Gain Exporting Experience at Spring 2016 CME Training Events
Business Strategy

Gain Exporting Experience at Spring 2016 CME Training Events

Many Canadian businesses assume that the domestic market provides them with enough opportunities to grow and succeed. On the contrary, due to an increasingly globalized marketplace, businesses must expand their market and attract new customers outside of their country’s borders in order to reach their full growth potential. Business owners can take the necessary steps…

Enhance Your Export Strategy at an Upcoming CME Export Success Webinar
Business Strategy

Enhance Your Export Strategy at an Upcoming CME Export Success Webinar

Accessing and capitalizing on export expansion opportunities will be a critical strategy for businesses this year. A weakened Canadian dollar has increased the number of trade and export opportunities available for Canadian entities, and Canadian businesses must be willing to pursue these new markets to capitalize. Many small and mid-sized Canadian businesses that are new…

Register for an Upcoming CME Export Success Webinar
Business Strategy

Register for an Upcoming CME Export Success Webinar

As Canadian small businesses begin operations for the 2016 calendar year, many will begin implementing new strategies that adapt to changing market conditions. The low value of the Canadian dollar will continue to influence Canadian export growth, with new opportunities opening globally. Ensuring that your business can adapt to these changes will provide immediate and…

Webinar on Selling in the Global Marketplace: Nov. 19
Business Strategy

Webinar on Selling in the Global Marketplace: Nov. 19

CME will be hosting a 1-hour Export Success Webinar on Effectively Selling in the Global Marketplace on November 19 at 11:00am to help early stage exporters. If your organization employs sales and business development professionals which engage with international clients, this webinar may be a good opportunity to increase their sales effectiveness. Keep in mind…

Register for CME Incoterms® 2010 Webinar
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Register for CME Incoterms® 2010 Webinar

International Commercial Terms, often referred to in industry as incoterms, are internationally adopted rules and regulations used in trade documents. Incoterms are often presented in the form of acronyms, which can make it hard for new exporters to grasp the meaning behind these phrases. Learning and understanding these terms is key to being aware of…

Qualify for CME SMART Advanced Technologies for Global Growth
Government Funding

Qualify for CME SMART Advanced Technologies for Global Growth

Program Update: CME SMART Advanced Technologies for Global Growth program will not be accepting applications after July 31, 2016. Please contact a Proactive Funding Planner to discuss alternate business grants for your company. The CME SMART Advanced Technologies for Global Growth business grant is funded by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) and…

Export Webinar: Avoid Common International Trade Mistakes
Business Strategy

Export Webinar: Avoid Common International Trade Mistakes

When exporting, even small mistakes can end up costing your business significant time, financial resources, and opportunities abroad. Complying with all international standards for trade is essential to ensuring a sustainable export strategy, however many Canadian businesses are unaware of common mistakes which limit business growth in foreign countries. To ensure your business does not…

Challenges Facing the Ontario Manufacturing Sector
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Challenges Facing the Ontario Manufacturing Sector

In a recent publication by Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) entitled “Manufacturing Matters in Ontario” the group has identified several issues that hinder growth potential and overall success of manufacturers. As the country’s largest manufacturing province, accounting for 47% of total manufacturing activity in Canada, addressing these issues is essential to having a thriving Ontario…

‘Open Doors’ Small Business Funding for Training CNC Machinists
Government Funding

‘Open Doors’ Small Business Funding for Training CNC Machinists

The manufacturing landscape in Ontario is rapidly changing. Intelligent, skilled youth in the province are moving away from careers in manufacturing to pursue other industries which have a need for their abilities. As a result, manufacturers are finding difficulty in effectively filling open positions within their organization. In response to this, the Ontario Manufacturing Learning…

CME Path2Work Program – Connect with International Manufacturing Employees
Business Strategy

CME Path2Work Program – Connect with International Manufacturing Employees

The Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) association recognizes that some businesses in Canada are struggling to find the skilled labourers that they need to continue growth and expansion. Other businesses are turning to advanced technologies as a tactic to stay competitive in international markets. In response to this growing need, Path2Work has been developed to…