Procurement For All 

Annual Conference and Exhibition 2018

National Public Sector Procurement Consortium, Procurement For All, is hosting its first annual conference and exhibition on 1 February 2018 at Manchester United Football Ground, Old Trafford, Manchester.

The event is aimed to provide an informative overview of the latest issues surrounding public sector procurement, focusing on procurement compliance, fire risk management and collaborative working.  Many sessions will be held throughout the day with high profile speakers attending the event:

Keith Armstrong, Managing Director and Company Secretary, Procurement For All

Keith Armstrong

Gordon Perry, Board Member, Ark Consultancy and Retired Chief Executive, Accent Housing

Gordon Perry

Ian Thomson, Executive Director of Homes and Services at Johnnie Johnson Housing Trust

Ian Thomson

Phil Williams, Assistant Director, The Procurement Partners

Phil Williams

Yvonne McDermott, Executive Director of Development at Mosscare St Vincents Housing

Yvonne McDermott

Martin Vincent, Partner, Weightmans Solicitors

Martin Vincent

Chris Green, Partner, Weightmans Solicitors

Chris Green

In addition to the conference, there will be an exhibition of key service providers, who provide OJEU compliant services to Procurement For All members - a great opportunity to network.

Refreshments will be available throughout the day.  A buffet lunch will be provided for delegates.  There is ample free car parking on site.

At the end of the day there will be a FREE tour of the Manchester United Football Stadium for delegates, including a tour of the home and away changing rooms.  Take a look at the agenda for the day below:

First Annual Conference and Exhibition

Thursday 1 February 2018

Manchester Suite, Manchester United Football Ground

Sir Matt Busby Way, Old Trafford, Manchester. M16 0RA


10.00 – 10.30 
Registration and Refreshments
10.30 – 10.45
Opening Session and Keynote Address: Keith Armstrong, Managing Director, Procurement For All
10.45 – 11.30Exhibition
11.30 – 12.00Presentation: Collaboration – Working Smarter Not Harder. Gordon Perry, Board Member at Ark Consultancy and Retired Chief Executive, Accent Housing
12.00 – 12.30Presentation: Development – Are You Ready For Supplying the Demand? Yvonne McDermott, Executive Director of Development, Mosscare St Vincents Housing
12.30 – 1.30Lunch and Exhibition
1.30 – 1.50Fire Health and Safety – Managing the Risk.  Chris Green, Partner, Weightmans Solicitors LLP
1.50 – 2.15Procurement Methodology – Are you Compliant? Martin Vincent, Partner, Weightmans Solicitors LLP
2.15 – 3.00Panel Discussion: Procurement and Finance – Impact of Non-Compliance. Chaired by Martin Vincent, Partner, Weightmans  LLP.  Panel: Phillip Williams, Assistant Director, The Procurement Partners, Keith Armstrong, Managing Director, Procurement For All
3.00 – 3.20Member Spotlight: Grounds Maintenance Procurement, Ian Thomson, Executive Director of Homes and Services, JJHT
3.20 – 4.30FREE : Manchester United Stadium Tour
4.30  Close

Who should attend?  Key personnel from procurement, finance and development should attend this event from the public sector.

Interested?  Its FREE!  Delegate spaces are limited and you must register your interest.  Please register your interest today by completing the form below:

Procurement For All Annual Conference and Exhibition 2018

Once you click submit, a member of the Procurement For All team will contact you to confirm your delegate place.