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Government of Canada Procurement Opportunities for SMEs

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Delores Sui

This session will give you the information you need for getting ready to do business with Government of Canada as well as for landing those key contracts.

Time: 45 Mins plus Q & A

What you will learn and key takeaways:

The Government of Canada is committed to giving small and medium enterprises (SMEs) access to compete for government business.

Federal Government purchases $22 billion of goods and services each year. This presentation provides key information about understanding federal procurement and how the system works; how to better navigate it and how to benefit from this 22 billion dollar market when they are small.

·       Find out whether the Government of Canada buys your goods or service

  • Understand the contracting process
  • Register in supplier databases
  • Build networks and promote your business
  • Search for opportunities
  • Take advantage of the procurement information on
  • Understand the security clearance process
  • Bid on opportunities

“Connecting the Roots, Building Networks Together for Profit and Purpose”

The session also focuses on the profit purpose of the event theme. It will also provide needed know-how for diasporans with businesses in the consulting, non-profit and do good spheres who lack the know-how for finding and winning government contracts.

There are several opportunities for diasporans Canada to leverage  opportunities to sell to Government of Canada or to supply Government contractors

This session will boost the capacity of attendees to accelerate the delivery of SDG #8 Decent Jobs and Economic Growth, SDG #11 Sustainable Cities and Communities.  In addition many of the contracts in the local and international development sphere are related to SDGs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17. Return on investment in these session provides and opportunity to advance achievement of the SDGs in host and home countries.

Who Is It For?

This a is utilization-focused session, all levels can comprehend, use, and benefit.

Entrepreneurs in the management consulting, technical and professional service industries, manufacturers and non-profit organizations