To apply for the Trade Accelerator Program please carefully complete the application form below. The data you enter will be used to evaluate your qualification for the program as well as provide workshop presenters with information on whom they are presenting to.

Please be aware that all questions in the form below are mandatory.

Eligibility Guidelines

TAP is designed for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses who are:

  • requiring assistance to expand their international footprint
  • already exporting a product or service, wishing to diversify its export markets
  • new to exporting that have taken exploratory steps abroad
  • typically generating more than $500,000 in annual revenue
  • offering products or services with a strong competitive advantage
  • as a result of quality or patent protection
  • willing to actively participate in the program and commit two senior representatives
  • Is a good corporate citizen, devoid of corruption, environment, and human rights violations

Have questions? Call the TAP B.C. team on 604-640-5491 or email .

For details on when and where TAP takes place visit Program Dates.

Contact Information

Who nominated you to apply to TAP?

Company Profile

Would you say your company is owned ( i.e, at least 51% owned, operated and controlled on a daily basis) by

Please select all that apply.

Would you say your company is led (i.e- in a position to affect the strategic direction of the company) by

Please select all that apply.

Please describe your company by selecting from the categories below:

Number of Employees:

Total Revenue ($ million):

Are you currently exporting?  

What is your company's export status?  

What are your main export challenges?  

What countries do you already export to or plan to export to in the next 2 years?  

2nd senior representative

  • Commit to attend all 4 days in full (2 days workshop, Export Plan Day & One-on-One Mentoring Day) and complete an export plan prior to the One-on-One Mentoring Day.
  • Bi-annually share information about your company's exporting activity after completing the program through an online survey link you will receive.
  • Dedicate 2 senior representatives to participate in the program.

CLIENT AUTHORIZATION: The participant and the organization whom the participant represents hereby release the Greater Vancovuer Board of Trade from any liability whatsoever and they hereby waive any recourse, claim or legal action of any kind whatsoever.

NOTE: The program fee of TAP is $5000/company. However, through the generous support of our sponsors, a bursary will be provided to you to lower the cost. Nominated companies who do not attend all four (4) TAP sessions and/or complete an export plan prior to the One-on-One Mentoring Day will be charged the full program fee.

have read and agree to the Client Authorization terms above.


Program Partners:

National Partners:

Expert Partners:

Fasken BDO Skidmore Group Air Canada BDC Purolator