Workshops on Export & Import

The goal of the workshops is to provide the attendees, exporters and/or importers with practical ready-to-use recommendations and implementation tools they can use right after the workshop is completed to establish and/or grow their international trading businesses.

Who Should Take these Workshops

These workshops are for commercial and not-for-profit organizations, industry associations, government departments in charge of export business development, educational institutions interested in organizing proven practical workshops for their employees, clients or members – exporters and importers.

Workshops Ready to be Delivered

How to set up an import & export business from scratch – 3 hours:
Developing a vision for your export & import business, developing competitive differentiation, pricing products properly using Incoterms® 2010, developing a marketing & sales plan, understanding the legal and technical sides of an exporting & importing business, understanding logistics and closing sales are covered.

Export market expansion – 16 hours (usually delivered within 2 days, but we’re flexible):
Building foundations of an export business, product, and export market selection, understanding risks, conducting export market research, export strategy, international sales and export marketing planning are covered.

Pricing for international trade based on Incoterms® 2010 – 2 hours:
Understanding international commercial terms (Incoterms® 2010), determination of a product’s harmonized system codes (HS code), export/import duties and taxes and pricing products for import and/or export are covered.

Government grants & loans for Canadian exporters – 1 hour:
Available government funding programs, eligibility criteria, costs covered, amount of funding, deadlines and application process are covered.

Customized workshops for your organization – click here to request

Get A Quote for Your Export & Import Workshop Now

It’s free. We’ll get back to you within 2 business days. An initial, no-obligation phone or Skype consultation is available. We are flexible and ready to deliver customized workshops.

Available Formats

Seminars: On-site workshops at clients’ facilities within North America (Canada, USA; other countries – click here to find out more). We provide educational sessions, team and individual work and group discussion with the coach.

Webinars: Online workshops worldwide.

Our Speakers

Igor Chigrin is an export & import consultant and co-founder of Win Global Partners. He is a recognized subject-matter expert in international trade and export business development featured on TV & radio shows, newspapers and newsletters. He consults businesses on a wide range of international business aspects and helps them grow their export & import sales. Igor coaches early-staged export-import businesses and delivers educational sessions on international trade.

Igor holds the Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) designation from the Forum for International Trade Training or FITT (Canada). He also has a master’s degree in International Business from Grenoble Graduate School of Business (France) and a bachelor’s degree in Management from International University of Business and New Technologies (Russia).

Each Export & Import Workshop’s Participant Will Receive the Following Items (where applicable):

  • Copy of presentation slides
  • Workbooks
  • How to Export Guide (eBook)
  • 10 Pitfalls of International Business (eBook)
  • Incoterms® 2010 Chart
  • Samples of documentation for international trade
  • Several brochures with valuable information on exporting & importing
  • Catalog of Canadian Government Grants & Loans for businesses
  • Certificate of Workshop Completion

Among Our Clients

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry – Calgary & Edmonton, AB, Canada

HalTech Regional Innovation Centre – Oakville, ON, Canada

ACCES Employment – Toronto, ON, Canada

Ryerson University – Toronto, ON Canada

Video recordings of some our workshops are available here.


We offer fixed-price options to our clients. The payment schedule is negotiable. Discounted rates are applied for multiple workshops.
Are you a Canadian business? Click here to ask us about Government funding for your workshops.

Let’s Discuss Your Workshop on Export & Import Today

We currently have a high volume of workshops/projects on the go. Please contact us at least two months ahead before the desired date of your planned workshop.