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Trade Commissioner Services: Procurement Opportunities within the World Bank Group (WBG)

Are you a Women-owned, or Minority-owned business, looking to enter the World Bank Group’s (WBG) supply chain? If you answered yes, then you do not want to miss this opportunity.

Reserve your spot today, to learn more about how the WBG is an agent of change towards gender equality and women’s economic empowerment.

The Office of Liaison with the International Financial Institutions (OLIFI), part of the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS), is partnering with the World Bank Group, along with European and U.S. counterparts, for a Virtual Vendor Forum for North America and Europe. The event is focused on how to do business with the WBG, what they purchase, and what they are doing to increase the number of woman-owned and minority-owned businesses, in their supply chain. Participation is free but registration is required. Confirm your participation today, to attend this Vendor Forum.

This event will highlight the work of the WBG’s Corporate Procurement Team, which is responsible for procuring goods and services needed to meet the WBG’s internal administrative requirements along with, assisting with sourcing operational consulting services for borrower client countries. These opportunities can range from:

  • IT services
  • employee benefits
  • security services, and
  • consulting services related to a diverse range of sectors such as:
    • energy
    • PPPs/infrastructure
    • education
    • agriculture
    • environmental and social safeguards,
    • finance
    • water and sanitation
    • healthcare

Participants will hear from woman-owned and minority-owned businesses that currently work with the WBG as they share their insight and experience with Corporate Procurement practices and procedures. They will also hear details from WBG staff involved in procurements on what they buy, how they identify vendors, and what some upcoming needs may be. Will you join ?