Business Growth Resources

Whether you’re planning to import/export, explore expansion strategies or overcome growing pains these resources can help you grow your business.

The Step-by-Step Guide to Exporting will help you get your business export-ready and well positioned for commercial success abroad. Learn the essential principles of exporting whether you are a novice, intermediate or advanced exporter. The Guide will help you to: Be more competitive. Apply proven export strategies. Sell to more customers. Target global buyers online. Close […]

Date: 2017/02/09

This guide will explain some of the major considerations in growing your business. It will provide some tools to help you decide what growth means to you, how to ready yourself for change, and how to become a strategist – to think about where you really want your business to grow and how to get […]

Date: 2015/10/28

News and information.  Click here to get to their information sessions and seminars in BC.  Click here for border information regarding travel. Canada Border Services Agency has information tailored to meet the border and trade information needs of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), these resources will help SMEs comply with CBSA requirements.

Date: 2015/10/26

To many people, strategic planning is something meant only for big businesses, but it is equally applicable to small businesses. Strategic planning is matching the strengths of your business to available opportunities. To do this effectively, you need to collect, screen and analyze information about the business environment. You also need to have a clear […]

Date: 2015/10/26

The Buy Up Index App ranks a company’s gender diversity initiatives so you can make purchasing decisions based on a company’s demonstrated commitment to gender equality.

Date: 2015/10/26

For businesses looking to find information on how to do business with the federal government, Public Works and Government Services Canada created the website buyandsellgc.ca.  It’s not often that “simple” and “government procurement” are mentioned in the same breath, but buyandsell.gc.ca is aiming to do just that.  This new site for procurement information, gives quick […]

Date: 2014/01/22

Connecting Canada’s small and medium sized businesses to save on products & services, events, learning, and tools for growth.  SOHO Business Group is recognized as Canada’s #1 national business-to-business resource and network providing a unique model for entrepreneurs, executives and business professionals to connect and do business with each other.

Link: SOHO
Date: 2014/01/22

Promoting Canadian security, prosperity, and values abroad, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada workswith a range of partners inside and outside government to achieve increased economic opportunity and enhanced security at home and abroad.

Date: 2014/01/22

EDC is Canada’s export credit agency, offering innovative financing, insurance and risk management solutions to help Canadian exporters and investors expand their international business.

Date: 2014/01/22

Every big company was once a small company.  Some companies find the jump from “mom and pop shop” to “corporate entity” excruciatingly difficult; others experiencing exponential growth make the transition smoothly.  To determine if there is a formula for dealing with rapid growth, we interviewed three company executives who have reached the point of upsizing. […]

Date: 2014/01/22