The B&NES Think Local 2015 event was held on 5 November 2015 at Bailbrook House Hotel.  This is the third Think Local event since the procurement strategy was launched in October 2013 bringing together a range of B&NES-based organisations and addressing issues pertinent to procurement and local businesses.  The successful event held on 5 November 2015 was attended by over 70 B&NES business leaders and covered topics as diverse as the changes to EU Procurement rules and regulations to Fairtrade and an engaging case study from Watmuff & Beckett, a local success story.  The programme and presentations from the event can be accessed below.

Programme 05 November 2015

B&NES Think Local Update

Ashfords Think Local Presentation

Seratio Presentation

South West Fairtrade Presentation

Watmuff and Beckett Presentation

Supply Market Engagement Presentation 

On 15th October 2013 Bath &NES Council held an event to launch the 'Think Local' Strategy and to engage with the businesses from our local area. Links to the presentations from this event are available below.

Cllr David Bellotti - Think Local

Ron Simpson - Government Procurement Service

Mary Higgins and Matt Steele - Curo Group  





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