EDC & Mentor Works Canadian Government Funding Workshop in Markham

bigstock-Mini-planet-concept-Impressiv-33280229This coming July 10th, 2013, Export Development Canada (EDC) will join Mentor Works Ltd.’s Founder and President, Bernadeen McLeod, for a Canadian government funding and export development workshop.   Come join us to learn more about small business grants and loans as well as how the EDC is helping Canadian companies respond to international business opportunities.

Canadian Government Funding and Export Development Workshop Details

Date:  Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Location:  Markham Convergence Centre (7271 Warden Avenue, Markham, ON, Canada)

Cost:  This event is free of charge to those who own or are representing companies that meet the following criteria:

*This Presentation will be best suited for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) businesses, but others are welcome so long as they meet the following criteria:

  • 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


Export Development Canada Presentation (9:30-10:30am)

Export Development Canada is Canada’s export credit agency.  Their job is to help develop Canada’s export trade by supporting companies that are looking to take advantage of international business opportunities.  Export Development Canada will be represented by Jeff Keats and Juzer Yusufali.  Jeff has worked at EDC for over 6.5 years, and is an EDC Account Manager charged with supporting exporters in the Markham/Newmarket/Aurora/Thornhill region that have annual revenues of over $10 million.  Juzer has been with EDC for 7 years and works as a Small Business Account Manager, working with Ontario exporters with annual revenues of up to $10 million.

Canadian Government Funding for Business Presentation (10:30-11:30am)

mentor-worksMentor Works helps companies across Canada tackle the barriers of financing in order to reach strategic goals for growth and greater success.  Bernadeen McLeod, Founder and Principal of Mentor Works will cover more than 30 specific Canadian government funding programs available to help your business with projects such as:  research and development, capital equipment expenses, adoption of new technology, product commercialization, export marketing, and more.    Learn about some of the most useful small business grants and loans programs and how to get on your way to successfully selecting the right programs and navigating that loan or grant application process.

Learn More about Mentor Works Small Business Grants & Loans Experts

Are you an SME that has been incorporated for at least 3 years and have a minimum of 15 employees, with manufacturing or R&D operations in Canada?  If so, feel free to skip this video and contact a Canadian government funding expert –we will be happy to give you a call and tell you about some of the options available for your business.   Also, please remember to follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter!

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