Exporting for creative industries
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Canada’s Creative Export Strategy
We support creative industries in achieving international business objectives through the Creative Export Strategy.
Where to start? Export checklist
Exporting abroad requires skills and knowledge. Browse through these steps and learn what you need to carry out a successful global expansion.
Identify and research a market
Identify the best international markets for your creative products or services.
Enter a market and meet buyers
On-the-ground assistance can greatly improve the odds of turning your ideas into business opportunities. Field support helps you navigate the subtleties of networking, identify potential buyers and develop partnerships in target markets.
Funding for creative industries
We provide a number of funding opportunities to support your export objectives. Discover our main funding programs here.
Success stories highlighting how some of our beneficiaries leveraged their funding to gain momentum on the international scene.
Intellectual property and copyright
Intellectual property (IP) rights give you the ability to control, be recognized, and get paid fairly for your work. It also protects against unauthorized use. IP protections vary from country to country. Learn why you need to enter foreign markets armed with an IP strategy.
Tools, regulations and tariffs
Learn about the basics of trade regulations, rules and agreements, and how they impact your business and exports.
Frankfurt Book Fair 2021: Canada as Guest of Honour
As a signatory to the agreement naming Canada as Guest of Honour at the 2021 Frankfurt Book Fair, the Department of Canadian Heritage is involved in all aspects of organizing, coordinating and promoting the cultural initiatives being developed as part of the event.
Creative Export Canada
Learn about the new export program that amplify the international reach of Canada's creative industries.
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Creative industries trade missions, events and partnerships
Learn more about Canadian creative industries trade missions, events and partnerships.
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