The Canadian economy is rebounding and now is the time to expand your business internationally. It's time to advance. Learn how to navigate, innovate, collaborate, and capitalize on the expanding export market with the Trade Accelerator Program (TAP).
TAP is an award-winning, innovative initiative that assists small and medium sized businesses, such as yours, in accelerating the strategic development of their businesses. The program helps Canadian entrepreneurs find new customers, generate new revenue streams, navigate disrupted value chains safely and improve efficiency so they can expand their business successfully.
UPDATE: The Hamilton-Niagara Cohort has been postponed until 2023
- Connect with industry experts
- Get advice from industry mentors
- Establish key contacts (Locally & Internationally)
- Develop a personalized Business Export Plan
- Receive on-going support
This multi-sector TAP cohort will be delivered virtually and in-person over 5 weeks, concluding with a mentoring session, in collaboration with the World Trade Centre Buffalo Niagara, Niagara Region and City of Hamilton.
Participate in a hands-on initiative, designed to accelerate the strategic development of your business and better prepare you for expansion into international markets.
- EXPLORE NEW MARKETS
More than 69% of participants are now actively exporting in markets including China, India, Mexico, Japan, U.K., Italy, Sweden, and the United States.
- GROW YOUR BUSINESS
Average growth of 18% in total revenue and 18% in export revenue one year after participation.
- BUILD CONFIDENCE
Nearly 96% of participants declared themselves better prepared to do business internationally upon completing the program.
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