Business Women in International Trade
The Business Women in International Trade (BWIT) program of the Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) helps open doors and opportunities for Canadian women-owned businesses to successfully expand into global markets.
Export help for Canadian business women
Our team at Global Affairs Canada is knowledgeable and driven. We can connect you with export advice and support by introducing you to trade commissioners in more than 160 cities worldwide.
- women-focused trade missions
- funding and financing
- exporting advice and support
- international contacts and opportunities
BWIT works with Canadian businesses that are at least 51% owned, as well as managed and controlled by one or more women.
Access support to fuel your company’s international growth—from business loans to government contributions.
Explore new markets and meet potential buyers and partners on a women-focused trade mission with BWIT.
Find groups and associations that can support the growth of your women-owned business.
Access exclusive contracts with governments and Fortune 500 companies by certifying your business as women-owned.
Take our short quiz to see if your business is ready to do business in the global market.
Learn the essential principles of exporting whether you are a novice, intermediate or advanced exporter.
Advice, practical tips and other essential knowledge from experienced women exporters, consultants, trade officials and other helpful sources.
Read the BWIT Newsletter and our monthly e-news to find out about events, services and initiatives for women-owned businesses.
Canada has some of the most active women entrepreneurs in the world. Get inspired and share your story with us.
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