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Leverage Wavefront’s expertise and ease the transition into international markets with our Global Market Entry trips.

The program provides Canadian mobile and wireless companies with the support and funding they need to successfully enter new global markets through trips to countries around the globe. Each trip itinerary and location is focused on a specific subsector of the wireless industry, and customized to include a small, select group of companies. With this targeted approach, our program ensures you will receive the particular attention and opportunities you need to take your business to the next level.

 

Trip Components:

  • One-on-one meetings with high level decision makers
  • Access to industry tradeshows and conferences
  • Networking receptions with key industry players
  • Speaking engagements
  • Funding and trip facilitation

 

Measurable Results:

  •  Wavefront has helped companies increase their foreign sales by 33.5%
  •  Since 2009, Wavefront and Global Affairs Canada (GAC) have taken over 225 companies from across Canada to 35 countries with the Global Market Entry Program.
Build Connections

Build Connections:

We can introduce you to government and private partners, suppliers and resellers, resulting in new partnerships and international opportunities you’ll need to successfully enter a new global market.

Get Educated

Get Educated:

Going global is no small feat. We facilitate learning opportunities through local events, conferences and tradeshows to ensure your knowledge and skill set is up to speed.

Region Specific

Gain Region-Specific Knowledge:

Experience the challenges, considerations and opportunities of a particular marketplace, and connect with key industry players to get access to on-the-ground knowledge of what it takes to succeed.

“Wavefront introduced us to leading European mobile operators, which resulted in a partnership agreement being signed in less than two weeks. This facilitated access to this important market and the potential to generate new sales revenues, enabling us to grow our Vancouver-based team while accelerating our time-to-market.”

– Wayne Chester, CEO, Sendum

2017 Global Market Entry Program Trips

Mexico & Colombia: Agri-Tech

Andicom is the largest ICT conference in Colombia and attracts key individuals in the technology industry from all over Latin America. The conference specifically focuses on enterprise solutions, offering excellent networking opportunities for Canadian mobile software solution companies looking to expand to LATAM.

Wavefront is looking for Canada’s top mobile software solution companies to join us in attending the Andicom Conference in Cartagena. As part of the program, you will also participate in a B2B matchmaking sessions with mobile operators, prospective distribution partners and system integrators in Bogota and Medellin.

Trip dates: September 11 - 15, 2017
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Germany & the Netherlands: Smart Manufacturing

Wavefront is looking for innovative Canadian companies to participate in a week-long program in Germany and the Netherlands. You will attend the Industry of Things World industry event in Berlin and travel to manufacturing centres for targeted B2B meetings with potential customers and partners in the advanced manufacturing sector.

Trip dates: September 18 - 22, 2017
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Washington, DC: Smart Cities

As North America’s first major smart cities conference and expo, the Smart Cities Week Conference attracts 1,000 leaders in government and businesses to come together and identify innovative solutions to tackle everyday challenges. The highly interactive conference and expo showcases cutting-edge technologies as well as sessions with leaders in the industry.

Wavefront is looking for Canadian companies with innovative  solutions designed for the Smart City market. The selected companies will network with industry leaders as well as connect with prospective customers and partners through exclusive B2B in Washington, DC.

Trip dates: October 2 - 6, 2017
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Taiwan & Japan: Smart Manufacturing

As global leaders in advanced manufacturing, Taiwan and Japan are home to many early adopters of productivity enhancing technologies. Canadian companies with Industrial Internet of Things or Smart Manufacturing solutions should take advantage of this opportunity to meet with key players in these innovative markets by participating in Wavefront’s Global Market Entry trip to Taiwan and Japan.

Trip dates: November 27 - December 1, 2017
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Seattle & Portland: Smart Retail

Home to some of the world’s largest brands and retailers, Wavefront’s trip to the Pacific Northwest represents a unique opportunity for Canadian companies with Smart Retail solutions to meet with key decision makers from the region’s brand/retail sector.

Participating companies will attend targeted B2B meetings with potential customers and partners and attend the region’s leading in-store experience event, Future Stores Seattle.

Trip dates: Winter 2018
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Europe: Carrier and Network Infrastructure Solutions

Wavefront, in partnership with EDC, is looking for Canadian SMEs with telecom solutions to join us on this targeted international trip. As part of the program, you will attend B2B meetings with potential customers and partners in the telecommunications sector, including tier-1 mobile operators and network equipment vendors like Ericsson and Nokia.

Trip dates: June 12 – 16, 2017
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