Engage local suppliers, reduce risk,
and leverage procurement as a driver of
local & regional economic development
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BuyRegional uses innovative procurement technology to help government and corporate buyers engage with suppliers in their local economy and community.
It drives economic development outcomes, captures powerful data, and helps reduce risk in procurement with award winning transparency, governance and probity.
Local Suppliers. Simple process. Less risk.
Local suppliers get more opportunities and a simpler process.
Economic development professionals get the ability to leverage procurement spend to drive local and regional economic development.
Procurement professionals get greater transparency, governance, and probity in decentralised low-value procurement.
Executives and Elected Officials get powerful reporting and analytics dashboards to demonstrate the positive impact they are having.
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Simple Secure Technology
Award winning tools simplify the sourcing, evaluation and selection process. Enterprise grade platform ensures total transparency, governance and probity to reduce risk and drive value.
Geo-location makes it easy to find and engage local suppliers across a wide range of categories.
Enterprise reporting make it easy to report on local supplier engagement, and provide simple powerful dashboards.
Leverages a proven platform trusted by over 2,400 Public and Private organisations across in Australia.
Powerful data and insights
BuyRegional is about outcomes, and its about data.
It offers powerful reporting and dashboard analytics to help organisations report on performance against local economic development and corporate social responsibility targets.
BuyRegional helps you increase your impact and simplify reporting.
Place-based initiative for enabling practical local economic development
Unlocks your biggest opportunity
Reduce risk. Maximise impact.
Approximately 40-60% of procurement in most Government organisations is below tender threshold ($1,000-$150,000). Many corporates are similar.
This is typically decentralised and managed via email using a “3-quotes” process. This lacks transparency or reporting, presents significant risk, and is a missed opportunity.
These opportunities are the ones many SME’s really want.
Decentralised procurement presents a massive opportunity to REDUCE RISK by increasing transparency governance and probity, whilst also MAXIMISING IMPACT as a driver of local and regional economic development.
Make a positive impact in your local economy & community
Based on a proven technology platform
The VendorPanel platform is really easy to use and has won numerous awards for process simplification, innovation and best practice. Last financial year the Local Supplier Marketplace grew by over 400%.
“Local Councils in Australia spend $20 billion a year on products and services, and we want to make sure that as much of that as possible goes to our local traders. VendorPanel Marketplace will contribute to making that goal a reality.”
Town of Port Hedland, WA.
“One of the ways we are encouraging and facilitating local suppliers to work with us.”
Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley, WA. See press release...
“Gives local suppliers an easy and consistent way to hear about contract opportunities from Council.”
Lockyer Valley Regional Council, QLD. See press release...
Deputy Mayor, City of Greater Geraldton, WA.
More than just technology
Good technology can be a powerful enabler, but real change is about people.
The BuyRegional initiative brings together awesome enablement technology with real experience, knowledge, capability and networks to make it work. This is what we believe organisations and regions need in order to build a positive sustainable solution.
Ultimately, it's about the outcomes. BuyRegional is a way to share our experience and help organisations leverage procurement to deliver positive social and economic impact.