The Economic Recovery is Fueling Ontario’s Auto Sector Growth

The Economic Recovery is Fueling Ontario’s Auto Sector Growth

Home to five auto assemblers, 700 parts suppliers, and more than 500 tool, die, and mould makers, Ontario is regarded as a source of high-quality automotive manufacturing. Over the last five years, Ontario assembly plants produced nearly 16 per cent of North American-made vehicles; more than any other North American state or provincial jurisdiction. The…

Register for CME Incoterms® 2010 Webinar

Register for CME Incoterms® 2010 Webinar

International Commercial Terms, often referred to in industry as incoterms, are internationally adopted rules and regulations used in trade documents. Incoterms are often presented in the form of acronyms, which can make it hard for new exporters to grasp the meaning behind these phrases. Learning and understanding these terms is key to being aware of…

Export Webinar: Avoid Common International Trade Mistakes

Export Webinar: Avoid Common International Trade Mistakes

When exporting, even small mistakes can end up costing your business significant time, financial resources, and opportunities abroad. Complying with all international standards for trade is essential to ensuring a sustainable export strategy, however many Canadian businesses are unaware of common mistakes which limit business growth in foreign countries. To ensure your business does not…

Discover Canadian Government Grant Funding – Events in June 2015

Discover Canadian Government Grant Funding – Events in June 2015

Mentor Works has been hard at work over the last month to help connect small businesses with Canadian government grant funding opportunities. In an ongoing effort to be as accessible to you, we are pleased to offer a variety of small business funding workshops and webinars that provide specific details for Ontario small business grants…

Ontario Aerospace Council – June 24 Event on Funding Opportunities; Ontario Small Business Grants

Ontario Aerospace Council – June 24 Event on Funding Opportunities; Ontario Small Business Grants

On June 24th, the Ontario Aerospace Council (OAC) will continue its “Show Me the Money Series” of seminars. This morning breakfast seminar will help companies within the aerospace industry to learn about funding opportunities including Ontario small business grants and loans. Whether you have a specific project in mind which requires funding, or you would…

CME’s Export Success Program Series Summer 2015

CME’s Export Success Program Series Summer 2015

­­­Are you an established or new exporter that is looking to gain an international advantage? The Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) association is looking to help by providing businesses with professional development opportunities through their Export Success Program. In association with Export Development Canada (EDC), CME will be holding learning sessions throughout the summer that…

Export Expansion Canadian Government Grants Webinar

Export Expansion Canadian Government Grants Webinar

On May 20, Mentor Works will be co-hosting a free webinar with Export Development Canada (EDC) focused on Canadian government grants and other resources to help small business expand into new markets. Bernadeen McLeod, president and founder of Mentor Works, will be joined by Johanna Franz, Small Business Account Manager for South Western Ontario, will…

Exporter Confidence Slips in 2014: EDC Report

Exporter Confidence Slips in 2014: EDC Report

According to a report released by Export Development Canada (EDC), exporter confidence for Canadian businesses fell in 2014. Their report measured how Canadian exporters and investors are feeling about international and foreign business opportunities in the next six months. The data is collated and measured with the Trade Confidence Index (TCI), which summarizes the state…

Meet and Network with the Mentor Works Team in December 2014

Meet and Network with the Mentor Works Team in December 2014

The Holiday season is nearly upon us; don’t miss your chance to come out and meet the Mentor Works team before 2014 has expired. In addition to Government Funding Workshops and Webinars scheduled for this month, Mentor Works’ Founder and President, Bernadeen McLeod, and Business Development Executive, Alexandra (Alex) Barlow, will also be present at…

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

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

Mentor 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…