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Excelerate 2020 Pre-conference session

GROW YOUR BUSINESS FOR BETTER IMPORTANT: Due to the latest updates related to COVID-19 this event is postponed until 2021. EXCELerate 2020 is dedicated to the full spectrum of women and male business owners, corporate representatives, government attendees, trade practitioners from academia, finance, customer brokerage and legal expertise, students in business and international trade, as well as media. We encourage… Read More

Breakfast with Brands: Tech 2020

The Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) invites you to its upcoming Breakfast with Brands: Tech Industry event in Toronto, Ontario, May 14, 2020, 8:00 – 11:30 am designed to facilitate connections and conversations between women-owned businesses and corporate buyers. This event serves to connect certified women-owned businesses with buyers from companies in the Technology and Telecommunications industry, offering a great… Read More

WBE 2 WBE Matchmaker

An exclusive benefit for WBE Canada-Certified WBEs, our WBE to WBE 1:1 MatchMaker event is designed to help connect women-owned businesses with larger WBE buyers. If you are looking for Tier 2 or Tier 3 opportunities, this event is perfect for you. For eligible WBE suppliers, 1:1 MatchMaker Meetings provide an incredible opportunity to meet one-on-one with buyers from other… Read More

How to write proposals to win business

This exclusive webinar training for WBE Canada certified suppliers is designed to help Canadian women-owned businesses win more government contracts. If your business offers services or products commonly procured by government entities, join us to maximize your time and resources. What you will learn: Overview of the public (Government) procurement process procedure in Canada The minimum RFQ and RFP fairness,… Read More


WBE Canada Team is compiling a list of updates and resources to help you navigate necessary information and resources for your business. Bookmark this page for future updates.  March 27 Prime Minister announces additional support for Canadian small businesses – 75% of wage subsidies, launch of Canada Emergency Business Account – interest free loans for eligible businesses available through banks,… Read More


WBE Canada is collecting important resources for Canadian WBEs to support you during the COVID-19 crisis. Check back as this list will be updated on an ongoing basis.  Procurement Opportunities Government of Canada – Call for medical suppliers Ontario Government – Supply emergency products Ontario Government – Supply innovative approaches to fight COVID-19 Ontario Government – Submit products, solutions or… Read More

Silvia Pencak

We are in unprecedented times. The spread of COVID-19 has disrupted every aspect of our lives, and things are changing quickly. I wanted to provide an update on the actions WBE Canada is taking to safeguard the health and wellbeing of our clients, our team and their families. We have taken the following preventive measures: restricting non essential business travel;… Read More


IMPORTANT: This event has been postponed and registration has been closed. Everyone who registered will be notified of the revised date once corporate travel bans are lifted. Kellogg’s invites Canadian Certified WBEs to join them at the upcoming 8th Annual B2B in Battle Creek event held on March 9th. Area corporations will host networking tables to meet with potential suppliers.… Read More

Breakfast with Brands: Financial 2020

WBE Canada’s Breakfast with BrandsTM events are educational, informative and provide greater access to procurement networks for women-owned businesses looking to succeed in corporate supply chains. 2020’s Breakfast with Brands series kicks off March 5th as The Women Business Enterprises Canada Council (WBE Canada) brings together certified women-owned businesses and buyers from WBE Canada Corporate Member organizations in the financial sector… Read More


CLAIM YOUR SPOT! The “Diversifying the Federal Supply Chain Summit” is being organized by the Office of the Procurement Ombudsman (OPO) to increase the diversity of bidders on federal government contracts. Now in its second year, this one-day session is designed to increase awareness of the public and private sector programs that can help all gender identities, Indigenous Peoples, racialized… Read More

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