Procurement and Commissioning Master Class 2017

Date: Thursday 12 October 2017
Time: 09:30 - 16:00
Location: Moller Centre, Storey's Way, Cambridge, CB3 0DS
Event Fees:EELGA member local authorities - FREE
Non-member organisations - £95.00 (Ex VAT)

THE must-attend FREE event is for East of England public sector officers and members interested in good practice across the entire procurement cycle

The East of England LGA is once again helping our local authority and wider public sector colleagues to meet these challenges by putting on our annual procurement master-class. This event will be an excellent opportunity to hear from recognised experts and leaders in this field, as well as showcasing some great examples of leading-edge procurement practice.


  • Understand the latest developments in public sector procurement
  • Hear from some recognised experts in the field
  • Find out about good practice and success stories
  • Discover what the East of England LGA can do to support you in improving procurement
  • An opportunity to network with peers    

This event is ideal for anyone with an interest in public sector procurement and a desire to improve their own knowledge and skill for the benefit of their organisation. It is also the best opportunity to network with your procurement and commissioning professional peers from across the East of England.

Could you contribute?
The East of England LGA welcomes approaches from those who would like to showcase their own good practice at our master-class events. If you are interested in this opportunity, then please contact our Senior Manager, Eddie Gibson, for an informal conversation in the first instance - call 01284 758300 or e-mail

Event Downloads

Brexit and the possible future for Public Procurement Regulations (Mills & Reeve LLP)christopher_brennan_ppt.pdf69KB
Social Value in Practice – The Supplier Perspective (Barclays)fraser_mackay_ppt.pdf348KB
Good, Better, Best: Government Commercial Operating Standards (Cabinet Office) mhairi_docherty_ppt.pdf414KB
Public Sector Commercial Apprenticeship and LGA Corporate Award (CIPS)anita_hicks_and_charlotte_payne_ppt.pdf936KB
“Towards National Procurement Strategy 2018” (East of England LGA) eddie_gibson_ppt.pdf549KB
“I Can Make It” - Using Public Procurement to promote social equality (Disability Rights UK and Hertfordshire Champion)anna_denham_and_bethany_young_ppt.pdf193KB
Working with your colleagues to plan ahead effectively (Stevenage Borough Council) lisa_baldock_ppt.pdf1MB
Improving Contract Management capability – a low cost / high impact model for change (Watford & Three Rivers Councils) howard_hughes_ppt.pdf535KB
Getting high-level buy-in to the value of good procurement (Basildon Borough Council) stephanie_fields_ppt.pdf146KB

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Please note: cancellations made less than 1 week before the event date or non-attendance on the day will be charge £100 plus VAT.

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