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We offer seminars and webinars to individuals and groups every Wednesday at our Regional Office in Toronto. We cover a range of subjects from the fundamentals of the procurement process, obtaining security clearance, bidding on opportunities, supplying professional services, Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) to defence and security procurement.

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2017

October

FORT FRANCES – Doing Business With the Government of Canada – Rainy River Future Development Corporation
October 17, 2017 | 8:30 am to 4:30 pm | Fort Frances — 601 Mowat Avenue, Fort Frances, Ontario, P9A 1Z2 | Partnered Event
More Information

Fort Frances, Ontario – The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) will deliver a two hour seminar on Doing Business with the Government of Canada.

By attending our Doing Business with the Government of Canada seminar, you will learn the fundamentals of selling goods and services to the Government of Canada.

Location:
601 Mowat Avenue, Fort Frances, Ontario, P9A 1Z2

For more information: http://www.rrfdc.on.ca/

WINDSOR – BCIP Lunch–n–Learn session for University of Windsor
October 17, 2017 | 11:30 am to 1:00 pm | Windsor — EPICentre, Joyce Entrepreneurship Centre | Seminar
More Information

Windsor, Ontario – The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) will deliver a lunch-n-Learn seminar on Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP).

Created to bolster innovation in Canada’s business sector, the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) helps companies bridge the pre-commercialization gap by procuring and testing late stage innovative goods and services within the federal government before taking them to market.

Location:
EPICentre, Joyce Entrepreneurship Centre
2455 Wyandotte St. W., 2nd floor, Windsor, Ontario, N9B 0C1

For more information: http://www.epicentreuwindsor.ca/event-single/?event_id=149

Doing Business with the Government of Canada (seminar / webinar)
October 18, 2017 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor -OR- Webinar | Seminar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - The Government of Canada purchases between $15-$20 billion of goods and services each year. This two-hour seminar/webinar provides key information about how to sell to the Government of Canada that will help you learn how to:

  • Find out whether the Government of Canada buys your good 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 Buyandsell.gc.ca
  • Understand the security clearance process
  • Bid on opportunities
Supplying Professional Services (seminar / webinar)

October 18, 2017 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor -OR- Webinar | Seminar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - This two-hour seminar/webinar provides key information to help you bid on Professional Services opportunities, including:

The procurement tools a Government of Canada buyer may use for purchasing professional services, including:

  • ProServices
  • Task and Solutions Professional Services (TSPS)
  • Task and Solutions-Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS/SBIPS)
  • Learning Services
  • How to register your business in Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS) ePortal and SELECT
  • Key contacts
THUNDER BAY – Doing Business With the Government of Canada – Thunder Bay Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC)
October 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Thunder Bay — | Partnered Event
More Information

Thunder Bay, Ontario – The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) will deliver a two hour seminar on Doing Business with the Government of Canada.

By attending our Doing Business with the Government of Canada seminar, you will learn the fundamentals of selling goods and services to the Government of Canada.

Location:
955 Alloy Drive, Thunder Bay, Ontario, P7B 6T6

For more information: http://www.thunderbayventures.com/

GERALDTON – Doing Business With the Government of Canada – Greenstone Economic Development Corporation
October 19, 2017 | 8:30 am to 4:30 pm | Geraldton — | Partnered Event
More Information

Geraldton, Ontario – The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) will deliver a two hour seminar on Doing Business with the Government of Canada.

By attending our Doing Business with the Government of Canada seminar, you will learn the fundamentals of selling goods and services to the Government of Canada.

Location:
1409 Main Street, Geraldton, ON P0T 1M0

For more information: http://www.gedc.ca/

NEW LISKEARD – Temiskaming Funders Forum – Doing Business With the Government of Canada
October 25, 2017 | 8:30 am to 4:30 pm | — Riverside Place, 55 Riverside Drive | Partnered Event
More Information

New Liskeard, Ontario – The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) will be participating with a booth to provide information on Doing Business with the Government of Canada and Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) program.

OSME will also deliver a 20 minutes presentation on Doing Business with the Government of Canada and BCIP program.

Location:
Riverside Place, 55 Riverside Drive, New Liskeard, Ontario, P0J 1P0

For more information: http://www.enterprisetemiskaming.ca/

Overview of Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) (seminar / webinar)
October 25, 2017 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor - OR - Webinar | Seminar
More Information

Created to bolster innovation in Canada’s business sector, the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) helps companies bridge the pre-commercialization gap by procuring and testing late stage innovative goods and services within the federal government before taking them to market.

MISSISSAUGA – Doing Business with Government – SONO

October 26, 2017 | 8:30 am to 12:30 pm | Mississauga — Noel Ryan Auditorium, 301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West | Seminar
More Information

Mississauga, Ontario – The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) will deliver a seminar on Doing Business with the Government of Canada and then, will meet with suppliers one-on-one after the event.

This Doing Business with Government event tries to bring together representatives from the federal, provincial, regional and municipal levels of government to provide assistance to community, small and medium sized enterprises that are interested in doing business with government. You will learn how each level of government does its purchasing, and how to include these groups as your customers!

This is a FREE Event!

Location:
Noel Ryan Auditorium, 301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. West, Mississauga, Ontario, L5B 3Y3

November

RICHMOND HILL – Unmanned Canada 2017 Conference

November 01, 2017 | 8:00 am to 4:30 pm | Richmond Hill — Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel | Conference
More Information

Richmond Hill, Ontario – The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) will deliver an overview of the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) and will provide one-on-one meetings for Technology Readiness Levels (TRL 7-9) companies.

Created to bolster innovation in Canada’s business sector, the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) helps companies bridge the pre-commercialization gap by procuring and testing late stage innovative goods and services within the federal government before taking them to market.

Location: 
Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel, 9005 Leslie St., Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4B 1M3

Doing Business with the Government of Canada (seminar / webinar)
November 01, 2017 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor -OR- Webinar | Seminar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - The Government of Canada purchases between $15-$20 billion of goods and services each year. This two-hour seminar/webinar provides key information about how to sell to the Government of Canada that will help you learn how to:

  • Find out whether the Government of Canada buys your good 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 Buyandsell.gc.ca
  • Understand the security clearance process
  • Bid on opportunities
Obtaining Security Clearance (seminar/webinar)

November 01, 2017 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor -OR- webinar | Seminar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - This seminar/webinar will provide key information to help you better understand:

  1. The security requirements identified in the tender.
  2. The registration process to obtain a security clearance with the Industrial Security Program.
  3. The different levels of organization clearances and personnel clearances.
  4. Your responsibilities as a supplier.
LONDON – Doing Business with Government

November 02, 2017 | 8:30 am to 12:00 pm | London — | Partnered Event
More Information

London, Ontario – The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) its Provincial, Regional and Municipal partners will deliver a seminar on Doing Business with the Government and meet with suppliers one-on-one after the event.

This is a FREE Event! By attending our Doing Business with the Government seminars, you will learn the fundamentals of selling goods and services to each level of Government.

Partners, Programs and Services to be presented from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm:

  • Public Services and Procurement Canada – Doing Business with the Government of Canada
  • Ministry of Government and Consumer Services – Doing Business with the Government of Ontario
  • City of London – Doing Business with the City of London

One on One sessions with presenters 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

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Location:
DoubleTree by Hilton, 300 King St, London, N6B 1S2

Co-Hosted by London Economic Development Corporation

LONDON – Innovation Information Forum

November 02, 2017 | 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm | London — 300 King St., Doubletree by Hilton Hotel | Partnered Event
More Information

London, Ontario – The Innovation Information Forums are a series of sessions in a number of Ontario communities that will bring together Government of Canada departments and agencies to present current innovation and commercialization programs. Hear from representatives from federal departments and agencies on how their programs and services support innovation in Canada.

Location:
Doubletree by Hilton
300 King St, London, Ontario
November 2, 2017

SUDBURY – Aboriginal Business Match East 2017

November 06, 2017 | 8:30 am to 4:30 pm | Sudbury — Radisson Hotel, 85 Ste. Anne Rd, Sudbury, ON | Partnered Event
More Information

Sudbury, Ontario – The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) will be participating with a booth to provide information on Federal Procurement and will have some one-on-one sessions with Aboriginal businesses.

Aboriginal Business Match East connects Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal entrepreneurs and decision makers to create opportunities for business, training and employment.

Location:
Robinson-Huron Treaty Territory, Radisson Hotel, 85 Ste. Anne Rd, Sudbury, Ontario, P3E 4S4

For more information: http://aboriginalbusinessmatch.com/abm-events/abm-east-2017/

Bidding on Opportunities (seminar / webinar)

November 08, 2017 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor -OR- Webinar | Seminar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - Would you like to learn more about how to bid? This two-hour seminar/webinar is designed for participants who are ready for a more detailed overview of the bidding process and provides key information to help you bid on opportunities, including:

  • The different types of solicitation documents
  • The main elements of a solicitation document and how to respond to them
  • How bids are evaluated and suppliers are selected
  • How to follow-up after receipt of the bidding process results
  • Best practices, tips and suggestions
TORONTO – National Women’s Show – Doing Business With the Government of Canada
November 10, 2017 | 8:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Toronto — Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building | Partnered Event
More Information

Toronto, Ontario – The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) will be participating with a booth to provide information on Doing Business with the Government of Canada.

OSME will also do a 30 minutes seminar on Doing Business with the Government of Canada.

Location:
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, 222 Bremner Blvd., Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2W6

For more information: www.nationalwomenshow.com

Doing Business with the Government of Canada (seminar / webinar)
November 15, 2017 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor -OR- Webinar | Seminar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - The Government of Canada purchases between $15-$20 billion of goods and services each year. This two-hour seminar/webinar provides key information about how to sell to the Government of Canada that will help you learn how to:

  • Find out whether the Government of Canada buys your good 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 Buyandsell.gc.ca
  • Understand the security clearance process
  • Bid on opportunities
Supplying Professional Services (seminar / webinar)

November 15, 2017 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor -OR- Webinar | Seminar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - This two-hour seminar/webinar provides key information to help you bid on Professional Services opportunities, including:

The procurement tools a Government of Canada buyer may use for purchasing professional services, including:

  • ProServices
  • Task and Solutions Professional Services (TSPS)
  • Task and Solutions-Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS/SBIPS)
  • Learning Services
  • How to register your business in Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS) ePortal and SELECT
  • Key contacts
TORONTO – Talent to Talent Conference

November 16, 2017 | 8:30 am to 5:00 pm | Toronto — 245 Church Street, 3rd Floor, Toronto | Partnered Event
More Information

Toronto, Ontario – The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) will deliver a brief presentation about the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) at the panel discussion session.

Created to bolster innovation in Canada’s business sector, the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) helps companies bridge the pre-commercialization gap by procuring and testing late stage innovative goods and services within the federal government before taking them to market.

Location:
Sears Atrium-George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre building Ryerson University
245 Church Street, 3rd Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 1Z2

Talent to Talent Conference 2017

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Overview of Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) (seminar / webinar)
November 22, 2017 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor - OR - Webinar | Seminar
More Information

Created to bolster innovation in Canada’s business sector, the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) helps companies bridge the pre-commercialization gap by procuring and testing late stage innovative goods and services within the federal government before taking them to market.

Defence and Security Procurement (seminar / webinar)

November 29, 2017 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor - OR - Webinar | Seminar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - The Government of Canada purchases billions of dollars worth of defence and security related goods and services each year.

Is this a market for your business?

This Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) seminar/webinar provides key information to help you sell in the defence and security marketplace:

  • what is defence and security procurement
  • who are the players
  • what are the entry points for small and medium enterprises participation
  • how to prepare your business

December

Doing Business with the Government of Canada (seminar / webinar)
December 06, 2017 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor -OR- Webinar | Seminar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - The Government of Canada purchases between $15-$20 billion of goods and services each year. This two-hour seminar/webinar provides key information about how to sell to the Government of Canada that will help you learn how to:

  • Find out whether the Government of Canada buys your good 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 Buyandsell.gc.ca
  • Understand the security clearance process
  • Bid on opportunities
Obtaining Security Clearance (seminar/webinar)

December 06, 2017 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor -OR- webinar | Seminar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - This seminar/webinar will provide key information to help you better understand:

  1. The security requirements identified in the tender.
  2. The registration process to obtain a security clearance with the Industrial Security Program.
  3. The different levels of organization clearances and personnel clearances.
  4. Your responsibilities as a supplier.
Bidding on Opportunities (seminar / webinar)

December 13, 2017 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor -OR- Webinar | Seminar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - Would you like to learn more about how to bid? This two-hour seminar/webinar is designed for participants who are ready for a more detailed overview of the bidding process and provides key information to help you bid on opportunities, including:

  • The different types of solicitation documents
  • The main elements of a solicitation document and how to respond to them
  • How bids are evaluated and suppliers are selected
  • How to follow-up after receipt of the bidding process results
  • Best practices, tips and suggestions
Doing Business with the Government of Canada (seminar / webinar)
December 20, 2017 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor -OR- Webinar | Seminar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - The Government of Canada purchases between $15-$20 billion of goods and services each year. This two-hour seminar/webinar provides key information about how to sell to the Government of Canada that will help you learn how to:

  • Find out whether the Government of Canada buys your good 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 Buyandsell.gc.ca
  • Understand the security clearance process
  • Bid on opportunities
Supplying Professional Services (seminar / webinar)

December 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor -OR- Webinar | Seminar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - This two-hour seminar/webinar provides key information to help you bid on Professional Services opportunities, including:

The procurement tools a Government of Canada buyer may use for purchasing professional services, including:

  • ProServices
  • Task and Solutions Professional Services (TSPS)
  • Task and Solutions-Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS/SBIPS)
  • Learning Services
  • How to register your business in Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS) ePortal and SELECT
  • Key contacts
Overview of Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) (seminar / webinar)
December 27, 2017 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor - OR - Webinar | Seminar
More Information

Created to bolster innovation in Canada’s business sector, the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) helps companies bridge the pre-commercialization gap by procuring and testing late stage innovative goods and services within the federal government before taking them to market.

2018

January

Doing Business with the Government of Canada (seminar / webinar)
January 03, 2018 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor -OR- Webinar | Seminar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - The Government of Canada purchases between $15-$20 billion of goods and services each year. This two-hour seminar/webinar provides key information about how to sell to the Government of Canada that will help you learn how to:

  • Find out whether the Government of Canada buys your good 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 Buyandsell.gc.ca
  • Understand the security clearance process
  • Bid on opportunities
Obtaining Security Clearance (seminar/webinar)

January 03, 2018 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor -OR- webinar | Seminar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - This seminar/webinar will provide key information to help you better understand:

  1. The security requirements identified in the tender.
  2. The registration process to obtain a security clearance with the Industrial Security Program.
  3. The different levels of organization clearances and personnel clearances.
  4. Your responsibilities as a supplier.
Bidding on Opportunities (seminar / webinar)

January 10, 2018 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor -OR- Webinar | Seminar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - Would you like to learn more about how to bid? This two-hour seminar/webinar is designed for participants who are ready for a more detailed overview of the bidding process and provides key information to help you bid on opportunities, including:

  • The different types of solicitation documents
  • The main elements of a solicitation document and how to respond to them
  • How bids are evaluated and suppliers are selected
  • How to follow-up after receipt of the bidding process results
  • Best practices, tips and suggestions
Doing Business with the Government of Canada (seminar / webinar)
January 17, 2018 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor -OR- Webinar | Seminar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - The Government of Canada purchases between $15-$20 billion of goods and services each year. This two-hour seminar/webinar provides key information about how to sell to the Government of Canada that will help you learn how to:

  • Find out whether the Government of Canada buys your good 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 Buyandsell.gc.ca
  • Understand the security clearance process
  • Bid on opportunities
Supplying Professional Services (seminar / webinar)

January 17, 2018 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor -OR- Webinar | Seminar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - This two-hour seminar/webinar provides key information to help you bid on Professional Services opportunities, including:

The procurement tools a Government of Canada buyer may use for purchasing professional services, including:

  • ProServices
  • Task and Solutions Professional Services (TSPS)
  • Task and Solutions-Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS/SBIPS)
  • Learning Services
  • How to register your business in Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS) ePortal and SELECT
  • Key contacts

Contact OSME

For more information on our programs and services, you may reach us by using one of the following methods:


  1. Address: 4900 Yonge Street - 2nd Floor Toronto, Ontario M2N 6A6
  2. Email: ONT.osme-bpme@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca
  3. Toll-Free: 1 800-668-5378
  4. Telephone: 416-512-5577
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