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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.

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 program, 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 initiative, designed to accelerate the strategic development of your business and to better prepare you for an expansion into international markets. Due to the generous support from our partners, there is a participation fee of $495 for the program instead of the original cost of $5,000 per company. 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

PROGRAM FULL

Export Training Days: September 15 & 16

Export Plan Day: September 29

Mentoring Day: November 5

Edmonton Session 2

Virtual Delivery

Begins: November 3 (10:30 AM - 3:15 PM)

Day 2: November 4 (9 AM - 12:30 PM)

Day 3: November 10 (9 AM - 12:30 PM)

Day 4: November 12 (9 AM - 12:30 PM)

Day 5: November 17 (9 AM - 12:30 PM)

Day 6: November 24 (9 AM - 12:30 PM)

Day 7: November 25 (9 AM - 12:30 PM)

Mentoring Day(s): December 15/17

Red Deer

Virtual Delivery

Begins: October 14 (9 am – 12:30 pm)

Day 2: October 15 (8:45 am – 12:30 pm)

Day 3: October 22 (8:45 am –  12:30 pm)

Day 4: October 26 (1 – 4:30 pm)

Day 5: October 29 (1 – 4:30 pm)

Day 6: November 5 (1 – 4:30 pm)

2021: Edmonton Session 1

Virtual Delivery

Day 1: February 2

Day 2: February 4

Day 3: February 9

Day 4: February 16

Day 5: February 23

Day 6: March 2

Day 7: March 4

Mentoring Day(s): Week of March 29

TAP VIRTUAL DELIVERY

TAP Virtual is delivered over 7 half-day sessions, concluding with one-on-one mentoring sessions.

TAP RESULTS

33%

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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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