Global Business Services
CME's Global Business Service Centre delivers front line export and trade related services to thousands of members and non-members across Canada. The Centre aims to facilitate international partnerships between Canadian and international companies, build export capacity and knowledge particularly among new exporters and provide Canadian exporters with a steady and reliable stream of current foreign market intelligence.
Our goal is to help your business save money and grow internationally.
Policy & Advocacy
As Canada's largest trade and industry association, CME advocates for stronger leadership in support of Canadian businesses active in global markets.
This means defining Canadian business interests in trade negotiations so that Canada's trade policy is aligned with manufacturers and exporters' business priorities.
Our policy agenda for International Markets focuses on seven priority area:
- Free Trade Negotiations
- Effective Enforcement of Trade Rules
- Movement of Business Professionals
- Accessing Global Supply Chains
- Trade Promotion
- Trade Financing
- Movement of Goods
It also means ensuring that tools are available to assist your business expansion efforts internationally. CME has a number of resources available to help members with your international trade initiatives.
Export Training | Export Success Program (ESP)
Exporting is a complex and potentially risky endeavour. To help you succeed and avoid costly mistakes, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters [CME] with the support of Export Development Canada [EDC] and the Forum for International Trade Training [FITT] has created the Export Success Program (ESP). Visit ExportSuccessProgram.com to learn more about our webinars, seminars, online courses and FITT mentoring.
CME’s Export Success Program is tailored to the needs of businesses interested in growing through international business development. There are four formats to access the information.
Opportunity Matching | Enterprise Canada Network (ECN)
The Enterprise Canada Network (ECN) is an industry-led single window platform that connects Canadian small to medium sized businesses and researchers to qualified global opportunities, facilitates international partnerships and creates trade through access to public and private sector resources.
ECN allows Canadians to easily identify and connect to new global business, technology and research partners. Registered users have access to ECN's core match-making services. In addition, ECN is your single-window entry point to all Canadian trade and export support programs and publications.
Intelligence | Export IQ
Export IQ is an education platform designed to empower Canadian businesses with export knowledge and intelligence critical to competing and growing in global markets. The Export IQ Seminar Series offers you access to world-class experts from Canada's priority markets all from the comfort of your office.
This exclusive series of conference calls and webinars will help you navigate the complex waters of global trade with strategic information on foreign market conditions, market-entry strategies, regulatory reforms, trade negotiations and accessing new business opportunities.