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The City uses SAP Ariba, a web-based tool for procurement, invoice management and payment processes.

SAP Ariba improves the City's ability to communicate with suppliers and streamline process, making it easier for suppliers to do business with the City.

All transactions with the City of Edmonton are free. 

Create an SAP Ariba Account

First Time Using SAP Ariba?

Suppliers interested in bidding on City procurement opportunities and City contracted suppliers who have been asked to work with the City using the Ariba Network, will need to register with SAP Ariba to create an account. Only one account per supplier please. 

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Log In to Your SAP Ariba Account

Access to Ariba Discovery and Ariba Network.

Log In

Ariba Discovery : Searching and Bidding on Procurement Opportunities

Suppliers interested in bidding on City procurement opportunities/sourcing events need to create an account on Ariba Discovery (for free).

The City no longer accepts paper bid submissions.

In Ariba Discovery you can link directly to the City of Edmonton's profile to:

  • View sourcing events (procurement opportunities)
  • Respond to the event
  • Ask publicly viewable questions and view all answers to questions asked by others

Opportunities will continue to be posted on the Alberta Purchasing Connection (APC) with a link to the Ariba Discovery to view the City of Edmonton's sourcing event.

Need Help? Have a Question?

Visit for assistance creating an SAP Ariba Account or using Ariba Discovery. 

Unable to access specific documents once you have an Ariba account? Contact the Senior Buyer listed on the sourcing event.

For any other assistance related directly to City of Edmonton, contact

Ariba Network : For Contracted Suppliers

The City is using the Ariba Network to issue purchase orders (PO), receive invoices and communicate payment information to City contracted suppliers. 

The SAP Ariba Network allows you to easily receive and track orders, manage shipping details, create e-invoices and receive payment information - all conveniently online. All transactions with the City of Edmonton are free.

Create Your SAP Ariba Network Account

Suppliers are required to have an Ariba Network account to be able to do business with the City.  Only one account per supplier please. Multiple users can be assigned to one supplier account. 

Ariba Standard Account vs Ariba Enterprise Account

When you create your account, you may have the option to choose either the standard account or the enterprise account. Either account is acceptable for doing business with the City.

Ariba Standard Account Ariba Enterprise Account
  • All transactions with the City are free
  • All transactions with the City are free
  • Can create supplier- managed catalogues
  • Priority SAP Ariba support


Create Your Account

How you will know when it's time to work with the City using the Ariba Network

The go-live dates for working on the Ariba Network with the City of Edmonton will vary among contracted suppliers. 

Throughout 2020, suppliers will be contacted via email when it's their turn to start working with the City using the Ariba Network. 

Watch for your notification letter with the date indicating when the City will be ready to start working with your company on the Ariba Network.  

Edmonton Public Library and Edmonton Police Service will not be using the Ariba Network at this time. 

Need Help? Have a Question?

SAP Ariba technical Issues and support 
Contact Form

Support related to City of Edmonton Purchase Orders, invoicing

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