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Panel: Mythbusting Government Procurement

Thu January 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am


The following webinar is presented through a partnership with the Government of Canada, Province of Manitoba and City of Winnipeg.

Lavona Parker, Procurement Specialist, Government of Canada
Richard Burelle, Executive Director of the Procurement and Supply Chain Centre of Excellence, Province of Manitoba 
Catherine Green, Procurement Coordinator, City of Winnipeg

Join the City of Winnipeg, the Province of Manitoba and the Government of Canada in a panel discussion on what you need to know to do business with government. Learn some key information and ask questions from three procurement experts.

Learning Outcomes:
1. What governments are doing to modernize procurement and reduce barriers for small and medium businesses
2. Common misconceptions of government procurement
3. Where can businesses go for support with government procurement

LaVona Parker is a Procurement Specialist with the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises and has 21 years of experience in the Public Service. She has a strong background in procurement and is passionate about assisting businesses in understanding and navigating the process.

Richard Burelle is currently the Executive Director of the Procurement and Supply Chain Centre of Excellence with the Province of Manitoba. His team is responsible for developing and implementing the systems, policies, and processes to enable the modernization of procurement.

Catherine Green is a supply chain management professional with extensive experience in private and public sector organizations. Catherine has been with the City of Winnipeg for over 18 years and has developed and provided training for staff and contractors in Contract Administration and the creation of bid opportunities.

We will send you a confirmation email with the link to join the seminar online. Online registration will close at the end of the event. To register past this deadline, contact us at 204.253.4888 or 800.665.2019

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Other webinars from the Procurement Series:
Procurement: What You Need to Know
Procurement: Indigenous Business Focused
Procurement: An In-Depth Look at Security Clearance


Thu January 28
9:00 am - 10:00 am
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