Ontario’s AIM “Accelerate to International Markets” Program

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Grow your business! Take your business global!

Halton Region is pleased to announce a new program for companies interested in growing their business through exporting.

Don’t miss this opportunity to speak one-on-one with exporting experts from the Ministry of International Trade. Ask questions and gain the knowledge you need on export development programs and funding opportunities.

Who Should Attend?

  • Companies considering exporting
  • Companies who recently started exporting
  • Companies who want to expand their export markets
  • Export companies with new staff
  • Anyone involved and interested in the export process!

AIM "101"

Are you considering selling to international clients? This seminar will provide you with practical information to help you assess your export capabilities and guide you through strategies and methods to identify your target markets.

Program

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    • Canada-Ontario Export Forum: Developing a Global Mindset
      Are you export ready? Do you know the ecosystem in Ontario to help support exporters? Understand your capabilities to succeed in exporting and learn about the key export support resources and partners that can help you.
    • International Market Research
      Learn how to narrow down your potential export markets and apply research to identify competition, barriers, and opportunities.
    • Market Entry Strategies
      Select your target markets and learn marketing strategies to help you succeed in them. Create a marketing strategy to help you expand into global markets.
    • Q&A – Ask the Experts
      Speak one-on-one with exporting experts from the Ministry of International Trade. Ask questions and gain the knowledge you need on export development programs and opportunities.

AIM "201"

Are you planning to sell to international clients in the next several years? Would you like to expand your current global target market? This one-day seminar will provide you with practical information on trade finance, transportation and logistics.

Program

  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    • Trade Finance
      Getting paid – how to mitigate risk using insurance and appropriate payment instruments.
    • Transportation and Logistics
      Understand transportation infrastructure and how to move goods through borders.
    • Q&A – Ask the Experts
      Speak one-on-one with exporting experts from the Ministry of International Trade. Ask questions and gain the knowledge you need on export development programs and opportunities.

Funding Opportunities