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Preparing For GEW

Partners meeting in progress
Partners meeting in progress
Partners meeting in progress

THE St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture will once again join millions of people around the world who will be promoting and highlighting Enterprise and Entrepreneurial People during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) November 16 to 22.

During that week a number of events, activities, competitions, showcases and discussions have been planned and designed to bring into focus the need to strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystems in St. Lucia which can translate into job creation and economic growth.

An initiative of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, GEW connects people through activities designed to help them acquire the skills and networks necessary to take the next step, no matter where they are along the startup spectrum.

To kick start the celebration, the first partners meeting was held on Tuesday last week with over 15 partner organization in attendance and committing their support; agreeing to host activities, collaborating and contributing prizes towards the events of the week.

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Many proposals and ideas were discussed and debated with partners agreeing to continue to deliver on their mandate in ensuring that the GEW 2015 achieves its objectives which are to Inspire, Connect, Engage and Network young and aspiring entrepreneurs.

The Chamber is inviting all agencies, companies and institutions with an interest or a role to play in growing Entrepreneurship, to be part of this global celebration, attend partners meeting held every two weeks at the Bay Gardens Hotel from 9:30 a.m. All that is required is to plan an activity or attend an event during the week of November 16 – 22 and be part of this global event. The next partners meeting will be held on Tuesday.

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