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CENPROMYPE and BELTRAIDE, through EXPORTBelize commence workshop on Market Intelligence


CENPROMYPE and BELTRAIDE, through EXPORTBelize, has embarked on a cooperation to enhance the internalization service within the business support centers through a program called ADSEP. This program is being executed through the support from the General Secretariat of SICA, CENPROMYPE, and the European Union, and consequently executed in Belize by BELTRAIDE.

This training will strengthen and consolidate the service that was transferred from last year to the Support Centers in Central America Region. The workshops will be held between June and August of this year in the 8 countries of the SICA Region. The workshops will be attended by support Centers / Regional advisors. 

The workshop has commenced in Belize; where participants from BELTRAIDE, the Belize Chambers of Commerce, Belize Marketing Development Cooperation, Belize Cooperative Department and Directorate General for Foreign Trade will be attending this workshop from July 18th to July 21st at the BTEC training room on ITVET compound, Belize City. 

The objectives of this program are:

  • to reinforce the business advisors understanding about the exporting process and the internalization of a company,
  • to improve the technical assistance to Belizean companies by providing training in the relevant diagnostic and market intelligence tools, and
  • to support entrepreneurs in the complex process decision-making necessary for business growth.

BelizeINVEST, BELTRAIDE, meets with the Houston Black Chamber of Commerce


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BelizeINVEST, BELTRAIDE, hosted the Houston Black Chamber of Commerce in Belize on July 19th 2017 in sharing information on investment opportunities in the various priority sectors for investment in Belize.

The delegation included a wide array of companies and interests seeking additional information on the following sectors.   These include: Tourism & Leisure, Agri-Business & Agro-Processing, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Offshore Outsourcing, Sustainable Energy, and Light Manufacturing and Logistics.

Additionally, guest speakers under the theme of clean energy were invited from Belize Natural Energy Limited and GSR Energy Limited to present on project opportunities in the energy sector.

For additional information on the priority sectors for investment or the investment opportunities in Belize, please feel free to contact our team at BelizeINVEST via email at investment@belizeinvest.org.bz or via telephone 822-3737.

Vacancy at BELTRAIDE – Business Advisor


Vacancy exists at Belize Trade and Investment Development Service for the post of Business Advisor.

Kindly see the attached vacancy notice below and, if interested, apply no later than Friday, July 28th, 2017 at 5 p.m.

Vacancy Notice – Business Advisor

Vacancy at BELTRAIDE – Projects Officer


Vacancy exists at Belize Trade and Investment Development Service for the post of Projects Officer.

Kindly see the attached vacancy notice below and, if interested, apply no later than Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 5 p.m.

Vacancy Notice – Projects Officer – FINAL

Interested in Opportunities in Belize – Apply for the Diaspora Look See Visits 2017


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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is implementing its ‘Look See Visits 2017’ in Belize, which seeks to engage the Belizean Diaspora, interested in capitalizing on investment opportunities in Belize. One key strategy of the project’s delivery, is the encouragement of diaspora entrepreneur to pay a confirmative visit to Belize. The aim of this strategy is to generate business interest and confidence, which seeks to result in investments in new and innovative business initiatives.

This initiative is being done through the Effective and Sustainable Diaspora Engagement for Development in the Caribbean (ESDEDC) project which is designed to contribute to the region’s economy by providing and giving impetus to socio – economic programs and initiatives. It is envisaged that such programs and initiatives will generate a variety of economic alternatives and employment for low-income communities in Belize.

The IOM will provide the following to selected candidates to visit Belize during the period of September 4 – 8, 2017.

  • Round Trip Air Tickets to Belize
  • A one-time stipend of USD $370 will be provided to support related costs
  • Technical assistance for travel, introductory meetings and workshop with stakeholders in Belize.

Candidates will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Candidates must be a diaspora entrepreneur who is a citizen or legal resident residing out of Belize.
  • Must have the drive, conviction and overall professional acumen to establish a potential business that can increase employment opportunities.
  • Must have start-up capital or the proven ability to interact with potential investors and business advisor to start a business; and
  • Must have a feasible business model or proposal* that can increase the potential for employment opportunities within the respective countries or have an established business.

*Note: The Business Models or proposals should be aligned to the Government of Belize’s (GOB) sectors and industries prioritized for development over the medium term: Agriculture, Agro – Processing, Audio _Visual; Culture and Entertainment; Energy and Bio – Fuels; Information Communication Technology; Marine Fisheries and Aquaculture; Medical Tourism; Professional services; and Tourism.

To register kindly visit  www.caribdiaspora.org or submit your application to iombelize@iom.int.

The deadline for submission is 28th July, 2017

Please see attached Terms of Selection from the IOM for further details.

Attached: Criteria for Go See Visit 2017BelizeFINAL

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