As part of our commitment to support MSME development, BELTRAIDE, with support from the Regional Center for the Promotion of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises in Central America (CENPROMYPE) executed a workshop on Export Marketing Plans on February 13th -15th 2012. The Central American Economic Integration Secretariat (SIECA) and the Government of Spain also contributed coordination and funding to this effort.
Beltraide in collaboration with the Belize Tourism Board hosted a workshop entitled “ Current & Effective Marketing Strategies for Bed & Breakfast, Guest Houses, and Inns” aimed at enhancing the Tourism industry. The workshop was held on March 21st at The Lodge at Chaa Creek located in San Ignacio. Beltraide understands the importance of adopting new marketing strategies that will assist in the local and international marketability of their businesses. Continue reading “Capacity Building for SMEs”
On Thursday, March 29, 2012, BELTRAIDE along with Consultant, Michael Seepersaud hosted a national symposium to present the draft Micro, Small, Medium Enterprise (MSME) Policy and Strategy for Belize. BELTRAIDE received technical assistance from the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) to develop a more effective MSME strategy and policy. Its fundamental objective is to develop a conducive business environment that leads to a competitive MSME sector contributing to the creation of quality employment and improve the range of goods and services available to Belizeans. Continue reading “National Symposium – Draft MSME Policy and Strategy for Belize”
Belize Trade and Investment Development Service (Beltraide) in collaboration with the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) under the FINPYME Program hosted a technical assistance workshop entitled “Logistics for Small & Medium Enterprises” at the Belize Chamber of Commerce Conference Room on February 29th to March 1st 2012. IIC has developed the FINPYME Program (Innovative Financing for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)) as a diagnostic tool for SMEs; intended to help them improve their competiveness and facilitate their access to potential sources of financing. Continue reading “Technical Assistance workshop on Logistics for Small & Medium Enterprises (SME) of Belize”
Spanish Lookout Expo 2012
It was a warm and sunny Friday, the perfect day to attend a well-organized expo in Spanish Lookout. Driving at modest speed from Belmopan, it took us 45 minutes to get to the site. Upon our arrival, we could feel the buzz of business in the air. Parking was well organized as were the beautifully decorated booths. The map of the ground was perfectly on target so it was not difficult to locate any particular booth that caught your interest. Continue reading “Spanish Lookout Expo 2012”