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Trade Accelerator Program | Strategies for International Expansion

Expand your 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 Government of Manitoba is designed for leaders, CEOs, owners and c-suite executives of Manitoba-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.


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


TAP is open to companies that are:

  • Exporting a product, services or technologies and want to diversify their export market or are exploring the possibility of expanding their business internationally
  • Generating more than $500,000 in annual revenue or $1,000,000 paid in capital 
  • Operating for at least 2 years and registered in Canada
  • Offering an attractive value proposition 



  • Day 1 (In-Person) September 17th, 2024; 9am to 5pm | Venue: Winnipeg 
  • Day 2 (90-minute Virtual): September 25th, 2024
  • Day 3 (90-minute Virtual): October 1st, 2024
  • Day 4 (90-minute Virtual): October 8th, 2024
  • Day 5 (90-minute Virtual): October 15th, 2024
  • Day 6 (In-Person): November 5th, 2024; 9am to 5pm | Venue: Winnipeg

Mentoring Session (Virtual): October 31st, 2024; 9am to 1pm


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


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Apply for the session

TAP is designed for export-ready companies meeting the eligibility requirements outlined above. Your application will be reviewed by one of our team members, who will connect with you within 3-5 business days to discuss your program status.

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Operating Partner


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