InterTradeIreland Meet the Buyer event 2022

News article

Learn how you can access pipeline contracts and make new connections

Join InterTradeIreland on Wednesday 22 June at the Titanic Belfast for a day of insight and learning. Learn how you can access pipeline contracts valued at £60m+ and make connections with the decision makers in Translink.

What to expect from the event

  • 1-2-1 meetings with Translink’s key decision makers, business users and their primary contractors.
  • Meet the Translink Procurement Team and gain valuable insights around tendering for Translink contracts.
  • Meet with representatives from Dublin Bus & Iarnrod Eireann to hear about their business development activities.
  • Get advice and guidance on tendering and other business supports from InterTradeIreland, Invest NI and eTendersNI.
  • Engage and network with other suppliers and industry peers.

Who you will meet

You will meet with the following procurement category teams and key decision makers across the Translink Group:

  • Fleet & Engineering category – incorporating: Bus Engineering, Rail Engineering, Bus and Rail Systems & Operations.
  • Rail Infrastructure category – incorporating: Structures, Renewals, Permanent Way, Signalling & Telecoms.
  • Property & Estates category – incorporating: Property Works, Property Maintenance, Facilities Management.
  • Corporate Services category – incorporating: Marketing & Communications, Digital Comms/Design & Print, Human Resources, ICT & Ticketing, Health, Safety & Environment.

Primary contractors:

  • Wrightbus Ltd (bus fleet)
  • Farrans/Sacyr JV (construction – Belfast Transport Hub)
  • Babcock (permanent way and signalling & telecoms)
  • Cleary Contracting (construction)
  • Switch Mobility (bus fleet)
  • Volvo UK Ltd (bus fleet)
  • Graham (construction)
  • Adman Civil Projects FP McCann (construction)
  • McLaughlin & Harvey (construction)
  • Lowry Building & Civil Engineering (construction)
  • CAF SA (rail fleet)

Also attending are:

  • Dublin Bus
  • Iarnroad Eireann
  • Invest NI
  • eTendersNI (CPD)
  • VANRATH (permanent and temporary recruitment)
  • Hays (permanent and temporary recruitment)

Event information

The event will start at 08:45 with registration and networking opening at 08:00.

  • 08:00 - Registration, Networking & Refreshments
  • 08:45 - Opening Speeches Margaret Hearty, InterTradeIreland Chief Executive Paddy Anderson, Translink Chief Financial Officer Tricia Massey, Head of Group Procurement
  • 09:00 - Stands open
  • 09.10 - Workshops commence
  • 15:00 - Event Close

Find out more and book your place at the InterTradeIreland Meet the Buyer event 2022 in partnership with Translink.

First published 12 May 2022