Seminars and Events

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Seminars on doing business with the Government of Canada

Interested in selling your goods or services to the federal government? Not sure where to start?

The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) offers free seminars to businesses interested in learning about the procurement process and how to sell goods and services to the Government of Canada.

Seminar topics include:

  • New! Finding opportunities and supplying goods and services to the Government of Canada during COVID-19
  • Overview of the contracting process
  • Registering in supplier databases
  • Finding key purchasing contacts
  • Conducting market research through searching previously awarded contracts
  • Searching for opportunities on the Tenders minisite
  • Finding subcontracting opportunities
  • Obtaining security clearances
  • Bidding on opportunities

View the full list of upcoming seminars.

Additional details:

  • Seminars are free!
  • A registration fee may apply for seminars sponsored by outside organizations in which OSME is a participant.
  • Seminars can also be scheduled in your area or for your organization/association on request.
  • Contact your OSME regional office if you have any questions about the OSME seminars.
  • Access and download seminar notes and other tools developed by OSME.

Event Calendar

OSME participates in a variety of events across the country to support businesses interested in selling to the Government of Canada.

View the full list of upcoming events.