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31 May 2022

Hilton Metropole, Birmingham


31 May 2022
Hilton Metropole, Birmingham

2022 Entries opening in March!

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Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors

Sponsor the UK National GO Awards 2022

Align your organisation with the GO Awards and position your brand to the most influential and outstanding procurement buyers across the country.

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Public Procurement Professionals – We Salute You

Back for 2022, the UK National GO Awards will once again return to the Hilton Metropole, Birmingham on the 31 May 2022! Co-hosted by BBC presenter Holly Hamilton and Magician Paul Martin, the GO Awards celebrates the very best procurement achievements from across the UK’s public, private and third sector organisations!

Entries for this year’s awards will open in March 2022.

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“The importance of public sector procurement has been in the spotlight during this crisis. I have seen some inspiring examples of innovation, speed of action and dedication … Each year the GO Awards feature yet more remarkable features of customer service, collaboration and creativity. As always at this event, we will celebrate and share what we have learned.”

Simon Tse
Chief Executive - Crown Commercial Service

“We are seeing fantastic examples of supply and partnership everyday across the public sector, this is why we are particularly proud to be sponsoring the Supplier Relationship Management Award. We take great pleasure in recognising the fantastic efforts of all the candidates and their achievements.”

NHS Shared Business Services
Sponsor - GO Awards National

“Thank you so much, we did not expect this and are absolutely blown away.”

Domestic Abuse Safety Unit North Wales
Winner - Best Service – Micro and Small Businesses and Third Sector Organisations

“It’s a great success – thank you GO Awards!”

Department for Infrastructure, AECOM, Graham Farrans Joint Venture
Winner - Infrastructure or Capital Project of the Year

“2020 has been our first experience of the GO Awards and Procurex and although the circumstances are far from ideal, we are very impressed with how everything has been handled.”

Augmentas Group
Sponsor - 2020 GO Awards National

“This year’s National GO Awards features a cracking set of submissions. Whether you’re nominated, highly commended or lucky enough to win, really good job and well done. You are demonstrating the power of procurement.”

Nick Ford
Director of Scottish Procurement and Property - Scottish Government

“Delighted to win, thanks very much. Its important that we recognise procurement leadership and delivering better business.”

Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency
Winner - Procurement Leadership of the Year

“We are extremely proud to be sponsoring the GO Awards, and in particular the category Leadership of the Year.”

Sponsor - GO Awards National

“This means a lot to be recognised for all the work we have been doing. I know we were up against some fantastic competition as well.”

NEPO & EDF Energy
Winner - Supplier Relationship Management

“We are delighted to be a sponsor for this year’s GO Awards. Our congratulations go to the nominees, all are worthy winners and we wish you the best of luck.”

Bloom Procurement
Sponsor - GO Awards National

“This is a great achievement because it recognises all the hard work undertaken behind a project.”

NHS Digital and The Health Family
Winner - Project of the Year (below £20m value) - Health

“Today offers an opportunity to celebrate the innovative procurement taking place across the whole of the UK. Working through the current crisis hasn’t been easy, and I have huge admiration for the procurement community and what it’s achieved.”

Dean Medcraft
Interim Director of Commercial - Welsh Government

“Thanks very much and congratulations to to the other entries in this category. It’s a huge deal for the team as it’s the first time we have won a GO Award.”

NHS London Procurement Partnership
Winner - Innovation of the Year - Health

“We are pleased to be supporting the GO Awards 2020. It’s a pleasure to be involved with the recognition, hard work and dedication that all the finalists have put into the projects and submissions. “

Complete Business Solutions
Sponsor - GO Awards National

“It’s amazing to receive this award and also to be a part of this amazing category with so many other innovation projects.”

Oxfordshire County Council, Innovation Hub, IM23, Oxford Computer Consultants
Winner - Innovation of the Year - Other Organisations

“It’s my pleasure to contribute to this event which is a showcase of the hard work and achievement of many procurement staff across the public sector. The GO Awards provides an opportunity to recognise the broad range of procurement activity of different organisations, and to highlight those fellow professionals who support the continual drive for transformation.”

Brendan Smyth
Director, Health Projects Division - Construction & Procurement Delivery

“We are delighted to be sponsoring the GO Awards National, and to recognise the hard working individuals and teams working in procurement across the UK.”

Sponsor - GO Awards National

Right now, procurement is playing a vital role in the delivery of public services – against the most challenging circumstances it has ever faced and organisations are facing incredible demands. This year the GO Awards matter more than ever, to recognise those making great procurement happen.

Grahame Steed
Lead Judge, UK National GO Awards

2020/21 Event Hosts

Holly Hamilton, BBC Presenter

Paul Martin, Magician and Entertainer