Interested in Doing Business with Government Seminar

The Interested in Doing Business with Government Seminar will help you learn how to do business with the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario and the City of Hamilton. You will learn how each level of government does its purchasing, and how to include these groups as your customers.

Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017
Time: 9 am to 12 pm. Registration opens at 8:30 am
Location: City Hall,71 Main Street West, Council Chambers

The seminars are only offered in English.

Seminar topics

Seminar topics to be covered include:

Government of Canada


  • Understanding the procurement process
  • Registering in supplier databases
  • Build relationships
  • Search for opportunities
  • Obtaining security clearances
  • Bid on opportunities
  • Information on the Build in Canada Innovation Program

Government of Ontario


  • Government procurement policy and process
  • Request for bids and e-tendering services
  • How to prepare a bid response
  • Marketing to the Ontario Government
  • Review of our website

City of Hamilton


  • Overview of the City of Hamilton's procurement process
  • Key purchasing policies and procedures
  • What we procure on behalf of our clients
  • How to bid on City of Hamilton business opportunities

Following the seminars there will be a 1-on-1 information and engagement session with presenters to obtain specific details of their respective processes.

How to register

You will need to register to attend this session. Register online now!

This is a complimentary event.

Contact us

If you have any questions, contact:
Hamilton Small Business Enterprise Centre
Phone: 905-540-6400
Email: mail@hamiltonsmallbusiness.ca