The Export Navigator Program
Joining the Export Navigator program means receiving the support and guidance you need to take your business to the next level.
Export Navigator matches growth oriented small-to-medium sized businesses with export advisors in communities across B.C. Once assigned, your advisor will help you identify new growth opportunities, while guiding you as you prepare and execute an export strategy for your business.
Being part of Export Navigator means taking advantage of our advisors’ industry experience and specialized connections. As you prepare to grow your business, you’ll be referred to other experts and service providers to help you navigate the complex world of export.
Export Navigator is currently available at no charge for entrepreneurs who are committed to growing their business and expanding their markets outside of B.C.
The Export Navigator program is funded by the Province of B.C. and Western Economic Diversification Canada and delivered by Small Business BC, Community Futures and Women’s Enterprise Centre.
Don’t Grow it Alone
Working with our advisors means that you’ll always have access to the support, expertise and resources you need to successfully navigate the export process. Joining Export Navigator means that you’ll receive:
- Hours of free advice from an experienced export advisor
- Step-by-step guidance, at your pace
- Strategy and planning for your business growth
- Connections and information specific to your market and industry
- Access to the most current export resources
- Next steps on how to enter new markets
- An assessment of your export readiness
Take your business beyond B.C. by accessing our personalized service.
When you join Export Navigator you’ll be connected with an Export Advisor who will walk you step-by-step through the export process. Your advisor will work with you to develop a customized growth strategy for your business.
If you’re running a women, youth, or indigenous-owned business, there are additional specialized services available.
Benefit from Our Expertise
Export Navigator will ensure you have the confidence, as well as the right connections, resources and knowledge to expand your markets.
By joining Export Navigator, we can help you:
- Find new business opportunities
- Increase your current customer base
- Discover grant and funding opportunities
- Increase profitability
- Enhance competitiveness