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TAP Program

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The Ottawa Board of Trade is proud to be a partner of the Trade Accelerator Program (TAP), facilitated by the Toronto Region Board of Trade and the World Trade Centre Toronto.

The World Trade Centre Toronto's Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) empowers Canadian businesses to accelerate the strategic development of their businesses.

With its comprehensive and unique approach, TAP connects companies with top industry experts, offers coaching to support the creation of a tailored export strategy and empowers participants with the necessary tools and resources to scale successfully.

This cohort is designed for Ontario businesses in the technology sector, helping them develop a thoroughly vetted export plan in order to enhance their international business strategy and expand into new global markets.

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

This program is supported by several partners, including Innovation, Science and Economic Development, in delivering Canada’s Export
Diversification Strategy.

Day 1

Day 1:

April 23, 2024 (In-Person)

Hub 350,

350 Legget Drive

Day 2

Day 2: 

April 29, 2024

(90-minute, Virtual)

Day 3

Day 3:

May 7, 2024

(90-minute, Virtual)

Day 4

Day 4:

May 14, 2024

(90-minute, Virtual)

Day 5

Day 5: 

May 21, 2024

(90-minute, Virtual)

Day 6

Day 6: 

June 6, 2024

(90-minute, Virtual)

Mentoring Session (Virtual)

June 5, 2024, 9 am to 1 pm


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