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Go-2-Tender Successful Collaborative Tendering Workshop

  • Date:
    22nd & 23rd February 2023, 9:30am - 1:00pm
  • Location:
    This workshop will be delivered remotely via Zoom
  • Price:
    £50 / €58


Go-2-Tender is an award winning InterTradeIreland programme that was developed to give SMEs the confidence, knowledge and practical skills to tender successfully for public sector contracts in their own jurisdiction and on a cross-border basis. The programme is geared towards SMEs who want to improve their tendering skills and to increase their success rates in public sector tenders.

The workshop is delivered over two consecutive half-day sessions via Zoom and addresses the different (and larger) opportunities that are accessible to SMEs through Collaboration in Tendering.

As Government continues to improve SME access to the public procurement markets, collaboration – the formation of joint ventures and consortia - is increasingly common as an approach to winning bids. Consortia can add great benefits to SMEs targeting new business in the public procurement market - such as:

  • Opening up new sub-sectors of the public sector market.
  • Targeting new geographic markets, new regions & jurisdictions.
  • Helping to meet minimum / mandatory criteria.
  • Adding new specialist skills and capabilities.
  • Creating scale through combined capacity.

About the online workshop

This online workshop will examine the strategy, the opportunities and challenges involved in forming successful collaborations for tendering. It will also explore the processes involved – legal, business, procurement, and compliance.

Who should attend?

The workshop is designed for SMEs that are either bidding or considering bidding for contracts in conjunction with collaborative partners. The content assumes that participants have an understanding of public procurement / tendering; and the session will build on that knowledge by focusing very specifically on collaborative bidding.

After the workshop

One-to-one mentoring is available to companies that are keen to explore are exploring the opportunities offered by collaboration - the mentoring is delivered by our team of experienced tender professionals.

Comprehensive instructions will be provided upon successful registration.


To register for a workshop contact Nicola by emailing: for an application form.

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