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Meet the Buyers – Reverse Trade Show

On Thursday, June 1, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the Public Procurement Agency, in partnership with the Department of Industry, Energy and Technology and the St. John’s Board of Trade, will host a ‘Meet the Buyers’ Reverse Trade Show at the Sandman Hotel, Kenmount Road, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.

The public sector purchases a wide range of goods and services, from light bulbs to backhoes and everything in between. The types of goods and services purchased by the public sector is extensive, and a strong supplier community is vital to the well-being of the province and ensures that the government has access to the goods and services it needs to operate efficiently and effectively.

A Reverse Trade Show provides the perfect opportunity for potential and existing suppliers, manufacturers, consultants and contractors to connect with public sector buyers at this one-stop event. Find out how your products and services could potentially meet the needs of public bodies, including the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Government of Canada, municipalities, academia institutions, school boards and health facilities..

Some of the exhibitors include:

  • Public Procurement Agency, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Department of Transportation & Infrastructure, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Office of the Chief Information Officer, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • College of the North Atlantic
  • City of St.John’s
  • Town of Torbay
  • Town of Paradise
  • Newfoundland & Labrador Housing Corporation
  • Newfoundland & Labrador Hydro
  • Newfoundland & Labrador English School District
  • Public Services & Procurement Canada
  • Department of National Defense
  • Joint Task Force Altantic
  • and more

Attendees will also learn about the public sector procurement process, including how to access bidding opportunities.

This event is open to individuals or industry associations who would like to learn more about public sector procurement.