News: Meet the Buyers 2017

Posted on 19th July 2017

Gatwick Diamond Meet the Buyers 2017

18th October 2017

The Arora Hotel, Crawley

We are contacting you to let you know about the Gatwick Diamond Meet the Buyers programme which is sponsored by Gatwick Airport, the Gatwick Diamond Initiative and Crawley Borough Council.

This is a unique event that connects Suppliers to Buyers across the Gatwick Diamond and wider area. Now in its 17th year, Gatwick Diamond Meet the Buyers has a proven track record of generating new business.

As a Supplier, you will have the opportunity to meet with Buyers that have money to spend on products and services.

For 2017 we have introduced a set of Buyer Zones to make sure that we get full interaction for both Suppliers and Buyers.  These are:

  • Construction & Infrastructure: Buyers include Raven Housing, Thakeham Homes, Marco Airport Facilities & Kier
  • Public Sector & Utilities: Buyers include The Home Office, Gatwick Express, Southern Water and Local Authorities
  • Business Services: Buyers include B&CE & Central Sussex College
  • Manufacturing & Innovation: Buyers include Elekta & Varian
  • International: Department for International Trade and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce

So far Buyers have told us they are looking to secure a very wide range of services from Advertising to Waste Management, from Brickwork to Welding.

Here’s just a small example of one Buyer’s needs:

  • Recruitment Services – to £1m
  • Staff Uniforms – to £200,000
  • Cleaning Materials – to £30,000
  • Vehicle Parts – to £100,000

If you would like to attend Gatwick Diamond Meet the Buyers 2017 as a supplier, please complete and return the Supplier Registration Form.  Once we have found a match with one or more of our Buyers, we will confirm your place and issue you with an invoice.  For more details, please refer to the form or visit our website; www.gatwickdiamondmeetthebuyers.com

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us, and we will be happy to help.

Best regards

 

Sally Brown

Gatwick Diamond Meet the Buyers 2017

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"“Sutton Winson have been members of the BHBPA for around 7 years. We have found it a great way to keep in touch with Burgess Hill businesses and to meet with likeminded people. It’s not just another “networking” group, as it tackles the real issues and gets things done”"

Bruce Millington, Manager
(Sutton Winson Ltd)

"The BHBPA is the most effective and dynamic business organisation I have ever worked with in over 30 years in Local Government. It has a very active and large membership whose points of view are taken seriously by all government structures. Peter Liddell does an excellent job in providing unique and enjoyable networking opportunities where members interact and discuss points of mutual interest. It provides a forum for businesses to discuss common issues, to share experiences and to play a powerful and meaningful role in the Burgess Hill community. The BHBPA provides important and credible support for all its members and ensures that their best interests are represented where necessary. "

Steve Cridland, CEO
(Burgess Hill Town Council)

"“I can’t speak highly enough of the BHBPA. As a small local business we feel very much part of a community and thoroughly enjoy the annual exhibition and meetings throughout the year. Over the years we have built fantastic working relationships with many BHBPA members and every meeting and event offers us opportunities to work with more. This is networking at its best! ” "

Judi Arditi, Director
(Travail Employment Group)

"The BHBPA is an energetic and vocal organisation that connects and empowers and informs the local business community acting as an effective conduit to local authority and other organisations. We are proud to be part of that community and the association."

Nick Broom, Managing Director
(PVL UK Ltd)