Export Development Incentive

The Export Development Incentive is designed to assist Resident Small Businesses gain access to international markets for their products and services.

*Applicants must provide either, proof of acceptance into or payment from a recognized provincial or federal government export development program to be eligible.

Successful applications will receive the funding after travel has concluded.

Objectives

This program aims to achieve the following:

  • Identify and pursue markets outside Edmonton Metropolitan Region to increase sales and profits
  • Assist business diversify their customer base
  • Increase the scope of local businesses, making them more competitive

Funding

This incentive will cover up to 50% of eligible costs, to a maximum of $5000 towards a recognized provincial or federal government export development program.

Eligibility

  1. The Applicant must meet the following minimum requirements to be eligible to apply for the Export Development Incentive:
    • Must be a Resident Business within the City;
    • Must possess a valid Business Licence;
    • Applicant must be the business owner or their legal representative;
    • Applicant must be a Small Business; and
    • Applicant must provide either, proof of acceptance into or payment from a recognized provincial or federal government export development program.
  2. Applicants, property, and businesses are eligible to receive no more than 3 Export Development Incentives within a 5 year period.

Download the Export Development Incentive Applications and Guidelines