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CITP Small Business Spotlight
04/01/2019
CITP Business Spotlight – Illia Dumbadze, CITP

Discover how training and the CITP designation contribute to success for international trade specialists like Illia Dumbdaze.

14/12/2018
CITP Business Spotlight – Survival Systems Limited

Trish Tully, CITP, VP, Marketing and Sales, shares the secrets of success for Survival Systems, a global leader in survival and safety training technology.

10/12/2018
CITP Small Business Spotlight – The Pacific Trade Show

Global trade professional Carolina Vasquez discusses how investing in training and getting her CITP helped her build an international business.

CITP® |FIBP® Spotlight
16/01/2019
Cameron Branston, CITP|FIBP – Commercial Officer

Cameron Branston has spent over 15 years working on both sides of the Atlantic to build stronger economic ties between Canada and the UK.

08/01/2019
Simon Slyper, CITP|FIBP – Senior Customs Compliance Specialist

Simon Slyper, CITP|FIBP, global trade and compliance expert, discusses how training and certification underpins the foundation of his success.

20/06/2018
Gordon Zhang, CITP|FIBP – International Sales Manager

For most people, an understanding of the importance of international trade is something that develops during their post-secondary education or in their career. For Gordon…

Feasibility of International Trade
23/01/2019
CanExport Grants: Expanded Eligibility Criteria for Businesses

Find out how your business can take advantage of new funding for international market development under the CanExport program.

05/12/2018
Congratulations to the newest EDC-FITT Student Intern of 2019!

Allyson Fraser, a graduate of Algonquin College’s Business Administration – International Business program is awarded EDC-FITT Student Internship for 2019.

02/11/2018
7 characteristics of successful exporters

How do you assess if your business is ready for new international trade ventures? Find out about the 7 characteristics shared by successful exporters.

Import Export Trade Management
15/02/2019
How to build a successful Asia-Pacific ASEAN export business

Trade agreements are great but you still need a breakthrough strategy By signing the CPTPP agreement, the Canadian government has provided greater access to the…

06/02/2019
Why business development needs to be a company mindset, rather than just a department

A business development mindset suggests a proactive management style, with a commitment to always seek ways to prospect for business – be it “new” or old. 

30/10/2018
How SME’s can seize the opportunities of a challenging global market

International trade is rife with challenges, but amid these challenges lie plenty of opportunities, particularly for small and medium-sized businesses.

International Trade Finance
13/02/2019
Learn how to select the payment methods and terms that work best for your business

While in contract negotiation, the payment methods and payment terms must be specified and agreed upon. How should you decide which options to choose?

23/01/2019
CanExport Grants: Expanded Eligibility Criteria for Businesses

Find out how your business can take advantage of new funding for international market development under the CanExport program.

01/11/2018
Take advantage of expanded government funding to enter new global markets

Learn about the changes to two important government funding export programs to help businesses tap into new markets around the world.

Market Entry Strategies
31/01/2019
Try this approach to improve the number of export opportunities available to your business

Find out how using a “pull” procurement approach with a local presence in international markets can lead to new export opportunities to grow your business.

03/12/2018
5 steps to scale your small business to new global markets

Follow these 5 simple steps to successfully take your small business to new global markets without making rookie mistakes.

14/11/2018
Lessons learned from Startup Canada’s Canadian Export Challenge – what new exporters need to know

Get a trade finance expert’s viewpoint on what new exporters need to know about international trade to succeed around the world.

Marketing&Sales
06/02/2019
Why business development needs to be a company mindset, rather than just a department

A business development mindset suggests a proactive management style, with a commitment to always seek ways to prospect for business – be it “new” or old. 

03/12/2018
5 steps to scale your small business to new global markets

Follow these 5 simple steps to successfully take your small business to new global markets without making rookie mistakes.

25/09/2018
How do I choose an e-commerce solution that fits my small business?

Retail e-commerce continues to reach new levels of growth and is expected to surpass the global revenue mark of $4 trillion USD by 2021. As…