Founder Director

Company Description

CDA Market Services (CDA) is an economic development consultancy based in Toronto, Canada and has successfully represented several American jurisdictions providing trade development and foreign direct investment (FDI) representation services in Canada since 2009. CDA is proud to be a member of IBG Global since 2017.

The firm excels at Canadian sales channel research for American and international SME companies across industrial, retail consumer, and service sectors. Some two hundred companies have been served with market assessments and partner/target customer opportunities since 2009. A wide range of Canadian regulatory and import information is offered as well.   FDI expertise includes ability to reach     C-level personnel at highly targeted Canadian companies.

CDA is affiliated with American Chamber of Commerce chapters across Canada as well as the Council of American States in Canada.



Ron A. Straatsma is the Principal of CDA Market Services.  He was Managing Director of the State of Ohio Canadian Market Office in Toronto from 1995 – 2009 after which time he formed the CDA consultancy.

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