Meet The Buyer 2017

    September 28, 2017 all-day
    Hampden Park
    Glasgow G42 9BA

    SDP’s annual event returns to Glasgow for 2017, bringing together buyers and suppliers from across the Scottish public sector

    The Supplier Development Programme is partnering with Scottish Government, Scotland Excel and Business Gateway for our 2017 annual Meet The Buyer event at Hampden Park in Glasgow.

    This year’s event will see over 60 exhibitors from the public sector, private contractors and business support providers, with over 1,000 delegates expected on the day. As the largest free procurement event in Scotland, the event affords suppliers unprecedented access to buyers and decision makers from across the Public and Private sector, with the opportunity to raise your profile as a business and prepare for upcoming contract opportunities. In addition to the exhibition, a programme of workshops will be held throughout the day. Confirmed speakers include Scottish Government, Google Digital Garage, Crown Commercial Services and the Infrastructure and Projects Authority. This event is likely to sell out so book now to guarantee your place!

    Confirmed exhibitors for this year’s event include:

    Aberdeenshire Council North Ayrshire Council
    Aberdeen City Council Midlothian Council
    Argyll and Bute Council Renfrewshire Council
    City of Edinburgh Council South Ayrshire Council
    Clackmannanshire Council South Lanarkshire Council
    Dumfries and Galloway Council West Dunbartonshire Council
    Tayside Procurement Consortium (representing Dundee, Angus and Perth & Kinross) West Lothian Council
    East Ayrshire Council Public Contracts Scotland/E-Commerce
    East Dunbartonshire Council Public Contracts Scotland Tender
    East Lothian Council Scottish Government
    East Renfrewshire Council European Championships – Glasgow 2018
    Falkirk Council Crown Commercial Services
    Fife Council Historic Environment Scotland
    Glasgow City Council Forestry Commission
    Highland Council Constructionline
    Inverclyde Council Transport Scotland
    Hub South West Scotland/Hub West Scotland Glasgow City Region City Deal
    Scottish Procurement Alliance Co-operative Development Scotland
    Hadden Construction Scotland Excel
    Scottish Fire and Rescue Balfour Beatty
    Zero Waste Scotland Strathclyde University
    FSB GAP Group
    Construction Scotland Innovation Centre CITB
    Wheatley Group Scottish Prisons Service
    Multiplex Construction Stirling Council
    North Lanarkshire Council Business Gateway
    Batleys Scottish Borders Council
    Just Enterprise CalMac Ferries
    Procurex/GO Awards APUC
    Abellio Scotrail Department for International Development
    Morrison Construction Business Loans Scotland
    Roadbridge UK Rainbow International
    Scottish Enterprise Morgan Sindell
    PSS Magazine

    Due to incredibly high demand we have now added additional stand space, however this is limited so please get in touch as soon as possible if you wish to exhibit and engage with new suppliers. If you are also interested in sponsoring the event or buying advertising space in the event programme please contact us at for more information. 
    Larger businesses and those based outside of Scotland are welcome to attend this event. If you are not a Scottish based SME or Social Enterprise please register using the link below.

    Non Scottish SME Register Here