that the previously advertised business event at 8am – ‘Rotherham a new perspective’ is fully booked.

Agenda(subject to change)

From, 8am to 12 noon – Exhibitors'stands

From, 10am to 11.30am – Seminars

  • 10am – Introduction to Procuring – Rotherham Council
  • 10.30am - Introduction to Procuring – Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
  • 11am – Do’s and Don’ts when Tendering
  • 12 noon – Close and depart

There is free car parking available and refreshments are available at the Stadium.