As part of its continued efforts to implement the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), the EPA Implementation Unit within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade, Commerce and Information Technology would on Monday 9th December, 2013 host a Seminar on “Building the Export Capacity of SVG’s Businesses”. The overall objective of the Seminar is to enhance the capabilities of businesses in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the Business Support Organizations (BSOs) to harness the export potential of the private sector within the region and under the EPA.  Participants at the Seminar would be apprised of Export Marketing opportunities and funding sources, services provided by financial institutions to support businesses in addition the participants will have a good understanding of how to prepare Export Marketing and Business Plans.  

Participants will include businesses from Spa and Wellness, Entertainment and Agro-processing Sector, Business Support Organizations and representatives of financial institutions and the public sector.

The Seminar will take place at the Telecommunications’ Conference Room in the CLICO Building beginning at 9:30 am to 3:00 pm.