Event: How to do business with the government? October 27, 2015 RICCentre The Ontario government buys a wide range of goods and services from businesses of all sizes and types. When making purchasing decisions, the Ontario government must ensure that it manages public funds efficiently and effectively. Our goal is to achieve the best value for the money we spend. Learn more about how the Ontario government makes its buying decisions and how to do business with the government. The “How to Do Business with the Ontario Government” seminar will provide an understanding of the competitive procurement of goods and services conducted by the Ontario government. Suppliers will learn how they can be successful through a brief review of the procurement process, how to gain access to procurement opportunities through ontario.ca/tenders, how to respond to a Request for Bids and how to market to the Ontario government. Date: Wednesday 04, November 2015 Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm Venue: Indo Canada Chamber of Commerce Address: 924 The Eastmall, Toronto, M9B6K1 Register now Speakers Kevin Fox is a Senior Procurement Consultant in the Program and Policy Support Branch of the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services, Supply Chain Ontario. He delivers the Doing Business with the Ontario Government vendor outreach sessions throughout the province. Kevin has had extensive procurement experience with provincial, federal and municipal government organizations throughout his former corporate career. City of Toronto’s presentation description (Agenda): City Of Toronto Purchasing Activity Role of the Purchasing & Materials Management Division Online Call Document System Contacts Question and Answer Period Nicolas Falcone is the Coordinator, Corporate Purchasing Policy & Quality Assurance with the Purchasing & Materials Management Division of the City of Toronto. Nicolas is a Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP) and a Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.). During his Supply Chain Management career in both the public and private sectors he has gained extensive Public Purchasing experience from working in various capacities for the municipal government and in the education sector. He also has considerable private sector procurement experience gained from working in the safety products/distribution/services industry.