Procurement Advice & Business Opportunities in the Aid and Development Sector

Procurement Advice & Business Opportunities in the Aid and Development Sector

On 1st December 2016, the Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) hosted a webinar on ‘Procurement advice & business opportunities in the aid and development sector’ aimed at private sector companies looking to supply humanitarian aid and development programmes and doing business with UN, bilateral and government agencies, the webinar offered an update and refresher on the tender process, vendor registration and evaluation criteria.

Experts from key procurement divisions in the international aid and development sector offered first-hand insights and guidance, including:

  • Faith Graham, Senior Contracts Officer, The World Bank
  • Trexyl Chua-Miranda, Strategic Procurement Advisor, Peace and Security Cluster, UNOPS
  • Allan Deacon, Independent Consultant & PhD candidate, honorary International Ambassador, International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM)

Through a multi-channel marketing campaign carried out over a period of two weeks, AIDF delivered a successful webinar resulting in 397 sales leads and 42% attendance rate.

The webinar gathered representatives from 330 companies from 68 countries around the world. To view the webinar case study, please click here

“The webinar was excellent and all the speakers provided invaluable advice and information with just the right amount content, pace and detail. I can also imagine that a significant amount of work went on behind the scenes to deliver such a well-organised webinar. Thanks again to all involved and please pass on my thanks to the speakers.” - Tim Flint, Head of Government, Aid & Defence (UK & Europe), Damco UK Ltd

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