Government of Alberta

The Alberta Export Expansion Program provides funding support to Alberta small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), municipalities, industry associations, Indigenous communities and economic development organizations promoting Alberta exports through: 


outbound international business travel 

bringing international buyers to Alberta 

For-profit or municipal applicants may be reimbursed up to 50%, and non-profit applicants up to 75%, on eligible costs such as: 


  • accommodation 
  • airfare 
  • inter-city ground travel 
  • registration for tradeshows or events 
  • translation or interpretive services for marketing materials 
  • conference room space 


Each applicant can apply to the program multiple times, but will only be eligible for up to a combined maximum of $25,000 in approved grant agreement(s) per program year (April 1 to March 31). 


The applicant organization will receive the funding after travel has concluded. 

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