What is Go-2-Tender?

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

The Go-2-Tender workshops take place over 2 days. In addition, an experienced consultant provides an initial half day of mentoring support to each participating business.

Find Out More & Register

To find out more and register for 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. In short, it provides excellent value for money.

InterTradeIreland is a cross-border agency funded by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation in Ireland and the Department for the Economy in Northern Ireland.

Training Content

Topics include:

  1. How to find 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 prospects using live examples.
  5. Electronic tender platforms (e.g.
  6. Success strategies for SMEs.
  7. How to become more competitive.
  8. Improve your document writing skills.
  9. Checklist for tender content and how you should present it.
  10. Debriefs after tender competitions.
  11. Action planning for successful tendering.


Keystone Procurement is proud to be a member of ISME. So, we offer great discounts to our fellow ISME members as part of the ADVANTAGE ISME Affinity Programme. In addition to our services, you can reduce your costs and add value to your business through the buying power of ISME for a wide range of services.

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

Here are three great ways that ISME members save:

  1. Keystone Procurement offers ISME members 15% off bid support, general strategy and procurement advice. Just provide us with proof of membership when booking any of these services.
  2. ISME members get a 50% discount when using our sister site to find consortium partners. Just use the form on the Sluamor Contact page to provide us with your ISME membership details. After that, we will send you a discount code for you to use when submitting your pitch.