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Quick Start Program – RFP/RFQ Process and Procedure

July 28, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Join us for the 5th session of our QSP (Quick Start Program) as we explore the correct RFP/RFQ process when responding to federal government and corporate requests.

Session Overview:

  • The different types of solicitation documents
  • The main elements of a solicitation document and how to respond to them
  • How bids are evaluated and suppliers are selected
  • How to follow-up after receipt of the bidding process results
  • Best practices, tips and suggestions


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**Please note that the QUICK START PROGRAM is for Certified CAMSC Suppliers only as a Certificate of Completion will be distributed to Certified Suppliers completing all six sessions**

About the Speakers


Stephane Champagne, Supply Specialist, Procurement Assistance Canada (PAC)

With PAC, Stephane engages with the supplier community to help them to better understand how the federal government buys goods and services in an effort to make it easier for smaller businesses to bid on federal contracting opportunities.


Liana Gitto, Supplier Diversity Advisor at Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC).

She joined the bank in 2010 and has worked across various departments including Finance, Venture Capital and IT. Since joining the Finance department, she has built up over 8 years of experience in leading procurement processes for the bank, including helping to develop and launch the bank’s Supplier Diversity Program in 2019.

Liana is passionate about diversity, equity, and inclusion and believes that inclusive procurement practices create long-term value for entrepreneurs, communities, and help organizations remain agile and innovative. She works to build relationships with diverse businesses owners including women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2+, Black entrepreneurs and others, to expand the pool of potential diverse suppliers that BDC strives to include as part of its supply chain.

She holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Concordia.

The Quick Start Program is brought to you by RBC



July 28, 2022
11:00 am - 12:30 pm




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