Press Release
17 December 2018 - 4:25pm

Small and medium-sized business owners will engage in a Business Essentials Workshop and Small Business Trade Show on Friday, December 21.

Director for the Department of Trade, Investment Promotions and Consumer Affairs, Mrs. Karia Christopher said her department is seeing a substantial increase in the business and entrepreneurial sector.

Mrs. Christopher said, “Part of our job in encouraging the entrepreneurial spirit amongst our residents, is offering opportunities and introducing initiatives that assist these business owners with the right tools, skills and knowledge to be both locally and internationally competitive in this growing economy.”

The all-day event will be held at the Moorings Marina Inn from 9:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. beginning with the Business Essentials Workshop. The workshop will focus on topics including:  Getting Started as an Entrepreneur - Start-Up Basics, Selling Your Dreams (Marketing), and Customer Service Do’s and Don’ts; while the Small Business Trade Show will showcase an array of products and services that are available locally to the community.

The Small Business Trade Show is designed to encourage the expansion of trade within the community, and reduce the level of imported products while highlighting unique business opportunities in the local economy.

Entrepreneurs are encouraged to participate in the workshop and trade show event by contacting the Department of Trade, Investment Promotion and Consumer Affairs via telephone at 468-4311 or by visiting the office 2nd Floor, Sebastian’s Building.

 

Author

Bria Smith

Information Officer II
Department of Information and Public Relations (GIS)
Telephone: 468-2747
Email: BriaSmith@gov.vg

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