Our Services

Gough Technology Group and its associates provide business development and marketing services and programs to help technology firms, private & public sector organizations and governments be more effective and successful in such areas as market and client expansion, international trade, strategic partnering and account management, by providing services in the following areas:

  • Outgoing and incoming business development programs, trade missions and market visits.
  • Partner searches and executive matchmaking.
  • Competitive intelligence investigation services.
  • International market expansion, especially into the Washington, DC, and Boston areas.
  • International channel development, revenue acceleration and establishing strategic alliances for IT companies via The York Group.
  • Representation of external technology firms in Atlantic Canada.
  • Industrial Regional Benefits monitoring services for Major Crown Procurements.

Our extensive network of contacts in the Atlantic Canada technology [ICT, aerospace & defence, biotech, marine] and business communities allows us to provide rapid and quality connections to decision makers in the Atlantic marketplace.

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Doing Business in Washington, D.C.

Our Capital Connections

A region of superlatives - whether it is its numerous museums, embassies, associations or its substantial global buying power and its place as a significant national and global tech. center - the Greater Washington Region (GWR) is an excellent place to do business.  GTG has been facilitating business between Atlantic Canada and the Greater Washington Region since 1998 via its strategic alliances, partner searches, export trade & business development programs and outgoing & incoming trade missions.  The Greater Washington Region is a significant market for GTG’s activities and its clients, and we have developed a substantial reputation of providing high quality, value-added & results driven professional services and programs into this market.

A large degree of GTG’s strength in assisting Canadian organizations in the GWR results from our network of very credible Washington partners in the ICT, aerospace & defence, biotech, legal and government relations industries. Our combined connections and executive networks allow us to provide strategic and tactical advice and services into the corporate and government markets in the GWR at competitive rates with solid returns.

We are connected into some of the region’s top business and industry associations and U.S. Government Departments such as:

Greater Washington Initiative

Greater Washington Board of Trade

Canadian American Business Council

Northern Virginia Technology Council

Information Technology Association Of America

Washington DC Technology Council

Virginia's Center for Innovative Technology

VaBIO, the Virginia Biotechnology Association

Homeland Security Industries Association

Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association

The General Services Administration

We welcome the opportunity to discuss the many benefits and opportunities of profitably expanding your business or organization into the Greater Washington Region.

Descriptions of some of our current and previous programs in Washington follow:

Current Washington Programs:

GTG is pleased to announce in early 2006 its partnership as a member of The Eagles Group team, a strategic alliance of Washington, DC and state business development and lobbying firms.

Previous Washington Programs:

As part of a long standing relationaship, GTG facilitated the provision of Canadian entertainment services to help make the 5th Winter Award Gala of the Inter-American Economic Council in 2006, a night to remember!

As part of the Atlantic Canada delegation attending the Farnborough International Airshow in 2004, GTG and one of its Washington based aerospace & defense partners provided executive matchmaking services to assist Atlantic Canadian firms gain more effective access to US defense programs.

GTG was involved in the Team Canada Atlantic trade mission to Washington in April 2004 as it facilitated the executive matchmaking and business development programs of delegate attendees on the mission.

GTG participated in the Team Canada Atlantic trade mission to Washington in November 2003 as an Associate Delegate, as it managed the executive matchmaking and business development programs of other attendees on the mission.

GTG and its Washington life sciences partner firm Jameson International developed and implemented a succesful executive matchmaking program for a Halifax client at the BIO2003 Conference in the Summer of 2003.

GTG and its Washington ICT partner firm J. LeBlanc International facilitated a successful executive trade program for NSBI in the Spring of 2003, built around Nova Scotia safety and security firms attending the AFCEA Homeland Security Trade Show and Conference.

GTG and its Washington ICT partner firm J. LeBlanc International were engaged by NSBI in 2003 to organize and implement their pilot Export Prospector Program for several high technology fims wishing to enter the Greater Washington Region for market research, direct sales and client contact activities.