Business Development

New Media Manitoba (NMM) delivers business development services and advanced industry training for Interactive Digital Media (IDM) companies in Manitoba to help them grow and scale into new markets.

PLEASE NOTE: The 2019 / 2022 funding cycle for the Business Development & Employment Diversity Programs has come to an end, and we are currently not accepting new applications. 

However, we would like to continue to support IDM companies and notify our members when we commence a new funding cycle. NMM offers various other services like trade missions, program navigation, and hiring support. Reach out to our team to learn more and share your thoughts on future programs.

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These custom initiatives provide companies with access to funding that drives revenue generation, market expansion, and job creation. Eligible companies in Manitoba can access up to $40,000 in matching funds per fiscal year for business development support.

Please follow these links for more information on NMM’s programs, training, and services:

New Media Manitoba Program Funding Breakdown

IDM companies in Manitoba can access up to $45,000 in combined Business Development (BD) and Employment Diversity Program (EDP) support per fiscal year, funds permitting. The following is a breakdown of the BD and EDP funds:

  • B2B Professional Services Program
    • Up to $20,000 with 50% matching funds
  • Market Access Program (MAP)
    • Up to $20,000 with 50% matching funds
  • Employment Diversity Program
    • Up to $7,500 for each Full-Time Equivalents (FTE), for a maximum contribution of $45,000 for six FTEs

Any IDM company may apply for the Market Access Program, the B2B Professional Service Program and the Employment Diversity Program.

Applicants that are deemed eligible and approved for these funded programs are required to purchase a Corporate Plus Membership or upgrade their Corporate Memberships.

Corinne Gusnoski

Business Development Manager

New Media Manitoba