Duggan International Group is one of Canada's foremost full service business development practices and global marketing consultancies. The company works with private and public industries, other government organizations, associations and NGO's in project development and implementation. Duggan International Group has a proven track record of meeting strict timelines and demonstrated ability to deliver results in a dynamic environment with frequently changing priorities, and timelines.
Duggan International Group works with all companies large or small in commercialization mentoring, operational plan development and strategies both domestically and internationally. Companies who fail to plan, plan to fail. Research shows that profitable firms have a business plan, follow it, and constantly update it as their operational road map. Lenders also like to know how their investment will be implemented and when they can expect to see a return on their investment.
Knowing it and doing it are two seperate issues for most companies. Having the resources to implement sales and marketing activities are key obstacles in operating a successful business. Duggan International Group will be an extension of your firm in markets and areas where we can bring our expertise to ensure your growth. For corporate businesses that want to expand their operations nationally and globally, our leading edge marketing strategies provides comprehensive and practical activities that are achievable within the client's scope of capabilities.We can help take the client from an idea on paper to the marketplace.
Companies who invest in their staff have higher production and employee satisfaction. Duggan International is available for group seminars, conferences and one-on-one training in exporting, sales, marketing, tourism operations, how to work with investors.
The Duggan International Group has worked with the Halifax Partnership and the Halifax Gateway on projects in Canada and Europe. The company was very beneficial in helping to make solid business connections for both incoming trade missions and event recruitment.
I came to know Darlene as a professional, that was able to get our business into contact with renown companies and government officials during the Dutch trade mission to Canada. Through perseverance and tact from her part, it made our trip to Canada a real success.
We have worked with Darlene over the past several years and I have no hesitancy in recommending Darlene. She is a self starter who delivers results.
Duggan International has been instrumental in evolving our company to branch out into new directions to service the ocean community. We have developed a new division to include technical capabilities and project management. Her communication planning skills for branding our company in Atlantic Canada and across the world has been top notch. I would strongly recommend Duggan International's services.
Learnsphere Inc has relaunched the Commercialization Mentoring Program. Thru this funding program, we can work with Atlantic Canadian companies on product launches and we also offer mentoring on creating your intellectual strategy. We are approved consultants with ACOA's AIF program.
As an Aboriginal business, we work with the community to help young entrepreneurs, both Aboriginal and an others youths, in emerging and cultural industries.
Darlene Duggan specializes in assisting companies in the clean technology industry. Cleantech includes many industries and sub sectors, from alternative forms of energy generation to water purification, wastewater managment, recycling, to efficient production techniques. We work with companies to achieve solutions to global environmental challenges.
Working with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, we completed a guide for businesses planning to develop their market entrance strategy into Southeast Asia.
We helped producers at the Canadian Produce Association Conference in Alberta. We also coordinated an incoming buyers' mission from the Philippines.
WE NOW HAVE A SATELLITE OFFICE IN TORONTO.
Running a service business, we are aware of
which business sectors to target that have
the most potential for growth and
sustainability. We have a
valuable insight into the companies, their
challenges, failures and most importantly -
success. Business culture
differs from country to country and so
should how you sell your product or service.
Companies need to devise a market entry
strategy to become successful and
find the right distributor, purchaser, local
agent and joint-venture partner.
companies to thrive, we research the state
of Canada and international markets. If you are
uncomfortable making cold calls to sell your
products or services, we will make the
If you are uncomfortable making cold calls to sell your products or services, we will make the introductions.We also compile who the government stakeholders are that influence the sector and operate within the sector. We work with companies, government departments and associations, education institutions in various sectors including ICT, interactive gaming, oil & gas, ocean technologies, advanced manufacturing, professional services, horticulture, seafood & other food products, consumer products, wood products, engineering, minerals & mining, education, and tourism & culture.
Duggan International Group has been a member of the Centre for Women in Business, Halifax Chamber of Commerce, Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia, Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick, Atlantic Food and Beverage Processors Association, Maritimes Energy Association /OTANS (Offshore/Onshore Technologies Association of Nova Scotia), Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association, Inventors Society of Nova Scotia, Music Nova Scotia, Digital Nova Scotia and the Trade and Investment Services Alliance Network Ontario.
Duggan International can work with tourism sites and hotel properties to evaluate visitor experiences and create new programs for the client incorporating the community and other businesses. We mystery shop frontline staff customer service, physical site operations and services. We will prepare a report of our findings to management. We help PMO, DMOs and other organizations coordinate and develop experiential tourism strategies and conduct best practices missions. We can also train foreign markets to Canadian and USA cultural standards, develop and implement a marketing plan targeting North American visitors. We research best practices of tourism sectors and communicate and assist properties with innovation transfer of adaptable service and product offerings. We work with all levels of governments and private sectors to prepare economic development reports, research, strategic plans and activities, branding and communications.
Authorized Explorer Quotient Trainer by the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC)/Destination Canada Explorer Quotient Authorized Trainers or EQATs provide customized support to help you get the most out of EQ in your business. There are free tools available online, however, EQATs have received in-depth training and are ready to provide customized advice to apply EQ in your business and to help train your staff.
From our office we will activetly contact clients on your behalf and market your products or services. We work with international importers into Canada as well as local companies expanding domestically. We will participate and travel to new markets to meet with potential buyers, participate in trade shows and trade missions as marketing and sales representatives for your company.