Schools’ Prize-Giving Ceremony Next Week

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Schools which participated in the Barbados Manufacturers’ Exhibition (BMEX) and the Electricity and Renewable Energy Science Exposition will be awarded during the Media Resource Department’s annual Prize-Giving Ceremony on Tuesday, June 19. It takes place at the Barbados Light & Power Company Limited, Garrison, St. Michael, beginning at 10:00 a.m. The top participating primary schools in BMEX are St. Silas …

Minister Outlines Vision For Manufacturing Sector

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

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

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

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

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

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 …

BIDC Support For Three Films At BMEX 2018

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Three local films have received the support of the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) and will be showcased to the general public this weekend during BMEX 2018, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC), Two Mile Hill, St. Michael. The trio Unusual Suspects, Panama Dreams and Once Upon A Time in Ichirouganaim are all part of the BIDC’s Bimflix …

BIDC Clients Part Of BMEX 2018

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Companies sponsored and supported by the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) will be participating in this year’s BMEX through a number of initiatives reflecting the theme for BMEX 2018: “Bajan… Fuh Real!” BMEX comes off at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre from Friday, May 18, to Monday, May 21. Using the sub-theme: Barbados to the World, BIDC will seek …

Science Expo Prize-Giving Ceremony

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

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. …

BIDC Pushing Local Brands

Theresa Blackman Ministry News

With BMEX 2017 set to begin on Friday, June 2, the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC) is looking to push the Barbados brand in its overseas markets, by facilitating an inward mission of 11 buyers to participate in the showcase. The group, coming from Cuba, Panama, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and CARICOM, will arrive in Barbados …