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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
12/11/2019
CITP Spotlight: Rafael Ramos, CITP|FIBP – Import Coordinator

As an Import Coordinator, Rafael Ramos, CITP|FIBP works on purchase orders, negotiates ocean freight schedules container arrivals and manages related costs.

09/10/2019
CITP Spotlight: Ifeyinwa Egboka, CITP|FIBP – Fraud Officer

As Ifeyinwa Egboka completed her Bachelor’s degree in economics in Nigeria, she knew that she wanted to pursue a career in international trade. “I was…

17/09/2019
Kellen Spence, CITP|FIBP – Account Manager

As an Account Manager, Kellen Spence, CITP|FIBP works with clients to find the best solutions to their specific opportunities and problems.

Feasibility of International Trade
09/07/2019
How trade advisors can help today’s exporters to go global

Our current trade environment provides a perfect opportunity to refocus the way trade advisors and trade promotion organization serve their clients’ needs.

26/04/2019
Identify, analyze and mitigate the social risks to your business

Social risks arise from negative local perceptions of a business’ impact. Learn to identify and reduce these risks with corporate social responsibility.

03/04/2019
Tips to successfully grow your small business in a challenging economy

Discover how the right strategies can help you to successfully grow your business, even internationally, in an economic downturn.

Import Export Trade Management
29/11/2019
Avoid costly lawsuits and PR disasters by mitigating your product liability

Organizations should assess the product liability risks tied to individual products and in different markets and consider potential loss scenarios.

29/10/2019
Why international businesses need to think small to go global

If you want to succeed at expanding your business and overcome the obstacles you face, you’ll need to think small to go global.

15/10/2019
4 ways companies are using green business strategies to win over customers

Green business strategies are not only good for the planet, but they can also be extremely beneficial for winning over customers.

International Trade Finance
15/11/2019
6 factors that can significantly affect your business costs

Organizations doing business internationally must understand the different factors that can affect their business costs if they want to remain profitable.

05/11/2019
CanExport funding increases to 75%/$75,000 and supports agri-business

As of August 22, 2019, CanExport funding applicants are now able to access up to 75% of eligible expenses to a maximum $75,000.

24/09/2019
4 procurement and pricing strategies to mitigate the impact of increasing tariffs

When mitigating the impacts of increasing tariffs, you need to consider 4 important levers – procurement costs, supply chains, customers, and competitors.

Market Entry Strategies
22/11/2019
Is a representative or branch office your best option to expand to new markets?

Opening a branch office is a relatively simple way to establish a presence, gather useful intelligence and network before committing more resources.

29/10/2019
Why international businesses need to think small to go global

If you want to succeed at expanding your business and overcome the obstacles you face, you’ll need to think small to go global.

04/10/2019
Learn why Canadian exporters should capitalize on increasing opportunities in the Philippines

As Canada’s 28th largest trade partner, the Philippines presents significant growth opportunities for Canadian exporters.

Marketing&Sales
03/12/2019
5 secrets of aggressive sales on the B2B market

Here are 5 secrets to an aggressive B2B sales strategy that you should start applying today to increase your total sales.

05/11/2019
CanExport funding increases to 75%/$75,000 and supports agri-business

As of August 22, 2019, CanExport funding applicants are now able to access up to 75% of eligible expenses to a maximum $75,000.

01/11/2019
Follow these criteria to choose the best e-commerce platform for your business

Should your business build its own e-commerce platform, outsource development, use a major SaaS vendor, or sell through major e-commerce websites?