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Applications for Cohort #6 of the Atlantic Trade Accelerator program are NOW OPEN! 


Day 1 (February 14) – Market Identification and Entry & Financial Support

Day 2 (February 15) – Legal, Taxation, Logistics & Marketing

Day 3 (February 22)  Building your Export Plan

February 23 - March 11: Participants write export plans

March 15 - 25: Mentors review export plans

March 28 - 30: Virtual one-on-one mentor sessions

The Trade Accelerator Program is now open to all Atlantic Provinces!

The Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) is an innovative initiative, designed to accelerate the strategic development of your business and to better prepare you for expansion into international markets. In addition to our in-class program, virtual formats are now available, depending on the region. 

‚ÄčNo other program offers a comprehensive program like the Trade Accelerator Program. TAP is a one-stop-shop that will get businesses ready to go global in just a few sessions, culminating with a customized strategic export business plan carefully vetted by top industry experts!



The program fee for TAP is $5000 plus HST per company. However, through the generous support of our sponsors, a bursary will be provided to you to lower the cost to $499 plus HST per company. 

Please note: Nominated companies who do not attend all four (3) TAP sessions and/or complete an export plan prior to the One-on-One Mentoring Day will be charged the full program fee. 



  • Dedicate two senior representatives to participate in the program.
  • Commit to attend all 4 full-day sessions. (3 in-person sessions, 1 virtual mentoring day)
  • Commit to attend Mentor Days at the end of the program.
  • Complete an export plan prior to the one-on-one mentoring day.
  • Bi-annually share information about your company's exporting activity after completing the program through an online survey link you will receive.