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Programs & Networks

Kickstarting your growth! Develop your business strategy, map out a scale-up plan, or expand your personal network. We have the tools and connections you need to redefine your own success story.
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Get what your business needs to succeed 

Our programs and networks add to your contact list – but each offering presents a different focus or format so that, whatever your goals are, there’s a program or network for you. Participating in multiple programs and networks is also a great way to understand your business’ fullest potential!

Wherever your business or career grows, we’re here to take the journey with you.

Learn from Experts

Business Growth Programs

Designed with the needs of smaller organizations in mind.

Our programs guide you through challenges to growth, whether you need help entering a new market, using new technology or scaling up. 

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Trade Accelerator Program (TAP)

Get ready to expand into new markets through one-of-a-kind sessions and a creation of your own export business plan vetted by top industry experts.

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Market Activation Program (MAP)

Take your business on curated business exchange programs or outbound trade missions.

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Growth Development Program (GDP)

A hands-on, curated and practical course to help high-growth businesses overcome persistent barriers to continued growth.

Expand your Reach

Board of Trade Networks

Our exciting and diverse networks help you connect with peers, mentors and potential new clients. 

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Young Professionals Network

Meet other bright young leaders in the Region and make meaningful connections through specialized events, workshops, roundtables and webinars.

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National Business Crews

Get inspired and bond with 15 - 20 professionals with similar business objectives during weekly sessions. Each session is moderated by a trained facilitator.

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BOT Café

Connect and collaborate with other business leaders through an intuitive online platform. This network offering is exclusive to Board members.

Praise for BOT Café

“As a Board member, I’ve signed up for the virtual networking events. Even though we can probably all relate to ‘Zoom fatigue', I still find virtual connections remarkable. We are really becoming a global village.”

Brigitte Sachse, Owner and Executive Producer, Bee Video Production Inc

Praise for MAP

“Not only were the MAP info sessions extremely insightful, but the one-on-one meetings led to numerous prospects that have helped bring our company to the next level. We are so thankful to have had this opportunity and highly recommend it to anyone.”

— 2019 MAP Participant, Autumn Kendrick, Chief Marketing and Ideation Officer, GnuSanté

Boost your business with a Board of Trade membership

Whether you're looking to introduce your business to the world, transform with digital tools, or mingle with the next generation of entrepreneurs, we can help you succeed. 

Join the Toronto Regions Board of Trade to access exclusive member events, networks, and resources today.


11.5K+ Members in the Toronto Region

175+ Years of Advocacy

250+ Events per Year