What is the Go-2-Tender Programme?

Keystone Procurement is proud to be a part of the team that delivers InterTradeIreland’s Go-2-Tender programme. These tender training workshops are specially designed to give Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) all over Ireland the know-how to tender successfully for public contracts.

The Go-2-Tender workshops take place over 2 days with an initial half day of mentoring support offered to each participating company from an experienced consultant. It provides excellent value for money and includes training, materials, catering and mentoring. It costs only €100 (or £85) per person.

Find Out More & Register

To find out more and register for these and other upcoming workshops, visit the Go-2-Tender section of InterTradeIreland’s website. It will cost no more than €100 (or £85) per person for the training, materials, catering and mentoring, which provides excellent value for money.

Training Content

Topics include:

  1. How to source above and below threshold contract opportunities.
  2. The bid/no bid decision.
  3. How the Public Sector buys (North and South).
  4. How to assess opportunities using live examples.
  5. Electronic tender platforms (e.g.
  6. Success strategies for SMEs.
  7. How to become more competitive.
  8. Improving your document writing skills.
  9. Checklist of tender content and how it should be presented
  10. Debriefing following tender competitions.
  11. Action planning for successful tendering.


Keystone Procurement is proud to be a member of ISME. We offer great discounts to our fellow ISME members as part of the ADVANTAGE ISME Affinity Programme.

ISME, the Irish SME Association, is Ireland’s independent representative association for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). It has over 10,500 members nationwide. Owned, funded and managed by SME owner-managers, it is the independent voice of the Irish SME.

Here are three ways that ISME members can save:

  1. Keystone Procurement are offering ISME members 15% off bid support, general strategy and procurement advice. Simply provide us with proof of membership when booking any of these services.
  2. ISME members can claim a 50% discount when using our sister site to source potential consortium partners. Simply use the form on the Sluamor Contact page to provide us with your ISME membership details. We will then send you a discount code for you to use when submitting your pitch.