Forum Zakupki is the biggest event in Ukraine about public and commercial procurement, where business and state representatives exchange experience. This autumn, the forum is held for the fifth time and is going from Kyiv to Dnipro, Kharkiv, Odesa and Lviv.

This time, not only will the forum become a meeting point to do case studies based on hands-on experience, but it will also enable the participants to find out the information they are interested in at individual consulting meetings with experts. You will find out how to do efficient e-procurement on the one hand and how to avoid the most common mistakes when participating in tenders on the other hand.

Forum Zakupki will be useful for

  • business managers;
  • experienced and novice procurers;
  • procurers of public organizations and commercial companies.

Apart from traditional reports of the best experts in the area of procurement, the Forum will include new interesting and useful formats. They include public advice from the speakers of the Control and Influence block for everyone interested and business speed dating with experts.

Among the speakers of Forum Zakupki:

Yurii Holyk, Adviser to Head of Dnipro Oblast Public Administration on regional reforms

Nelli Stelmakh, acting director on equipment and material procurement at PAT Ukrhazvydobuvannia

Oksana Ferchuk, chief manager of the trading platform and online service of document exchange “Vchasno”

Denys Sielin, deputy chairman of the board of Platforma Hromadskyi Kontrol CSO

Viktor Nestulia, director of innovative projects program at Transparency International Ukraine

Oleksandr Nikitienkov, chief manager of tender support of the Prave Dilo law firm

Anna Teselko, project manager of “Public Auctions” of the trading platform

Dates and cities:

September 27 – Dnipro

October 19 – Kharkiv

November 9 – Odesa

November 29 – Lviv

The websites listed above provide more information about the events and the full program; they also sell tickets to the Forum.

To see how the previous Forum went, check out this video:

Information about the organizer: is a platform that participates in the public electronic procurement system ProZorro, the public electronic bidding system ProZorro.Sales and the open system of commercial procurement RIALTO. B2B/B2G-project of the EVO group of companies. Governmental bodies and state-owned enterprises announce tenders and auctions on, while representatives of business and private individuals make offers and participate in the bidding process.