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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 175 companies from across Canada to 34 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

2016 Global Market Entry Program Trips

Asia: Emerging Market Solutions

Wavefront is looking for Canadian mobile technology companies with innovative emerging market solutions to join us on this targeted international trip. As part of the program, you will attend the CommuniCast Conference in Myanmar as well as network with prominent contacts in the ICT sector

November 14 – 18, 2016
Application Deadline: October 1, 2016
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Middle East: Carrier Solutions

Wavefront and the Trade Commissioner Service are looking for Canadian SMEs who have developed solutions targeted at the mobile operators. Selected companies will attend and network at the Telecom Review Summit and participate in B2B meetings with prospective customers and partners.

December 12 – 15, 2016
Application Deadline: October 1, 2016
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Australia & New Zealand: Agricultural Technologies

Wavefront and Global Affairs Canada (GAC) are actively looking for Canada’s top Ag Tech companies to join us in attending the AgriTech Conference in Melbourne. On this trip, you will meet with potential buyers and other key industry contacts.

Not currently accepting applications.
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Germany: Next Generation Networks (SDN/NFV)

CENGN is looking for innovative Canadian companies to join them in participating at the OPNFV Summit in Berlin. In partnership with the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service, you will be provided with meeting spaces, attend a Canadian Networking Event to network with local partners and key international industry leaders

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Columbia: Mobile Solutions

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.

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Germany & Austria: Industrial Internet of Things

As global leaders in advanced manufacturing, Germany and Austria are home to many early adopters of productivity enhancing IoT solutions. Canadian companies with Industrial Internet of Things or Smart Manufacturing solutions should take advantage of these innovative markets by participating in Wavefront’s Global Market Entry trip to Germany and Austria.

Wavefront is looking for Canadian SMEs with smart manufacturing solutions to join us in attending the Industry of Things World in Berlin. As part of the program, you will participate in a week-long program of B2B meetings and networking events. In addition, you will be traveling to Austria for targeted meetings with potential customers and partners in the advanced manufacturing sector.

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New York & 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.

This year, Wavefront is partnering with the Trade Commissioner Service to actively look 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 in exclusive B2B meetings in New York City and Washington, DC.

Only five companies will be selected, so apply now!

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Silicon Valley: Carrier Solutions

Last year, TC3 connected 2000 attendees from 750 telecom companies with global representatives from 60 fixed and wireless carriers. TC3 is the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley‘s Annual Summit and has been drawing executives from around the globe for 7 years. These executives are charged with discovering and delivering the innovation to build tomorrow’s telecom solutions.

Wavefront is looking for an exclusive group of Canadian SMEs to attend this event and connect with Silicon Valley’s unique network of mobile operators from around the world.  If your company is export ready and has an innovative wireless solution for the telecom industry, then this program is for you.

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