First Steps in Exporting Program

Posted On Thursday November 16, 2023

Did you know that on average, companies that export have 120% greater sales than non-exporters, are 13% more productive and experience double the rate of growth?

Ontario’s “First Steps in Exporting” program helps companies that are new to exporting or considering it for the first time, to familiarize themselves with exporting and the key considerations in creating your export plan.

In this three-part online series, trade experts from the Government of Ontario will guide you through everything you need to know to get started:

  • Assess your business’ export readiness and identify the skills you need to succeed.
  • Evaluate new markets and develop a market entry strategy.
  • Select agents and distributors who will represent you abroad.
  • Build your international presence through trade shows and e-commerce.
  • Finance your exporting plan and mitigate receivables risk.


  • Module 1: Export Readiness, Market Research and Market Entry Strategy

Tuesday, November 28, 2023 from 9:30am – 11:00am

  • Module 2: Trade Finance, Freight Logistics and Digital Asset Protection

Tuesday, December 5, 2023 from 9:30am – 11:00am

  • Module 3: International Distribution, Trade Events and eCommerce

Tuesday, December 12, 2023 from 9:30am – 11:00am

To Register for this event please go to the following link:

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