Accessing International Markets by Becoming Export Ready


Presenting Organizations


Export Development Canada, Global Affairs Canada and Business Development Bank of Canada




Understanding exporting becomes essential as more Indigenous businesses and communities seek new markets and opportunities.  This panel will provide an overview of support programs and discuss best practices for EDOs and community leaders to navigate exporting goods and services. Participants will be provided an over of services offered by programs that can provide support for Indigenous communities and businesses that would like to export goods and services. Information on processes and requirements to export, to access export funding, how to gain business intelligence for markets and services that help businesses to create international relationships. 



  • Moderator: Ray Wanuch, Cando
  • Scott Tizzard - Export Development Canada
  • Michael Dodd - Trade Commissioner Service
  • David Kim - Business Development Bank of Canada  
  • Darian Kovacs - Jelly Marketing