Export Navigator Program



What is the Export Navigator Program?

The Export Navigator Program offers businesses access to community-based export specialists who can provide a personalized, step-by-step approach to exporting and help connect your business to the market information, export programs, financial services, and business development experts it needs at every stage of the process. There is no cost to the business owner for these services.

Benefits of Expanding Your Markets

Diversifies Your Customer Base

Expanding to new markets increases the size of your target market, may broaden your product offering and offset seasonal fluctuations in sales.


Increases Profitability

Increased production generally leads to economies of scale and decreased cost per unit, which increases your profit margins.


Fosters Innovation

Expanding to new markets fosters innovation in your goods and services, which enhances your competitiveness.

Export Navigator Services

  • Export readiness assessment
  • Business needs assessment
  • Market entry strategy support
  • Export workbook and information
  • Expert advice and guidance
  • Streamlined service connections
  • Ongoing market entry support

Who is Eligible?

Small and medium-sized businesses operating in the following regions:

Vancouver Island - South (Based in Duncan)

Community Futures Cowichan


Office: 250.746.1004

135 Third St., Duncan, BC V9L 1R9


Cariboo (Based in Prince George)

Community Futures Fraser Fort George


Direct: 250.960.0246

Office: 250.562.9622

1566 Seventh Ave., Prince George, BC V2L 394


North East BC (Based in Dawson Creek)

Community Futures Peace Liard


Direct: 250.261.3148

Office: 1.800.661.2055

904-102 Ave., Dawson Creek, BC V1G 2B7


Kootenay Boundary (Based in Nelson)

Community Futures Central Kootenay


Direct: 250.354.7857

Office: 250.828.9833

201-514 Vernon St., Nelson, BC V1L 4E7


Vancouver Island - North (Based in Port Alberni)

Community Futures Alberni-Clayoquot


Direct: 250.585.6004

Office: 250.724.1241

4757 Tebo Ave., Port Alberni, BC V9Y 8A9







North Okanagan (Based in Vernon)

Community Futures North Okanagan


Office: 250.545.2215

3105 33 St., Vernon, BC V1T 9P7


Pacific Northwest (Based in Prince Rupert)

Community Futures Pacific Northwest


Office: 250.622.2332

100-515 Third Ave. West, Prince Rupert, BC V8J 1L9


Women and Indigenous business owners are encouraged to contact:

Community Futures Central Interior First Nations


Office: 250.828.9833

208-345 Chief Alex Thomas Way, Kamloops, BC V2H 1H1


  Women’s Enterprise Centre

Email: inquiry@womensenterprise.ca

Office: 800.643.7014

Suite 54, 601 West Cordova Street Vancouver, BC, V6B 1G1


For businesses in the Lower Mainland, Greater Victoria and other areas outside of the service areas, there are resources to assist you with exporting. For more information please email: info@exportnavigator.ca