Export Development

Opportunities NB (ONB) has taken a leading role in helping New Brunswick’s exporters adapt to this past year’s global shifts. We recognize that in the face of today’s ‘new normal’, it is essential to remain agile and pivot to new business models when possible. We call our new approach Export Development 2.0. Over a two-month […]

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Opportunities NB is recruiting New Brunswick companies to attend a multi-sector Virtual Trade Mission to France on December 15th & 16th.  This mission will offer business-to-business matchmaking with prospective business partners, networking opportunities, market awareness briefings, pre-mission preparation, and follow-up support. Deadline to submit your Application Form is November 6, 2020.  Goals The mission aims […]

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The world has changed, and so has the way we all do business. With COVID-19 altering so many things about the way New Brunswick companies work, Opportunities NB (ONB) has shifted the way we support them and their export activities. Post-COVID-19 changes in the world of trade include but are not limited to: Global trade […]

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The new Europe Market Development Program (EMDP) is designed to provide experienced Atlantic Canadian small and medium-sized exporting companies with: In-market business development advisory services for 20 days to grow export sales and establish new business relationships. This could include assisting with a market-entry work plan, helping to navigate regulatory issues, and identifying key decision-makers […]

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A virtual program aims to help Atlantic Canada companies scale export sales. Scale-up Hub Cambridge (the “Program”) is designed to help Atlantic Canada-based ICT companies build an international presence and grow their export sales capacity in the New England market. The Program, which has shifted to a virtual model, leverages strong historical and cultural ties […]

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A New Program to Help Atlantic Canadian ICT Companies Grow Export Sales in the Atlanta Market The Strategic Support & Virtual Atlanta Market Entry Program (the “Program”) is designed to help Atlantic Canada-based Smart Enterprise Technology companies build an international presence and grow their export sales in the Atlanta market. The Program will run from […]

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The Opportunities NB (ONB) Export Development team is, under normal circumstances, busy preparing for in-market activities such as trade missions, trade shows, and conferences. With COVID-19 altering everything about the way we do business, however, we have altered the way we support our many exporting companies. Just like New Brunswick businesses, we recognize that in […]

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The Opportunities NB (ONB) Export Development team is, under normal circumstances, busy preparing for in-market activities such as trade missions, trade shows, accelerator programs, and conferences. With COVID-19 altering everything about the way we do business, however, we have altered the way we support our many exporting companies. Just like New Brunswick businesses, we recognize […]

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The Opportunities NB (ONB) Export Development team is, under normal circumstances, busy preparing for in-market activities such as trade missions, trade shows, accelerator programs, and conferences. With COVID-19 altering everything about the way we do business, however, we have altered the way we support our many exporting companies. Just like New Brunswick businesses, we recognize […]

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The Opportunities NB (ONB) Export Development team is, under normal circumstances, busy preparing for in-market activities such as trade missions, trade shows, accelerator programs, and conferences. With COVID-19 altering everything about the way we do business, however, we have altered the way we support our many exporting companies. Just like New Brunswick businesses, we recognize […]

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The Opportunities NB (ONB) Export Development team is, under normal circumstances, busy preparing for in-market activities such as trade missions, trade shows, accelerator programs, and conferences. With COVID-19 altering everything about the way we do business we have altered the way we support our many exporting companies. Just like New Brunswick businesses, we recognize that […]

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New sectoral and market opportunities are emerging in Europe on several fronts: improved market access provided by the CETA, supply chain disruptions and innovations, and market demand shifts due to COVID-19. In support of exploring new and attractive opportunities for Atlantic Canadian companies in international markets, the federal and provincial governments have partnered with the […]

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Opportunities NB (ONB) is accepting applications to the Grow Export 2020 export training program which is supported by the Atlantic Trade and Investment Growth Strategy, a partnership with Opportunities NB, the three other Atlantic Provinces and the Federal Government. The objective of this robust program is to build the export capacity of small businesses in […]

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Several New Brunswick building and construction companies are currently exhibiting in Montego Bay, Jamaica this week. The goal is to present and promote to prospective resellers, architects, and project managers in order to develop and compete for business opportunities in the Jamaican building and construction market. Market diversification is a key play for this sector. […]

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Calling all New Brunswick-based entrepreneurs! The Canadian Export Challenge is coming to Fredericton, New Brunswick on Tuesday, June 11! WHAT IS IT? A program by Startup Canada, in partnership with UPS, Export Development Canada (EDC), and the Trade Commissioner Service Aimed at supporting entrepreneurs to become export-ready A jam-packed day of learning, networking, pitching, and […]

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Saint John-based NTI Boilers Inc. (NTI) is headed to this year’s NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas to showcase the latest example of New Brunswick innovation. Founded in 1967 by the Dennison family and acquired by Italy’s Ariston Thermo Group in 2016, NTI is a world-leading manufacturer of high-efficiency boilers and water heaters […]

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There is an old saying: necessity is the mother of invention. That was the case for Tracy and Rory Bell, founders of Saint John-based Millennia TEA. Three years ago, the Bells had a brain cancer scare in their family. When they learned about the benefits of antioxidants the pair began researching teas, specifically the best […]

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At Opportunities NB (ONB), investing in New Brunswick’s youth is a priority. We are always on the lookout for new ways to support our youth in gaining professional experience, training, network building, and mentorship. We firmly believe that when we invest in our young people, we all win. Hajar Abdessamie is a recent graduate of […]

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Opportunities NB (ONB) is a culture-driven organization; it is our people that drive our success. Our team is passionate, confident, well-informed, and driven by seeing New Brunswick companies succeed. Devon Nutbeem is a shining example of what our team brings to the table. This week, after 35 years with the Government of New Brunswick, Devon […]

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The ONB-hosted New Brunswick Export Awards recognize outstanding export performance by New Brunswick-based companies in the international marketplace. The Awards aim to celebrate the business savvy, entrepreneurial spirit, and innovation of businesses located in the province that have achieved either recent and/or ongoing success in developing new markets. Winners are selected by a judging panel made up […]

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