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Bids & Tenders

The City is committed to securing the best products and services at the most competitive prices. We strive to provide significant value to all of our stakeholders and set standards of excellence within the municipal sector, while supporting Council’s Responsible Spending objective.

Bids & Tenders is Live!

As of May 1, 2018, the City of Barrie began posting open procurements to bids&tenders™, making it easy to register for and review tendered goods and services online 24/7, and submit quotes for low bid Requests For Quotation (RFQ) electronically. Using bids&tenders™ will modernize our service to the vendor community by making it more seamless and accessible. Going forward:

  • All of Barrie's open bid documents will be posted on bids&tenders™
  • See the New Feature:  "Submit a Question" makes it easy and consistent to ask about a procurement opportunity
  • Low bid Requests for Quotation are now fully electronic through bids&tenders™.  An electronic bidding process means using less paper and saving time for vendors by not having to drive to Barrie City Hall
  • All vendors interested in bidding on the City's bid posts must register with bids&tenders™ at Barrie's bids&tenders™ page.  Bid documents can be previewed without payment

Other benefits for vendors include unlimited access to bid postings from agencies using bids&tenders™ in Canada and automatic notifications of new bid opportunities when they are posted.  An annual subscription fee is $165 and a one-time, pay-per-bid option is also available at $45 per bid.  Bid documents can be previewed without the payment.

bids&tenders™ Demos

Online Demo
various dates/times
Learn first-hand what bids&tenders™ has to offer you. Register for a free webinar with bids&tender™.

Frequently Asked Questions

What happened to the existing bids on

All bids posted prior to May 1, 2018 on Biddingo will continue to be valid, and submissions will continue as described in the bid document.

All new bids posted after May 1, 2018, will be done through bids&tenders™.  Bid documents and any associated addenda MUST be obtained through bids&tenders™ to be valid.

Where can I register with bid&bids&tenders™?

You need to register and subscribe to bids&tenders™  before May 1, 2018 to download bid documents, receive notifications about new City of Barrie bid opportunities, and submit bids to the City of Barrie.

How much does bids&tenders™ cost?

Subscription to bids&tenders™ unlimited is just $165/year. Pay once and access all agencies using bids&tenders™ in Canada. A one-time, pay-per-bid option is also available at $45/bid. Bid documents can be previewed without the payment.



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