Mentor Works Ltd., Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium, along with industry experts: Bob Leonidas, President & CEO of Claridge Food Group; Mark Josephs, VP of Operations at Kisko Freezies; and Gerg Merlihan, Director of Sales at Karma Candy; invite you to this fantastic informational and networking opportunity for professionals from the Food Processing Sector.
Our Guest Speakers, Bob Leonidas, Mark Josephs, and Greg Merlihan all come with a wealth of experience in the Food Processing Sector and will share how they transformed and re-positioned their organizations for growth and prosperity in challenging times. We will learn how each leader has created incremental value for their customers, employees, stakeholders and communities by focusing on innovation, leadership continuous improvement and collaboration. And of course, we will spend one hour previewing an exhaustive list of government grants for small business and small business loans Ontario that can be a vital part of your strategic growth formula.
Who Should Attend this Government Funding for Business and Business Growth Strategy Workshop?
Senior Managers, Continuous Improvement and Plant Managers, Human Resource Professionals
Date: Wednesday June 5th, 2013
Time: 8:30am to 12:30pm
Place: ABB, 201 Westcreek Blvd, Brampton, ON, Canada
Admission: Complimentary for professionals from the Food Processing Sector
EMC Workshop’s Canadian Government Funding Eligibility Factors:
- Manufacturers in the Food & Beverage Industry
- Incorporated in Canada for at least 2 years
- Financially stable
- Not a retailer/distributor
- Not a start-up
- Company must manufacture or conduct R&D in Canada
Bernadeen McLeod, Mentor Works Ltd. Principal Canadian Government Funding Expert
Funding for small business resources are available from both the provincial and federal levels of government. The challenge is how to find and take advantage of what is out there.
Bernadeen McLeod is the principal behind Mentor Works. With considerable expertise in Canadian government funding, both on a federal and provincial level, she has secured small business grants funding as well as low interest loans for SME owners in Southern Ontario.
Bernadeen has compiled the best organizational tools and resources to research government funding for business options. Through her presentation, she will share her knowledge with you on how to find, select government funding programs while taking the mystery out of the grant application process.
In her presentation, Bernadeen will cover financing trends, the different types of government resources and how to harness these opportunities to fund your business.
You will learn about the on-line application process, eligibility factors, the funding cycle, and more. You will also learn what the experts know about Canadian government funding and business support resources and how to keep it simple.
Bernadeen will also conduct a question and answer session after the presentation to provide further insight into the process and share her experiences on how to get started.