The Global Growth Trade Service makes international trade more accessible for small to medium-sized businesses. Designed to streamline international market entry, the service connects businesses with a trade advisor who identifies and helps remove challenges and works with them to implement and activate their entry strategy to international markets.
Strengthen your team with experienced trade advisors who will provide one-on-one consulting, identify potential barriers, explore the competitive international landscape, develop and implement custom tactics for your business
Save time and reduce risk by connecting with trade experts who will easily identify targeted export services, networks, incentives, and resources relevant to your business
Increase your chances of success by accessing hands-on support while activating your entry strategy to new markets and earn export revenues faster
Selling goods and services to new markets will boost sales and revenues
By targeting multiple markets, your growth opportunities are not tied to one domestic market
Leverage trade agreements to increase the awareness and demand of your products and services abroad.
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, and/or are a recent graduate of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce TAP program, let us help! Connect with us below, to get started on your trade journey!
There is no cost for the introductory meeting. The cost to access this service is $10,000, which is subsidized byEdmonton Global (total value is $15,000).
If you’re a small-to-medium business in the Edmonton region looking into expanding into international markets, or if you're already exporting locally or nationally, contact our trade experts. We’ll take it from there.
Although there aren’t any specific requirements, you will need the financial resources, team accountability, and a passion for succeeding in international trade. If that sounds like you, connect with us today.
We pair your business with a trade expert for a one-on-one, personalized service. They will navigate incentives, legal barriers, and other associated risks, so you don’t have to do it alone. They will help implement your export plans and activate your entry strategies in the market you've chosen to expand into. They'll provide guidance and support throughout the journey.
The Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) is an innovative 6-week initiative designed to accelerate the strategic development of your business and prepare you for an expansion into international markets. Designed to help small to medium-sized enterprises reach their global potential, TAP connects you with industry experts who help you develop and execute a personalized market-entry export plan. As a TAP alumnus, you will become part of a network of more than 100 companies in the Edmonton region and 2,000 companies across Canada who are at different stages of their export journey.
TAP is facilitated through the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce and the World Trade Centre Edmonton.
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