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How to Finance your Ag Business

October 3, 2019 | at The Grand Guelph | Free


Together, Innovation Guelph and Bioenterprise Corporation will be hosting the second annual Innovation Expo in Guelph on October 3, 2019. This huge event, the largest event of its kind in Guelph, is an initiative to CELEBRATE the great success and growth of the 150+ FedDev Ontario funded companies that our two organizations have collaboratively supported. Meet over 80 vendors from companies across southern Ontario that have leveraged the federal seed funding to successfully launch significant and exciting innovations, and inject over $38 million (and growing) back into our economy!

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Our Repeating Workshops

Start Your Engine

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Free
*July 16, 2019 – Start Your Engine Session will run from 10:00am – 11:00am*
Attend a free information session to learn more about Innovation Guelph, our programs, and how you can get involved.
Register for the next Start Your Engine

Toolkit Tuesdays

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Free

*Toolkit Tuesday cancelled for July 2019, these workshops will resume on September 17, 2019*

Toolkit Tuesdays are free learning sessions for current and potential Innovation Guelph clients. These sessions are an excellent opportunity to learn something new, connect with the experts, ask questions, and get advice!


12pm – 1pm: Pizza & A Presentation: New topic every month! Pizza will be provided. You are also welcome to bring your own lunch. Q&A will follow the presentation. To find out about this month’s topic click here

1pm – 2pm: Sponsor break-out session: An opportunity to talk with experts from Miller Thomson, BDO and Beyond Rewards Inc. . (Please note: we cannot guarantee 100% sponsor representation each month. When registering please indicate which sponsor, if any, you would like to talk with will help us plan accordingly.)

This event is free to attend but registration is required. Space is limited.

Register for the next toolkit tuesday

Lessons from Leaders

7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. | Free

Lessons from Leaders are free learning sessions, held quarterly. They are an excellent opportunity to hear from people who’ve been in your shoes! A panel of leaders, representing various stages of business from a variety of sectors and business models, discuss a theme or topic.


7:30 am to 7:50 am: Light breakfast and networking.
7:50 am to 9 am: Introductions, panel discussion, and questions from attendees.

These events are free to attend but registration is required. Space is limited. Specific sessions are advertised above.