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The UK’s Leading Public Sector Procurement Event

9 September 2020 NEC Birmingham

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Key Features

Live Stages

Procurex National will feature two Live Stages bringing together policy makers and thought leaders to present their views on the current and future landscape of public sector procurement within the UK.

Hear from leading experts who will discuss the latest policies which impact on the roles of purchasing and commissioning staff within the public sector.

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Academy Zones

A series of themed procurement-related zones covering some key issues and current high-profile topics, all of which are CPD certified.

Attending the sessions in the Academy Zones at Procurex will allow you to further your career development opportunities by upskilling in key areas of public sector procurement. These interactive zones will offer a one stop shop for anyone looking to improve their knowledge of procurement. Sessions are free to attend, and ALL sessions are CPD certified and count towards CIPS Chartered Status.

Procurex National Academy Zones will feature sessions covering the key themes of the overall event:

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Crown Commercial Service Art of Procurement

As an official event partner for Procurex National 2020, the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will be hosting an experiential gallery installation which will help delegates visualise and understand the various facets of public sector procurement.

There will be an opportunity for visitors to ‘Meet the Artists’ who will be on hand throughout the day to provide a range of procurement advice and support services, designed around the many valued added benefits that CCS can provide to both the public and private sector.

CCS will also be participating across several skills development zones, where attendees will be able to participate within a range of educational sessions including topical subjects such as modern slavery, social value, procurement 101 and the digital buying community.

Tracy Clark, Customer Experience & Business Development Director of the Crown Commercial Service, will also be providing a keynote address within the Public Sector Solutions Live Stage.

“This event continues to be one of the great showcases for the innovations now driving the transformation of our public services” – Simon Tse, Chief Executive, Crown Commercial Service


Product Showcase

The Procurex National 2020 Product Showcase offers visitors the chance to meet with innovative suppliers looking to work with the local government sector, allowing you the chance to look at approaches your organisation could take to achieve your efficiency savings. Sectors exhibiting at this event include central government, local authorities, health, education and much more.

Discover exciting new products, innovative services and efficient and adaptable suppliers

  • Discover new technologies to help you save time
  • Develop new partnerships
  • Network with cutting-edge solutions providers

Suppliers interested in sponsoring or exhibiting should contact us by phone on 0845 270 7066 or email


Market Support & Engagement Zone

Come and relax at the Market Support & Engagement Zone lounge.

Chat to our teams about how we can help you engage earlier with buyers and make sure you aren’t missing a single relevant opportunity with the public sector. We are here to help you take the next steps on your procurement journey!

Our consultative approach will help you understand your organisation’s challenges and identify how ready your business is to work with the public sector. We can also advise you on how you can best find relevant opportunities. If you are already winning business but want to grow your share of the public spend or upskill yourself and/or your teams with training and consultancy, our Procurement experts can support your journey.

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UK National GO Awards

The countdown is now on to this year’s UK National Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards 2020.

Taking place on the evening of Procurex National 2020, the UK National GO Awards 2020 will be held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on 9 September 2020.

Whether you are a supplier to or a buyer for the public sector, the Awards are a fantastic opportunity to celebrate procurement excellence, gain best practice insight and meet fellow procurement professionals at the networking opportunity of the year.

As the networking opportunity of the year, the GO Awards are the glittering climax to the UK’s day of procurement and see over 500 delegates from the UK public procurement community go head to head to win a coveted UK National GO Award.

Procurex National will feature the GO Excellence Live Stage which will take place in the afternoon in the Keynote Arena at Procurex National.

Featuring interviews with this year’s GO Excellence in Public Procurement Awards UK National finalists and judges, the GO Excellence Live Stage will give attending delegates a unique opportunity to hear directly from organisations within the public, private and third sectors who have delivered an outstanding project, service or initiative for the public sector.

The GO Excellence Live Stage will feature interviews with those organisations excelling in areas including Social Value, Team Work, Environmental Impact and Best Service.

Full agenda details for the GO Excellence Live Stage will be announced in the coming weeks.

For further information on the UK National GO Awards 2020, including a full list of this year’s finalist organisations, please visit: