Will your business start exporting or expand international markets in 2020?

Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Time: 1:00pm - 1:45pm ET
Location: Online Webinar via GoToWebinar

bigstock-Cargo-Plane-Flying-Above-Ship--92052161Canadian businesses are fortunate when it comes to exporting since the federal and provincial governments support a wide range of strategic projects focused on building export capacity and reaching/expanding international markets.

During the Funding to Support Export Expansion webinar, attendees will learn about specific government funding programs designed to help businesses succeed in export markets. This includes participating in trade shows and developing international partnerships. As well, overviews for the top government funding programs supporting exporting will be discussed.

Mentor Works will be joined by Export Development Canada (EDC). They are Canada’s export credit agency, offering innovative commercial solutions to help Canadian Exporters Go, Grow and Succeed internationally. EDC will give a brief overview of how they can help Canadian exporters mitigate risks, enter new markets, assist with the growth of export sales, and partner with banks to add additional lending capacity and working capital. 

Webinar Takeaways

  • How Canadian companies can become exporters through business expansion projects
  • Project funding for participating in trade shows, performing market research, and increasing production capacity
  • Export expansion grants for manufacturers and agri-food businesses

Funding Webinar Prerequisites

Prerequisites for most Canadian government funding programs:

  • Incorporated in Canada for at least 2 years
  • Financially stable
  • Not a retailer/distributor
  • Not a start-up

Webinar Speakers

Joey Barnes
Strategic Alliances Director, Export Development Canada (EDC)

joeyJoey is the Strategic Alliances Director for Export Development Canada. Based out of the downtown Toronto offices, he represents EDC across all sectors for all of EDC’s solutions. He supports Canadian companies with financing and risk management support, as well as market knowledge and credit advice. Joey is a graduate of University of Ottawa and has over 15 years’ experience with EDC in various credit management, underwriting, and business development roles.

Bernadeen McLeod
President and Founder, Mentor Works Ltd.

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Bernadeen worked in the corporate arena for 18 years as an executive and general manager in the manufacturing sector. With considerable expertise in government funding, both on a federal and provincial level, Bernadeen understands the aspects most critical to a successful Proactive Funding Plan™. She plays to win, and recognizes the importance of cash flow and margins. This enables her clients to succeed and access larger government funding wins than otherwise available.

BONUS: Free Funding Info Sheet for Attendees Only

Gain insight into these opportunity by accessing a free download exclusive to webinar attendees.

*Presentation slides are not shared after the webinar*