As a response to COVID-19 this Business Victoria workshop will not be delivered face to face but rather by Zoom online delivery. It is also free of charge. Whether the idea of tendering for government business has you scratching your head about where to start, or sends you screaming in a tangle of red tape, think again. The Australian government sector spends billions annually procuring products and services. If you’re not putting your business forward as a potential supplier, you’re missing out. This workshop will show you, step by step, how to maximise your chances of success. PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is specifically tailored for Victorian businesses.
It’s not just big business that wins government contracts. Small business has an equal chance to make one of the largest buyers of products and services in Australia your next customer. Learn everything you need to know to position your business to stand out and win one of the many tender and contract opportunities regularly available. Understand how each level of government – local, state and federal – is different and get to grips with the terminology, the protocols and processes that must be followed when bidding for government tenders and grants or responding to requests to quote. Learn how to make your proposal stand out and find out how your business will be evaluated at this workshop specifically designed by government to demystify the application process. Get the inside story straight from the mouths of the decision makers on where to source opportunities and take away useful resources, checklists and templates, hints and practical tips to follow. Winning government business is possible. Find out how at this Business Victoria workshop has helped businesses in Victoria get started. Learn how to: • Become a supplier to local, state and federal governments • Understand the way the public sector buys goods and services • Communicate and engage, both within and across government departments • Market your capabilities • Source opportunities • Apply for grants, tender and submit bids, or respond to requests to quote • Gain competitive advantage • Maximise opportunities for success • Access tools, templates, support and resources in future. PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is only available for Victorian small businesses and residents.