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6th September 2023 09:00 - 13:30 University of Exeter

Dates:  09:00 on 6th September - 13:30 on 7th September 2023

We are excited to announce that the UKUPC Conference 2023 (formerly known as COUP) will be taking place from 6 - 7 September 2023 at the University of Exeter. LUPC and SUPC are working in collaboration to deliver this event for all members of UKUPC, bringing together procurement professionals from across the sector to a conference that cannot be missed!

What is the UKUPC Conference?

  • The only HE-specific national conference on procurement,
  • An exciting line-up of professional development sessions and insights,
  • An exhibition of 80+ framework suppliers,
  • Opportunities to connect with attendees through the conference CPD programme and social activities.


Delegates will be able to arrive on 5 September 2023 from 15:00, ready for the start of the conference at 09:00 the next day. The conference will finish at 13:30 on 7 September.

A range of ticket options offering exceptional value will go on sale to members in Spring 2023 including:

UKUPC Conference Ticket Pricing

When will bookings open?

Tickets will go on sale to members in Spring 2023. More information will be provided in due course, but for now please save these dates in your diary! 6th - 7 September 2023.

Need Help?

For any queries, please contact Suzanne Picken, Head of Membership, Marketing and Communications, LUPC.