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BELTRAIDE STAFF DONATES COMPUTERS TO NEEDY CHILDREN IN REMOTE VILLAGES OF BELIZE


Some members of Beltraide staff took a break from their arduous work on Friday, 23 September and headed down south to the remote areas of Belize. Their mission:  to donate four brand new computers to schools in that part of the country.

The computers along with printers and battery backups are valued at over $8,000 Bz dollars and were acquired through the Beltraide staff fund, which is designed to assist needy children and schools with limited resources as well as to carry out charity work throughout Belize. Continue reading “BELTRAIDE STAFF DONATES COMPUTERS TO NEEDY CHILDREN IN REMOTE VILLAGES OF BELIZE”

BELTRAIDE SHOWCASES ITS SERVICES AT EXPO BELIZE 2016


BELTRAIDE SHOWCASES ITS SERVICES AT EXPO BELIZE 2016

The Belize Trade and Investment Development Service, (BELTRAIDE) was among over 200 exhibitors at EXPO BELIZE 2016, the flagship networking event of the year of the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI), which was held on September 3rd &  4th 2016  at the ITVET Compound on Freetown Road in Belize City.

Visitors to our booth had the opportunity to sample and purchase products from six Belizean companies, all clients of the Small Business Development Centre (SBDCBelize), who were part of our booth.  SBDCBelize, is a unit of BELTRAIDE.

These included Fibber’s and Marvilleous sauces. Those with a sweet tooth enjoyed the wide range of  jams and jellies from Belizean Home Made Jellies from San Ignacio. Also on display were products such as handicrafts from Kimberly Gottoy, repellents and beauty from Jerusalem Beauty products and K & K respectively.

This year EXPO Belize celebrated its 20th year in bringing together businesses of all sizes, culture and sectors across the country to one central location to showcase and trade their products and services to local and international visitors to the expo. In the past, the Expo has attracted up to 19, 000 people and this year it had the participation of almost 100 companies and over 200 booths displays.  The Expo offered local businesses the opportunity to market their products and services and create a lasting impression to reach new customers and potential investors, afford more exposure to existing and new brands, and lead more traffic business, sales and growth to participating enterprises.

For BELTRAIDE, EXPO BELIZE 2016 was an excellent opportunity to showcase the services offered by its various units as well as to create greater public awareness on its crucial role of attracting and facilitating investment for the entire country of Belize.

BELTRAIDE’s mission is to enhance Belize’s prosperity by fostering investment confidence, entrepreneurship, business growth and innovation. In addition to its main functions, BELTRAIDE also operates SBDCBelize and the Belize Training Employment Centre (BTEC), which are based in Belize City.

EXPORTBelize holds Trade Clinic in Belize City


EXPORTBelize, a unit of BELTRAIDE hosted a Trade Clinic on August 31st  which aimed at sensitizing private sector on regulations, requirements, export procedures and documentations  and opportunities that exist under trade agreements in order to do business in the local and international market. Our partner agencies included the Belize Agricultural Health Authority (BAHA), the Belize Bureau of Standards (BBS) Customs Department and the Directorate General for Foreign Trade (DGFT).  Topics included: Standards (labeling, CODEX, metrology, etc), Export Procedures, Trade Agreement Opportunities and Sanitary & Phyto-Sanitary Measures among many others. Some of the participants included rum producers, poultry producers, financial institutions, artisans etc.  Previous trade clinics have been held in Orange Walk, Stann Creek and Cayo.

BELTRAIDE PARTICIPATES IN SECOND ANNUAL BTIA OW EXPO


In its continuous quest to inform the general public about its role of attracting and facilitating new investment for Belize, the Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (BELTRAIDE), through its Small Business Development Centre (SBDCBelize), actively participated in the second annual BTIA OW Expo held on Saturday, 27th August at the Queen Elizabeth Park in downtown Orange Walk Town.

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Seventeen (17) New Persons now Equipped to Take Care of the Elderly


The Belize Training and Employment Centre (BTEC), a unit of BELTRAIDE, is Belize’s leading centre for industry specific workforce development, providing effective, demand driven, user-friendly and value based programs that will develop, deliver and sustain a quality work force.  Its’ mission is to develop a cadre of well-trained, marketable and self-sufficient individuals able to confidently compete in the marketplace.

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