Suppliers wanted in North East and Yorkshire

Published:  29 February, 2012

CO DURHAM: Suppliers from the North East and Yorkshire are invited to the 'Building and Construction Meet the Buyer' event on Wednesday March 21 at Xcel Centre, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.

The day is supported by compete North East and NEPO and will has a special focus on sustainable construction.

Buyers already confirmed as attending include Gentoo, South Yorkshire Police, Hanson Contracting, Wates Living Space and Vela.

Amanda Nichol from Business to Business, the organisers of the event said: "With the challenges facing the construction industry it's more important than ever that suppliers attend events where they can network with organisations that are continuing to invest in development projects, and showcase their products and capability.

"These events are hugely popular. They are an incredibly time-efficient and successful way for buyers and suppliers to meet and do business."

Businesses attending the event meet the buyers in pre-booked, private, face-to-face meetings, to discuss their product ranges, with a view to securing deals.

David Hill, procurement advisor for housing group Vela said: "Meet the Buyer events are a great way for me to network in a very time effective way and I find them incredibly useful.

"Vela has a large regional audience and it's important that we engage with as many local businesses as possible, and showcase what the organisation does and who we work with within the region."

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