Growing Your Business

Get to Know Procurement: Is It Right for You?


This session introduces you to the concept of selling to the Government of Canada and the IDEaS (Innovation for Defense Excellence and Security) program. It breaks down the procurement process and IDEaS program into easy-to-understand nuggets of information. By the end of the session, you should have a clear idea of whether your product or service is, or could be a match for federal procurement.

Facilitator: Cathy Burrell, Entrepreneur in Residence, WeBC

Moderator: Stephanie Waters, Project Officer with Procurement Assistance Canada (PAC)


  • Barry Payne, Indigenous Procurement Specialist with Procurement Assistance Canada (PAC)
  • David Kim, Regional Manager: Client Diversity with BDC