Import & Export Advisory Services
If you’re a business owner who wants to trade internationally but doesn’t know where to start, we can help you become import or export ready!
Importing & Exporting Regulations
Many business owners recognize the growth opportunities of importing and exporting, but they’re overwhelmed by the prospect of learning about the rules, regulations, permissions and approvals required.
Our hands-on advisory service help you understand and comply with importing/exporting regulations and requirements for your specific product, and provide you with a plan so you can import/export legally and confidently.
Contact Alpana Sharma, FITT professional, for help with your questions.
Make Connections: Join a Trade Mission
If you are a woman entrepreneur exploring your exporting options, now you can access unprecedented support to make connections with Fortune 500 companies in trade missions to the US.
Women's Enterprise Centre can help you access these opportunities! We can connect you with other women business owners who are attending trade missions and keep you informed about preparation webinars, prior to conferences.
Our Senior Business Advisor Kath Britton can help you with information and support with trade missions.
Step-by-Step Guide to Exporting
The Trade Commissioner Service has updated their exporting guide! Whether you are a novice or seasoned exporter, this improved guide will help your business be export-ready and advantageously positioned for commercial success abroad. Take a look>>
Business Women in Trade
The BWIT Program, which is part of the Trade Commissioner Service (TCS), is the only national program that provides targeted products and services to help women entrepreneurs internationalize. BWIT’s mandate is to link Canadian women entrepreneurs with international business opportunities to help spur their company’s growth. Learn More>>
The CanExport program is a five-year, $50-million Government of Canada program that provides direct financial assistance to small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) registered in Canada that are seeking to develop new export opportunities and markets, especially high-growth emerging markets.
You may be eligible to receive funding for a portion of your travel expenses with the CanExport Grant>>
If you have any questions about how we can help you with exporting and/or importing, send us an email or call us at 1.800.643.7014 ext. 112.