Core Services

Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP) provides core services essential to international marketing. Services are structured to develop member export sales and enable them to stay strong in the global marketplace.

Core Services

Company Profiling & Information - enhanced member search capabilities on the STEP website and member profiles in sector directories in quarterly international business publication - Global Ventures.

Education & Networking Events - provide ongoing export training sessions and networking events at member rates.

International Finance & Logistics - provide custom export finance and logistics solutions by having one-on-one consultations with members. 

International Projects - provide relevant information on STEP’s current project portfolio and the member opportunities contained within as well as information on STEP’s overall policy, direction and interest in international development projects.

Market Intelligence - provide customized market intelligence for your products or services in markets of interest to you.

Qualified Trade Leads - provide qualified trade leads to companies for you to pursue.

Trade Development - provide advice and guidance on opportunities in the market and work with companies on outgoing and incoming trade missions.  

Member Benefits

  • Customized market research reports
  • Individualized export market advice and guidance
  • Participation in STEP business development missions and in-market support
  • Introduction of members and their products/services to prospective in-market contacts
  • Identification and development of relevant distribution channels
  • Identification and advice on standards and regulatory requirements
  • Identification and development of financing mechanisms for foreign buyers
  • Identification of credit options and development of credit procedures for export markets
  • Information on projects and program options of International Financial Institutions
  • Qualified trade leads
  • Access to in-coming buyers
  • Access to applicable funding programs
  • Access to Export Readiness Program services
  • Geographic and/or sector market overviews
  • Tailored advice from STEP’s export professionals
  • Assistance on accessing financing and export market development programs for exporters
  • Guidance on transportation and logistics issues


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