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Empowering Markham Businesses for International Growth: Trade Accelerator Program (TAP)

Unlock your business’s export potential with our expert-led workshops and personalized mentoring in our Trade Accelerator Program.

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The Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) by World Trade Centre Toronto empowers SMEs for strategic international growth. With top export advisors, tailored coaching and essential resources, it equips businesses to scale successfully.

This program, hosted in partnership with Markham Economic Development and the Markham Board of Trade is designed for leaders, CEOs, owners and c-suite executives of Ontario-based companies in various industries. In six weeks, through virtual and in-person hands-on workshops and mentoring sessions, seasoned professionals help participants develop an effective export plan.

About the Program

This edition of the program will cover a wide range of topics, including:

  • Market Insights - Opportunities, Challenges & Risks
  • International Marketing & Sales
  • Financial Management
  • Funding & Grants
  • Global Legal Considerations & Tax Policies



  • Day 1 (In-Person): March 26, 2024; 9am to 5pm | Venue: 3600 Steeles Ave E. Markham, ON

  • Day 2 (90-minute Virtual): April 2, 2024

  • Day 3 (90-minute Virtual): April 9, 2024

  • Day 4 (90-minute Virtual): April 16, 2024

  • Day 5 (90-minute Virtual): April 23, 2024

  • Day 6 (In-Person): May 9, 2024 9am to 5pm | Venue: 3600 Steeles Ave E. Markham, ON

Mentoring Session (Virtual): May 8, 2024; 9am to 1pm


Thanks to our generous partners, this special session is being offered free of charge to Ontario businesses.


Jon Joel : +1 416 883 4101 |

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The Trade Accelerator Program is supported by several partners, including Innovation, Science and Economic Development, in delivering Canada’s Export Diversification Strategy.