April 2012

Expo Tabasco 2012

The EXPO Tabasco 2012, “Vive el Eden” will take place from 27th to 29th of April 2012 in Villahermosa, Tabasco. Is an ideal medium for a festive, it promotes tourism in the region as a destination that offers adventure, culture and tradition.

The objectives of the Expo are to:

–  Establish a maximum party of the people of Tabasco as a recreational space to attract local and national visitors. Continue reading “Expo Tabasco 2012”

Caribbean Export Development Agency – Direct Assistance Grant Scheme

Caribbean Export Development Agency (CEDA) would like to inform the general public that the 1st Call for Proposals under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) Direct Assistance Grant Scheme has been cancelled.  The new Call for Proposals for the Regular Procedures will be published on June 4, 2012 and the deadline for applications will be June 29, 2012 at 4:30pm, Barbados time.  For more information, please contact, Mr. Christopher McNair, Manager of Competitiveness and Innovation at or Mr. Kirk Brown, Senior Grant Advisor at

Capacity Building for developing Export Business Plans.

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.

Continue reading “Capacity Building for developing Export Business Plans.”

Capacity Building for SMEs

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”

National Symposium – Draft MSME Policy and Strategy for Belize

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”

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