What is TAP?

Prepare your business for the next level.

The Trade Accelerator Program is an innovative 4-session initiative, designed to accelerate the strategic development of your business and to better prepare you for an expansion into international markets.

Connect With Experts

Grow with the right tools.

We will connect your business with top industry experts, provide you with the necessary coaching needed to build a personalized export strategy, and equip you with the tools and resources to find success as you grow your business.

Why Apply?


More than 71% of participants are now actively exporting in markets including China, India, Mexico, Japan, U.K., Italy, Sweden, and the United States.


Average growth of 21% in total revenue and 33% in export revenue one year after participation.


Nearly 90% of participants declared themselves better prepared to do business internationally upon completing the program.

Realize Your Global Potential 

“Trying to get to this point on our own would have been near impossible or extremely time consuming.”

-Paterson Composites

“TAP opened our eyes to finance strategies we had not considered. Within two months, we acquired the necessary financing to take our company to the next level. This program will enhance your view of business, regardless of what stage of business you are at”

-Premise LED

Success Stories 

Program Outline


Companies can participate in TAP via partner nomination or direct application. All applications are reviewed by the TAP team to ensure the program is a good fit and allow participants to maximize its benefits.

Thanks to generous support from our partners, we can offer your company a participation fee of $495 +HST  for the program instead of the original cost of $5,000 per company.

TAP Virtual Sessions Have Been Postponed.

Date TBD

The Trade Accelerator Program is supported by the Mobilizing SMEs to Export initiative to assist in delivering Canada’s Export Diversification Strategy.

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