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Brampton welcomes all vendors to do business with the City


​BRAMPTON, ON (April 2, 2019) – The City of Brampton is hosting its 2nd Annual Reverse Vendor Tradeshow and seminars on Thursday, May 2 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at City Hall, to help connect vendors with the people, tools and processes for doing business with the City.

If vendors have goods or services they would like to sell to the City of Brampton, but are unsure of how to do that, then May 2 is a date for their calendars. Those interested in attending must register online at www.brampton.ca/ReverseVendorTradeshow.
 
At the tradeshow, representatives from City divisions will be available to answer questions and provide information on doing business with the City. Vendors will have the opportunity to connect with City staff and learn about the types of procurement they can bid on.
 
Short seminars running concurrently with the tradeshow will focus on how to do business with the City.

More than 120 new vendors have registered with the City since The Reverse Vendor Tradeshow was introduced in Brampton last year.

Highlights

• The Reverse Vendor Tradeshow takes place on Thursday, May 2 from 9:30 am until 12:30 pm at the Conservatory, City Hall, 2 Wellington Street West.
• Representatives from City of Brampton divisions will be available to chat.
• A 30-minute seminar will be held from 10 to 10:30 am and 11:30 am to noon in West Tower (WT) Training Room 2A. These will focus on how to do business with the City.
• Staff will be available to help vendors register on the BidsandTenders.ca website.
• Underground parking is available at 2 Wellington Street West and at 41 George Street South.

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“Brampton welcomes all businesses, big and small, to come learn about how they can sell to the City. Every year, the City procures more than $250 million in goods, services and construction. The Reverse Vendor Tradeshow is an ideal opportunity for vendors to personally interact with staff from City departments and have their questions answered. We are committed to supporting local businesses and following fair and transparent procurement practices.”
 
- Mayor Patrick Brown

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MEDIA CONTACT
Christine Sharma
Media Relations, City of Brampton
905.874.2880 | christine.sharma@brampton.ca