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18th Government to Business (G2B) Information Fair and Workshops

November 26 @ 8:30 am 12:30 pm

Government procurement in Canada is an annual $200+ billion dollar marketplace. Public Services and Procurement Canada’s (PSPC)Procurement Assistance Canada (PAC) Ontario Region office in partnership with Invest WindsorEssex and other government and non-government stakeholders are hosting the 18th Government to Business (G2B) Information Fair and Workshops event from Nov. 25-26.

While procurement is one main component there will be others that cater to small business support, development and growth.The event theme or focus for some components will be on businesses owned or led by women, however, all businesses are invited to attend, get informed, learn about what is available through these organizations to help support you. Join us, virtually, to meet with officials in their café rooms, attend panel and discussion sessions to learn how to get more involved in making them your customer, connecting with them for support and get some practical advice from women organization leaders. 

This is a free virtual event hosted on Zoom. Visit the registration page for the schedule of events.

DAY 2 – November 26 schedule *(partners, presentations and virtual platform are subject to confirmation and change):

08:00 – 08:30amVirtual check-in

08:30am – Indigenous Acknowledgement 

08:30am – Introduction & Opening remarks (IWE-SB&EC; WEtech Alliance; PAC Ontario Region)

08:45 am – PANEL / DISCUSSION – Current government small business support services for women –

9:50 am –  HEALTH BREAK

10:00 am – INFORMATION / WORKSHOP – Current non-government small business support services for women 

11:00 am – HEALTH BREAK

11:10 am – PRESENTATIONS – Federal and local innovation programs and services (for all SMEs) 

12:20 am – Wrap up – Closing remarks & Slide Summary