GoToTender2013The InterTradeIreland Go-2-Tender programme gives you the confidence, knowledge and practical skills to tender successfully for public sector contracts for your business, particularly on a cross-border basis. Companies which have been on the programme in recent times have won contracts valued at nearly €60/£49 million. Next programme on in Hodson Bay Hotel on 9th and 16th May 2013.

Go-2-Tender will provide you with a better practical understanding of: 

How public sector bodies across the island buy their goods and services

How to source opportunities

The tendering process

What buyers are looking for

How to prepare a winning proposal


Date and location

9th May 2013 and 16th May 2013

Hodson Bay Hotel
Co. Westmeath


The programme consists of a two day workshop and a half day of remotely delivered  mentoring.  This mentoring may be extended by up to three additional days and all mentoring is delivered by an experienced consultant to assist with tender development. 

Day One

  • Finding tender opportunities
  • Why tenders are lost and how much they cost
  • Structure of the public bodies (North and South)
  • A pragmatic cross-border overview of differences in tendering and completing work
  • How to assess opportunities using live examples
  • Success strategies for SMEs  

Day Two

  • How to become more competitive
  • Improving your document writing skills
  • Checklist of tender content and how it should be presented
  • Debriefing following tender competitions
  • Action planning for successful tendering



Registration begins at 9.00 and the programme wraps up at 16.00 on both days.


Go-2-Tender provides excellent value for money and includes training, materials, catering and mentoring.

The cost is €100 or £85 per person.


For more details and to register visit the IntertradeIreland GoToTender Website.



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