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Beltraide participates in Taipei Food Show


EXPORTBelize, a unit of Beltraide, participated in the 2016 Taipei International Food Show from June 22 – 25, 2016 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center in Taipei, Taiwan.   In addition to EXPORTBelize, two other Belizean companies also participated in the food show – L&R Liquors and Caribbean Premier Products.  Some of the products on display included pepper sauces, beer, rum and natural juices.

The Taipei Food Show featured buyers from over 100 countries passing through the show and having opportunities to sample food & beverages from over 36 national pavilions.  Exhibitions included fresh fruits & vegetables, preserved fruits and vegetables, poultry, seafood, meat & processed meats, edible oils, dairy products, organic and vegetarian foods, frozen prepared foods, canned food, baked food, biscuits, wine & liquor, coffee & tea, juice & soft drinks, condiments & confectionary and ice cream.

Belize was a part of the Central American pavilion which housed other countries in the region such as Honduras, Dominican Republic, Panama, El Salvador and Costa Rica. Funding for Belize’s participation in food show was through the support of the Central American Trade Office (CATO).

VISIT BELTRAIDE BOOTH AT SUGAR FEST 2016 ON SATURDAY JULY 23rd!


Man-infront-of-our-banner-with-magazineThe general public is cordially invited to visit the Beltraide booth at the annual Sugar Fest
2016 to be held this Saturday, 23
rd July at the BSI Field in Orange Walk Town.

The booth will feature an array of displays and product sampling courtesy of clients of the Small Business Development Centre Belize, (SBDCBelize), a unit of Beltraide. These include body scrub products from K & K Naturals, pepper sauces from Papanero and Tambranero, Mayan crafts from Epie Maya Tour and honey products from Perla’s Honey among many others.

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Sugar Fest 2016 is a fun family affair organized by Belize Sugar Industries Limited to celebrate the accomplishments of the sugar cane crop year. And Beltraide is pleased to be part of this mega event.

Come one, come all! There will be lots of fun, lots of food and drinks for the entire family. You can’t afford to miss this great family day event!

BTEC TRAININGS AIM TO PREPARE THE YOUNG FOR WORK AND HOW TO CARE FOR THE OLD


The Belize Training and Employment Centre (BTEC), a unit of Beltraide is currently conducting two (2) important training sessions designed with the young and elderly persons in mind. 

The first training is entitled: Creating a Stronger Path to Workforce Readiness. It targets senior high schools students, especially at risk young people, as well as recent graduates and aims to provide them with introductory job preparedness training in order to build their capacity to help them to develop the self-awareness and interpersonal “soft skills” needed to be successful in the job market.  The training will last for three weeks and is being held in collaboration between RESTORE Belize and BTEC.

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BELTRAIDE HANDS OVER NEW BUILDING TO UB


The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE) , officially handed over a new security and maintenance facility to the University of Belize (U.B.).

Hon. Tracy Taegar-Panton, Minister of State in the Ministry of Economic Development, Petroleum, Investment, Trade and Commerce with responsibility for BELTRAIDE, handed over the keys to the new building to Mr. Alan Slusher, President of the University of Belize  during a brief ceremony held this morning at the U.B.’s Faculty of Management and Social Sciences Campus in Belize City.

The L-Shaped building is approximately 2,000 sq. ft. and was built on a 36” x 14” reinforced concrete strip footing raised 24” above grade level with 6” reinforced core filled blocks. The walls comprise of 2” x 4” timber-frame cladded on the outside with construction latte paper and ¾” timber resembling plycem known  as cempestre plycem.  The inner walls are also timber-frame cladded with ½”drywall. The same applies for the ceiling. The roof comprise mainly of 2”x 6” rafters secured with hurricane clips and straps and cladded with red galvalume roofing.

The building is comprised of two sections – one for the U.B. Security Staff and the other for the U.B. Maintenance Department.  Each section comprises of an open office space, a private office and restrooms for each area.  The building is valued at approximately $60,000 Belize dollars and was built by Contractor Sergio Luna.

The facility is a part of a development agreement between BELTRAIDE and the University of Belize that was signed on September 17th, 2015 which entails the construction of the Belize Enterprise and Innovation Institute (BEI2), which will be located on the Faculty of Management and Social Sciences U.B. Belize City Campus. BEI2 will house two of BELTRAIDE’s technical units: SBDCBelize and EXPORTBelize and is designed to nurture entrepreneurship and innovation and strengthen Belize’s enterprise competitiveness.

The University of Belize and BELTRAIDE continues to foster a very productive and mutually beneficial relationship for the development of Belize!

 

 

 

 

 

Belize’s First Hilton World-Wide



Another success story for the BelizeINVEST team at BELTRAIDE today whose key objective is to  build relationships and maximize investment opportunities as Belize’s national investment promotion agency under the Ministry of Economic Development, Petroleum, Investment, Trade and Commerce. The BelizeINVEST team was one of the driving forces behind the linkage of the Mahogany Bay Village to the Curio Collection by Hilton in San Pedro, Belize.

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Present at the announcement today was Hon. Tracy Taegar – Panton Minister of State in the Ministry of Economic Development, Petroleum, Investment, Trade and Commerce with responsibility for BELTRAIDE. She hailed this as a proud moment for Belize and welcomed the new partners to Belize, the Hilton brand! She went on to congratulate all those who worked together to make this partnership possible and extended the commitment of both the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation as well as the Ministry of Economic Development, Petroleum, Investment, Trade and Commerce to do all they can to support this investment and all new investments in Belize’s thriving Tourism industry!

Read more on Hilton’s official web page by clicking here!

 

 

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