Industry Networking Event: Food, Beverage & Bio-Sector –Belleville

mentor-works-EMCMentor Works and Excellence in Manufacturing (EMC) invite small to mid-sized business owners and leaders in the Belleville area to an important information exchange and networking opportunity.

Helping You Fund & Plan the Growth of Your Food, Beverage & Bio-Sector Business

The session aims to inform Belleville area manufacturing leaders of the many small business grants and loans available from all levels of government available to help your business overcome financial obstacles to growth.

Join Mentor Works, HFS and EMC in Belleville, Ontario

Date/ Time: June 18th, 2014, 8:30 – 11:30 am
Location: Fairfield Inn & Suites, 407 North Front Street, Belleville, ON
Cost: This event is provided at no cost to sector manufacturers!
Additional Information: For additional information please contact Bren de Leeuw, Senior Community Development Manager by email ( or by phone: 519.372.6009.
Register by contacting Bren de Leeuw via contact details above

Mentor Works Canada Small Business Grants and Loans Information Session

Learn more about government funding programs available for 2014 by watching the video above.

Mentor Works is a consulting firm that offers grant writing services to small and medium-sized businesses across Ontario and throughout Canada.  Through Mentor Works’ presentation you will learn:

  • How funding mechanisms like grants and loans work,
  • How to navigate the online application process,
  • How to appreciate various eligibility criterion, and more.

Whether your firm is interested in receiving between $5,000 and $40,000 to help fund your next hire, government money to use toward the purchase of new capital, or research and development funding; Mentor Works can help.

Canadian Government Funding Expert Alexandra (“Alex”) Barlow of Mentor Work–Speaker Profile

IMG_9907Upon graduating from the University of Guelph with a Master of Arts degree in Political Science

Alexandra (“Alex”) Barlow has held progressively responsible positions in the public and private sector.  Alex’s experience includes time spent working for the Ontario provincial government where she managed a $40 million portfolio of infrastructure spending and a Toronto-based consulting firm where she helped municipalities with their strategic development.   Join Alex on June 18th in Belleville, Ontario to learn about government funding available to help your firm with capital expenditures, expansion plans, research and development, and hiring and training.

Keep up to Date on Government Funding News & Updates

Sign up for Mentor Works’ business grants & loans weekly e-newsletter to stay up to date on grant & loan programs available to help your business grow.

Register by contacting  Bren de Leeuw ( or by phone: 519.372.6009.

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