About this Event
If you are looking to accelerate your business growth, strengthen sustainability and expand your business reach into new markets, this workshop is for you! Learn when and how to take advantage of new and exciting opportunities to positively impact your growth.
Innovation Guelph has partnered with the Guelph Chamber of Commerce and Business Centre Guelph Wellington to offer a *free* virtual workshop: Export Development Day on October 29, 2020.
Whether your business is currently exporting, just jumping in, or wondering where to start, don’t miss out! Join us to learn how to develop your export readiness and discover the resources available to help you achieve greater success. This event gathers export experts in one place (online with Innovation Guelph) to inspire you, answer your questions and get you ready to reach your exporting potential!
9:30 – 10:00 – Welcome and Facilitated Networking
10:00 – 10:45 – Trade Accelerator Program (TAP)
10:45 – 11:00 – BREAK
11:00 – 11:30 – Robert Menegotto, Mantech Inc.
11:30- 12:15 – Canadian Trade Commissioner Service
12:15 – 12:45 – LUNCH – Networking Optional
12:45 – 1:30 – Export Development Canada
1:30 – 2:00 – Jamie Draves, Katan Kitchens
2:00 – 2:15 – BREAK
2:15- 3:00 –BorderWorx Logistics Inc.
3:00 – 3:30 – Sam MacDonald, Deep Trekker Inc.
3:30 – 3:45 – Thank you and wrap
Export Development Canada – EDC’s mandate is to support and develop trade between Canada and other countries, and help Canada’s competitiveness in the international marketplace
Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) – TAP is an innovative program designed to help small to medium-sized enterprises gain knowledge and a network of contacts to unleash their export potential.
Canadian Trade Commissioner Service – The Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) helps companies navigate international markets. Trade commissioners in more than 160 cities worldwide can provide you with key business insights and access to an unbeatable network of international contacts.
BorderWorx Logistics Inc. – Borderworx is an emerging 4PL company focused on the Canada–U.S. trade lane. They offer warehousing, distribution, consolidations, customs brokerage and trade consulting for progressive companies in Canada and the United States seeking to reduce physical assets and grow their respective markets.