Marketing & Export Workshops and Seminars

Get access to the right information and business tools to improve your marketing skills, by attending a workshop or seminar.

Workshops & Seminars

Domestic Marketing and Export Marketing Workshops, and Export Opportunity Seminars are available to eligible applicants in several regions.*

  • One-day domestic marketing workshops on developing your marketing plan and how to sell to major food retailers and food service distributors
  • One-day export marketing workshops on trade terminology, principles of international marketing, global supply chain management, and international marketing plan development
  • One-day export opportunity seminars on purchasing criteria, regulations and shipping requirements in specific export markets

* All 2015 workshops and seminars are now completed. Check back for upcoming events.

Workshop resources

The two day, 8 module, Basics of Business and Market Planning Workshops for eligible applicants is an excellent networking opportunity and provides background and process for the following:

  • Business Planning Process
  • Product Development
  • Quality Assurance
  • Production Economics                                                   
  • Market Access and Analysis
  • Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Labelling and Packaging
  • Logistics

Email: BCFBAS@gov.bc.ca

Eligibility

All participants must have a head office, or be registered, in B.C. and be from one or more of the following groups:

  • Agrifoods sector producers and processors
  • Industry associations/organizations
  • Non-timber forest resource harvesters and wildcrafters
  • Exporters
  • Seafood associations and individual seafood processors

Note: Fishers are not eligible for this program.