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Trade Accelerator Program | Empowering Ottawa Tech Firms for Global Growth

Expand your technology business globally with our Trade Accelerator Program. Gain invaluable insights from hands-on workshops and personalized mentoring to develop an expert-vetted export plan for international success.

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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 the Ottawa Board of Trade and RBCx is designed for leaders, CEOs, owners and c-suite executives of Ottawa-based Tech companies. In six weeks, through virtual and in-person hands-on workshops and mentoring sessions, seasoned professionals help participants develop an effective export plan.


Led by industry experts and thought leaders, this session will cover a wide range of topics, including:

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



  • Day 1 (In-Person): April 23, 2024; 9am to 5pm | Hub350, 350 Legget Dr, Kanata, Ottawa, ON K2K 0G7 
  • Day 2 (90-minute Virtual): April 29, 2024
  • Day 3 (90-minute Virtual): May 7, 2024
  • Day 4 (90-minute Virtual): May 14, 2024
  • Day 5 (90-minute Virtual): May 21, 2024
  • Day 6 (In-Person): June 6, 2024; 9am to 5pm | Hub350, 350 Legget Dr, Kanata, Ottawa, ON K2K 0G7 

Mentoring Session (Virtual): June 5, 2024; 9am to 1pm


Thanks to our generous partners, this special cohort 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‚Äôs Export Diversification Strategy.