Export Navigator Pilot

Community Futures of the Pacific Northwest was chosen as one of the pilot communities by the Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology to participate in an Export Navigator Pilot.

The Export Navigator pilot helps businesses in six B.C. regions become export ready. It provides access to community-based export advisors who connect businesses with programs and services unique to their business needs. Specially trained export advisors provide personalized, step-by-step approaches to help businesses prepare to become exporters, navigate the services available to them and tackle the logistics of customs certifications and other export requirements.

How Expanding Markets Can Help Your Business

Beyond One Town - Expanding into new markets increases the size of your target market.

Increased Profits - increased production generally leads to economies of scale and decreased cost per unit, which increases your profit margin.

Fosters innovation - Expanding to new markets fosters innovation in your goods and services, which enhances your competitiveness.

Export Navigator Services

How to Participate

Simply fill out the brief company survey and consent via the link below. By providing your consent, you are allowing Community Futures to share your company information with the Province of B.C., Small Business BC and related export service providers in order to assist you in market exploration, development and trade activities, where appropriate.

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If you would like more information please contact:

Eli Kelly, Export Advisor eli@exportnavigator.ca
John Farrell, Export Advisor john@exportnavigator.ca


Export Resources

Small Business BC: Import/Export Guide
Trade & Invest BC: Exporting your Products
Export Development Canada: Introduction to Exporting: How to Sell to International Markets
Step by Step Guide to Exporting – Trade Commissioner Service
Canada Border Services Agency step-by-step guide to exporting