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Export Programs

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Greater Sudbury is ready to help you with exporting in the mining supply and services industry or any industry your company is in.

Northern Ontario Exports Program

The Northern Ontario Exports Program can help you grow your business scope and reach markets outside of Northern Ontario. We’re also here to guide you through provincial and national export programs and services.  The Northern Ontario Exports Program is delivered by the City of Greater Sudbury on behalf of Ontario’s North Economic Development Corporation and funded by FedNor and NOHFC.

The Northern Ontario Exports Program also runs the Export Marketing Assistance Program.

Export Marketing Assistance (EMA) Program

This program is designed to support export-ready companies, associations and not-for-profit entities to engage in export marketing and sales activities outside of Ontario.

We are now accepting applications for export marketing and business development projects that can be completed by March 31, 2022. If you are serious about growing the export potential of your business, this program provides timely financial assistance to help you engage international and out of province clients in an increasingly complex global market, expand your marketing reach outside of Northern Ontario, and solidify revenue streams from a broader geographic customer base.

For program eligibility, please choose the appropriate language below:

Customized Export Development Training (CEDT) Program 

This program is built to assist Northern Ontario companies to strengthen export sales performance through customized training. Every company has their own challenges and training requirements when it comes to maximizing the performance. This program is tailored to identify and address your specific needs.

Please note that there is space for only 30 companies in CEDT program.

Customized Export Development Training Program Brochure

Programme de formation individualisee pour le developpement des exportations 

To find more about the programs and/or request an application, please contact:

Kristen McKee
Program Coordinator, Northern Ontario Exports Program, [email protected]

Jenni Myllynen
Program Manager, Northern Ontario Exports Program, [email protected]

Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC)

The Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) simplifies government-to-government contracting in Canada.

If you’re a Canadian exporter, they can help you sell your products and services abroad with:

  • Access to procurement professionals in other countries
  • Improvements to your proposal credibility and procurement process speed
  • Contract and payment risk reduction

CanExport

CanExport provides funding for exporters, innovators, associations and communities. Get financial support, connections to potential foreign partners, help pursuing new business opportunities abroad, or help funding to attract foreign investment into Canadian communities.

Export Development Canada (EDC)

Export Development Canada (EDC) can help you compete globally and find new markets and customers. They’ve helped thousands of companies expand internationally by managing risk, securing financing and growing working capital.

Trade Commissioner Services

The Trade Commissioner Services through the Government of Canada offer a variety of services including information on upcoming trade shows and missions.

Sector focused Trade Commissioners based in Ontario are also available to assist you with questions related to your desired export markets.

Ontario Export Services

Make your business global with Ontario Export Services and learn how you can sell outside of Canada. Never exported your product before? You can sign up for their training programs. You can also receive financial help, get advice, access international offices and learn about trade missions.

BDC

The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) offers a variety of financing and advisory services for Canadian companies looking to grow including tools for export development.