77 Adelaide Street West
Toronto, ON M5X 1C
Growth Development Program
GDP is a highly practical sector-specific program that takes place in four full-day sessions over six weeks. It helps your business overcome barriers to growth through a hands-on, curated workshop course.
Technology Products: Hardware, Devices & Consumer Goods
IMPORTANT NOTICE: In order to support preventative measures regarding the spread of COVID-19, we have made the decision to postpone our upcoming GDP cohort.
We will keep you updated as to when this event will be rescheduled.
April 20 | April 27 | May 4 | June 1
Toronto Region Board of Trade
77 Adelaide Street West
- Verified revenue streams (a minimum of approximately $5M in topline revenue per year or above, companies that are well under this threshold are still welcome to apply)
- Scalable business model
- Established product-market fit
- Strong growth ambitions
- Growing Canadian presence
Don’t miss your chance to join our upcoming GDP sessions where you will:
Receive curated, sector-specific mentoring and advice for your business growth needs from current practitioners and leaders in their field, valued at $40,000 worth of training, mentoring and support.
Graduate with a scale-up support letter from the Canadian Government Agency Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) to enhance international procurement opportunities
Become a part of a high-growth-firm professional community through our active peer-to-peer network.
Graduate with a professionally vetted Strategic Growth Plan for your business providing a roadmap for your continued growth.
Graduate with a customized Air Canada promotional code to help your business take flight.
Day 1-3 (one day per week for three consecutive weeks)
Intensive workshops addressing your unique growth challenges with leading experts in business scaling.
Day 4 (three weeks later)
One-on-one mentoring with experts deep diving your growth goals and needs.
The program runs during the full day with lunch provided each day; a cocktail reception; and networking opportunities with Toronto’s fastest growing companies and leading subject-area practitioners.
GDP is focused on the six key pillars identified in the Defying Gravity expert report:
Fostering the development of strong leaders with growth ambitions
Recruiting & Retaining Talent
Securing talent that can grow with the firm
Growing your business by focusing on your top line
Protecting Intellectual Property
Creating strategies to protect your intellectual property
Transitioning from people-dependency to process-dependency
Accessing to the right capital at the right time with the right people
The Strategic Growth Plan
The Strategic Growth Plan will be your business’ curated growth roadmap which will inform the one-on-one mentoring sessions with leading subject experts. It will detail a specific plan to attack your unique barriers to growth and is a highly practical tool for both growth management and external partnership opportunities.
Contact us for additional details