Minister Outlines Vision For Manufacturing Sector

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Any vision for the manufacturing sector must reflect the fact that manufacturing as an activity, carried out globally, is characterised by production that is dispersed across borders and involves creativity, innovation and the use of information technology. This was emphasised last Friday by Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, at the official opening of …

BMEX Opportune Time To Respond To Challenges

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The hosting of this year’s BMEX has been described by Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, as “especially opportune” given the challenges the island continues to experience. Speaking today at the official opening of the country’s premier manufacturing exposition at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Mr. Inniss said: “Notably, this occasion can be used …

Former BMA Head Praised For Service

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Retired Executive Director of the Barbados Manufacturers’ Association (BMA), Bobbi McKay, has been praised for her “tireless, steadfast and unwavering support” of the island’s manufacturing sector. Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Development, Donville Inniss, commended Ms. McKay today as he addressed the official opening of BMEX 2018 at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Extending gratitude on …

Continued Partnership For Schools’ Expo

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Although a three-year agreement between the Media Resource Department (MRD) and the Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) Company Ltd. to sponsor prizes for BMEX has come to a close, the MRD is still hoping for a renewal of that partnership. This was intimated yesterday as Assistant Chief Media Resource Officer (Ag), Burkley Lowe, addressed the prize-giving ceremony for the Electricity …

Government Thankful For BL&P Support

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Government is extremely indebted to the Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) Company Ltd. for its sponsorship of the Electricity and Renewable Energy Exposition and the school exhibits at BMEX each year. This was expressed by Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Education Science, Technology and Innovation, Senator Harry Husbands, as he addressed a prize-giving ceremony for primary and secondary schools …

Science Expo Prize-Giving Ceremony

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The Media Resource Department (MRD), in collaboration with the Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) Co. Ltd., will host a prize-giving ceremony for BMEX 2017 and the Electricity and Renewable Energy Science Exposition, towards the end of this month. The event will take place in the Christie Conference Room of the BL&P, Garrison Hill, St. Michael, on Thursday, June 29, from …

Schools Exhibition On At BMEX 2017

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Over 30 exhibits from 23 schools will be on display when the Media Resource Department (MRD) and the Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) Co. Ltd. host the Schools’ Exhibition inside the Barbados Manufacturers Exhibition (BMEX). BMEX 2017 began on Friday, June 2, and will run until Monday, June 5, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC), Two Mile Hill, St. …