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The Accelerated Growth Center: helping Québec companies accelerate their growth in the United States

The Accelerated Growth Center (AGC) provides customized business development assistance to help Québec companies with their U.S. expansion plans.



Is your company active in the United States and looking to increase its exports to the U.S. market? The Accelerated Growth Center can help.

In addition, participating companies may receive, under certain conditions, financial assistance to help pay for expenses as part of their project with the AGC.

Eligibility requirements

  1. Annual sales of at least $25 M
  2. Presence in at least two markets outside Québec, including the U.S.
  3. Head office in the province of Québec



“With the AGC’s support, we were able to intensify our business development in the northeastern United States by organizing several meetings with prospective clients. Today, I’m glad to see some of those prospects turn into actual new customers.”

Marie-Michèle LeMoine, Director, Retail Division


“The ACG was able to quickly put us in contact with key players in new niche markets our company is targeting. Thanks to the AGC, Montel has saved months if not years in the execution of its growth strategy in the U.S..”

Jérôme Doucet, Vice President, Sales and Marketing


“The AGC allowed us to accelerate our business development plan in the U.S. by giving Marquis quick access to highly qualified advisors who understand our company’s strategic challenges”

lan Larouche, Vice President, Marketing


“With the AGC’s help, we were able to run an analysis of our U.S. expansion plan quickly and efficiently. The advisors and partners identified by the AGC were key in facilitating our approach and in helping us identify potential new opportunities.”

Denis Bertrand, President


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