July 2017


Through its technical units of BelizeINVEST and the Belize Training and Employment Centre (BTEC), BELTRAIDE is pleased to announce its first ever Talent Fair 2017 to be held at the BTEC Enterprise Room on the ITVET Compound on Freetown Road in Belize City on August 17, 18 and 19, 2017 (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The aim of the Talent Fair is to enable potential employees to join BELTRAIDE’s employment database through a brief registration in an effort to better match talent capacity with potential existing and future investments in Belize.

Attendees can include anyone sixteen (16) years of age or older with basic computer skills within a 60 minutes commuting distance to Belize City. Bi-lingual capabilities in English and Spanish is also a plus. Recent or upcoming secondary (High School) and tertiary (Junior College / University) level graduates are also welcome to attend in joining the database for potential employment matchmaking.

Participants are requested to bring along an identification card and a copy of their resume. Should assistance be required on participants’ resumes, BELTRAIDE’s offices can be contacted for support prior to the Fair at BTEC on the ITVET Campus in Belize City or at 14 Orchid Garden St. in Belmopan.

Please note that employment is NOT a guarantee.

Should you have any additional queries or require further details feel free to contact Ms. Vanessa Johnston, Training and Recruitment Officer at BTEC or Ms. Nicole Zetina, Research and Analysis Officer at BELTRAIDE via email at or via telephone 223-0322 or 822-0175.

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Belize Infrastructure Limited seeks partners for the operation of the Belize Civic Centre

The new Belize Civic Center Sports Complex is nearing completion. With international standard volleyball and basketball courts, bleachers, concession rooms, locker facilities, stage venue, ticket booths, a skateboard park, gym area and exterior five-a-side football pitch and many other amenities, the complex will help transform Belize’s sporting and cultural life.
The Government of Belize, through Belize Infrastructure Limited (BIL), will soon be looking for an experienced and dedicated private partner to take on the maintenance and operations of the Belize Civic Center Sports Complex. Belize Infrastructure Limited will therefore be inviting potentially interested and qualified parties – with the technical capacity to deliver the full scope of services and the financial capacity to fund the necessary outfits as well as any capital improvements – to express their interest in participating in the procurement for the Management Contract.

This Release serves as early notice for any initial preparation to interested and qualified parties, now alerted to this opportunity, and can expect to see the Request for Expressions of Interest from Belize Infrastructure Limited forthcoming.
For any further questions, kindly contact

Vacancy at BELTRAIDE – IT Officer

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

Kindly see the attached vacancy notice below and, if interested, apply no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 27th, 2017..

Vacancy Notice – IT Officer

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 or via telephone 822-3737.

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