Children’s Activity Books On Productivity

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Primary school children now have additional books to learn about being more productive citizens. This is because The Productivity Council recently launched two fun activity books aimed at educating the nation’s children on the importance of practising productive behaviour, and making decisions which should lead to a more successful life. The council partnered with children’s book author and life engineer, …

BIDC’s Bid To Boost Export Business

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The Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) has launched Accelerate 20/20, a programme designed to assist 20 high-growth local companies to increase their exports, and help reduce the island’s dependency on importation. Minister of International Business and Industry, Ronald Toppin, unveiled the initiative on Wednesday at Bagnall’s Point Gallery, Pelican Craft Centre, Princess Alice Highway, St. Michael. He said that …

Accelerate 20/20 To Build Export Companies

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The Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) will launch an initiative called Accelerate 20/20, which is aimed at building high growth, high-value export companies over the next two years. The launch will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, March 27, at 5:00 p.m. at the Bagnall’s Point Gallery, Pelican Centre, Princess Alice Highway, St. Michael. According to a statement from the BIDC: …

Special Assistance For Manufacturing Sector

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Minister of International Business and Industry, Ronald Toppin, has confirmed that government will continue to provide targeted assistance to the manufacturing sector. This, he said, would be done through the Special Technical Assistance Programme, which is administered by the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation. Minister Toppin was speaking at the launch of BMEX 2019, an annual exposition organized by the …

BIDC Leads Trade Mission To St. Lucia

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Nine Barbadian companies are currently on a trade mission to St. Lucia, which is being led by the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC). The companies include: East Point Productions Inc., a vocal coaching and training services business founded by Kellie Cadogan; Fiberpol Inc., which specializes in kitchen cabinetry and countertops; Innovative Interiors & Design Associates Inc., which provides interior …

Fashion Designer Monif Clarke To Host Workshop

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The Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) will host a workshop entitled The Ultimate Guide to Building a Profitable Fashion Brand. It will be held on Saturday, March 16, at the Small Business Centre, Fontabelle, St. Michael, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The session will be facilitated by Chief Executive Officer and President of the Monif C. Plus Sizes, …

DJs Must See Profession As A Business

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“Take your craft to the next level!” This is the advice of Business Development Officer at the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC), Allan Lange, to local disc jockeys (DJs), who participated in a Mix and Master Workshop held at Bagnall’s Point Gallery, Pelican Village, The City. The three-day event was designed to equip DJs with skills to fine-tune their …

BIDC Long Service Employees Recognised

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Long serving staff of the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) were awarded for their commitment during the organization’s Christmas luncheon. Administrative Officer, Ottley Cox-Burrowes, was rewarded for 40 years of service to the company, while Business Development Officer, Coral Taylor, was recognized for her 30 years. Ross Butcher and Sheraldine Brathwaite each received awards for 25 years of service. …

BIDC Must Be A Role Model For Public Sector

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The Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) must serve as a role model for public sector agencies. This sentiment was expressed by Minister of International Business and Industry, Ronald Toppin, while addressing the organisation’s recent Christmas luncheon. “The BIDC, by the nature of its mandate, must serve as a role model for public sector agencies – leading in the forefront …

Mix & Master Workshop For DJs

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Aspiring and experienced disc jockeys (DJs) who are interested in taking their craft internationally or to the next level are invited to attend a Mix and Master workshop hosted by the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC). The three-day workshop will be held from Tuesday, December 4, to Thursday, December 6, at the Bagnall’s Point Gallery, Pelican Village, Princess Alice …