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    Start your Journey into the European Market Today



  • The Europe Market Development Program (EMDP) lays the foundation for Atlantic Canadian companies who want to build a sales pipeline in Europe and the UK, enabling them to test the market for expansion without large-scale investment.


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  • The EMDP supports Atlantic Canada exporters at every stage of their market entry journey with advice from expert in-market trade consultants OCO Global, leveraging new opportunities created under the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement which provides Canadian companies preferential access to EU markets.



  • Strategic Support - Tailored to Your Needs

  • The program offers exporters everything they need to increase sales, by providing access to resources that support the development and execution of a tailor-made market entry strategy.

    What’s included:

    • 20 days one-to-one business development services (valued at $22,000)
    • Program outline prior to enrolment
    • Detailed market research and opportunity mapping
    • Personalized Strategic Market Entry Workplan
    • Marketing and regulatory compliance assistance
    • Qualified connections to key decision makers
    • Support from in-market business development professionals to drive local activities
    • Coordinated access to existing federal and provincial export development resources, and a network of export development officials


    For more details on available services please see the EMDP  Program Guidelines



  • Costs of EMDP

  • The EMDP is made possible by the support of the Government of Canada and the four Atlantic Provinces. Participation in the programs costs each company $4,750.



  • Qualifying For The EMDP

    Applicants must have an export ready product or service and be able to demonstrate commitment to executing a Europe focused growth strategy.




    Participant  Experiences 




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  • Contact Information by Province and Region



  • Atlantic Chamber of Commerce Inc.

    Glenn Davis

    Europe Market Development Program Manager



  • Newfoundland and Labrador

    Bob Norman

    Provincial Trade Commissioner


  • Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

    Alan Kinnie

    Manager International Business Development



  • Nova Scotia

    Pamela Rudolph

    Manager, Market Development


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