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Saskatoon Series

Session 1: Doing Business with the Government of Canada

April 19th at 12:00 – 1:00 pm (Part of the Business Growth Tools: Luncheon Series)
SREDA, 103-202 4th Avenue N, Saskatoon

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The Government of Canada purchases between $15-$20 billion of goods and services each year. This two-hour seminar 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
  • Understand the security clearance process
  • Bid on opportunities


Session 2: Finding Opportunities on

May 10th at 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Square One, 250 – 3rd Avenue South, Saskatoon

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  • Search for tenders, contract history and standing offers and supply arrangements
  • Follow opportunities to keep informed about new tender notices and amendments
  • Find additional sources of information for suppliers


Session 3: Bidding on Opportunities

June 8th at 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Square One, 250 – 3rd Avenue South, Saskatoon

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Would you like to learn more about how to bid?

This seminar 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 suggestion