CFEA Funding & Insurance for Food Sector Event Dec. 3, 2014

cfeaMentor Works would like to remind owners and leaders of small and mid-sized businesses in the food sector of an important event that is fast-approaching. Mentor Works, the Canadian Food Exporters Association’s (CFEA), and Export Development Canada (EDC) are co-hosting a complimentary event taking place on December 3rd, 2014 in Toronto, ON.

Exclusive Event: Funding & Insurance Possibilities in the Food Industry

  • Date/Time: December 3rd, 2014 from 9:00am-11:00am
  • Location: CFEA Offices 100 Sheppard Ave Suite 600, Toronto, Ontario
  • Cost: Free for owners and leaders of food and beverage processing businesses

Register for the event here

Why is “Funding & Insurance Possibilities in the Food Sector” a can’t-miss event?

With the Food export sector continuing to experience growth due to surging middle-income populations across Asia, the Food sector has become a favourite target of government funding bodies operating at both provincial and federal levels of government. Small business grants and loans for the agriculture and agri-food sector are plentiful and a great resource to help businesses overcome growth challenges caused by a lack of financial support or inadequate risk management support. In just two hours, learn how your business can overcome these and other challenges facing growing food export businesses.

Bernadeen McLeod, President and Founder of Mentor Works

Mentor Works’ President and Founder, Bernadeen McLeod will present the most popular funding programs that are widely accessed by growing food processing businesses like yours. With unmatched knowledge and expertise in government funding programs available to small businesses, you will learn about the funding cycle, common eligibility factors, and the online application process. What is more, Bernadeen will take the mystery out of government funding and prepare you to overcome future financial obstacles with the help of free government money.

Barbara Grinfeld, Export Development Canada (EDC)

Barbara Grinfeld is the Sector Advisor for Processed Food, Organics, Nutraceuticals, and Functional Foods at EDC. Export Development Canada (EDC). Barbara will discuss some of the challenges often experienced by food exporters as well as EDC’s wide breadth of risk management services such as the Export Guarantee Program and various forms of insurance.

Register for the event here

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