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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 Gender Fair 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: 2018/03/12

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: 2018/03/09

Created by The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service This guide will help you conduct market research on an international scale to help you solidify potential export opportunities and avoid the risk of entering the wrong market. It includes factors that you should consider when profiling a potential international market, as well as common challenges that you […]

Date: 2018/01/25

From the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service 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 […]

Date: 2018/01/09

Frequently asked question:  Why am I always so short of cash, even though I’m selling more than ever before?  The quick answer is that you are so short of cash BECAUSE things are going so well with your business. While this may sound impossible, rapid growth often causes cash strain on your business.  Here’s why.

Date: 2014/01/22

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

For more than 100 years, The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade (GVBOT) has helped businesses of all sizes to grow and prosper.  The mission of GVBOT is to provide leadership, information and connections, and public policy support that help ensure the Greater Vancouver region is competitive and the preferred Pacific Gateway for trade, commerce, and travel.

Date: 2010/11/09