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Upcoming TAP Cohorts

Join one of our upcoming TAP cohorts to get one step closer to being export ready.
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About the Trade Accelerator Program

The Canadian economy is rebounding and now is the time to expand your business internationally.

Join our Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) to learn how to navigate, innovate, collaborate, and capitalize on the expanding export market.

TAP is an award-winning, innovative initiative that assists small and medium-sized businesses, such as yours, in accelerating the strategic development of their businesses. The program helps Canadian entrepreneurs find new customers, new revenue streams, navigate disrupted value chains safely and improve efficiency so they can successfully expand their businesses.


  • Connect with industry experts
  • Get advice from industry mentors
  • Establish key contacts (Locally & Internationally)
  • Develop a personalized Business Export Plan
  • Receive on-going support



  • Your business is exporting a product, service, or technology, but wish to diversify your export market or have taken exploratory steps to develop your business abroad
  • Your business generates more than $500,000 in annual revenue
  • Your business has been operating for at least two years
  • Your business has a strong value proposition
  • Your businesses is willing to dedicate two senior representatives to participate in all stages of the program

*Exceptions to the above-mentioned criteria are made for companies in growth industries such as technology and healthcare. Applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. For more information, or to understand if your company qualifies, please email us at in a new window).



Thanks to our generous partners, members can now enrol in the program for $995 plus HST and non-members can participate for $1495 plus HST, instead of the original cost of $5,000 per company.



You can apply to the Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) in one of the two ways: Direct application or partner nomination. All applications are reviewed by the TAP team to ensure the program is a good fit and to allow participants to maximize its benefits. 

Join our upcoming TAP cohort

Develop your export strategy with guidance from industry experts.
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