First Steps in Exporting Program Launches November 17

November 8, 2022
By Bob Peters

Cornwall Ontario – Did you know that on average, companies that export have 120% greater sales than non-exporters, are 13% more productive and experience double the rate of growth?

First Steps Exporting Program

The First Steps in Exporting program helps Ontario companies that are new to exporting familiarize themselves with key steps in growing international sales in the U.S. and beyond. A webinar is scheduled this month to help business owners explore the subject in greater detail.

“Over a series of three modules which start November 17, trade experts from the Government of Ontario and professional service providers will guide you through everything you need to know to get started in global markets,” says Denis Lapierre, Senior Business Advisor with the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade. “Eastern Ontario has dozens of globally competitive companies, and we invite all to attend this free series.”

Webinar Details

Each module is 90 minutes in length, one module per week for three weeks, and designed with new exporters in mind to help you expand your business.

Module 1 – Export Readiness, Market Research and Market Entry Strategy
Thursday, November 17 from 10:30am – 12:00pm

Module 2 – Trade Finance, Freight Logistics and Digital Asset Protection
Thursday, November 24 from 10:30am – 12:00pm

Module 3 – International Distribution, Trade Events and eCommerce
Thursday, December 1 from 10:30am – 12:00pm

Register Now

There is no cost to attend the webinar series, however advance registration is required.

The webinar will be held on the Zoom platform. For more information contact Steve Karpenko by phone (437) 990-2085 or email to

About the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

The Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade is responsible for programs to attract and retain business and economic development in the province of Ontario.

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