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Wired Sussex breakfast Session: Winning digital work in the public sector
Thu 15 September 2016, 09:00 – 11:00 BST
The Wired Sussex Breakfast Sessions share best practice on subjects ranging from marketing and branding, to intellectual property and investment opportunities. And there’s coffee and croissants too. What’s not to like?
Interested in bidding for public sector contracts, but don’t know where to start?
This session will give you practical advice on how to approach, write and win big public sector contracts, as well as provide you with key insights and takeaways from the senior decision makers that helped create the Government procurement framework having worked at both senior national and local Government levels.
So if you are a digital, media or tech business looking to better understand the process of bidding for big public sector contracts this is an event not to be missed!
We’ll be joined by:
John Fernau, Director of Fernau Solutions
John established his consultancy company Fernau Solutions after a successful career on the buyer-side as Head of Procurement for the Olympic Delivery Authority and Commercial Director of The Home Office.
Using his experience in the public sector, John provides consultancy services to digital and tech companies looking to enter public procurement and compete in public sector markets on the same basis as large, established suppliers. John will explain what the GCloud is and how you can use it effectively to sell your digital services to the public sector.
Chris Farthing, Founder of Advice Cloud
Chris has worked with many local businesses helping them to sell their services to the UK Public Sector.
As the former senior buying consultant for Local & Central government Chris will be talking about how the landscape has changed significantly for the better for digital and tech companies selling to the UK public sector and what you need to do to take advantage of this market.
So if you want to learn more about what contracts are out for tender, identify the ones right for you, manage your time and resources more effectively when bidding – this is an event not to be missed!
See you on the 15th September.