Government Relations Update: Global Affairs Canada - Trade Promotions Office

Last week, the AIA Government Relations Committee met with officers from the Trade Promotions Office at Global Affairs Canada.

The Trade Promotion Office at Global Affairs Canada primarily works with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).  They offer assistance for companies looking to go international or even simply expand their business. The office provides trade and investment leads, and operate and support trade shows and missions. In addition, the Trade Promotion Office makes available new market reports and promotion materials.  The Office also provides local support to solve overseas problem, such as shipments and border crossings.

Click here to download their presentation, Canadian Trade Commissioner Service Promoting Canada’s Aftermarket Sector Internationally.

  • To find out more about the services offered by the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service, go to or click here.

  • To find the Trade Commissioner in Canada responsible for your province or territory, click here.

  • For more information on Global Affairs Canada’s CanExport Program, including the Applicant Guide and Frequently Asked Questions sections, click here.

  • For more information on Global Affairs Canada’s Canadian International Innovation Program (CIIP) and Going Global – Innovation for Researchers (GGI), click here.