Industry Networking Event: Food Beverage & Bio-Sector Initiative –Ottawa

Tulip Festival in OttawaHealth Food Services (HFS), Mentor Works and Excellence in Manufacturing (EMC) invite small to mid-sized business owners and leaders to an important information exchange and networking opportunity.

Ottawa Small Business Workshop: Learn about Funding Opportunities

The session aims to inform manufacturing leaders of the many small business grants and loans available from all levels of government to help in their growth and innovation strategies.

Join Mentor Works, HFS and EMC in Ottawa, Ontario

Date/ Time: June 17th, 2014, 8:30 – 11:30 am
Location: HFS – Healthcare Food Services: 1010 Dairy Drive, Ottawa, 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.

Ottawa Small Business Funding Presentation: Summary

Mentor Works helps small to mid-sized businesses through the support and writing of different types of Canadian business grants and loans.  Mentor Works Canadian government funding presentation will introduce business owners and leaders from the manufacturing sector; showing how funding mechanisms work, explaining the online application process, walking through various eligibility criterion, and more.  While accessing government funding may not always be easy, the process can be simplified –and Mentor Works can show you how.  During their presentation, Mentor Works will introduce more than 30 of the most popular funding programs accessed by many of Ontario’s most successful SMEs from the food sector.

Ottawa Business Grants & Loans Expert Alexandra (“Alex”) Barlow –Speaker Profile

Alexandra (Alex) Barlow of Mentor Works draws upon her experience working for the Ontario provincial government where she managed a $40 million portfolio of infrastructure spending as well as her time spent working at a consulting agency dedicated to helping municipalities with their strategic economic development.  Alex is a graduate of the University of Guelph where she receive a Master of Art degree in Political Science.  Join Alex in Ottawa on June 17th to learn how to put government grants and loans to work for your business to fund new capital equipment expenditures, business expansion, research and development, productivity improvements, and hiring and training of employees.

Ottawa Small Businesses: Sign Up for Mentor Works Weekly E-Newsletter

Subscribe to Mentor Works’ Canadian business grants and loans weekly e-newsletter to stay informed of grant and loan programs available to help your business overcome financial obstacles to growth.

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