On September 24, 2014, Mentor Works and Grant Thornton LLP will provide insight to leaders and owners of established small to medium-sized businesses on Canadian government funding and tax incentives via a free workshop in Markham, Ontario.
Canadian Government Funding and Tax Advisory Workshop: Event Details
- Location/ Venue: Markham Convergence Centre, 7271 Warden Ave., Markham, ON L3R 5X5
- Date/Time: Wednesday, September 24 @ 10:00am
- Cost: Free for leaders and owners of established small to medium-sized businesses (click “Register” to determine your eligibility).
Mentor Works Canadian Small Business Grant and Loan Experts
Mentor Works is a funding consulting firm based out of Cambridge, Ontario that serves small to medium-sized businesses across Canada. Led by their President and Founder, Bernadeen McLeod, Mentor Works helps companies overcome obstacles to growth by guiding their selection of and access to government funding programs. Grant and loan programs exist to help small to mid-sized businesses expand operations, adopt IT best practices, human resources and training or to purchase manufacturing equipment, there are new creative ways to approach financing to solve your innovation challenge.
Speaker Profile: Bernadeen McLeod, President and Founder of Mentor Works Ltd.
Bernadeen McLeod is the President and Founder of Mentor Works. Bernadeen has expertise in Canadian grants and loans, both on the federal and provincial level, and her team of Canadian government funding experts has successfully secured millions of dollars in funding for their clients across the nation.
Bernadeen’s expert knowledge in Canadian government funding has earned her organization publicity from some of Canada’s most reputable media outlets and publications, including; Global TV, Profit Magazine, Globe and Mail, TechVibes, CanadaOne, Backbone Magazine, Automation Magazine, Food in Canada, and many more. Within Bernadeen’s presentation you will learn how to take the mystery out of how funding mechanisms work, the on-line application process, eligibility factors, the funding cycle, and more. You will also learn what the experts know about government funding and business support resources and how to keep it simple.
About Grant Thornton Assurance, Tax and Advisory Firm
Grant Thornton is the world’s sixth largest professional services network, operating in at least 120 countries worldwide. Together with Raymond Chabot in Quebec, Grant Thornton has approximately 4,000 of its 35,000 Grant Thornton members serving businesses here in Canada. Grant Thornton’s Canadian offices are composed of proactive teams of professionals led by approachable partners that use insights, experience and instinct to understand complex issues for privately owned, publicly listed and public sector clients and help them find solutions.
Speaker Profile: Martha Oner, Senior Manager, Tax Incentives of Grant Thornton
The National SR&ED and Government Incentives practice at Grant Thornton includes approximately 50 practitioners across Canada (including Raymond Chabot), able to leverage your research investment into additional funding opportunities.
Martha assists clients with SR&ED, OIDMTC and other tax incentive matters from the eligibility and preparation stage through to post submission support (if needed). Leveraging her 13 years of experience as a tax specialist Martha helps clients file maximized and substantiated tax credit claims. Clients of Martha’s include representatives from a wide variety of industries including Food & Beverage, Medical Technologies, Manufacturing, Information Technology, Green Technology, Construction and Agriculture.
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