Export Training Initiatives

  • Export Training Initiatives provides support to industry groups and organizations to develop and deliver training sessions and workshops for their member companies on export readiness and entering the international marketplace.  Industry groups and organizations can access up to a maximum of $7.5K per training session or workshop.  Industry groups and organizations are expected to leverage additional support in addition to Creative BC support for the training sessions and workshops.


    Eligible applicants are industry associations or not-for-profit organizations in one of the following creative industries:

    • Motion picture;
    • Music and sound recording;
    • Interactive and digital media; and
    • Book and magazine publishing.

    ELIGIBLE INITIATIVES                    

    Eligible initiatives include training sessions and workshops on export readiness and entering the international marketplace for the creative sector.  All initiatives are to be completed by March 31, 2019.

    Training sessions and workshops must be delivered by a third party expert with experience in building international connections, and helping businesses capitalize on shared opportunities and take advantage of existing and new global networks.

    Processing time for submissions is approximately 4-6 weeks. Please apply at least 6 weeks prior to your event date. 

    To apply to the program, please submit a one-page summary of the training session or workshop to Christine Chiu.   Please include the level of support you are asking for, information about the third party expert conducting the training session or workshop, and additional funding partners.  This brief overview will help assess applicant eligibility.  If successful, the applicant will be forwarded a link to the online submission to apply for funding.

    2018/2019 GUIDELINES


    TEL: +1 604 730 2235