As the World Trade Centre Vancouver launches a dynamic program for companies exploring or enhancing exports, we asked four members of the Greater Vancouver of the Board of Trade about preparing to sell abroad. The Trade Accelerator Program, a joint initiative of WTC-V and the Government of British Columbia, is now accepting applications from small to medium-sized enterprises like these at

Export Ventures Group

Alice Chen
Founder and CEO, Export Ventures Group. Established in 2010

"We innovate and optimize the distribution of goods, services and capital through our diversified holdings and partnerships."

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Beachcomber Hot Tubs

Aaron Thomas
Vice-President Operations. Established 1978

"We manufacture the world's finest-quality, most energy efficient, longest-lasting hot tubs."

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Sinova Foods International

Jerry Chen
CEO, Sinova Foods International. Established 2010

"Our core business is to bring Canadian agrifod brands to large consumption markets in China, providing supply chain management, branding, and e-commerce operations."

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Willson Cross
CEO and Co-Founder, GoFetch. Established 2015

"GoFetch connects dog owners with Canada's fastest-growing network of dog sitters."

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