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Regular Membership - Companies in this category are involved in exporting and have the product/service offering, the resources, and the commitment to pursue international markets.  This category is ideal for small and medium sized companies looking to maintain and grow their international business.

Premium Membership (Regular) - The Premium Membership option is offered to STEP Regular Members who are involved in exporting and have the product/service offering, the resources, and an engaged commitment to pursue international markets. The category is ideal for the medium to large exporters who are aggressively seeking new business internationally. Premium Memberships are available at an additional fee to a current annual sales membership investment fee.  

Pre Market Membership - The Pre Market Membership is ideal for start up and near export ready Saskatchewan enterprises who have plans to initiate export business opportunities.  The suite of customized services is tailored to businesses who are not currently involved in exports but have a product/service offering and the resources to initiate and pursue international markets.

Associate Membership - Companies that provide services that support the exporting efforts of STEP Regular Members. This category is ideal for export service providers and industry stakeholders.

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TOP 10 REASONS TO JOIN STEP

  • Added Capacity - Use STEP as your marketing and promotion team
  • Business Opportunities - Access to trade leads and incoming buyers
  • Cost Savings - Reduced costs on marketing activities and access to funding programs
  • Credibility - Align with proven provincial, national and international recognition
  • Expertise - Direct assistance to knowledge and advice on markets
  • Information - Tailored market reports and custom market intelligence
  • Network Development - Access to international contacts around the world
  • Risk Mitigation - Access to services and solutions that can reduce the risk of entering new markets or working with new customers
  • Training - Workshops, seminars and presentations on a variety of topics
  • Visibility - STEP markets member capabilities and services throughout the world through various targeted marketing mediums
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Member Benefits

  • Access to applicable funding programs
  • Access to STEP seminars and networking events at member rates
  • Access to in-coming buyers
  • Corporate profiling via various corporate marketing tools - printed/electronic
  • Customized market research reports
  • Individualized export market advice and guidance
  • Indivualized guidance on international finance and logistics
  • Information on projects and program options of International Financial Institutions
  • Introduction of members and their products/services to prospective in-market contacts
  • Participation in STEP business development missions and in-market support
  • Qualified trade leads

Member Testimonials

  • “It is not easy getting the right information about a market half a world away. Either the information is too scarce or you are overwhelmed with information overload. You want to spend your resources wisely and in a lot of cases you simply do not have the time to do the market intelligence work. Instead of hopping on a plane to qualify a lead, trust STEP to establish the needed level of familiarity.”

    - Duncan Werner - CanMar Grain Products Ltd. - Regina, Saskatchewan

  • “We would like to set up distributors and dealers for our products in Europe, Asia, the United States and of course throughout Canada.  We have been members of STEP for three years and this has certainly helped us get our product out there.”

    - Rudy Ackelauer - Lakeland Log & Timber Works Ltd. - Christopher Lake, Saskatchewan

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