The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal

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Anna Poljicak

Benoît Robert

International Business Commissioners

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514 871-4002

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You too can make your international projects a reality!

"I have to admit that I was really impressed by the quality of the deliverables, which were a review of our export strategy and the drafting of a grant application. We got the financing, thank you for your support!”

- Pier-Alexina Boucher Financial Controller, Evive Smoothie


Our expertise in international development

Our personalized services are here to support Quebec SMEs and startups through the process of internationalization.

We also offer our expertise to organizations (clusters, accelerators, incubators, etc.) that wish to inform, educate and equip their companies for their international development.

For companies        For organizations

Our support at every stage of your internationalization

Expanding your business internationally comes with many challenges. Our experts are here to guide you and offer you real solutions at every step of your internationalization project.

I am a new exporter        I want to develop other markets        I want to improve my performance on a market

For more information, contact us at international@ccmm.ca or by phone at 514-871-4002.

 

Awareness

Our experts offer training sessions and workshops that will help you learn more about international trade.

 

Export diagnostics

Our experts meet with you for a day at your company to evaluate or re-evaluate your international activities in depth. A report will be given to you following the meeting and will allow you to consider the next steps in your international development.

 

Market identification

Our experts help you to identify, understand, assess and prioritize foreign markets with strong potential and to control the associated risk.

 

Strategic plan

Our experts help you develop an international business plan to build your short and medium-term expansion strategy.

For specific support:

  • Analysis of the competition
  • Packaging of the offer (positioning, value proposition)
  • Market penetration strategy (distribution method, business model, marketing plan)
  • Price strategy

For complete support:

  • Trade Accelerator Program (to create your business plan in only 6 weeks)
 

Funding help

Our experts identify relevant programs for you and provide support to complete your funding applications.

Some of the funding programs covered by our team:

 

Validation of market potential

Our experts help you validate the target market’s interest in your offer by identifying potential targets or organizing business meetings or a trade mission.

For more information, contact us at international@ccmm.ca or by phone at 514-871-4002.

 

Our activities to guide your SMEs and startups in their international development

You are an organization and your mission is to inform, raise awareness and equip SMEs and startups at every stage of their international development. We support you by offering workshops with technical and interactive content that take into account the specificities of your support programs.

Depending on your specific needs, we can adapt our workshops and/or develop custom content.

Here are a few examples of topics

  • Are you ready to export?
  • Do you really know the origin of your product (rules of origin and control of the production chain)?
  • How to choose your export market?
  • Finding the right information and documenting it
  • Price structure and controlling all your costs
  • How to adapt your business model to international markets (direct sales vs. distribution partner)?
  • 5 reasons to make an export plan
  • Activating your international business plan
  • How to build your strategic plan?
  • How to finance your exports?
  • Developing your market penetration strategy (who, what, when, how, where)
  • Understanding and identifying your competitors
  • How does interculturality impact your sales cycle?
  • Evaluating an international opportunity
  • How to establish an export budget?
  • How to make the most of participation in an export fair/mission (set your goals and define your targets)?
  • Adapt your value proposition (competition, positioning, value proposition)
  • Preparing your action plan
  • Making the most of an export mission: ensuring effective follow-up

Learn more about ORPEX

Since 2012, we have been part of the network of 19 regional export promotion organizations (ORPEX). Present in several administrative regions of Quebec, ORPEX has a mission to support SMEs in their international development efforts.


Financial support provided by:

Affiliated with the World Trade
Centers Association

(WTCA)


World Trade Centers association (WTCA)

Member of:

Commerce international Québec

About the Export Assistance Service
Acclr International Trade Services receive financial support from the Ministère de l’Économie, de la Science et de l’Innovation (MEI) as a regional export promotion organization (ORPEX).

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