Find export support programs for your business.

Date: Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Time: 10:00am - 10:45am ET
Location: Online Webinar

bigstock--156578462With the novel coronavirus taking the world by storm, there has never been a more important time for Canadian exporters to learn about the various government funding support programs available to them.

Mentor Works Ltd. is teaming up with Export Development Canada (EDC) to educate Canadian businesses on the exporting grant and loan programs available to them.

During the Government Funding for Exporting During COVID-19 With EDC webinar, attendees will learn about specific government funding programs designed to help businesses through these uncertain times. This includes covering programs from the federal and Ontario provincial governments, FedDev Ontario, National Research Council's Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP), FedNor, and Export Development Canada (EDC).

Webinar Takeaways

  • Overview of the various financial support programs available to Canadian exporters
  • COVID-19 financial recovery strategies and preparations
  • Outline of how exporters can start preparing to ramp their businesses back up when the time comes

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

Alex Barlow
Business Development Executive, Mentor Works Ltd.

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Alex is a Business Development Executive at Mentor Works. As part of this role, she works closely with businesses to develop customized Government Funding Plans. Through this deep understanding of government grants, loans and tax incentives, she can identify a way for businesses to maximize cash flow. The best part of her job is connecting with passionate, forward-thinking business owners to learn about their operations, including their challenges to, and opportunities for, growth.

Lucci Mihet
Senior Account Manager, Export Development Canada (EDC)

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Lucci Mihet is an experienced Senior Account Manager at Export Development Canada. Before starting with EDC, Lucci was a Commercial Banker, focusing on lending to corporate clients. Within his current role at EDC, Lucci helps Canadian companies de-risk their international sales, access working capital, and supports businesses in taking advantage of global market opportunities. More specifically, Lucci works with Financial Institutions to help Canadian companies obtain the financing and working capital they need to fund growth, as well as provide insurance coverage to mitigate payment risk. Through EDC, Lucci also helps Canadian companies access financial instruments such as bonding, letter of credits, and foreign exchange facilities, to maximize working capital.

Export Development Canada (EDC) Mailing Address: 150 Slater St., Ottawa, ON K1A 1K3

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*