Small Business Grants and Loans Workshop in Fort Erie, Ontario

Man drawing curvature of growth on wall

small business graph improvementThe Fort Erie Economic Development & Tourism Corporation, along with Mentor Works Ltd. and the Greater Fort Erie Chamber of Commerce invite small and medium-sized businesses to a two part workshop session on developing partnerships with the government and leveraging small business grants and loans programs from municipal, provincial and federal sources:

“Your Business and the Government:  Developing Partnerships that Help Drive Business Success”

Ontario Business Grants Workshop Event Details

DATE: Wednesday, June 26th, 2013
TIME: 9:30am – 12:30pm
LOCATION: Fort Erie Public Library, Centennial Branch 136 Gilmore Rd Fort Erie, ON, L2A 2M1

COST: The Fort Erie Economic Development & Tourism Corporation, the Greater Fort Erie Chamber of Commerce, the Fort Erie Business Success & Loan Centre, and the Fort Erie Public Library are proud to offer this workshop to offer this event at no cost for business owners and managers whose business meet the following criteria:

  • Incorporated for at least 2 years
  • Perform manufacturing or R&D in Canada
  • Have a minimum of 15 employees


 Register by email to:

Learn How Small Businesses Can Sell to the Government of Canada

The workshop’s first presenter will be a representative from The Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME).   This seminar will provide information on how to sell to the government of Canada, including:

  • How to understand the registration process;
  • How to build relationships;
  • How to obtain security clearances; and,
  • How to search for and bid on opportunities.

Learn How to Access Small Business Grants and Loans

Bernadeen McLeod, Founder and Principal of Mentor Works Ltd. will discuss how to improve cash flow and solve operational challenges through the support of Canadian government funding resources.   Mentor Works Ltd. has a track record of helping small and medium-sized businesses across Canada reach their strategic goals and their clients’ grants and loans applications have an incredible 95+% approval rating.   Some of the types of programs covered in her presentation include:  capital expense funding, grants for hiring recent grads, post-secondary collaboration opportunities, loan products, and many more.

SEATING IS LIMITED Please RSVP before June 12, 2013 905-871-7331 or via e-mail to For more information, please call 905-871-7331 today.

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