You have spent time, energy, and money to develop what you believe is an innovative Canadian Software Solution or product…Now it’s time to SELL!
The Government of Canada is the largest buyer of goods and services in Canada; Has Canadian-only innovation contracts to win with selected champion Government Departments; Is referenceable world-wide; and, provides your innovative solution with a stamp of approval.
Solution Xplus’ “Selling to the Government” seminar will examine potential cost-effective approaches to sell to the GoC for maximum ROI, and, how to leverage the GoC’s Build in Canada Innovation Program.
This government program helps Canadian companies of all sizes move their state-of-the-art goods and services from the laboratory to the marketplace. The program pays up to $500,000 for non-military innovations and up to $1,000,000 for military innovations.
Prerequisites for attending this seminar: None
Speaker Bio: Guy de Montigny
Guy has an extensive knowledge of both business and IT. While studying and graduating as an engineer, Guy worked with ALCAN, Pechiney and Reynolds Aluminum. After graduation, Guy advanced from Project Manager to VP of an industrial construction company. During this time, he worked on projects at Kruger, Hyundai, and Aluminerie de Bécancour. He participated in a year-long project with the United Nations in Madagascar, Africa, as Senior Business Development Lead. Returning to Canada, Guy co-founded Ottawa-based Maxsys, that has established itself today as one of the major staffing companies in Canada. During his « building phase », Guy developed important government relations as a result of working with various other staffing companies while developing businesses and new divisions. Guy entered IT as the co-founder in charge of business development for Sage-Tea Software. Following this successful start-up, Guy joined Ottawa-based FORMVERSE, where he has been in charge of business development for all of Canada. Guy has a good understanding of federal government procurement opportunities, and programs, such as the Build in Canada. Guy is currently the President of Solution Xplus, a software and innovative product broker. We are experts at helping you reach your business goals. We will assist you in gaining funds through the BCIP by providing you with critical tactics and proper formatting. Solution Xplus has submitted 11 BCIPs to date and is currently working with another 20 innovative companies.