Interested in doing business with the government? Halton Region is hosting a seminar on November 25, 2014

Mon, 17 Nov 2014

Halton Region Small Business Centre is hosting a free seminar, Doing Business with Government , for small business owners on Tuesday, November 25, 2014.

Participants will learn about the purchasing processes and business practices of each level of government including: Halton Region and its municipalities (City of Burlington, Town of Halton Hills, Town of Milton and Town of Oakville), the Province of Ontario and the Government of Canada.

Register today to discover how the government can become your next customer!

Event details:

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.)
Halton Regional Centre - Auditorium, 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville

Registration details:

To attend this seminar you must be pre-registered.

Please note the seminar fills up fast and is available on a first come, first served basis.

To register contact Halton Region by dialing 311 or 1-866-442-5866 (outside of Halton).

Topics will include:

Government of Canada

  • Introduction to key services
  • Registering your company
  • Building relationships
  • Searching for opportunities
  • Information on the Build in Canada Innovation Program

Government of Ontario

  • The Ontario Public Service (OPS) procurement process
  • Ontario’s new tenders portal – BravoSolution
  • Tips for writing effective bids
  • Marketing to the Ontario Government
  • Where to find useful information for vendors

Halton Co-operative Purchasing Group (HCPG)

  • Role of HCPG and Purchasing within the local municipalities, Halton School Boards, Conservation Halton, Halton CAS and Sheridan College
  • Bid process
  • Advertising bid opportunities

For more information

Halton Region
311 or 1-866-442-5866