september, 2018

05sep10:00 am4:00 pmMeet The Buyer North 2018The Supplier Development Programme is excited to be partnering with Scottish Government, Scotland Excel and Highlands and Islands Enterprise to host the first Meet the Buyer North event!Kingsmills Hotel


Event Details

The Public Sector in Scotland spends over £11bn buying goods services and works, in the private sector each year presenting significant opportunities for you to win work and grow your business.
This event will afford businesses based in North of Scotland with a fantastic opportunity to speak directly to buyers and decision makers from over 25 public and private sector buyers including Local Authorities, Public Bodies and the NHS. The event will provide you with the opportunity to raise the profile of your business with these buyers and find out about 100s of contract opportunities.

The day will also give you a chance to attend training on how to find contracts, use tender portals and write a winning bid.

Confirmed exhibitors include:

Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Shetland Council
The Highland Hub: Highland Council, Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council
Moray Council
Angus Council
Highlands and Islands Airport ltd
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Scottish Government
Public Contracts Scotland
Historic Environment Scotland
Forestry Commission
Balfour Beatty
NHS Grampian
Scotland Excel

If you are a buying organisation looking to engage with new suppliers and would like to exhibit at this event please contact us at for further information.



(Wednesday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm GMT


Kingsmills Hotel

Culcabock Road, Inverness IV2 3LP

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