The City of Sault Ste. Marie’s Economic Development department will host a free virtual funding forum for businesses interested in exploring funding opportunities.

Manager of Business Development Kathleen Heymans says there are many great funding options available for businesses in Sault Ste. Marie and area to start and grow their company

She adds they want to provide a channel for the business community to see what is available to them and connect them to key contacts at these organizations.

She says the form is designed for companies, industry and community partners to explore funding and financing options in Sault Ste. Marie with attendees able to ask questions and learn programs that may suit their needs.

The virtual forum takes place November 3rd from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.

The following organizations will be participating:

Business Development Bank of Canada

Millworks – Centre for Entrepreneurship

Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre

Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce

Community Development Corporation of Sault Ste. Marie & Area

NOHFC

FedNor

City of Sault Ste. Marie

PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise

Attendance to the virtual funding forum is free. Participants are asked to register in advance at https://saultstemarie.ca/City-Hall/City-Departments/Community-Development-Enterprise-Services/Economic-Development/Virtual-Funding-Forum.aspx. For more information contact the City’s Economic Development department at 705-759-5280.