Virtual PROFIT 2021

July 6 - August 12, 2021 - 9 sessions online


To help Ontario agri-food businesses with their export planning, PROFIT is being offered in a virtual format at no cost for 2021.  This highly successful ‘how to export’ program will be offered in nine, 90-minute sessions during the months of July and August 2021.

Topics will include:

  • Preparing to Export and the Importance of an Export Plan
  • Market Research
  • Food Safety
  • Nutritional Testing and Labeling
  • Logistics and Transportation
  • Financial Risk Management
  • U.S. Tax Laws
  • Government Funding Programs
  • Working with U.S. Customs Brokers, FDA and USDA
  • Selling into the U.S.
  • Exporting to International Markets
  • Experienced Exporter Panel


The PROFIT webinar will be offered as a linked set of nine virtual meetings, starting in July 2021 and concluding in August 2021. Each session lasts approximately 90 minutes, including presentation(s) and Q&A.

Participants will be provided with reference materials throughout the course. Registrants who participate in a minimum of eight modules will receive a certificate of completion.

The anticipated 15+ industry speakers, including U.S. government agency specialists, will provide practical industry insights to aid companies access the U.S. food and beverage markets.

This FREE seminar series, the only one in Canada specifically dedicated to supporting the needs of the food industry, is ideal for staff in a variety of roles including:

  • Marketing/Sales
  • Shipping & Logistics staff
  • Support staff
  • New staff

Any Ontario-based manufacturer or seller of Ontario-made food, beverage or agriculture products are welcome to register and attend the nine session webinars.

Spaces are limited and on a first come, first served basis, so don’t delay!


For additional information regarding the PROFIT Webinar Series, please contact Kathryn Liotta at or 519-829-0985.