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Buyer & Supplier Networking – Melbourne

25 Oct 2018
Member Only
Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

9.00 – 10.30 am: Buyer discussion

Where Social Traders buyer member key contacts meet periodically to share information, collaborate and develop social enterprise procurement practice.

10.30 – 10.50am: Morning Tea

10.50 – 11.15am: Presentations

Presentations from the hosts: Australia Post, social enterprise and Social Traders

11.15 – 12.30pm: Networking

Each Social Traders buyer member will outline their social procurement approach, pipeline and process with a small gathering of social enterprises to facilitate an intimate discussion. This will be repeated several times and social enterprises will have the opportunity to rotate around to different buyers and ask questions.

12.30 – 1.15pm: Lunch

Continue your networking conversations over lunch.

1.15 – 3pm: Supplier session – Victorian Government – Social Procurement Framework & Implementation

The Victorian Government Social Procurement Framework went live on 1st September 2018. All government departments are starting to apply the framework to their procurement activities (goods, services and construction). Over the next few months Department of Treasury and Finance’s (DTF) Social Procurement team will be working with government departments and agencies to develop their individual Social Procurement Strategy.

In this session we will hear from DTF’s Social Procurement Team to help you better understand what department level social procurement strategies will cover in to help you better understand the Victorian Government Social Procurement process. In addition Social Traders will provide some tips and guidance on tendering to government.


This event is invite-only for our buyer members and certified social enterprises, places are limited and all attendees must RSVP.

If you are a certified social enterprise or buyer member, please contact us to register.


Buyer & Supplier Networking - Melbourne

Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia