(PRESS RELEASE) – The Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs has declared the month of November 2017 as Business Month under the theme – “Promoting an Entrepreneurial Culture – Innovation and Creativity.” Having held a series of activities during the month, Business Month will officially culminate with the hosting of a CEOs Breakfast with the primary focus on “SME Access to Finance.”
This event will be hosted by the Department of Commerce in collaboration with the Organization of American States (OAS) on November 30th, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Finance Administrative Centre, Pointe Seraphine, Castries.
The objectives of the CEOs Breakfast include:
1. Identifying critical gaps between financial institutions and business support organizations;
2. Devising solutions to overcome these gaps at the national level;
3. Using the outcome of the event to enhance synergies in the context of the Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) programme.
For more information on this activity please contact Mr. Jonathan Allain at 468-4241/ 285-3761 or Mr. Egbert Stevens at 468-4221/285-4573.