Caribbean Export supports Haiti and the Dominican Republic at the 18th International Hotel Investment Forum 2015
For three days over 2,000 delegates from 70 countries gathered in Berlin at the IHIF 2015 for a truely global gathering and consistently brings together a diverse range of stakeholders from across the hospitality, property and investment communities. Attendees received the benefits of high visibility in an expressive setting, numerous skill-based workshops, and unique networking opportunities. In this framework, the CFI and the CEI-RD were able to engage in over one hundred (100) Business to Business (B2B) meetings with the most important hotel chains representatives from Europe.
In addition to the numerous networking sessions organized by the IHIF, the CFI and CEI-RD formed a Binational booth at the Expo Hall, further increasing the two countries overall visibility at the event.
The CEI-RD’s Executive Director, Jean Alain Rodriguez stated “that this event is a good scenario to highlight that the DR has become a regional hub for Foreign Direct Investment”.
The CFI representatives had the opportunity to meet with potential investors in several key areas of the hotel industry, and discuss the business opportunities offered by Haiti.
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Two-week summer program for rising high school seniors in the DC metro area to learn how to turn a promising idea into a successful business
Based on the experiential innovation curriculum developed at the University of Maryland, the BACCA methodology for entrepreneurship taught at Bullis School and Jonathan Perrelli’s Startupland curriculum July 13 – July 24, 2015 Bullis School, Potomac, MD — FREE —
Join us for a highly immerse, experiential program matching budding entrepreneurs with professional mentors, experts and professors to learn how to create and develop ideas just like the best entrepreneurs. Students will learn to: ¾ Identify a problem or need in the market ¾ Brainstorm ideas and solutions ¾ Build and test prototypes in Bullis’ Maker Space ¾ Develop critical interview and listening skills to explore their idea’s viability ¾ Present concepts to potential customers, partners and investors Other activities may include visits to entrepreneurship incubators to observe real startups. Students must be willing to work hard and take their projects seriously. You will be pushed and expectations will be high.
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Young Innovators flyer 2015 – FINAL
The Canadian Hunger Foundation (CHF) is currently implementing a project in the Caribbean called Promotion of Regional Opportunities for Produce through Enterprises and Linkages (PROPEL) project.
Funded by the Government of Canada through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) and CHF, the aim is to increase the value of Caribbean fresh produce accessing high-value markets (HVM) in the Caribbean and internationally by CAD100 million 6 over six years.
CHF is requesting proposals from consultants to undertake four market studies: Barbados; OECS; Suriname; and Belize. The methodology for each study is similar, in order for PROPEL to analyze information across all studies. Individual Terms of Reference (ToR) for each have been prepared and are posted on the CHF website.
DEADLINE: MARCH 22, 2015
|Compete Caribbean is a private sector development program that provides technical assistance grants and investment funding to support productive development policies, business climate reforms, clustering initiatives and Small and Medium Size Enterprise (SME) development activities in the Caribbean region. The program, jointly funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Government of Canada and the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID), supports projects in 15 Caribbean countries. Projects in the OECS countries are implemented in partnership with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).
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