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

July

Overview of Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) (seminar / webinar)
July 26, 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.

Better Business Expo Hamilton

July 27, 2017 | 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Hamilton — Carmens, 1520 Stone Church Rd E. | Partnered Event
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HAMILTON, 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 the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP). OSME will also do a presentation on Doing Business with the Government of Canada.

The Better Business Expo Hamilton provides attendees an opportunity to connect with the local businesses community, build relationships in the marketplace and generate business results.

August

Doing Business with the Government of Canada (seminar / webinar)
August 02, 2017 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor -OR- Webinar | Seminar
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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)

August 02, 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)

August 09, 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)
August 16, 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)

August 16, 2017 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Toronto — 4900 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor -OR- Webinar | Seminar
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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)
August 23, 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)

August 30, 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

September

Doing Business with the Government of Canada (seminar / webinar)
September 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)

September 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)

September 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)
September 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)

September 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)
September 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.

October

Doing Business with the Government of Canada (seminar / webinar)
October 04, 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)

October 04, 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)

October 11, 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)
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
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.


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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