25 October 2017, Marriott Hotel, Glasgow


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GO Awards Scotland 2017/18

The countdown is now on to this year’s Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards Scotland 2017/18.

Category registration and submissions are now closed.  Thank you to all participating organisations who are now in the running to gain recognition and showcase your organisation’s achievements to Scotland’s public procurement marketplace.

Officially supported by the Scottish Government and part of Scotland’s Annual Festival of Procurement, the GO Awards Scotland celebrate procurement excellence and innovation across ten categories and are open to public, private and third sector organisations.

The glittering Gala Awards Ceremony will take place on the evening of 25 October at the Glasgow Marriott. Make sure that you and your organisation are part of the celebration.


View last year’s highlights from the 2016/17 GO Awards Scotland ceremony


Official Awards Host, TV presenter Sarah Heaney

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There are 4 weeks until the GO Awards Scotland ceremony


  • "We are absolutely thrilled at this recognition."

    Denis McFaddenICT team leader

  • "The GO Awards are a fantastic morale booster ... it is great to take time to celebrate success"

    Scottish Natural Heritage

  • "The GO Awards are the procurement Oscars – winning an Award here recognises you as an expert in your field."

    Skills Development Scotland

  • "We feel fantastic to win this GO Award; it is really good to be recognised for all our procurement team’s hard work."

    The University of Glasgow

  • "We are speechless to win and very chuffed; we have come a long way in a very short time. It is great to have all our hard work gratified by this Award."

    Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar

  • "The GO Awards are great because they help companies build their reputation within the public sector."

    Maindec Computer Solutions

  • "It is the passion and commitment of procurement professionals across the Scottish public sector that has built our reputation for excellence. That’s why I am delighted to support the GO Awards."


  • "Being a judge at the Go Awards is a real highlight in my year. I would encourage everyone who is proud of a piece of work to enter and aspire to be recognised as being the best of the best."

    Alison BrownAssociate Director of Business Development

  • "I’m really privileged to be a judge in the GO Awards. Entrants are encouraged to use this as an opportunity to gain recognition for their achievements and a way to celebrate innovation."

    Sharon SmythDirector of Supplies and Services Division, Central Procurement Directorate, Northern Ireland