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Information session 2: Procurement and networking opportunities for Indigenous businesses in the National Capital Region


Information session 2: Procurement and networking opportunities for Indigenous businesses in the National Capital Region

Published -
February 2, 2023
Date of event

Time

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Language

English

French

Type of Event

Online

In-Person

Event Location

Gatineau

Event Address

120 Promenade du Portage
Gatineau QC J8X 2K1
Canada

Procurement Assistance Canada invites you to an event on Thursday, January 19, 2023, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (Eastern Time) in a hybrid format. Join us online or in-person at the Native Women’s Association of Canada’s Social, Economic, and Cultural Innovation Centre at 120 Promenade du Portage in Gatineau, Quebec.

Event line-up

Check out the lists below for more information on what we have to offer. Or if you're ready to sign-up, go to Register for this event

The following will take place both online and in-person:

  • From 10:00 am to 10:55 am – Opening remarks, Land Acknowledgment, Elder’s remarks and a success story from an Indigenous business
  • From 11:10 am to 12:00 pm – Upcoming Opportunities in Construction and Property
  • From 11:10 am to 12:00 pm – Navigating low dollar value procurement
  • From 12:50 pm to 1:05 pm – Remarks from Mark Dokis of the National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA)
  • From 1:05 pm to 1:30 pm – Upcoming Opportunities in Information Technology and Professional Services
  • From 1:30 pm to 2:25 pm – Upcoming Opportunities in Communications (Including Translation and Interpretation)
  • From 2:40 pm to 3:00 pm – Elder's remarks

The following will take place in-person only:

  • All day – a drop-in business networking fair (Government procurement and Innovation advisors, Skills development, Mentoring and Financing specialists)
  • All day – A walk-in help desk  for multiple Government of Canada systems, including the Indigenous Business Directory, SAP Ariba, and more 
  • From 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Engagement with the Transformative Indigenous Procurement Strategy Team (TIPS) 

A light lunch and beverages will also be provided.

Register for this event 

Registration is now closed. If you have questions about this past event, please send an email to TPSGC.PASACRCN-APPACNCR.PWGSC@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

This event is a follow-up of session 1 in December 2022, which provided an overview of federal procurement for Indigenous businesses.  Learn more about session 1.

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