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Canada’s Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) is Coming to York Region for the First Time!

World Trade Centre Toronto is bringing Canada’s Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) to the York Region for the first time!

TAP programWorld Trade Centre Toronto is bringing Canada’s Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) to the York Region for the first time!

Established in 2015, TAP is an award-winning program designed to help SMEs overcome export barriers and reach new markets faster through a series of in-depth workshop sessions with leading trade and industry experts.

The program will take place 4 days over a 6-week period. Dates are as follows:

March 30 & 31 – Two-day workshops & presentations

April 6 – Export Plan Day

May 20 – Mentoring Day

The registration cost per company is typically $5,000, however, thanks to generous support from RBC & Export Development Canada, the program fee has been reduced to $495!

A few notable stats from the over 800 graduate companies since the program’s inception:

  • There is a 42% average growth in export revenue one year after participation;
  • 3 years after graduation, companies experience a 180% average increase in revenue, and a 280% average increase in export revenue;
  • 37% of companies secured additional financing since graduation, with an average of $1.8 million in additional financing received per company;

For more information, please email Abdus Samad, Manager, Government Relations & Policy (abdus@vaughanchamber.ca) or if you would like to register today, please visit: vaughanchamber.ca/tap-vaughan/