Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Request Government Assistance to Get Clients and Fund Marketing Lead Generation

Need some financial assistance in a down economy? There’s help. See below for some governmental organizations that have sponsored the commercialization of our clients.

Canada Economic Development – The CED offers a 12-month support plan amounting up to 50% of admissible export costs. Apply to subsidize the costs of international business promotion with submission of a marketing plan. For more information regarding the CED Strategic Plan, click here

Développement économique, Innovation et Exportation Québec – The MDEIE offers financial aid amounting up to 40% or $100,000 for products comprising innovative technological or scientific elements. The program is intended to offer credibility to new products developed in Quebec through technological certification tests. For information on Project 9 click here, or for more information regarding financial assistance, click here

Emploi Quebec – Emploi Québec offers marketing training and coaching, as well as technical and financial assistance for human resources management issues. For more information click here

Office québécois de la langue française: Receive funding for French informational products such as software and keyboards, or for translation work for web sites, intranets and extranets. Covers up to 50% of costs or $50,000. For more information click here (available only in French)