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Trade Accelerator Program | Thrive Beyond Borders: Master International Growth Strategies

Elevate your Ontario business globally with our Trade Accelerator Program. Unlock exclusive insights through interactive workshops and tailored mentorship, developing a roadmap to 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 Halton Economic Development and Tech Place 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.


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) June 12, 2024; 9am to 5pm | Burlington, ON
  • Day 2 (90-minute Virtual): June 19, 2024
  • Day 3 (90-minute Virtual): June 26, 2024
  • Day 4 (90-minute Virtual): July 10, 2024
  • Day 5 (90-minute Virtual): July 17, 2024
  • Day 6 (In-Person): July 31, 2024; 9am to 5pm | Burlington, ON

Mentoring Session (Virtual): July 30, 2024; 9am to 1pm


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 


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


Jon Joel : +1 416 883 4101 |

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