Things to know about crossing the U.S. border legally to grow your export business

Warren assists individuals, families and corporations in crossing the Canada/U.S. border lawfully, either to visit, work or stay. He helps arrange documentation for work Warren Createspermits and permanent resident status—including skilled workers and business immigration programs—and he coaches individuals on how to successfully present their case for legal entry.

Daniella D'Alimonte

Daniella D'Alimonte

With her background in writing, marketing and business journalism, Daniella focuses on crafting quality stories and relevant content to inform and inspire the international business community.

How Canadian businesses can grow with a rising Africa

With a projected 18.2 percent annual change in Real GDP growth, Guinea is indicative of the rising strength of African economies and consequently the high…

Jacob Varghese

Jacob Varghese

Jacob is the VP of Marketing and Technology at the Forum for International Trade Training. Focused on improving the customer experience. A Content chef; words, images, some code and a healthy serving of web analytics.

Top three steps international trade students can take to maximize career opportunities

As an international trade professional as well as a FITTskills instructor, I’m often asked for tips to succeed in global trade. I’m going to share…

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Emiliano Introcaso CITP PLOG MBA

Emiliano has close to two decades of experience working with manufacturers and exporters looking to increase their global growth by providing them with support and guidance in all things export. His strategy not only focuses on navigating companies through the complexities of global supply chains, but also in the small details that can make or break an international trade transaction. Emiliano is one of the Export Help Advisors at Export Development Canada (EDC) and an ICC Registered Trainer on Incoterms® 2020 in Canada. If your company has any questions, please use this form to contact my team at EDC: https://www.edc.ca/en/tool/export-help-team.html

What is more important in global trade, attitude or skills?

I recently asked three of our international business veterans, what they thought was more important for success in international trade. Was it attitude or skills?…

Jacob Varghese

Jacob Varghese

Jacob is the VP of Marketing and Technology at the Forum for International Trade Training. Focused on improving the customer experience. A Content chef; words, images, some code and a healthy serving of web analytics.

4 steps to a progressive global trade career

There are four main lessons I try to help all my international business students at Fanshawe College discover for themselves before they move on to the working world. These lessons, when learned and put into practice with my business-education partnership model, help to create professionals that have the skills global businesses want and need.

Murray Morgan, CITP|FIBP

Murray Morgan, CITP|FIBP

Murray Morgan is a college professor, consultant and speaker with a passion for collaboration and innovation in the global economy. He has worked with blue chip corporations and entrepreneurs in over 40 countries. He strives to achieve a positive global impact by creating a global-ready workforce and forging win-win partnerships to build international trade. Murray has facilitated FITT workshops for experienced trade commissioners, helped innovative entrepreneurs compete in the global economy and completed successful consulting projects on major new business development initiatives.

Opportunities for Canadian SME’s to Go Colombia!

If you are a Canadian company in need of ICT, digital animation and good programmers, head to Colombia! If you are in agrifoods, specialty food or health food, head to Colombia to sell your products! And – if you are gluten intolerant/allergic – Colombia is the land of yucca, the gluten free alternative to make your pancakes, English muffins and sandwiches.

Pernille Fischer Boulter, CITP|FIBP

Pernille Fischer Boulter, CITP|FIBP

Pernille Fischer Boulter, CITP, is the founder and CEO of Kisserup International Trade Roots Inc. and has over 25 year of experience in international trade. Pernille has worked on projects in over 60 countries, in 25 sectors, on six continents. She serves on several international boards and is currently on her way to conduct trade policy review in the Pacific. Kisserup is an international export development and consulting company.

Rebuilding a country with international trade training

What if travelling from one end of the city to the other became a potentially dangerous endeavor? Would you risk your life for a professional development opportunity? How about to help rebuild your country? A group of business-minded individuals in Baghdad, Iraq is doing just that.

Daniella D'Alimonte

Daniella D'Alimonte

With her background in writing, marketing and business journalism, Daniella focuses on crafting quality stories and relevant content to inform and inspire the international business community.

Another FITTskills grad scores an internship with the EDC’s Small Business Solutions team

Megan Malone received the good news that she was selected to be this year’s EDC–FITT intern while on a micro-enterprise development internship in Rwanda. “I…

Daniella D'Alimonte

Daniella D'Alimonte

With her background in writing, marketing and business journalism, Daniella focuses on crafting quality stories and relevant content to inform and inspire the international business community.

Two take-aways from an evening with OWIT Ottawa on gender and trade

Heinrich Stubbe and Pilar Arjona of Stubbe Chocolates, and Ian Clark of Bridgehead. Photo courtesy of Adrienne Jarabek, Co-VP Communications, OWIT-Ottawa Last week the Organization…

Daniella D'Alimonte

Daniella D'Alimonte

With her background in writing, marketing and business journalism, Daniella focuses on crafting quality stories and relevant content to inform and inspire the international business community.