Olympic supplier guide published

27 June 2007
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28 June 2007 | Paul Snell

The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) has launched a guide to help businesses win contracts for the 2012 games.

The guide advises suppliers on how to take part in the Olympic procurement process, including the qualifying and tendering procedures. It also explains the criteria and values, such as health and safety and sustainability, which the ODA will consider when evaluating bids. It is estimated that the ODA will manage 2,000 contracts directly.

A further 50,000 contracts will be awarded further down the supply chain. The ODA will launch a service in September aimed at helping SMEs identify these contracts, which includes publishing a list of its direct contractors on the London 2012 website.

Morag Stuart, the ODA's head of procurement, said in a statement: "To achieve world-class business performance our procurement will be open, transparent and fair. This guide aims to help businesses of all sizes support the games and potentially benefit from their success."

The supplier guide is available to download from http://www.london2012.com/business



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