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Webinar: Group Buying Strategy: Does Your Entity Have One?

May 17, 2022 at 2 pm Eastern Time | Zoom
This webinar is free to NCPP members and government employees.

With limited time and resources to conduct all the necessary bids and tenders for their organizations, more public procurement teams are turning to cooperative organizations who offer competitive contract solicitations, Since 2017, newly adopted legislation - Canada Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) - now allows cooperative purchasing across all levels of Canadian government. The resulting interest has greatly expanded the use and categories of group buying contracts across several cooperative purchasing organizations.
  • Hear the latest in group buying trends across the provinces of Canada
  • Gain insights into how bundled services can bring the best value
  • Discover key questions to ask when conducting due diligence
  • What is on the horizon for new contracts and solutions
  • How supply chain issues affect cooperative contract purchases


  • Tammy Rimes, MPA Executive Director for National Cooperative Procurement Partners (NCPP)


  • Chris Penny, Kinetic GPO
  • Dave Dextraze, CANOE
  • Karen Owen, OECM

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Outside of the Box

  • Outside of the Box with Cooperative Procurement
  • Outside of the Box Construction with Cooperative Contracting
  • How to Navigate the Maze of Government
  • Group Buying Strategy: Does Your Entity Have One?

View the 2022 Webinar Series    

Gain Greater Expertise in Selling to SLED

  • Gain Greater Expertise in Selling to SLED

View the 2021 Webinar Series   

Public Purchasing During COVID-19

  • Have You Thought of Everything?
  • Crystal Ball: Plan, Predict, and Persevere in the New Fiscal Year
  • Public Purchasing During COVID-19
  • How to Navigate the Maze of Local Government

View the 2020 Webinar Series   

Cooperative Purchasing

  • How to Navigate the Maze of Government
  • Cooperative Procurement: Like a Country Love Song

View the 2019 Webinar Series   

Emergency Preparedness: Procurement Superheroes—No Cape Required!

  • The Calm Before the Crisis: Preparation With No Pressure
  • In the Eye of the Storm, Where the Only Safe Ship is Leadership
  • Over the Rainbow: Finding Your Yellow Brick Road

View the 2018 Webinar Series   

Climbing the Procurement Pathway

  • Construction Zone: Enter at NO Risk (Hard Hats Are Optional!)
  • The Straight and Narrow Path, Where No Corners Can Be Cut!
  • Strategic Is as Strategic Does: Walking the Walk!

View the 2017 Webinar Series