West Midlands public sector organisations join forces for social value event for the VCSE sectors

West Midlands Combined Authority, Birmingham City Council, Solihull Metropolitan Council, Walsall Metropolitan Council and the Social Value Portal invite social enterprises and voluntary and community organisations in the region to join them at an event aimed at promoting a better understanding of Social Value and its role in the procurement process.
The event is about Social Value in the public procurement process and has been organised in order to enable public sector organisations in the West Midlands to connect more effectively with the VCSE sector.
By attending you will:
  • Learn more about how Social Value is being used in public procurement across the West Midlands.
  • Learn more about how best to present and describe your ‘social value offer’.
  • Find out how you can work with suppliers and contractors who want to increase Community Engagement within their supply-chains or amongst their beneficiaries.
  • Meet commissioners and procurement professionals from local authorities/organisations and find out more about current and forthcoming Social Value procurement opportunities in the West Midlands.


The event is free and takes place on:
Monday 7th October 2019 from 09:30 – 13:00 BST.
Location: Solihull Council House, Council House, Manor Square, Solihull, Birmingham B91 3QB
Birmingham UK. Freelance research, evaluation and policy consultant specialising in social enterprise and the third sector. I maintain the BSSEC blog and website

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