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in-community Conference

In-tend presents a procurement event bringing together buyers & suppliers from both the public & private sector at the prestigious Royal Ascot racecourse.

We're Back!

In-tend are pleased to announce that our next live event, In-community Conference, will be held at the prestigious Ascot Racecourse on Tuesday 4th October 2022.

The event will consist of networking sessions with both the public and private sector, topical seminars based around procurement, and our supplier exhibitions. Tailored seminars will be available for both “buyers” and “suppliers” to attend.

In-community Conference events host to key decision makers from the procurement profession, covering Universities, Local Authorities, Higher Education, Housing Associations, NHS Primary Care Trust, Central Government and more.

All delegates/attendees can enjoy refreshments throughout the day and a buffet lunch provided by the team at Royal Ascot.

Please see our agendas or speak to our Events Team direct if you require any further information about this event. Email us at exhibitors@in-tend.co.uk or events@in-tend.co.uk. Or call us on 0843 849 4895

We very much look forward to you joining us!

Book a place today

Tuesday 4th October 2022

Royal Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire

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Stand availability

Floorplan and stand layout for the conference
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Stand 1 - type premium
Available
Stand 2 - type standard
Reserved
Stand 3 - type standard
Available
Stand 4 - type standard
Available
Stand 5 - type standard
Available
Stand 6 - type standard
Available
Stand 7 - type standard
Available
Stand 8 - type standard
Unavailable
Stand 9 - type premium
Available
Stand 10 - type standard
Unavailable
Stand 11 - type standard
Available
Stand 12 - type standard
Unavailable
Stand 13 - type standard
Available
Stand 14 - type standard
Available
Stand 15 - type standard
Reserved
Stand 16 - type premium
Reserved
Stand 17 - type premium
Available
Stand 18 - type premium
Available
Stand 19 - type standard
Available
Stand 20 - type standard
Available
Stand 21 - type standard
Available
Stand 22 - type standard
Unavailable
Stand 23 - type standard
Unavailable
Stand 24 - type standard
Available
Stand 25 - type standard
Reserved
Stand 26 - type premium
Available
Stand 27 - type premium
Unavailable
Stand 28 - type premium
Unavailable

Prices & Booking

Buyer Participant

Buyers are welcome to this event without charge, please join us to hear about both In-tends development pipeline of upcoming products together with our recent developments.

Alongside there will be a chance to hear guest speakers talk about real world applications of the In-tend system and our own in-house experts talking about up and coming relevant legislation.

Finally, the Events Team are working hard to attract a plethora of exhibitors for you to meet and engage with at our event, providing you with a full day of information and networking opportunities.

No charge
Participant registration form (PDF) Participant registration form (DOCX) Download Buyers Agenda (PDF)

Day Delegate

Suppliers are welcome to attend this event as a Day Delegate or as an Exhibitor. As a day delegate you will have access to the exhibitions hall, along with the tailored suppliers sessions including a bite-sized introduction to public sector procurement produced by our own in-house experts, information updates on current legislation; how it effects buyers and in turn suppliers and a presentation on the mechanics of tendering, a walk through of how In-tend do it.

Finally, we excited to say we will be joined by “public sector buyers” speaking direct to you about what they look for in a tender submission; an insight into what they look for as procurement professionals when reviewing tenders during our guest speaker slot.

£80 (excluding VAT)
Day Delegate registration form (PDF) Day Delegate registration form (DOCX) Download Suppliers Agenda (PDF)

Exhibitor

If you choose to attend as an Exhibitor this is an unique opportunity to showcase your products and services to a paramount audience, and further raise your company profile. As an exhibitor you will have the chance to engage with all the procurement professionals from both the public and private sector and you are also welcome to join any of the supplier sessions throughout the day. As an exhibitor you would also be eligible for promotions running simultaneously with both Sell2UK and advertisement space in our magazine, In-procurement.


Standard package

Includes two delegate passes, a 3x2 metre exhibition space (two tables, two chairs and power supplied), a 50 word company profile in our event guide (A5), lunch and refreshments.

£750 (excluding VAT)

Premium package

Includes everything from the standard package with the addition of a premium stand location. Located close to either drinks stands, food stands or entrances/exits, our premium stands are in prime view of busy areas.

£950 (excluding VAT)
Exhibitor registration form (PDF) Exhibitor registration form (DOCX) Download Suppliers Agenda (PDF)

Sponsorship packages

Please see our sponsorship opportunities in our Sponsorship and Stand Packages brochure:

Sponsorship and Stand Packages (PDF)

Our sponsorship packages can be tailor made to suit individual exhibitors needs and requirements should our standard ones not quite fit the bill. If you wish to discuss further please email exhibitions@in-tend.co.uk or events@in-tend.co.uk

Buyers agenda

  1. Saddle up

    Welcome and Introduction

  2. Enter the Parade Ring: In-tend development pipeline

    An introduction to some of our forthcoming development work and new products as we take you through three 15 minute sessions to share with you:

    e-Catalogues functionality

    electronic product & service descriptions, delivery, prices and technical features

    In-tend HUB

    Shared Procurement resource across the In-tend community

    Integrations

    Docusign & Creditsafe - just two examples of the capability of the In-tend platform to integrate with third party strategic information systems

  3. Leave the Paddock: Coffee break

    Refreshments and a chance to meet our exhibitors

  4. What are the odds?: Guest speakers (TBC)

    Join us for some examples of real world applications of the In-tend systems

  5. Place your bets!: Lunch break

    Enjoy a buffet lunch provided by Royal Ascot and further time to meet our exhibitors

  6. Under starters orders: In-tend recent developments

    Please join us for a session covering three important recent pieces of development work that In-tend have delivered:

    Adult Social Care System

    Stand alone or integrated within current instances, extended functionality allows easy allocation of care cases

    Data Analytics API

    Access to all of the data points within your In-tend platform

    Market Engagement Tool

    Work with your supply chain to ensure your tender requirements are using latest specifications and most cost effective solutions

  7. Going an even gallop: Coffee break

    Another chance to meet our exhibitors and talk to In-tend staff

  8. The Final Furlong: New procurement regulations

    New regulations, what has been announced already, how any potential changes impact the use of e-procurement and how can In-tend help you to tackle them. The session will be a mixture of discussion points lead by In-tend's Procurement Services Head of Department and one of our Business Development Managers showing how In-tends flexibility can be used to accommodate the changes

  9. A Flying Dismount: Break and close

    A final chance to speak with our exhibitors, grab a coffee and meet with In-tend staff

Suppliers agenda

  1. Saddle up

    Welcome and Introduction

  2. Enter the Parade Ring: An introduction to public sector procurement

    Join us for a 45 minute session with our own in-house experts as we take you through some of the key aspects of the public procurement process and how In-tend have been supporting those wishing to supply the sector with goods and services for over 15 years.

    This session is to include:

    • What, why and how we endeavour to help the In-tend community of buyers and suppliers talk
    • A public procurement process, goals and objectives
    • The concept of early supplier engagement
    • Procurement's place in an organisation - What is the purpose of the department and what is within their remit
  3. Leave the Paddock: Coffee break

    Refreshments and a chance to meet our exhibitors

  4. What are the odds?: Guest speakers (TBC)

    Join us to listen to “public sector buyers” speaking direct to you about what they look for in a tender submission; an insight into what they look for as procurement professionals when reviewing tenders

  5. Place your bets!: Lunch break

    Enjoy a buffet lunch provided by Royal Ascot and further time to meet our exhibitors

  6. Under starters orders: Changes to UK legislation

    An update for to current UK legislation how it effects buyers and therefore how it may effect you as a supplier

  7. The Front Runner: Guest speaker (TBC)

  8. Going an even gallop: Coffee break

    Another chance to meet our exhibitors and talk to In-tend staff

  9. The Final Furlong: How we do it

    With a tender application success rate of over 80% made by our Sales Team, join us in this session as we take you through an overview of the “mechanics” of receiving and completing a tender. Procedures and processes which can help you in the future when carrying out a tender submission.

  10. A Flying Dismount: Break and close

    A final chance to speak with our exhibitors, grab a coffee and meet with In-tend staff