Small and medium-sized businesses in Brent are being invited to meet with national manufacturing, distribution and logistics companies in the borough, at a special procurement event which is being planned in October 2018.
Large national companies and smaller Brent-based businesses will come together at the ‘Meet the Buyer’ event, which will be held at Sattavis Patidar Centre, Monday 8 October to discuss potential supply chain opportunities in the area.
The large manufacturing companies looking to expand their supply chain in Brent will be looking to sub-contract a range of jobs on their developments, in areas such as food manufacturing and processing, catering equipment, warehousing and storage, paper manufacturing, transportation, plus much more.
Cllr Shama Tatler, Brent Council’s Cabinet Member for Regeneration, Highways, Planning, said: “Our Meet the Buyer events are a key part of our work to support local economic growth and aim to ensure that the regeneration that’s happening in Brent, directly benefits Brent businesses, Brent jobs and Brent residents.”
In a further boost for local firms, Brent’s businesses will be entitled to a free workshop with supply-chain specialists to help them prepare their pitch, so that they are ready to win new business on the day.