Doing Business With the Government of Canada Demystifying Government Procurement (1/2)
Do you think your business is too small to supply goods and services to the Government of Canada or that the Government of Canada doesn’t buy what you sell?
Let’s bust these myths and more!
Join Business Link and the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) to learn how the government buys goods and services, what the government buys, explore making the Government of Canada one of your clients, and discover funding programs for innovators.
In partnership with the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises, Western Region – Public Services and Procurement Canada – Government of Canada, the webinar will consist of a presentation and Q & A component.
Kris Ruiter, Chief of Stakeholder Engagement , Office of Small and Medium Enterprise, Western Region
Kris is the A/Chief of Stakeholder Engagement, Office of Small & Medium Enterprises (OSME) of Public Services and Procurement Canada in Western Region.
Kris brings a variety of both public and private sector experience to the role with OSME. Located in Calgary, Alberta, Kris is responsible for the Prairies, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut.
Kris graduated from Bishop’s University with a business degree. In his career he has been a golf pro, retail manager and been a branch manager of a bank. For the last 10 years he has held multiple positions within procurement at Public Services and Procurement Canada. The variety of experience allows Kris to speak with businesses on multiple levels and help them navigate the federal procurement landscape.
Jenny Yu, Project Lead & Procurement Specialist, Office of Small and Medium Enterprises, Western Region
Jenny joined Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) in 2009 and is a dynamic and passionate public servant with extensive experience in government procurement and outreach. With her background in communications and event management, she is also a seasoned public speaker, and a strategist in corporate, non-profit, and government relations.
Jenny thrives on the curating and sharing of ideas and looks forward to applying her attributes and experience in supporting businesses, innovation priorities, and the Office of Small Medium Enterprises (OSME) projects.
This program is only open to Alberta entrepreneurs and small business owners and businesses operating in Alberta.
This program may be recorded.