Description

ADB undertakes Business Opportunities Seminars (BOSs) in its members to improve the interest and ability of eligible suppliers to locate ADB business opportunities, prepare high-quality and responsive bids, and understand ADB’s procurement and anticorruption procedures. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Procurement, Portfolio and Financial Management Department (PPFD) transitioned its Business Opportunities Outreach Initiatives from in-person to virtual format. This year, PPFD will continue to offer and host virtual BOS and welcome in-person events, in cooperation with the host organizations.

Objectives

During the seminar, participants will have the opportunity to:

  • meet with ADB staff in procurement, consulting, project management, and related operations as well as sector specialists.
  • hear presentations on how to qualify for ADB-financed contracts.
  • discover what business opportunities are available, and where.

At the end of the seminar, participants will have:

  • discovered the advantages of ADB-financed contracts.
  • received an inside look at ADB's policies and procedures for the procurement of goods and works, the recruitment of consultants, and the engagement of NGOs and NGO’s and civil society organizations.
  • learned how to locate business opportunities.
  • learned the best ways to prepare responsive bids and proposals.
  • received first-hand information on contracting opportunities by sector currently available under ongoing ADB-financed projects, and upcoming ADB pipeline projects.

Target participants

  • Consultants
  • Consulting firms
  • Contractors
  • Suppliers
  • Civil society organizations
  • Private companies

Resource speakers

  • ADB procurement specialist
  • ADB sector specialists
  • ADB project officers

How to register

Please contact:

Madina BULEBAYEVA (Ms)
Kazakhstan Resident Mission
Email: [email protected]

Laura Khamzeevna Omarova (Ms)
Operations Analyst
Kazakhstan Resident Mission
Email: [email protected]

Event organizers / partners

Stephane BESSADI (Mr)
BOS Team Lead
Senior Procurement Specialist, PPFD

Marie Charmaine "Apple" YUSON (Ms)
Project Manager

Clarissa SANTOS (Ms)
Logistics Administrator

Jhoanna "Gigi" QUIMSON (Ms)
Logistics Assistant

Jerald ACOSTA (Mr)
Digital Events/Social Media Coordinator

Event Contact