Outreach and engagement events—by date

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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.

Please click on a link to register for the event.


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2017

November

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
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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.

Government to Business (G2B) Information Fair and Workshops

November 23, 2017 | 8:30 am to 4:30 pm | Barrie — 100 Caplan Ave. | Partnered Event
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Barrie, Ontario - The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) and its partners are hosting a Government to Business (G2B) Information Fair and Workshop event on November 23rd, 2017 at the Liberty North Banquet Halls, 100 Caplan Avenue, Barrie, Ontario - Java Ballroom and Sumatra Grand.

Businesses will have a unique opportunity to engage government officials, participate in various workshops, be informed about the Build in Canada Innovation Program and other federal innovation programs and learn about services available to support their business. All in one location.

***Partner List: (subject to change)
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) - Office of Small and Medium Enterprises
PSPC - Industrial Security Program
PSPC - Office of the Procurement Ombudsman
Service Canada
Environment Canada
Health Canada

  • Environmental Health Programs – Ontario Region,
  •       - Radon
  •       - Air
  •       - Chemicals Management Plan
  •  Consumer Product Safety

Canada Business Ontario
Office of the Privacy Commissioner Canada
Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario
National Research Council Canada
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
Canada Revenue Agency- Scientific Research & Experimental Development
Business Development Bank of Canada
Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
City of Barrie


 

 

 

 

LIGHT NETWORKING LUNCH (provided) 12:30 - 1:00 pm

 

 




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
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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
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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
Overview of Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) (seminar / webinar)
January 24, 2018 | 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)

January 31, 2018 | 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

February

Doing Business with the Government of Canada (seminar / webinar)
February 07, 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)

February 07, 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)

February 14, 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

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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