Meet The Buyer 2017 @ Hampden Park
Sep 28 all-day

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
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

Energy 2017 @ NEC Birmingham
Oct 10 – Oct 12 all-day
Energy 2017 @ NEC Birmingham | United Kingdom

Energy 2017 is FREE to attend

Energy 2017 is a show dedicated to renewables, innovation and power solutions within the building environment and will provide energy saving ideas to reduce costs for you. Taking place 10-12th October, this event will open its doors at the NEC in Birmingham and welcomes those working in the energy sector with a passion to find out more about the latest developments in the industry.

Click here for more information!

UHEI Birmingham 2017 @ University of Birmingham
Nov 14 – Nov 15 all-day
UHEI Birmingham 2017 @ University of Birmingham | England | United Kingdom
Further to the success of last year’s inaugural Universities & Healthcare Estates and Innovation event in Birmingham and in response to the feedback we received from that event, we are pleased to announce UHEI Birmingham 2017 which will be held on 14-15 November 2017 at the University of Birmingham.UHEI Birmingham is a two-day event to allow for more in-depth coverage of the conference topics.

Universities & Healthcare Estates and Innovation

Universities & Healthcare Estates and Innovation is a unique conference and exhibition that addresses some of the key issues facing the University and Healthcare sectors. The conference addresses each issue from a University perspective, and then from a Healthcare perspective – allowing delegates to gain insight into both areas. We work in partnership with the futher education and healthcare sectors to develop a compelling agenda and a unique forum that brings together the Estate Directors of the NHS & Universities to encourage the sharing of best-practice.

The conference is supported by an exhibition featuring the leading providers to both sectors.

Who’s attending UHEI Birmingham 2017:

Universities & Healthcare Estates and Innovation 2017 will be of interest to, and attract the following delegates:

EMEX 2017 @ EXCEL London
Nov 22 – Nov 23 all-day

EMEX 2017 – The place for your marketing budget in 2017

EMEX, The Energy Management Exhibition, co-managed by the Energy Managers Association, is the UK’s FASTEST GROWING energy event.

Attendees include Energy Managers, Facility Managers and all those involved in energy and energy bill reduction and procurement.

Please use the following links to download our floor-plan and booking form and return by email. Space will be held on a first come first served basis with priority given to existing exhibitors – please indicate your first, second and third choice locations. Deposits will not be invoiced until January 2017.

Please find space for us in your budget, or contact us for more information.

We look forward to welcoming you and especially thank you for your support.


With kind regards




Jason Franks

Managing Director, EMEX