We support our partners at various times of their projects: planning, pre-establishment, establishment, follow-up and quality control, for one or more stages, or for the entire project. A coaching support and customized services are available. These services can touch all the fields of activities, including the profit and non-profit purpose sectors.
MARKET DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING
- Viability studies and marketing
- Preparation of business plans
- Preparation and implementation of market development and marketing strategies
- Installation of tools and information technologies with international focus
- Search of partners or distributors
- Setting up of trading concerns
SUPPORT TO TRADE PROMOTION ORGANISATION
- Review of the services to members
- Development of capacities and international performances)
- Setting up of programs and training courses in international trade
- Export development program
- Plan of establishment for a TPO
Do you believe you are ready for export or wish to prepare for export ? Carry out an international analysis. Together, we will review ten (10) essential functions of your company and draw up a picture of your strengths and points to be improved, all in relation with your specific project. You will receive a comprehensive and practical assessment. Contact us for all the details.
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS PLAN
How to manage a profitable approach abroad, by maximizing opportunities and minimizing the costs? With an international business plan, you will know the path to be followed. Contact us for all the details.
MARKET RESEARCH AND MARKETING STUDIES
To get an answer to your questions : what product or service to offer, in which market, in which conditions and via which network ?
We can implement : a research plan design – collection of secondary data – collection of primary data including the calls to international experts (we can even carry out interviews in the middle of the night with experts in Australia, Japan or Germany, if such is your need!) – preparation of the research reports – preparation of marketing plans and action plans.
Do you have a confident, but inexperienced team or do you have less financial means? Benefit from our coaching and support service. We will draw up a work schedule for you, which you will be able to carry out yourself, and we will guide you (for example on the telephone) on how to carry it out.
SEARCH FOR DISTRIBUTORS AND BUSINESS PARTNERS
Building relations … that’s an expertise which sets us apart. You want to be established in Canada, in the United States, in Latin America or Africa? Thanks to our network, we will help you to identify the partner, the agent, the right distributor. Among others we have carried out such an approach in the environment sector, gates, automobile parts, truck parts, and software.
Our methodology : to collect your observations regarding your project and with the profile of the person or the desired company, carry out research with reliable sources (primary and secondary data), introduce you to a short list of qualified potential partners, meet the serious candidates, come to an agreement with you for a negotiation and agreement strategy, select a candidate, establish a follow-up methodology We will coach you for the entire or part of the process, according to your needs.
PREPARING FOR INTERNATIONAL FAIRS AND TRADE MISSIONS
Do you really benefit from your participation in a mission or a trade fair ?
Do the following statements apply to you ?
• We decided to take part in the fair with less than three months notice.
• The majority of the visitors to our kiosk had discussions with our representatives for 10 to 15 minutes each.
• We noted the information from our contacts on the back of each business card.
• Our principal representative was sick and we had to send a new substitute to the fair.
• We did not establish a reliable system of follow-up of the contacts.
If you find yourselves in one or the other of these statements, you should know that it is possible to improve your processes and your preparation. Maximize your dollars and contact us to discover how to maximize the benefits of your marketing budget.
HOW TO DO BUSINESS IN CANADA OR THE UNITED STATES
Do you know the North-American market?
We have already trained several thousands of foreign exporters on the business practices in Canada and the United States:
• Members of CADEXCO, Costa Rica Exporters Association (2002)
• Participants in the Industrial Forum of Americas at Saint-Hyacinthe (2003)
• Participants in trade missions of Ivory Coast and Tunisia in Canada (2004, 2005)
• Tunisian firms (2004)
• Participants in the Youth Entrepreneurship Forum in Ottawa (2001)
Request the export promotion organizations to contact us for training, be it in French, English Spanish or Arabic (our trainers are multilingual !).
Do you want personalized assistance ? It will be a pleasure to talk to you about it.
BUILDING RELATIONS WITH CANADIAN FIRMS
Do you already know your target market in Canada and the opportunities which await you there ? Do you wish to establish a serious contact with a qualified partner ?
Make us a part of your requirements. We will implement an effective plan for building relations with Canadian firms.
REVIEW OF THE SERVICES TO THE MEMBERS (development of capacities and international performances)
Organizations of Canada, Kosovo, Costa Rica, Tunisia, Algeria, Burkina Faso, Tchad and Ivory Coast called upon Contacts Monde on numerous occasions to help them review the services which they offer to their members. Do like them !
SETTING UP OF PROGRAMS AND TRAINING COURSES IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
We developed an innovative course of 40+ hours on the practical aspects of international trade (PAIT). The most recent version of this training was given Tunisia in January 2105, in collaboration with key local partners. The training is supported by several tools, of which handbook published localy and an interactive Web site.
We also have a bank of several contents which can be developed or adjusted to the context of the customer. These are projects likely to interest expanding TPOs.
EXPORT REINFORCEMENT PROGRAM
Offer the firms of your region access to a joint training program and support intended to build their international capacities
PLAN OF ESTABLISHMENT OF AN TRADE PROMOTION ORGANIZATION
Do you want to set up an export promotion organization in your region ? Do you know that the financial conditions and policies are favorable to your project ? We will help you to structure your project and to present it to the relevant organizations.
Contact us for the detailed conditions.