About STEP


Saskatchewan exporters have a lot to offer the world.  Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP) champions the province’s export industry and assists provincial businesses in realizing global marketing opportunities. 

We are a member-driven, non-profit corporation dedicated to increasing Saskatchewan’s export activities while raising awareness of our province’s distinct products and services.

Linking Saskatchewan suppliers with the global marketplace - STEP is your direct connection to expertise, markets, and global networks.  We offer our members a variety of services and programs that can help diversify customer bases and grow business.

STEP was officially launched on August 21, 1996 with a mandate to increase Saskatchewan's exports to existing markets and to tap into new markets by initiating sales, contracts, and projects for Saskatchewan exporters.



To work in partnership with Saskatchewan exporters and emerging exporters to enable commercial success.


Prosperity through trade.

Long-Term Goals

  • Export Growth - To support STEP members to achieve significant increases in export volumes and value added exports in markets that offer the highest growth potential for STEP members.
  • Membership Development - Grow a broad-based, active membership who consistently benefit from STEP services. Membership growth will take place across all sectors, communities and regions of the province.
  • Leadership & Engagement - To facilitate, develop and promote the export ecosystem of the province to build support for exporters and the necessary human, financial and physical infrastructure for success. This includes developing the relationships and networks with international partners to profile Saskatchewan’s success as a premier exporting jurisdiction.
  • STEP as an Employer of Choice - To ensure STEP is able to attract, train and retain a highly skilled and motivated team to effectively serve STEP’s members. To empower staff to be solution providers using creativity and innovation with a view to continuous improvement to drive export outcomes for members.
  • Corporate Performance & Sustainability - Grow a dynamic, entrepreneurial organization that consistently achieves fiscal sustainability, operational effectiveness and consistently delivers outcomes for stakeholders.

Corporate Values

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