September 3, 2013

Internationalization of SMEs: Marketing and eBusiness Workshop starts this month

Persons interested in participating in the upcoming international export readiness workshop organised by the Caribbean Centre for Competitiveness (CCfC) of the University of the West Indies,{{more}} in collaboration with the Centre for Enterprise Development Inc (CED), have until this Friday, September 6, to register.

The Internationalization of SMEs: Marketing and eBusiness Workshop is scheduled for September 19 and 20, 2013, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs conference room.

A release from the CED said the workshop is geared towards enabling participants to understand how international trade works and what is needed to sustain export competitiveness. It details the necessary steps in the process of getting a business, particularly small and medium size enterprises, to become export competitive, and will focus on three main areas: Export Essentials, International Communications/Market- ing Skills, and eBusiness.

It will be delivered by the UK Institute of Export’s Lesley Batchelor.

Registration is now open and can be done at CED’s office. Interested persons can call 451-2235 or email The registration fee of US$50 and the completed registration form must be returned to CED by Friday, September 6.