How to do Business with Queen's - Cancelled

Date: Monday December 12th, 2022                                      

Time: 9:00am-11:00am EST



Registration open through 2022/12/6 2:45 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Queen’s University wants to do business with you!
We’re in the business of offering opportunities in an open, fair and transparent way to all qualified suppliers in an effort to achieve the best overall value for the university. This session will provide current and potential suppliers with understanding on the university’s purchasing thresholds, where we post our public opportunities, how to obtain preferred supplier status, registration in our Procure-to-Pay system, along with other helpful information. Session is open to both current and potential suppliers for the university – note, attendance is capped at 50 participants and participants must register in order to attend. Sessions will be offered through the 2022 calendar year and will not be recorded.

Session Host

This session will be hosted by members from the Strategic Procurement Services team at Queen's University.


Questions about this session can be issued to or



Session will be held virtually via Zoom


About Us

Strategic Procurement Services (SPS) oversees the acquisition of products and services on behalf of the university.

Leveraging the spending power of the entire university's proud tradition of innovation, an institution which encourages lateral thinking, independent solution finding and independence of thought in line with the Queen's Strategic goals & objectives.

Strategic Procurement Services role is to support the university's acquisition of products and services, using the following criteria:

Efficiency - Optimizing procurement to deliver the greatest possible value for every dollar spent

Effectiveness - Delivering the right product/service at the right time & at the best price

Quality - Providing safe, consistent & reliable products from the highest quality suppliers that meet departmental & university specifications

Risk Management - Assessing, mitigating and managing the risks involved with delivering products and services

Accountability - Integrating end to end supply chain activities and taking responsibility to achieve sustained savings.