Forum for International Trade Training (FITT)
FITT equips individuals and businesses with the practical skills they need to succeed in today’s competitive global marketplace. A non-profit organization established by industry and government, FITT develops international business programs, sets competency standards, and designs the certification and accreditation programs for the Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) designation. Our programs and services address human resource issues by, providing employers with resources to build their international business capacity; assisting individuals in developing their international business skills and knowledge; and providing international business training support for educators and students. Centered on best practices and developed by leading global business experts, FITT’s resources are the standard of excellence for trade practitioners. FITT – The professional path to global markets.
Women’s Presidents’ Organization (WPO)
Women Presidents’ Organization, Inc. (“WPO”) is a non-profit 501(c) (6) organization formed to improve business conditions for women entrepreneurs, and to promote the acceptance and advancement of women entrepreneurs in all industries.
The WPO is the premier membership organization for women presidents & CEOs (and managing directors) of privately held, multi-million dollar companies. Through global, confidential and collaborative peer-learning groups, the WPO accelerates business growth, enhances competitiveness, and promotes economic security. It is the ultimate destination for successful women entrepreneurs.
Founded in 1912, Dale Carnegie Training has evolved from one man’s belief in the power of self-improvement to a performance-based training company with offices worldwide. We focus on giving people in business the opportunity to sharpen their skills and improve their performance in order to build positive, steady, and profitable results.
The Atlantic Food & Beverage Association has demonstrated that it can indeed play a key role on behalf of the industry and has grown the number of courses and events that it hosts from a few per year to fifteen in 2007. It has also expanded its communication lists and now sends e-mail and mail-out information to over 400 organizations. It is in regular communication with various agencies and receives many phone calls and e-mail messages from across the country. It is financially strong and intends to stay so.
In keeping with consumer expectations of having a “quality experience,” the Atlantic Canada Tourism Industry Association Caucus is offering a Visitor Satisfaction Program for tourism operators in Atlantic Canada. The program allows visitors to rate their experience at tourism operations throughout Atlantic Canada and enables operators to learn more about their individual strengths and weaknesses.
The Chamber’s over 800 members reflect a diverse network of small, medium and large businesses from almost every industry sector and business profession. Through service on the Chamber Board, a Chamber Committee, or a Task Force, members express their views, direct and shape the activities and programs of the Chamber. The Chamber is financed through membership investment.
The Chamber accomplishes collectively what no business can do alone. The Chamber’s primary role is advocacy. It represents its membership on issues affecting business and the community including: the provincial, federal and municipal budgets, economic development issues, infrastructure and transportation issues, and other areas that affect the members- ability to grow and prosper.