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Upcoming TAP Cohorts

Looking for international growth and new market opportunities? Our scale-up program is here to connect you with best practices and a network of experts.
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About the Trade Accelerator Program

Join our Trade Accelerator Program (TAP), an award-winning, national initiative that assists SMEs in expanding their operations internationally.

Developed by the World Trade Centre Toronto, (WTC-T), TAP assists companies in navigating the global trade ecosystem by providing hands-on sessions and personalized mentoring from Canada’s world-class trade experts.



  • Connect with industry experts
  • Get advice from industry mentors
  • Establish key contacts (Locally & Internationally)
  • Develop a personalized Business Export Plan
  • Receive ongoing support


  • Your business is exporting a product, service, or technology, but wish to diversify your export market or have taken exploratory steps to develop your business abroad
  • Your business generates more than $500,000 in annual revenue
  • Your business has been operating for at least two years
  • Your business has a strong value proposition
  • Your businesses is willing to dedicate two senior representatives to participate in all stages of the program

*Exceptions to the above-mentioned criteria are made for companies in growth industries such as technology and healthcare. Applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. For more information, or to understand if your company qualifies, please email us at or join one of our regular TAP information sessions.



Thanks to our generous partners and sponsors, you can now enroll in the sessions held in March of 2023 for $100 plus HST instead of the original cost of $1495 plus HST.



You can apply to the Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) in one of the two ways: Direct application or partner nomination. All applications are reviewed by the TAP team to ensure the program is a good fit and to allow participants to maximize its benefits. 

Join an upcoming TAP cohort

Develop your export strategy with guidance from industry experts.
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