Business Beyond Borders

Business Beyond Borders provides guidance and support as you explore the possibility of market expansion. The program helps you identify the right opportunities for you and your business, and develop the confidence and skills needed to pursue your growth plans. 

With Business Beyond Borders you can:

  • Explore the possibilities of market expansion. We will help you assess your global readiness and understand what you need to do to take your business to new markets.

  • Tap into AWE’s knowledge and expertise of international markets. When you are in unfamiliar territory, sometimes you need a tour guide. Our team has a wealth of experience and information on how to build strong connections and how to do business in various markets.

  • Identify the right opportunities for you and your business. In a world of opportunity, it can be difficult to determine where to focus your energy. Business Beyond Borders pinpoints where you need to be, and what you need to do to get there.

  • Access personalized advice and support. Whether you are considering new markets, or already exporting, our team is ready to support you every step of the way.

Upcoming Opportunities

Go for the Greens Business Development Conference for Women Entrepreneurs, September 18-21, 2019, Orlando, Florida

BWIT, in partnership with the Women’s Enterprise Organizations of Canada (WEOC) and the Consulate General of Canada in Miami, is leading a trade mission to the 11th annual Go for the Greens (GFTG) Business Development Conference for Women Entrepreneurs. The trade mission will take place from September 18-21, 2019, at the Boardwalk Resort in Orlando, Florida. Go for the Greens is a high-level business development conference for women entrepreneurs seeking supplier diversity opportunities through exclusive access to companies, government agencies and non-profits. The trade mission will offer matchmaking sessions, educational panels, and networking events (including the annual Go for the Greens Golf Networking Event). Early bird registration for the conference is now open – register before July 10 to receive the discounted conference rate! Don’t forget to apply for CanExport funding to support your company’s export growth. Email today if you would like to register for the BWIT trade mission, or would like additional information.

Women-led Trade Mission to Lisbon, November 4-7, 2019, Lisbon, Portugal

The Lisbon Mission offers a valuable opportunity to conduct business development, get advice and learn more about latest trends in tech from world leaders.

ITAC has received financial support from Global Affairs Canada’s Global Opportunities for Associations (GOA) program to reduce up to 75% of the costs for a maximum of 10 Women-led companies from across Canada, to meet leaders at the Web Summit conference. You must be a female CEO/founder or C-level executive to attend this particular mission.

If you are interested in joining the trade mission with ITAC, or want to learn more, contact Denise Shortt at Learn more here!

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