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Executive Food Forum

A roundtable event to explore opportunities to leverage the low Canadian Dollar

This Wednesday April 13, 2016 starting at 9:00 am.  

Toronto Congress Centre

Your invited to an interactive panel discussion hosted by Negenit and Schroeder & Schroeder featuring Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Canadian Exporters Association

Join us for an informative and interactive executive round table event discussing how food manufacturers can maximize on the low Canadian Dollar. Hosted by Negenit and Schroeder & Schroeder – and bringing together Jayson Myers, President and CEO, Canadian Manufactures & Exports and Greg Merlihan, Ontario Food Exports, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs – this event will explore how to prepare for, or accelerate, your expansion South of the border.


The low Canadian Dollar is creating opportunity for Ontario companies, learn how: 


  • Getting ready to export to the USA

  • Attract US contract manufacturing opportunities to Ontario

  • Optimizing plant floor and distribution operations to meet the new demands 

  • Meeting tracking, traceability and compliance requirements (CFIA, FDA, USDA, SQF, BRC, HACCP)

  • ERP, Cost control, monitoring and reporting

  • Funding and Grants


Please join us along with our special guest for this roundtable event to share insight, ideas and solutions.   


Who Should Attend?


  • CEO’s, Presidents and Owners

  • CFO’s and Senior Finance Managers

  • COO’s, Production, Warehouse and Logistics Managers

  • IT Manager  



Jayson Myers

President and CEO

Canadian Manufactures & Exporters


Advocating for manufacturers and exporters. Building a more competitive business environment. Providing critical and timely intelligence. Strengthening leadership through best practices and leveraging networks for success. We are Canada's largest trade and industry association.




Greg Merlihan

Ontario Food Exports (OFEX)

Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs


The Ontario Food Exports (OFEX) team helps food and beverage companies to increase sales revenue by identifying and maximizing their export opportunities. Our specialists can support you every step of the way, from an initial market assessment to full export capability to bringing sale opportunities to export-ready companies. 


When and Where:


Toronto Congress Centre

650 Dixon Rd. 

Toronto, ON

M9W 1J1


Date:  April 13, 2015


Time:  9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Networking 11:30 - 1:00 p.m.


Call:  416-629-8680





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