MONTREAL, Oct. 24, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - This year marks STIQ's 30th anniversary and we are very pleased, on this occasion, to be carrying out the biggest edition in the history of the Buyer/Supplier Day with 800 B2B meetings between 150 Quebec based suppliers and 34 prime contractors. These international businesses are looking for qualified suppliers to fulfill specific needs in a variety of industry sectors. Following this day of fruitful business meetings, contracts worth tens of thousands of dollars could be granted to Quebec-based manufacturing SMEs.
"Today, 34 prime contractors are meeting potential suppliers to fulfill precise supply needs. This 11th edition of the buyer/supplier day also marks STIQ's 30th anniversary, and the biggest success in the history of the buyer/supplier day, with 800 B2B meetings scheduled throughout the day. Moreover, 11 of the 34 prime contractors are repeat participants from last year, a good indicator that they consider the buyer/supplier day a fast and effective way to discover new Québec based suppliers. In fact, many SME's have confirmed obtaining important contracts thanks to their participation to this networking event… " says Richard Blanchet, CEO.
STIQ believes that partnerships are important, which is why it has also set up B2B meetings between SMEs to foster their development. It is an excellent opportunity for SMEs to forge new ties and find complementary partners that will give them a competitive edge.
Founded in 1987, STIQ is a multi-industry association of Quebec-based manufacturers whose mission is to improve the competitiveness of manufacturing supply chains in order to promote the development of our economy. With the largest manufacturing network in Quebec, STIQ acts as a performance activator by creating fruitful networking and managing made-to-measure improvement programs.