Canadian companies can enter new markets and gain exposure to business opportunities around the world for up to three months, while accessing regional support and resources.

Benefits to company:
• Up to $4,000 towards transportation and accommodation expense
• Structured entry into a new market for up to three months
• Working space in an international partner accelerator, incubators or co-working spaces
• Facilitated in-market connections

The CDMN Outbound Soft-Landing Program is accepting applications from qualified Canadian companies until Friday, August 15. The program provides up to 15 Canadian small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with a structured entry into a new market for up to three months.

Companies benefit from key contact introductions, working space and regional support to help open new markets, close international sales or connect with new partners. The program also provides up to $4,000 in travel support, and covers the cost associated with working at a partnered accelerator or co-working space. Departures begin September 1, 2014.

Launched in 2012, the high demand and success of the program has resulted in 100 companies soft-landing in 20 foreign markets. More than $15M has been identified in investment opportunities and $20M generated in new revenue as result of the program.

Companies interested in a soft landing may do so through their local CDMN hub or partner.

For more information, click here or contact Michelle Noble, Soft-Landing Program Coordinator to learn more about how to apply.

About The Author

Sam Trieu
Community Marketer, Sortable

Sam Trieu is a marketer of marketing materials. She's passionate about Waterloo Region community and culture, running and consuming at least five cups of coffee in the morning.