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Meet the Buyer 2024

Now in its 15th year, Scotland's National Meet the Buyer event is taking place at Hampden Park on Wednesday 5th June.

Meet the Buyer 2024

About Meet the Buyer 2024

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Join us for Meet the Buyer 2024, Scotland’s largest event of its kind!
Now in its 15th year, Scotland's National Meet the Buyer event is taking place at Hampden Park on 5 June, from 10am - 3.30pm.

Come along to meet procurement teams, buyers and supply chain partners. Meet the Buyer is the place to discuss projects and tender opportunities, on a local and national scale, across Scotland and the UK.

Who's Exhibiting?
Headline Sponsor: Scottish Government and Scotland Excel

Education Zone Sponsored by APUC & Glasgow Caledonian University:
Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC)
Glasgow Caledonian University
Energy Technology Partnership (ETP)
Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA)

Construction Zone:
Balfour Beatty
CITB
hub East Central Scotland
Linear Design & Construct
McTaggart Construction Ltd
RJ McLeod (Contractors) Limited
Robertson Facilities Management
Wheatley Housing Group

Transport Zone:
AGS Airports
ScotRail Trains Limited
Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT)
Transport Scotland

Private Sector:
Cumberland Platforms Limited (CPL)
Total Security Protection Ltd
PfH Scotland
Procurex

Public Sector:
Crown Commercial Service
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Historic Environment Scotland
Living Wage Scotland
Northern Lighthouse Board
Police Scotland
Registers Of Scotland
Scottish Enterprise
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
Scottish Procurement Alliance
Social Security Scotland
Zero Waste Scotland

Local Authorities:
Aberdeen City Council
Aberdeenshire Council
Argyll and Bute Council
Clackmannanshire Council
Dumfries & Galloway Council
East Ayrshire Council
East Dunbartonshire Council
East Lothian Council
East Renfrewshire Council
Falkirk Council
Fife Council
Glasgow City Council
Highland Council
Inverclyde Council
Midlothian Council
North Ayrshire Council
North Lanarkshire Council
Renfrewshire Council
South Lanarkshire Council
Stirling Council
Supplier Development Programme
West Dunbartonshire Council
West Lothian Council
More to be announced...

What's happening?
This free to visit event gives you access to buyers and decision makers, from organisations across the public and private sectors. You'll have the chance to introduce your company, talk to key buyer contacts, and discover opportunities in their pipelines.

Whether you are a micro, small or medium sized supplier, Meet the Buyer can help you get into public sector supply chains. You will meet buyers connected to public sector projects, who are looking for suppliers that enrich local economies and support Community Wealth Building.

What are the Benefits of Attendance?
Opportunities to network with procurement teams and buyers from across the public and private sectors.
A chance to pitch your business innovations to buyers.
Hearing speakers discuss their experiences, pipeline projects and upcoming contract opportunities.
Explanation of procurement jargon and buzzwords.
Top tips on how to bid via Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender from SDP's expert trainers.
Inspiration for your business’ next steps.

Who should attend Meet the Buyer 2024?
Meet the Buyer 2023 is aimed towards micro, small and medium sized businesses from across Scotland. However, all are welcome! Wherever you are based, and however big your business is, there is something useful to be found at this National Meet the Buyer!

Not sure if your business’ products and services have a place in public and private sector procurement? You may be able to provide peripheral products and services nearby - for example, MOTs, food and drink, cleaning services, security services, local B&Bs, grounds maintenance.

You can't afford to miss out on the chance to hear about upcoming projects and contracts.

You'll only know if you go...
Attendance is key. If you don’t sign up for this free event in advance, you will miss out on the opportunity to introduce your business to Scottish local authorities, framework providers, and big contractors.

If your business can attend just one event this year, make it Meet the Buyer 2024!

All suppliers are eligible to attend for free. However, you must register an account with SDP to book a place.

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