We are excited to announce that the UKUPC Conference 2023 (formerly known as COUP) will be taking place 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 Tuesday 5 September 2023 from 3pmready for the start of the conference at 9am the next day. The conference will finish at 1.30pm on Thursday 7 September.
More information will be provided in due course, but for now please save these dates in your diary!


Framework suppliers have been emailed full details of the Exhibition and Sponsorship opportunities, along with the opportunity to complete an Expression of Interest Form. Deadline for completion of the Expressions of Interest Form is Friday 21st October. Exhibitor bookings will open in November 2022. 

To learn more please visit our UKUPC Conference page.

For any queries, please contact Suzanne Picken, head of membership, marketing and communications, LUPC.