Business Advisory Centre Durham, 3000 Garden Street , Whitby, CA
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Whether you’re planning to sell your products or services abroad, wanting to attract foreign visitors to your tourism operation, or advising local businesses on programs and services available, you’ll find useful information at this event.
Canada-Ontario Export Forum represents 24 agencies and organizations that support Ontario exporters, and our short workshop profiles the most important resources and tools that will help you along the export way.
The 90-minute seminar covers the following topics:
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The most useful guides and websites for potential exporters in Ontario
Your obligations under export regulations
Online resources for preliminary research on your target market.
Templates to help you develop your export plan.
An overview of the government support for new exporters, and a sample of funding programs available.
About the Presenter:
“Knowing where to look for information on the unique opportunities and challenges of foreign markets is the first step to export success.” Maggie Weaver has been providing business information to companies and organizations for many years, and since 2002 has been helping Canadian exporters through the Canada-Ontario Export Forum, an alliance of government agencies that provide support services for Ontario exporters. For COEF partner agencies, Maggie creates and delivers informative workshops about exporting programs and resources to SMEs across Ontario. She also wrote the Guide to Online Export Resources for the Ontario Government’s International Trade Branch, in 2003 and has updated it regularly since. Prior to her role with COEF, Maggie worked for the City of Toronto Economic Development Division in its TradeLink office. In her long career as a business information professional, she has worked in the chemical industry, the United Nations, and management consulting firms, as well as with SME clients.