Important Opportunity -  Recovery Activation Program (RAP)

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Leamington Chamber of Commerce Newsletter / Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce Newsletter


Looking for resources and support to help your business recover and thrive after COVID-19?

The Recovery Activation Program (RAP) is an immersive online workshop program that connects businesses with industry experts for guidance, mentorship and practical advice on process modernization and end-to-end digital transformation.

The Leamington District Chamber of Commerce and the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce are excited to partner with the Toronto Board of Trade and World Trade Centre, Toronto to bring this program to our region.  
This program is completely free for non-main-street businesses of any size across Ontario.  
The estimated value of this program is over $40K.
All participants will graduate from RAP with an expertly vetted Digital Transformation Blueprint which will detail a specific plan to attack their business' unique barriers to digital connectivity, and will act as a highly practical tool throughout their digital restructuring.
RAP will ensure participants develop a holistic strategy to digital transformation.
Participants will focus on five key pillars: 
  • Digital Modernization: Harnessing technology to transform internal processes and enhance external business opportunities
  • Technological Hardware: Learning about digital capacity, back-end hardware and risk mitigation techniques for a digital transformation
  • Structural and Regulatory Alignment: Exploring the legal tools and regulatory requirements for a successful digital restructuring
  • Digital Restructure Financing: Accessing the right mentors, investors, and resources to prepare businesses to undertake a restructuring
  • Marketing and Sales: Leveraging data-driven marketing and sales insights to inform a digital transformation
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The estimated value of this program is over $40K.
With the support of a $7.7 million investment from the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario, we are able to offer this program to Windsor-Essex businesses at no cost.