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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
15/01/2021
CITP Spotlight: Rob Howard – International Business Attorney

It was while completing his Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Calgary that Rob Howard was drawn to international business. Not inclined to…

23/12/2020
CITP Spotlight: Luis Marques – Head of Export Markets at SUMOL + COMPAL 

His 20 plus years of experience in Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FCMG) has seen Luis Marques take on various roles within the beverage industry. He began his career working in marketing and…

09/12/2020
CITP Spotlight: Fanny Bousquet – Foreign Service Officer

Fanny’s career highs include coordinating the Canadian presence at IFAT, the largest European cleantech trade show taking place in Munich every alternate year. FITTskills training and the CITP designation have helped her gain the knowledge and credibility she needs to take her career to the next level.

Feasibility of International Trade
08/07/2020
Accessing opportunities in a new global business landscape: Experts weigh in on Twitter

Our panel of experts answer: Where are the opportunities for growth and expansion? How do you approach business development? What should my recovery to growth plan look like? and much more.

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.

Import Export Trade Management
17/06/2020
Act now to minimize your political risk in foreign markets

Researching the target country and developing a strategy to monitor changes there is a good start to limit political risk, but it’s far from the final step.

02/01/2020
Top 10 most read global business articles of 2019

Here are the top 10 articles that TradeReady readers found most interesting in 2019

20/12/2019
10 global trade trends we’ll be watching in 2020

It’s that time again where we like to look ahead at the incoming year and pinpoint the biggest trends to keep an eye on in the global trade environment. Here are the top 10 global trade trends we’ll be watching in 2020.

International Trade Finance
29/12/2020
Best of 2020: Our top 10 most popular international business articles from the past year

As we near the end of the year, we’re looking back on our most popular articles from 2020. There was much to read and write…

10/12/2020
Save Money & Recover Faster – How international businesses can reduce costs through smarter shipping, partnerships & financing

To find out the most impactful ways businesses can reduce costs and keep cash flowing, FITT brought together experts in customs, shipping, international business strategy and import/export finance. Read their advice here.

29/09/2020
CanExport Funding During COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The CanExport program provides up to $75k in funding for businesses seeking to access new international markets. Find answers to common questions and COVID-19 updates in this FAQ.

Market Entry Strategies
12/01/2021
3 common reasons why startups fail internationally (and how to avoid them)

Every entrepreneur faces challenges, but those who are looking to expand to international markets must be prepared to address additional obstacles. Failing to strategize properly…

16/11/2020
Looking to diversify? Here’s how and why you should consider entering African markets

When looking at new markets to pursue, the African continent offers many opportunities through its various markets, regions, and growing economy. Here’s how and where to enter African markets successfully.

28/07/2020
How to properly vet international business partners – a cautionary tale

You wouldn’t order a product from overseas without doing a little due diligence. So why would you enter into a deal with a foreign partner without conducting a background check?The good news is, that with a few basic steps, you can determine whether business with a prospective foreign partner is even worth pursuing. Here’s How.

Marketing&Sales
25/09/2020
How to use content marketing to promote your brand in export markets

Content is the cornerstone of online marketing. It involves creating and sharing relevant and engaging information with the target audience through articles, blog posts, videos, podcasts, webinars, and other formats. Here’s how you can use it to engage your export markets.

08/07/2020
Accessing opportunities in a new global business landscape: Experts weigh in on Twitter

Our panel of experts answer: Where are the opportunities for growth and expansion? How do you approach business development? What should my recovery to growth plan look like? and much more.

30/06/2020
Going global online in times of crisis

How do you ensure that not only will your business survive, but ensure that it can maximize its gain during this (or the next) disastrous global crisis? Two words: Ecommerce & Localization