ESPO is proud to work in partnership with the following organisations:

BESA - Member

ESPO are an official member of the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA). BESA is a trade association who work on behalf of their members to support UK-based companies that supply goods and services to the education sector. This includes lobbying Government and decision-makers on policy issues, providing information, training and advice and provide marketing opportunities and savings for BESA members in the UK and internationally.

Social Value Portal - Partner

ESPO have partnered with the Social Value Portal to help drive change within the public sector by building social value into our framework solutions for the benefit of our customers and the communities they serve.

Through working with the Social Value Portal, our suppliers and our customers, we aim to help public bodies across the UK realise the benefits social value can bring to their communities and to make the process of incorporating and measuring social value more accessible within public sector procurement.

Youth Sport Trust - Business Partner and Preferred Supplier

ESPO are a Business Partner to the Youth Sport Trust, providing its member schools with goods and services relating to sport, and the wider needs of their school. We aim to support schools and organisations that are involved in youth sport, as part of our on-going partnership agreement with the Youth Sport Trust, including commitment to their codes of conduct and principles of engagement.

Crown Commercial Service - Collaborative Partner

We collaborate with Crown Commercial Service (and a number of other public sector procurement organisations) on a number of frameworks for the benefit of central and local government. Collaboration brings together both procurement expertise and category expertise, resulting in better solutions for central and local government.