Canadian businesses are fortunate when it comes to exporting, since the federal and provincial governments support a wide range of strategic projects focused on building export capacity and accessing expanding international markets.
Will your business start exporting or expand export markets in 2019?
During the Funding to Support Export Expansion Webinar, attendees will learn about specific government funding programs designed to help businesses succeed in export markets. This includes participating in trade shows and developing international partnerships. As well, overviews of the top Canadian government funding programs supporting export growth will be discussed.
March 7 Webinar: Funding to Support Export Expansion
On Thursday, March 9, 2019, Mentor Works is hosting a webinar for those interested in learning how to reach or expand export markets with government funding.
Joey Barnes from Export Development Canada (EDC) will join Mentor Works. EDC is Canada’s export credit agency, offering innovative commercial solutions to help Canadian exporters go, grow, and succeed internationally. EDC will provide a brief overview of how they can help Canadian exporters mitigate risks, enter new markets, assist with the growth of export sales, and partner with banks to access additional lending capacity and working capital.
Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019
Time: 12:30 – 1:15pm ET
Location: Online Webinar via GoToWebinar
- How Canadian companies can become exporters through business expansion projects;
- Project funding for participating in trade shows, performing market research, and increasing production capacity;
- Industry-specific export expansion grants for manufacturers and agri-food businesses; and
- Recent program changes for CanExport, Export Market Access, and Ontario Exporters Fund.
Strategic Alliances Director, Export Development Canada (EDC)
Joey is the Strategic Alliances Director for Export Development Canada. Based out of the company’s Toronto offices, he represents EDC across all sectors and for all of EDC’s solutions. He provides Canadian companies with financing and risk management support, as well as market knowledge and credit advice. Joey is a graduate of University of Ottawa and has over 15 years’ experience with EDC in various credit management, underwriting, and business development roles.
Director of Program Development, Mentor Works Ltd.
As the Director of Program Development at Mentor Works, Rob works directly with clients across various industries to support their cash flow planning and project funding needs. He has directly overseen over $80M in funding approvals for clients across advanced manufacturing, ICT, and life sciences. Rob provides clients in these sectors with government funding plans uniquely tailored to support their growth objectives.