Trade Accelerator Program (TAP)

TAP Overview

Prepare your business for the next level. The Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) is an innovative 7-session virtual initiative, designed to accelerate the strategic development of your business and to better prepare you for an expansion into international markets.

Grow with the right tools. The TAP program will connect your business with top industry experts, provide you with the necessary coaching needed to build a personalized export strategy, and equip you with the tools and resources to find success as you grow your business. Each cohort will have access to an e-learning platform that will facilitate networking with other participants, peer learning opportunities, inventory of learning materials, access to resources, and engagement with other TAP graduates.

The Hamilton TAP cohort begins on Thursday, November 25th, 2021.

There is an Information Session on Wednesday, November 17. Click here to register.

Program Outline – Virtual Workshops

Week 1Day 1: Strategic Planning for Export Markets
Day 2: Support and Advisory Resources
Export Plan Activity
Week 2Day 3: International Sales & Marketing (Part 1)
Export Plan Activity
Week 3Day 4: International Finance
Export Plan Activity
Week 4Day 5: Building Capacity and Supply Chain Management
Export Plan Activity
Week 5Day 6: Legal & Tax Implications to Going Global
Day 7: International Sales & Marketing (Part 2)
Export Plan Activity
Week 6Mentoring

TAP Virtual is delivered over 5 weekly half-day sessions concluding with one-on-one mentoring sessions.

To register for this program, click here.