The Ministry of Commerce, Manufacturing, Business Development, Cooperatives and Consumer Affairs continued its sensitization Business Forum drive throughout the various communities on the island. The fifth (5th) and sixth (6th) Business Forums were due to be held in the Choiseul on November 27th and in Castries Southeast on December 4th. The Business Forums have been focusing on the support services and programs offered by various Ministries and Business Support Organizations on island.
The Forums enable owners of Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) and aspiring entrepreneurs to receive information that may facilitate the growth/ development of their enterprise.
Other participating agencies include Export Saint Lucia: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food Security and Rural Development; Ministry of Finance, Economic Development and Youth Economy; Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards, Ministry of Tourism, Investment, Creative Industries, Culture and Information and the Saint Lucia Development Bank.
For further information, please contact Ms. Naila Sule, Business Development Officer, Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) at 468-4248/285-5118.