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Local Buying Program Suppliers

Local businesses who have less than 20 full time equivalent employees and a significant physical presence in the state’s eligible regions can register to participate in the Local Buying Program in that state.

Registrations are assessed on an individual basis in alignment with the Local Buying Program eligibility criteria. Once approved, suppliers will have the ability to access and respond to work opportunities (Work Instructions) in their state as they become available.

Buyers (BHP / BMA / BMC)

BHP / BMA / BMC employees can register at any time to use the Local Buying Program for their procurement needs. Buyers will be required to validate their registrations via their BHP email. Once registered, buyers can source goods and services from Local Buying Program suppliers by raising Work Instructions.

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What are the benefits of the Local Buying Program for Suppliers?

There are many benefits for local businesses associated with participating in the Local Buying Program. Some of the benefits include:

  • Simplified engagement tool via a specifically designed website
  • Greater exposure and visibility across BHP / BMA / BMC through an online ‘supplier directory’
  • Greater exposure to work opportunities (Work Instructions)
  • Simplified registration process
  • Quicker payment terms
  • Dedicated C-Res Business Development Advisors located within the regions and Program Administrators providing continuous support and assistance to local businesses
  • Access to business development programs to enhance the long term sustainability of individual businesses (i.e. Business Planning, Succession Planning, Cash-flow, Customer Service, Online Marketing Strategies, Accounting Software Packages to name a few)