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Walmart Canada and WEConnect International in Canada

Tuesday, 23 April 2019 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)


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WEConnect International Women Business Enterprise 5 Apr 2019 Free  


Event Details

On April 23rd, Walmart Canada and WEConnect International will host a one-day Supplier Forum at the Walmart Canada Head Office in Mississauga, Ontario. This is a free event and open to women-owned businesses in the WEConnect International Network across Canada. 

The Supplier Forum will include presentations from Walmart representatives outlining current and future business opportunities at assigned tables. It will also include a session for WBEs to deliver a 60-second pitch to Walmart merchants/buyers with feedback provided.

Planned Agenda 

9:00am - 9:30am     Registration  
9:30am - 10:00am     Executive Welcome
  10:00 am – 10:15 am     Walmart Marketplace: The Digital Opportunity
10:15 am – 10:30 am     Walmart Strategic Sourcing (services and goods not for resale)
10:30 am – 10:45 am     Break
10:45am - 12:00pm     Rotation 1: Doing Business with Walmart
12:00pm - 1:00pm     Networking Lunch
1:00pm - 2:45pm     Rotation 2: Pitches & Feedback with Merchants/Buyers
2:45pm - 3:00pm     Closing Remarks



Lunch will be provided by Walmart Canada. 

We welcome WEConnect International certified Women's Business Enterprises and WEConnect International self-registered women-owned businesses to register for this event. Spaces are limited

If you would like to join the WEConnect International network and attend this event, please contact Chelsea Prescod, Country Director for WEConnect International in Canada, 

Registration closes April 5th. 

This event is sponsored by: Walmart Canada Women in Retail 

Have questions about WALMART CANADA + WECONNECT INTERNATIONAL SUPPLIER FORUM FOR WOMEN OWNED BUSINESSES ? Contact Walmart Canada and WEConnect International in Canada

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Walmart Canada Headquarters
1940 Argentia Rd, Mississauga, ON L5N 1P9


Tuesday, 23 April 2019 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

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Walmart Canada and WEConnect International in Canada

Walmart Canada 

Walmart Canada operates a growing chain of 410 stores nationwide serving more than 1.2 million customers each day. Walmart Canada's flagship online store, is visited by more than 750,00 customers daily. With more than 85,000 associates, Walmart Canada is one of Canada's largest employers and is ranked one of the country's top 10 most influential brands. Walmart Canada's extensive philanthropy program is focused on supporting Canadian families in need, and since 1994 Walmart Canada has raised and donated more than $300 million to Canadian charities. Additional information can be found at and at

WEConnect International 

WEConnect International is a 501(c)(3) organization that identifies, educates and certifies women's business enterprises based outside of the U.S. that are at least 51% owned, managed, and controlled by one or more women, and then connects them with multinational corporate buyers. WEConnect International members represent over $1 trillion in annual purchasing power and a deep commitment to supplier development and inclusive sourcing. Since 2009, WEConnect International has led the movement towards global supplier diversity and has supported members with developing and growing their own global inclusive sourcing efforts. The result is a network of corporate buyers working with women business owners based in over 100 countries that are learning, collaborating and winning billions of dollars in new business.  For more information, please visit the website 

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