We Help Your Organization Succeed
The Duggan International Group (Duggan International) is one of Canada’s foremost companies in business management consulting, training, international trade, inclusive economic development, research projects and strategic planning. The company was formed in 2004 with a passion to help companies grow and succeed. We work with businesses, government, and trade associations that require outside resources for developing their operations locally and internationally. We find solutions for economic development and provide real-world advice to deliver successful project outcomes.
When working with our clients, we offer a unique combination of specialist industry knowledge and expertise. For each valued client as required, we assemble an exceptional and highly qualified team of experts tailored specifically to the client requirements, with a proven track record of assisting companies and agencies in pursuing and achieving its goals, with the right knowledge across multiple sectors.
We are business development problem solvers and global change agents. Let us make the introduction, prepare the plan, research your market and deliver success. We take pride in understanding our clients’ needs, providing leading-edge skills and an external perspective to achieve your goals.
See how we've made a difference from our clients...
“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.”
– Johan Van Leeuwen, Principal, Blueforest Environmental Development
“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.”
“The Duggan International Group assisted Lorax Systems with devising and implementing market penetration strategy of Europe. The company helped us identify key partners and clients and assisted in the sales process. We would definitely recommend the company on developing any business growth and sales plans domestically and internationally.”
“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.”
“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.”
“The Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry has organised a Business Delegation to Toronto, Canada in October 2018. Darlene was in charge of organizing the Forum and the B2B Meetings that followed. We were extremely satisfied with Darlene’s service since she and her company have delivered 100% what we asked for. We now have a reliable partner in Toronto who we definitely recommend.”
“I have worked with Darlene in 2014 organizing a Trade Mission (to the Netherlands) for shipbuilding companies and Government Officials of the Newfoundland Area. This was a project where Darlene showed excellent organizational skills and gave her full support to us and the delegates in everything we needed. She guided the delegation in all aspects necessary and left us impressed with her charisma and hard work ethic. I truly enjoyed working with Darlene and look forward to any possible cooperation. I would recommend her in a heartbeat.”
“Darlene supported my efforts when I first looked into international marketing of my product. She proved herself to be very knowledgeable, competent and ethical. She has a solid network of associates and clients and her track record speaks for itself. I would not hesitate to use her again, should the opportunity present itself.”
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WE NOW HAVE A SATELLITE OFFICE IN TORONTO
Virtual Trade Missions.Online
We coordinate cost-effective preliminary virtual trade and investment attraction C-Level meetings. By working directly with major corporations, SMEs, economic development organizations and international promotion agencies, we assist in pre-qualifying meetings with potential buyers, strategic partners as well as sourcing new suppliers in the global value chain.
We help in attracting foreign direct investors to locate, expand and/or establish new operations into other jurisdictions.
Markets we serve are Canada, the USA, Mexico, the Caribbean, South and Central America, Western and Eastern Europe, the UK, South Korea and China.
Register at www.virtualtrademission.online
Small Scale Manufacturing Report
Small scale manufacturers are the backbone of most economies. For 2019 we are preparing a report of this sector in Atlantic Canada.
Cleantech Asset Map
With our partner the Haisley Millar Group, we created a cleantech asset map for the Province of New Brunswick.
Succession Planning Consulting for small businesses 2021 – 2022
NGen, Next Generation Manufacturing Canada Supercluster Project Monitor
Export to Europe and Sales Pitch Mentor USA, Atlantic Food and Beverage
Facilitator and Workshop Coordinator, Craft Hub Activator Program 2021
Developed study on Best Practices in Digital E-Commerce Platforms for Canadian Makers (Craft and Small Scale Manufacturers)
Indigenous Economic Leakage Study for the Province of New Brunswick 2021
Developed study on Best Practices in Indigenous Procurement Policies 2020
Joined OWIT, Organization of Women in International Trade
Joined Screen Nova Scotia
Joined Food and Beverage Atlantic
Delivered presentation on competitor analysis and recommendations to attract international students to Canada to Global Affairs Canada.
New Client Alert: Beezy Wraps and Island Honey Wine Company.