The biggest international trade lessons from the Suez Canal crisis

On Monday, March 29th, ships stuck behind the colossal Ever Given vessel in the Suez Canal heard the echo of blaring boat horns and triumphant…

Sheena Koo

I am the Content Marketing Manager for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). My background is in copywriting, content strategy, content marketing and content management. Passionate about stories with purpose and meaning, I connect readers to writing that's engaging, useful and informative.

Hiring grant options for Canadian employers

Many Canadian companies benefit from hiring intern students and recent post-secondary graduates. Not only do youth candidates possess the skills and enthusiasm to support operational…

Alena Barreca

As a Marketing Coordinator at Mentor Works, Alena helps Canadian business owners by creating educational content about government funding.

12 Fascinating stats about female leadership and women in business

This week we’re celebrating International Women’s Day and trail-blazing women in business. FITT is proud to provide business training for the next generation of female…

Sheena Koo

I am the Content Marketing Manager for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). My background is in copywriting, content strategy, content marketing and content management. Passionate about stories with purpose and meaning, I connect readers to writing that's engaging, useful and informative.

How an Indo-Pacific approach could support Canada’s economic recovery strategy

A challenging hill to climb The global pandemic has modified our planning and tested our resilience, determination and commitment to not only free and open…

Juan Navarro, CITP|FIBP

Juan Navarro is a former economist and researcher of the Mexican Central Bank and is an associate faculty member at Royal Roads University. He currently leads his own companies, CMX Partnerships and Arriba Mexico Food Co. He is the founding president of the Society of Mexican Talent in British Columbia and creator of the Mexi-Can Forum: Education, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He is a member of the Esquimalt Chamber of Commerce and the Canadian International Council. Juan can be reached at juan.navarro@cmxpartnerships.com

CITP Spotlight: Juan Navarro – Director and Principal Researcher, CMX Partnerships

The creation of his first trading company in 2009 marked the beginning of Juan Navarro’s career in international trade. Being an entrepreneur, Juan had always…

Meghana Joshi

I am the Email Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training. My background is in content marketing, copywriting, research and creative writing. I am passionate about my craft and enjoy creating content that attracts, impacts and resonates with my audience.

3 reasons why Africa is ripe for international business

According to Renaissance Capital’s Global Chief Economist, Charlie Robertson, in an article with the Atlantic Council Organization, Africa has weathered COVID-19 far better than other areas…

Meliane Mboua and FITT Team

Meliane M’Boua is the Marketing Manager and Co-founder of Africa Business Venture. Africa Business Venture was born from the desire to promote Africa’s vast array of business opportunities. This led to creating an all-in-one e-platform that gives businesses and professionals the right tools and support to be successful within the African market.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing international business training, resources and professional certification to individuals and businesses. We offer the only international business training programs and related professional designation (CITP®|FIBP®) endorsed by the World Trade Centers Association and the Canadian government. And our international business training solutions have become the standard of excellence for global trade professionals across Canada and around the world.

Demystifying market entry strategy: The three key parts of an effective ASEAN entry strategy

Geopolitical shifting and COVID-19 have reshaped and changed global markets. In 2021, companies will need to adapt to these changes and resulting new norms by…

Peter Gray

Peter Gray, CITP, is a B2B sales, marketing and business development professional with a diverse background and underpinning record of successes in building businesses, developing people & partnerships, and creating growth opportunities for leading multinationals operating in the ASEAN building materials, MRO & OEM industrials, and DIY consumer goods sectors.

10 global trade trends we’ll be watching in 2021

From 2020 reactivity to 2021 adaptability It’s an understatement to say that 2020 was an unpredictable year. But, with it done and businesses around the…

Sheena Koo

I am the Content Marketing Manager for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). My background is in copywriting, content strategy, content marketing and content management. Passionate about stories with purpose and meaning, I connect readers to writing that's engaging, useful and informative.

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…

Sheena Koo

I am the Content Marketing Manager for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). My background is in copywriting, content strategy, content marketing and content management. Passionate about stories with purpose and meaning, I connect readers to writing that's engaging, useful and informative.

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.

Pamela Hyatt

I am the Content Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). You can find some of my work on TradeReady.ca. My background is in copywriting, journalism and social media. My passion lies in connecting people to the stories that are most important to them.