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Panel: Selling to Government

November 27, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

This 3-part knowledge building cluster is part of a collaborative effort of the three levels of government. Combining informative presentations with interactive components will ensure that you are provided with a strong foundation in public procurement.

  • Materials Management Division, Corporate Finance Department | City of Winnipeg
  • Procurement Services Branch of Manitoba Finance
  • Public Services and Procurement Canada

Attendee will learn the following:

1. Overview of Procurement
2. Finding Opportunities: The Process
3. Global Mistakes

Catherine Green is the Procurement Coordinator for the City of Winnipeg. Catherine has been actively promoting and demonstrating the value of strategic procurement within the organizations for which she’s worked for over 30 years. She has developed and provides training for staff and contractors in the creation of competitive bid solicitation documents and in Contract Administration. She has also been the Materials Management representative for numerous major acquisitions.

Wendy J Bonnie, SCMP, is a Contract Specialist with the Procurement Services Branch of Manitoba Finance. Additionally, Wendy has over 15 years of private sector experience including extensive procurement in Asia. Wendy received her professional purchasing designation (SCMP), in 2011. She also holds a degree in Conflict Resolution Studies.

La Vona Parker is a procurement specialist with the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises with the Government of Canada. With 18 years experience in the public sector, she has a wealth of experience she is excited to share.


This seminar is available for remote participants via webinar (i.e., from a computer, tablet or smartphone). Please choose “Online” at registration. The day before the event, we will send you a confirmation email with the link to join the seminar online.

Online registration will close at 12:00 p.m. the day prior to the event. To register past this deadline, contact us at 204.253.4888.


November 27, 2018
9:30 am - 11:30 am
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WORLD TRADE CENTRE Winnipeg (Old City Hall in St. Boniface | Ancien Hôtel de ville Saint-Boniface)
219, boul. Provencher Blvd, 2nd Floor | 2e étage
Winnipeg, R2H 0G4 Canada