Tag : Strategic Marketing

Qualify for CanExport Export Marketing and Tradeshow Funding

Canadian businesses looking to scale their operations and grow into new export markets can access CanExport funding for marketing and sales projects. Available for startups to medium-sized businesses, CanExport supports projects such as modifications to product packaging, conducting market research, and participating in international trade shows. Businesses can receive cost-sharing

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The Top Trends in Canadian Business for 2016

2015 showed Canadian business owners and executives that uncertainty is the new ‘normal’ for operating a firm. With major shakeups in the Canadian economy, federal government, and international business factors, nothing can be taken for granted, and businesses must be willing to go beyond expectations to stay alive. Having reported

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Why Battling Zombies Is Good for Business

My six-year-old son recently went through a period where he rejected picture books in favour of stories that I made up for him. I can’t say I embraced this impulse with adequate enthusiasm—composing a story on the spot is much more difficult than reading “Murmel, Murmel, Murmel”. However, it quickly

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Export Market Access Ontario Small Business Grants

Export Market Access (EMA) Ontario government grants assist small businesses to gain access and expand their reach in international markets. Administered by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) and funded through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), EMA provides non-repayable grant funding for activities such as

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Web Development Funding for Small Business

The face of the modern business community is changing, and in today’s web-based culture, it is near impossible for a business to thrive without an online presence.  As Google replaces the Yellow Pages, search engines become a global business directory and a ‘one-stop-shop’ for users scouring the Internet for wants

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Business Webinar – Marketing Canadian Manufacturers to the World

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) has organized an upcoming webinar to discuss the opportunities and challenges for Canadian manufacturers operating in the global marketplace. Participants will receive a highly comprehensive overview detailing the value of numerous marketing tactics and the most effective strategies for your company and sector.
When: December 12,

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Invest Canada Community Initiatives (ICCI): Attract Foreign Direct Investment

The Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT) is providing Canadian Government funding to increase employment opportunities within Canadian communities. The Invest Canada Community Initiative (ICCI) provides financial support to Canadian communities that are looking to develop a Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) strategy or a business retention and

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