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Reach your global potential with the Edmonton Trade Accelerator Program (TAP). Industry experts help you develop and execute a market-entry export plan.

To help support the relaunch of business and the economy, we are waiving the normal participation fee for the September cohort.

ACCELERATE YOUR BUSINESS WITH TAP.

Prepare your business to reach its global potential with the Edmonton Trade Accelerator Program (TAP). TAP provides small to medium-sized enterprises access to industry experts to develop and execute a personalized market-entry export plan.

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PREPARE YOUR BUSINESS FOR THE NEXT LEVEL.

The Trade Accelerator Program is an innovative 4-session initiative, designed to accelerate the strategic development of your business and to better prepare you for an expansion into international markets.

GROW WITH THE RIGHT TOOLS.

We will connect your business with top industry experts, provide you with the necessary coaching needed to build a personalized export strategy, and equip you with the tools and resources to find success as you grow your business.

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“The value that Pura Botanicals has received from TAP is not only being able to plan how we're going to export, but also having a panel of experts there to guide and coach us.”

- Lane Edwards, CEO & Founder, Pura Botanicals

HOW TAP WORKS

The Trade Accelerator Program is an innovative 4-session initiative, designed to accelerate the strategic development of your business and to better prepare you for an expansion into international markets. To help support the relaunch of business and the economy, we are waiving the normal participation fee for our September cohort. All applications will be considered on program criteria and assessed on their merits.

REALIZE THE EXPORT POTENTIAL OF YOUR BUSINESS WITH TAP.

UPCOMING SESSIONS

Edmonton Session 1

Edmonton Session 2

Red Deer

Export Training Days: September 15 & 16, 2020

Export Plan Day: September 29, 2020

Mentoring Day: November 5, 2020

Export Training Days: October 28-29, 2020

Export Plan Day: November 17, 2020

Mentoring Day: December 11, 2020

Export Training Days: October 14 & 15, 2020

Export Plan Day: October 22, 2020

Mentoring Day: November 19, 2020

TAP RESULTS

33%

AVERAGE

GROWTH

Nationally, companies experience an increase in overall sales one year after participation.

71%

EXPORTING INTERNATIONALLY

More than 71% of participants are now actively exporting in markets including China, India, Mexico, Japan, U.K., Italy, Sweden, and the United States.

90%

BETTER

PREPARED

Nearly 90% of participants declared themselves better prepared to do business internationally upon completing the program.

NEED MORE INFO?

Contact TAP Export Program Manager John Gerum at jgerum@edmontonchamber.com or 780.409.2128

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SPONSORS & PARTNERS

TAP EDMONTON PARTNERS

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World Trade Centre Edmonton Logo

NATIONAL SPONSORS

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ADVISORY SPONSORS

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PROGRAM CREATORS

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TAP is supported by the Mobilizing SMEs to Export Initiative to assist in delivering Canada's Export Diversification Strategy. The Mobilizing SMEs to Export initiative provides funding to the existing Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) created by the Toronto Region Board of Trade in order to continue and expand TAP programming.

Innovation Canada web portal    |    The Trade Commissioner Service (TCS)   |   The Export Development Canada (EDC)

 

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