Explore New Markets
More than 71% of participants are now actively exporting in markets including China, India, Mexico, Japan, Sweden, U.K., Italy, and the United States.
Grow Your Business
Average growth of 44% in export sales two years after participation.
Nearly 90% of participants declared themselves better prepared to do business internationally upon completing the program.
Winter 2023- TAP Atlantic dates
TAP is delivered virtually with 7 half day sessions, concluding with two days of one-on-one mentoring sessions.
January 16: Strategic Planning
January 17: Support & Advisory Resources
January 23: Sales & Marketing
January 24: Legal & Tax Implications of Going Global
January 31: International Finance
February 6: Building Capacity & Supply Chain Management
February 7: Sales & Marketing
February 9 - March 3: Participants write Export Plans
March 3: Final Export Plans Due
March 6 - 17: Mentors review Export Plans and provide feedback
March 20 - 24: Virtual 1-on-1 mentoring sessions
The program fee for TAP is $5000 per company. However, through the generous support of our sponsors, a bursary will be provided to you to lower the cost to $499 +HST per company.
Please note: Nominated companies who do not attend all seven (7) TAP sessions and complete and export plan prior to the one-on-one mentoring days will be charged the full program fee.
WHAT DO WE NEED FROM YOU?
Dedicate two senior representatives to participate in the program.
Commit to attend all 7 half-days in full.
Complete an export plan prior to the one-on-one mentoring day.
Bi-annually share information about your company's exporting activity after completing the program through an online survey link you will receive.
Applications for Cohort 7 close on December 31st
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"I highly recommend this program to any business owners contemplating export. The instructors provided us with invaluable insights and real life examples on the potential pitfalls associated with export. The unique mentor review process helped us clearly understand the areas of our business that were ready for the next step and those that were not. I believe that this program saved us from many costly mistakes and will translate into quicker market penetration and revenue growth."
Lenita Hanson, Tony's Meats
TAP Halifax Cohort #1 Graduate
MEET YOUR TAP ATLANTIC TEAM
VP Marketing, Halifax Chamber of Commerce
TAP Lead Facilitator
Export Development Executive, NSBI
Event Coordinator, Halifax Chamber of Commerce
Applications for Cohort 7 close on December 31.