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Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce

“Trying to get to this point on our own would have been near impossible or extremely time consuming. We now have partners that are keen to help us, and a well thought out export plan that has been reviewed by experts. We feel we are now really set up for success! I would definitely recommend the program to anyone thinking about export.”


Do you want to grow your business?

World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara, in partnership with the World Trade Centre Toronto, RBC, EDC, BDC, and the Government of Canada, are pleased to host again Canada’s Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) in the Niagara region beginning on February 2nd, 2022.

TAP is an innovative and award-winning program specifically designed to help small and medium-sized enterprises leverage sales into international markets by creating a strategic growth plan. The program is highly interactive and hands-on that sets you and your business up with direct mentorship, highly personalized coaching by industry experts, high-level peer-to-peer interaction, collaboration, and learning.

TAP graduates’ results speak for themselves:

  • 18% – The average growth in their export revenue one year after completing the program
  • 96% of graduates declared themselves to be better prepared to do business internationally
  • 42% of companies secured additional financing since graduating the program, with an average of $2.04 million in additional financing received per company

Learn more at

Application close on January 28th.

Apply for the Agriculture, Food & Beverage Cohort

Apply for the Travel & Tourism Cohort

Apply for the Creative Cohort

Apply for the Technology Cohort

See what TAP alumni have to say about the program:

What is the Trade Accelerator Program (TAP)? from Toronto Region Board of Trade on Vimeo.

TAP Success Story: Paterson Composites from Toronto Region Board of Trade on Vimeo.

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