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  • WTC-Toronto TAP runs Women-lead Company cohort - This past January saw the first Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) for women-owned, women-managed and women-led businesses here in Toronto, Canada. We received interest from different sectors across Ontario and Canada, with dozens of willing participants. In the end 17 companies ... more


  • WTC Toronto launches Scale-Up Institute Toronto - By Igor Fernandes, Toronto Region Board of Trade TORONTO, ON, October 7, 2019 – Canada ranks second in the world for starting businesses, but struggles to grow them. To change this reality and enable small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to overcome barriers to growth, ... more

  • Government invests $6.7M in WTC-T's TAP program - TORONTO, ON, April 23, 2019 – Yesterday, the Honourable Mary Ng, federal Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion announced a $6.7 million investment through FedDev Ontario and Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada for the Toronto Region Board of Trade to e... more


  • WTC-T LAUNCHES TRADE & INVESTMENT SERVICES OFFICE - By Erin Ellis, Director, International Market Development, WTC-T World Trade Centre Toronto (WTC-T)’s first year was an exciting one for the Market Activation Program (MAP). We partnered with 34 organizations from the government, educational and private sectors to convene 4 ou... more

  • WTC-T's TRADE ACCELERATOR PROGRAM RECEIVES AWARD - TORONTO, ON, November 21, 2018—On November 20, the Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) Canada—a dynamic, hands-on workshop helping small and medium-sized enterprises scale up, develop and execute an export plan—was awarded the Ontario Export Award for Export Excellence. Launched i... more

  • Celebrating One Year at WTC Toronto - By Leigh Smout, Executive Director, World Trade Centre Toronto With the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) entered into force, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) signed and a new deal negotiate... more

  • WTC Toronto celebrates its 1st year anniversary! - On September 20, 2018, World Trade Centre Toronto (WTC-T) celebrated its first anniversary. Created as the trade services arm of the Toronto Region Board of Trade, WTC-T has cultivated a national network of more than 60 partners to create opportunities for Canadian businesses—... more

  • WTC-T travels to Barcelona and NYC - World Trade Centre Toronto partners with the City of Toronto on November trade missions, promoting the region’s strengths in the smart city tech and fintech sectors The need for smarter cities is growing. Complexities involving rapid population growth, changing demographics, ... more


  • Smart Cities Summit and Trade Mission, May 10-11 - TORONTO, CANADA - Save the Date! May 10-11, 2017 – Smart Cities Summit and Trade Mission Where? World Trade Centre Toronto - First Canadian Place, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Why? • Doing more with less and delivering services in the “smartest” way possible, whil... more

  • Redefining Global Financial Centers/Fintech Era - TORONTO, CANADA - Toronto is the second largest financial services center in North America, one of the top 10 global financial centers (2015 Global Financial Centers Index), and was the first RMB (ÂĄ) trading hub in the Americas. Financial institutions are challenged with cust... more