ABC businesses set to benefit from a business support programme developed to improve tendering capabilities
Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council have launched a Win More Business Procurement programme designed specifically to develop and improve tendering skills and ultimately win more business.
Over 150 businesses are set to receive up to three-days of one-to-one mentoring support, helping businesses identify obstacles to successful tendering and developing their tendering technique. This project is part funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for Growth & Jobs Northern Ireland (2014-2020) Programme.
A number of workshops will explore e-tendering processes and tendering opportunities where businesses can identify a live tender and additional support to prepare and submit their documents.
Encouraging local businesses to participate in the mentoring programme, Lord Mayor of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon, Councillor Mealla Campbell said,
“As a council we are committed to support local businesses across the borough and we are delighted to work in partnership with Invest NI to support our local businesses.
“Our council area has a large number of small and micro businesses and with programmes like this aimed at supporting, mentoring and improving skills that will ultimately help our local businesses grow and create employment opportunities.”
The programme is now open for applications and will be delivered by Global Education Limited. If you would like to know more about the programme or to apply click here or contact Global Education Limited on 028 7134 7631.
Eligible applicants must be located in Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council Area, have less than 50 employees, be actively trading for a minimum of 12 months and not be receiving similar support elsewhere.
Invest Northern Ireland works with individuals, companies and organisations in manufacturing and tradable services which show the ambition and commitment to grow by being more innovative, more entrepreneurial and more internationally focused.
Invest NI’s full range of support and services are delivered through local offices in Belfast, Coleraine, Ballymena, Craigavon, Londonderry, Newry, Enniskillen and Omagh, and an international office network.