Doing Business with Wollongong City Council – upcoming information session for local suppliers

Just a reminder that Wollongong City Council will be hosting a free online information session this Thursday, 28 October at 1:30-3pm, open to all local businesses interested in supplying to Council.

The session will be held using Microsoft Teams and registration is essential. If you would like to attend, please register here.

The objective of the session is to engage with local businesses in order to:

  1. Assist with understanding ‘how to do business’ with Wollongong City Council.
  2. Increase awareness of the opportunities presented by Council’s Infrastructure Delivery Program, especially over the next 12 months. The size of the current program is $834M over the next four years (2021/2022 to 2024/2025).
  3. Raise awareness of Wollongong City Council’s procurement framework, including an increase to 10% weighting for local content in tenders and formal quotations.
  4. Increase awareness of opportunities of doing business with Local Government.

The session will include a welcome from Council’s General Manager, Greg Doyle, as well as presentations covering the following topics:

  • An overview of Council’s current Infrastructure Delivery Program, highlighting upcoming opportunities
  • Council’s procurement framework, including tenders, formal quotations, panels and prescribed entity contracts
  • How suppliers can improve their submissions to Council
  • Local Government Procurement workshops for local suppliers
  • WHS compliance and prequalification

There will be an opportunity for Q&A during the session.

All businesses that register for the online event will receive a follow up email with key resources.


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