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Meet the Buyer: TELUS

September 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Meet the Buyer

This LIVE virtual event is for Certified WBEs who want to learn about how to do business with “big” business. Join us on September 4th to learn more about TELUS, one of our Corporate Members. Bring your questions, we’ll have line open for conversations.

This 1-hour online webinar is an excellent way for Certified WBEs to learn more about corporations they may be targeting with products and services.

What you will learn…

We will focus on the following topics (topics vary based on select Corporate Member supplier diversity program):

  • Company information and brief background
  • Supplier Diversity policy or guidelines
  • Procurement processes
  • Categories they purchase
  • Information on working with Tier 1 and Tier 2 vendors (if applicable)
  • Best way to connect and contact information
  • How to best follow up
  • Special programs or opportunities available to diverse suppliers
  • Tips, best practices, success stories
  • Q&A

Certification has its benefits!

This webinar is reserved for our Certified WBE community. Webinars are free but participants must register in advance.

Registration is closed!

Why to join us live…

  • Learn more about TELUS’ program
  • Be the first one to learn about opportunities
  • Be the first one to follow up
  • Ask questions and get answers LIVE on the call

Can’t join us LIVE? No problem! Send your questions to concierge@wbecanada.ca anytime between now and 1 day prior to the call. Call will be recorded and available in our online library – Tools for Growth!

Meet the Speaker

Madeleine Baker
Director, Technology Strategy, Procurement & Supply Chain

Maddy BakerMaddy has had a broad and exciting career within the Procurement & Supply Chain field. Within TELUS, Maddy leads the Procurement team responsible for IT, Business Products and Services, Contingent Workforce, and Business Analytics. Prior to this role, she led the Procurement Strategy and Innovation (PSI) Team, and was responsible for leading the future state strategy, processes and policy within the function, in addition to operational management of compliance, risk, offshore support, Supplier Diversity, technology, and data intelligence.

She is a strong advocate for expanding the profile and impact of Supplier Diversity within Canada, and sits on the WBE Canada Board of Directors, CGLCC Procurement Council and GroYourBiz Vancouver Board.

Prior to joining TELUS in 2016, she held progressive roles within GlaxoSmithKline in Europe and North America, ultimately holding the position of Head of Procurement, United States, including responsibility for delivering the organisation’s Supplier Diversity commitment.

There is a strong commitment within TELUS towards Supplier Diversity, and a recognition that our programme delivers an improved and innovative customer experience by taking proactive steps to provide equal access to a supply base that reflects the diversity of where we live, work, and serve.

Details

Date:
September 4
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Venue

Online – Exclusive
Event for Certified WBEs

Organizer

WBE Canada
Phone:
416-646-6233
Email:
concierge[AT]wbecanada[DOT]ca
Website:
https://wbecanada.ca

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