“The exhibitors are innovative companies who have been supported through Innovation Guelph’s Fuel Injection Program and Bioenterprise’s Seed Funding Program,” said Mickey Campeau, program manager. “Recognition straight from those visiting their booths speaks volumes about the value of this event and the impact these companies are having in southern Ontario!”
In addition to the trade show exhibition, an exclusive VIP special event lunch gathered business leaders and experts from a variety of sectors to discuss the importance of innovation in business. The panel was moderated by Donna Litt, co-founder and COO, Kiite Inc. Panelists included Linda Hasenfratz, CEO, Linamar Corp, Ruben Burga, assistant professor, department of management, University of Guelph, Jess Joss, CEO, the alliance of three Angel Organizations and Scott Mikalachki, innovation discovery leader, 3M Canada Company.
“This diverse industry panel saw enriching and spirited discussion engaging business leaders and entrepreneurs with meaningful, insightful conversation,” said Jessica Bowes, VP commercialization, Bioenterprise.