Discover what it takes to become tender ready

Birmingham and Solihull businesses have access to countless business opportunities, worth millions of pounds, from both public and private sector buyers, but are you equipped to seize them?

Join this interactive in-person event to discover how to be ready to secure those crucial new contracts. Our expert speaker will show you what you need to do to ensure you win valuable new contracts, and provide real-life case studies with personalised insights to boost your chances of winning.

Places are limited so apply today to be prepared to take advantage of new opportunities.


What will you learn

  • Discover the art of treating bids like interviews, ensuring comprehensive coverage of every aspect and a thorough understanding of bid questions
  • Learn to stand out by identifying competitors, crafting compelling Unique Selling Points (USPs), and gaining inspiration from success stories
  • Understand the significance of providing evidence to support your claims, building credibility, and avoiding common pitfalls
  • Discover how to decode question scoring, analyse buyer evaluation criteria, and align your responses with what the buyer values most through hands-on exercises


Speaker TBC

To secure your place for this event, click the Apply Here button at the  bottom of this page.

This event is free to attend and places are assigned on a first come, first served basis

This event is part of the Get Ready 2 Supply programme, delivered by the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce in partnership with Newable. This programme is funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF). As a result, a range of data must be collected from all applicants to assess your eligibility to attend/participate in this session.


Companies must:

Please note: Places are limited to one delegate per company. By applying to attend this event you are consenting to your information being shared by the GBCC with Newable, Birmingham City Council and Solihull Council for the purposes of the Get Ready 2 Supply programme.


About Get Ready 2 Supply

Get Ready 2 Supply builds on ongoing work to enable more small and medium-sized local businesses and social enterprises to access key procurement opportunities with members of the Birmingham Anchor Network and other large local businesses.

The programme is joint funded by both Birmingham City Council and Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund and will directly connect East Birmingham and North Solihull businesses to customers and contracts.

Get Ready 2 Supply offers eligible firms in  East Birmingham and North Solihull:

  • One-to-one tailored supply chain readiness support from experienced business advisors
  • Expert-led workshops, designed to ensure firms are ready to access supply chain opportunities
  • Match-making ‘Meet the Buyer’ opportunities, where they will have the opportunity to discuss the provision of specific products and services

Get Ready 2 Supply will also award up to 10 eligible firms with capacity-building grants of up to £8,000 per business, to remove logistical obstacles to their contracting competitiveness.

For more information about GR2S click here 




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