Are you interested in exploring new export opportunities or developing existing business in Canada, the 10th largest economy in the world?
The Go Canada programme will highlight the increasing opportunities for Northern Irish firms in Canada, in light of the signing of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU & Canada in 2017. This programme is specifically designed to help Invest NI companies develop their exports and win business in Canada.
If you are interested in exporting to Canada, click on the Apply Now link and answer the questions to see if you are eligible to participate.
You've met the initial programme criteria.
Please download and complete the application form.
Closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 03 August 2018.
Read the Doing Business in Canada guide for further information on business opportunities in Canada.
Our trade team in Belfast will be on hand with advice and guidance to prepare for the visit. Working with our Trade Advisers in-market, we can provide tailored market research and arrange individual appointments for your company.
Total cost to companies will be £1,000 plus VAT to participate on the Go Canada Programme, which includes four nights accommodation in the group hotel. Companies will be responsible for their own flight arrangements and will receive 50% assistance towards flight costs up to a maximum of £400.
The aim of the programme is to ensure that companies are adequately prepared to take advantage of the huge opportunities in the Canadian market.
Companies who have exceeded their De Minimis aid limit will be unable to claim assistance towards travel, accommodation and in-market support for this mission. The maximum De Minimis aid any single recipient can receive is €200,000 (cash grant equivalent) over a 3 year fiscal period.
Our export events include international trade missions, shows and exhibitions specifically designed to help you break into new export markets faster.