Dear EDCO Members,
The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) is excited to again offer, one-on-one consultation meetings at the 2018 EDCO Conference at the Sheraton Centre Hotel, Toronto.
As in the past, Ministry staff will host one-on-one confidential meetings between Ministry, communities, and economic development professionals to discuss investment opportunities in Ontario's food and beverage manufacturing industry.
The OMAFRA team is scheduling 1 hour consultations, to share strategies and discuss approaches to successful investment attraction within the food and beverage manufacturing sector. Consultations will be booked in advance on a first come, first serve basis.
Topics of discussion will include (but not limited to):
- U.S. FDI program - Come meet and learn from the U.S. perspective what U.S. investors are looking for. OMAFRA's U.S. Investment Lead Consultant out of Florida will provided first-hand knowledge on U.S. food companies and approaches to FDI outreach
- OMAFRA FDI team will share our 2018/19 program and discuss opportunities for collaboration
- Leverage your BRE (Business Retention and Expansion) programs to incorporate FDI activity
Don't miss out on this chance to learn how your community can be ready to take advantage of investment opportunities in the food and beverage industry.
To book your meeting, or if you have questions, please feel free to contact me.
Investment Attraction Consultant
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs