Supplier News



Nov 14, 2018

(Version en français ci-dessous)

Canada's official diverse supply certifying body
for disabled and Veteran owned businesses 

In this newsletter you'll find :
Building our program
Valuable time spent
Supplier news
Not to be missed
IWSCC Partners

Building our program :

We proudly welcome Ai Media as our newest Corporate Member. Access Innovation Media (Ai-Media), founded in 2003, is dedicated to ending the experience of social, education and vocational exclusion by creating economic access solutions for people with disabilities.

It delivers accurate real-time captioning and transcription services, and works with committed partners in public, private and community sectors contributing to a more inclusive world.

Ai-Media has committed to ensuring all IWSCC events have access to real time captioning! Walking their talk!  Thank you Ai-Media!! 

Valuable time spent :

Supplier Diversity Alliance Canada

EY hosted Supplier Diversity Alliance Canada at their beautiful new downtown Toronto offices! Diverse Suppliers from WBE, CGLCC, IWSCC and CAMSC were there along with Canadian Corporations looking to do business with them.The match making segment was particularly valuable, in addition to the panel talks on innovation and growth.

Power the Economy

WeConnect International held its Annual Conference, ‘Power the Economy’, on 26th October that hosted women-run businesses, partner organizations and corporate sponsors. The event highlighted factors crucial to the success of diversely owned business and provided Corporations with an opportunity to discuss how to build their Supplier Diversity program.

Black & White Gala by the CGLCC

Abbas had the opportunity to attend the Black & White Gala by CGLCC. ‘It was a great evening! I congratulate Darrell and team for putting up an amazing event and showing Canadians that Supplier Diversity will continue to expand its borders.”

Supplier News :

Cecil Fingal Account Executive - Adaptability Canada (Certified with IWSCC)

'These were my first networking events as a diverse supplier and I was thoroughly impressed. I was not expecting that level of impressive businesses that are not only interested in doing business but have programs for Diverse Suppliers.

Everyone was very welcoming and it was a great experience. Can't wait for the next event.’

Cecil, Adaptability Canada

Not to be missed :

We are happy  to invite you to our Tier 2 Tier: Social Procurement Focus 2018 on Wednesday, November 28 from 2:30 pm–6:30 pm at Artscape Daniels Launchpad, Toronto’s new, lake-view creative entrepreneurship center!
You will not want to miss our 3:40 presentation when MetrolinxCrosslinx Transit Solutions, and Eva's Print Shop will discuss how they are Achieving Community Benefits through the Supply Chain.

It will be a Supplier rich day and we encourage Diverse Suppliers to network with other Diverse Suppliers! Purchasing people from our member Corporations will be there and have invited their Tier 1 companies so it will be a highly effective networking. We’d love for you to attend this event! You can register here.

Tickets are free, but limited, and are already 50% SOLD OUT, so register soon to avoid disappointment. Deadline is November 26.

 All IWSCC and partner events are regularly updated on our website, please check oftern so you don’t miss out! 


IWSCC Partners

Inclusive Workplace Supply Council of Canada

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