Forum to help local firms access funding

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The City’s Invest Sault Ste. Marie program is hosting its 3rd annual Funding Forum on February 27 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Delta Waterfront Hotel. The event provides an opportunity for companies, industry and community agencies to explore different funding and financing options available in Sault Ste. Marie.

Attendees will have the opportunity to network with speakers and representatives from various funding agencies. The following organizations will be participating at the event:
– Business Development Bank of Canada
– Millworks – Centre for Entrepreneurship
– Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre
– Community Development Corporation of Sault Ste. Marie & Area
– City of Sault Ste. Marie
-Sault College Employment Solutions
– National Research Council of Canada
FedNor-
– PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise

“There are many funding options available to help startups, established businesses and non-profits expand their operations,” said Nevin Buconjic, Manager of Trade and Investment for the City of Sault Ste. Marie. “Our forum brings everyone together for an afternoon of learning and brainstorming. This is an excellent educational opportunity for local companies and organizations.”

Light snacks and refreshments will be available. The event is free to attend although seating is limited. To reserve a spot, please register online at www.eventbrite.ca/e/invest-sault-ste-marie-2020-funding-forum-tickets-91876666583