Increase Sales by Winning Contracts: How to Write a Winning Tender Bid

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Tuesday, 21 November, 2017 - 13:30 to 16:00

Increase Sales by Winning Contracts: How to Write a Winning Tender Bid


Business Ready Programme


Judges Dining & Drawing Room
Shire Hall, Market Square, Warwick CV34 4RL
United Kingdom

Businesses looking to win contracts and learn how to write a winning tender bid.

  • Do you want to find tenders that would be right for your business?
  • What are the essential requirements that the business needs to comply with?
  • What is the typical tender process?
  • What are the commissioners looking for in a tender bid?
  • What are the most common reasons a bid will be disqualified?
  • How do I go about writing a successful bid?

This workshop is aimed at anyone involved in the bid process, regardless of experience, giving insight into what it takes to consistently plan and write winning bid and tenders.

This session is an opportunity for businesses across Coventry and Warwickshire to hear more about how they can access procurement tender opportunities through public bodies national companies and the EU.

A panel of specialists will be on hand to provide top tips on how to tender for opportunities, and will give you an overview of the key procurement portals on the market.

The event will equip you with the information that you need to access procurement tender opportunities and unlock potential economic growth for your business. Speakers will include representatives from CW Connect at the Coventry and Warwickshire Growth Hub, CSW Jets Portal, University of Warwick Science Park and Warwickshire County Council



  • 13:30 - Welcome and Introduction to the session
  • 13:45 - Overview of Procurement - Topics to covered
  • 13:55 - Procurement Top Tips
  • 14:15 - Applying for Tenders
  • 14:45 - Introduction to the portals
  • · Compete 4, CSW Jets, HVM, CW Connect, DIT, EEN & OPPS.
  • 15:30 - Case Study
  • 15:45 - Questions and answer
  • 16:00 - Close of session

Specialists at University of Warwick Science Park, in partnership with other local business support providers.

The Business Ready programme is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, forming part of the Coventry & Warwickshire Business Support Programme. 

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