Trade Missions

Trade Development

Trade Development

The WTC Winnipeg’s trade development team provides a range of services to help your organization identify and pursue Targeted Trade Opportunities (TTOs), explore new markets, and seek international partnership opportunities.

Leveraging our membership in the global World Trade Centres Association, we provide support to Manitoba companies looking to grow their business beyond Manitoba and can provide services to international companies interested in doing business with Manitoba companies.

Services include:

  • Trade information and Market intelligence
  • Contacts and introductions
  • Matchmaking services
  • Logistical support
Inbound Trade Missions

Inbound Trade Missions

WTC Winnipeg hosts incoming trade missions for international and out-of-province businesses wishing to visit Manitoba, explore business opportunities and discover the advantages of doing business in our city and province.

Services include:

  • Organisational and logistical support
  • Local market intelligence
  • Customised program development
  • Matchmaking and introductions
  • Industry tours and site visits
  • Post-mission follow-up support

The WTC Winnipeg proactively seeks opportunities to invite incoming trade delegations to help promote and position Winnipeg and Manitoba on the global stage and encourage potential trade partners to visit our province.

We also help Manitoba companies and organisations to identify trade opportunities with potential business partners who participate in the incoming trade missions.

Outbound Trade Missions

Outbound Trade Missions

WTC Winnipeg organises outbound trade missions to select regions around the world. We are guided by opportunities and the needs of our members, and focus on identifying Targeted Trade Opportunities (TTOs).

We work with participants to understand their company’s specific needs and objectives in the target markets and provide support through all aspects of the mission from initial planning to post-mission follow-up.

Services include:

  • Advance market research
  • Identifying TTOs
  • Planning and strategy development
  • Pre-mission briefings
  • Program development and matchmaking
  • Full logistical support
  • In-market support and accompaniment
  • Post-mission follow-up support

The WTC Winnipeg can also provide full logistical support to organise missions on behalf of industry associations and government to help other organisations realise their international market strategies, conduct familiarisation tours, study tours, etc.