Canadian Government Funding Workshop May 15, 2013 -Gormley, ON

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Helping You Fund & Plan The Growth Of Your Business: Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) and York Region, invite you to join us for this important and timely information exchange and networking opportunity for manufacturers.  This session will help manufacturing leaders to learn more about Canadian government funding opportunities available from government and private sources, and help you plan your growth and  innovation strategies for 2013/14.THIS Canadian Government Funding Workshop IS FREE TO MANUFACTURERS.

May 15th, 2013, 8:00am to 12:00pm 

Global EMC

11 Gordon Collins Dr.

(Stouffvile rd. & Woodbine Ave)


Why you should attend this Canadian Government Funding Workshop

EMC and York Region cordially invite you to learn about small business funding grants and small business loans Ontario opportunities for manufacturers, how to access them, terms and conditions associated with the programs, and how to position yourself to obtain funding.  For those looking to grow a business or fund innovation and training, this workshop will be of great value.  We will also share insights into how you can position yourself for growth and productivity improvements in the coming year. Our host Global EMC Labs, will explain how they assist businesses with certification testing and will provide a tour of their state-of-the-art facility.

Keynote Presentations:

Scientific Research & Experimental Development Program Changes for 2013

Ross Cooper of Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) will discuss changes to the Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit program for 2013 and will answer any questions you may have regarding the SR&ED program.  Ross will touch on project activity, eligibility, and will help you to understand the best way to maximize the ROI on your SR&ED projects.

Canadian Government Funding – How to Locate Programs and How to Use Them

Bernadeen McLeod of Mentor Works, will discuss how Canadian government funding programs help small and mid-sized businesses tackle the barriers of financing in order to prosper and achieve growth.  Whether it is to serve the need of working capital, expanding into new markets, software or hardware investment or to purchase other manufacturing equipment, there are new creative ways to approach financing to solve your innovation challenge. Mentor Works also supports the identification, application support and writing of different types of government funding programs both Fed and Provincial.

Utilizing Small Business Grants Support to Accelerate Business Improvement.

Chad Metcalf, President of Value Stream Solutions, will share his expertise as it applies to best utilizing government funding for business to accelerate business improvement and sustainability. Through best practices sharing and past experience with key clients, Chad will help you to properly align your funding in a way that will maximize the ROI on your improvement projects, while building loyal customers and more effective supply chain partners.

Business Overview & Facility Tour by Garry Lee, President Global EMC Labs

Our host Global EMC Labs won the Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs’ award for “Best Start Up” and remains one of the largest Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) product safety testing labs in the GTA.  Garry Lee, President of Global EMC Labs will provide a company overview on the testing facility as well as a plant tour

 Bernadeen McLeod - Government Funding Expert Bernadeen McleodPresident & Owner, Mentor Works Ltd.
Bernadeen is a funding expert. She helps small-medium size businesses secure grant funding and low interest loans.
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Ross Cooper

Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium

Ross oversees the SR&ED tax credit program for EMC, supporting members by ensuring that they are well positioned to receive the maximum benefits from this tax program.
chad metcalf Chad Metcalf, Value Stream Solutions
Chad is a Business Transformation Consultant, who teaches businesses how to utilize funding to develop and deploy lean and six sigma programs, and accelerate business results.
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Gary Lee, Global EMC Labs

Global EMC Labs won the Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs’ award for “Best Start Up” and remains as one of the largest EMC/product safety testing labs in Toronto

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