IDM Fund: Global Market Development
The Global Market Development program provides eligible Ontario companies with funding to participate in international activities that support company growth and produce measurable business and market development results. Primary activities supported include targeted sales trips and attendance at international market events.
April 30, 2019 by 5:00 pm
Successful applicants are eligible to receive up to $15,000 capped at 50% of the total costs for all activities.
Note: Full eligibility requirements and details can be found in the Global Market Development Guidelines. Please read the guidelines completely prior to commencing your application. Ontario Creates reserves the right to revise Guidelines and Application Forms. Please ensure that you have the current versions before preparing your documentation.
- All applications must be submitted via the Ontario Creates Online Application Portal (OAP). Applications submitted by any other method will not be accepted.
- Applicants are strongly encouraged to start the application process well in advance of the deadline in case technical support is required.
- Prior to starting an application, your company’s corporate information must be registered with the OAP. If you do not have a user account on OAP, please go to https://apply.ontariocreates.ca and click on “Register”.
- If your company is registered, the Global Market Development program deadline will appear in your dashboard. To start the application, click on “Start new application” and follow the onscreen directions to access the application form.
- If you encounter problems setting up your company’s corporate information, you can email email@example.com for assistance. This email address can also be used for any technical questions you have about the OAP
Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to attend a Global Market Development program Information Session. Please complete the online registration form by 5:00 pm on the day prior to the Information Session. Unregistered guests will only be accepted if space permits.
Information Session - REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Conference Centre, Main Floor, North Tower, 175 Bloor Street East, Toronto
Online Information Session - REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019
Time: 2:00 - 3:00pm
Note: Access to this information session is limited. Priority will be given to persons with accessibility challenges, and registrants outside of the GTA. Online information session participants will receive an invitation via email with a link and password to login and will be able to call in via conference call during the session.
If you are interested in attending an Ontario Creates Information Session but require it be conducted in French please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, March 15, 2019 and arrangements will be made to schedule an additional session on an alternate date.
If you are interested in attending an Ontario Creates Information Session and have additional accessibility issues that need to be considered, please contact us as above. Our building is wheelchair accessible. Enter via the North Tower accessible entrance, located on Bloor Street East, beside Tim Hortons.
Program Coordinator, Industry Initiatives
To receive notification of upcoming deadlines and program updates, please register here with your complete contact information, including your full name, company name and telephone number, as well as the name of the program that you are interested in.