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BCCEC partners with SBDC and Aliv Business to launch Trade Expo

The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers' Confederation (BCCEC) is pleased to announce the return of its highly anticipated Annual Trade Expo this November.

The primary objective of this expo is to spotlight the diverse range of goods and services offered by the private sector, thereby fortifying the local business community, bolstering eco- nomic growth, expanding market reach, and fostering overall development.

The 2023 Trade Expo will take place on Saturday, November 4th, at Crypto Isle on East Bay Street from 10 am - 8 pm. Entry to the event is entirely free, and it promises a family-friendly atmosphere. Access Accelerator, Aliv Business and Crypto Isle have also partnered in support of the event.

BCCEC Chairman Khrystle Rutherford-Ferguson, commenting on the upcoming expo, said, "We are proud to reintroduce our trade show. The trade show will give our members and other interested businesses an opportunity to showcase their products and services. With the number of small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs growing, the BCCEC continues to look for opportunities to highlight innovation, talents, and expertise that exist in our local private sector."

She added, "Further, this initiative supports our mandate of encouraging economic growth. It also complements other events that we have hosted throughout the year which increase trade, provide net- working opportunities, and celebrate the vibrant and resiliency spirit of Bahamian businesses."

Leo Rolle, director of client advisory services at SBDC, noted that, "This initiative highlights the importance of partnerships and collaboration for the betterment of stakeholders, clients and the populace at large. We are most pleased to see the opportunity for entrepreneurs across a variety of industries being afforded the exposure, net- working and visibility made possible through this joint venture".

He lamented that, “The mantra of the SBDC remains focused on the evolution of Bahamian-led MSMEs and their social, economic and environmental impact on the economy. We are indeed proud that our collective efforts continue to make this mandate possible". Charnette Thompson, vice President of B2B innovations for Aliv Business stated, "We are thrilled to partner with both the Small Busi- ness Development Centre (SBDC) and the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers' Confederation (BCCEC) in this 2023 Trade Expo. As the leader in fixed, mobile, and cloud solutions for MSMEs, we are dedicated to fostering innovation and growth. We also remain committed to supporting leaders and managers on their journey to build and grow their business."

More than 40 exhibitors are slated to be at the expo and will represent a diverse spectrum of sectors, offering a blend of both products and services. The selection will ensure a balanced representation, comprising both well-established large companies and smaller, yet recognized and emerging brands.

This edition marks the third installment of the BCCEC's Trade Expo and notably is the first expo since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

To learn more about the services offered by the BCCEC and their upcoming events, contact their offices at 242-322-2145 or email info@thebahamaschamber.com

CBBS, Small Business Development Center join forces

Supporting small business owners to drive the development of a robust businesses in The Bahamas and resilient MSME sector,"

Cable Bahamas Business Solutions, a leading provider of advanced technology solutions, has announced a new partner. ship with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC), a non-profit organization that provides resources and support to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) throughout The Bahamas.

The partnership aims to provide local and family island businesses through- out The Bahamas with the necessary resources and tools to help them grow and succeed.

We are excited to partner with the Small Business Development Center to provide comprehensive sup port to entrepreneurs and businesses in The Bahamas," said Delmaro Duncombe, director of B2B innovations for Cable Bahamas Ltd. "Our shared commitment to innovation and excellence will help businesses thrive and contribute to the growth of our economy."

The SBDC offers a range of services to business owners, including advisory services, training and development, mentorship, and access to capital. The partnership with Cable Bahamas Business Solutions will allow the SBDC to expand its reach and provide businesses with the necessary technological solutions to compete in today's digital economy. "We are thrilled to partner with Cable Baha- mas Business Solutions to offer our clients access to advanced technology solutions," said Michaela Munnings, corporate communications manager at the SBDC. "This partnership allows us to deliver on our mandate of empowering and supporting Bahamians” Munnings added.

The partnership between Cable Bahamas Business Solutions and the SBDC underscores CBBS' commitment to supporting businesses in The Bahamas. Through its combined resources, startups and existing business owners will have greater access to the tools and support needed to succeed in today's dynamic and ever-changing business landscape.

From left are Delmaro Duncombe, director of B2B innovations for Cable Bahamas Ltd.; and Michaela Munnings, corporate communications manager, SBDC.

Cable Bahamas Business Solutions partners with SBDC to help local businesses

The "Level Up" bust- ness-to-business (B2B) workshop, which took place on Saturday, March 11th, provided local business owners with information and tools to improve their operations, increase efficiency and grow their businesses. Cable Bahamas Business Solutions and the Small Business Development Centre came together with representatives from the Central Bank and The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (RIVI) to share insights on topics such as business process optimization, technology adoption, and financial management.

Pia Glover-Rolle. minister of state for public service, participated in this weekend's event and has expressed her support for the Level Up workshop, which was organized in an effort to support small and medium-sized businesses throughout The Bahamas.

"We are excited to partner with the SBIX to support the growth of SMES In The Bahamas," said Delmaro Duncombe, director of B2B solutions at Cable Bahamas Ltd. "Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and we are committed to providing them with the resources and support they need to succeed."

The partnership between Cable Bahamas Business Solutions and SBDC is part of a broader effort by both companies to help grow and support SMEs in the Bahamas. The Level Up workshop is just one of the ways in which the companies are helping small and medium-sized businesses to access the resources they need to thrive in a highly competitive business environment.

"We are delighted to partner with Cable Baha- mas Business Solutions to deliver this B2B workshop." said Michaela Munnings, SBDC communications manager. "The Level Up workshop will provide valuable insights and practical strategies to help businesses Improve their operations and grow their businesses."

The Level Up 828 work- shop is free and open to all business owners, entrepreneurs, and SMEs in The Bahamas. This workshop is expected to provide key stakeholders with valuable insights and strategies that they can implement to Improve their business operations. The partner- ship between Cable Bahamas Business Solutions and SHDC is a testament to the commitment of each organization to support the growth of SMEs in The Bahamas and ensure that they have access to the resources they need to succeed.

The "Level Up" bust- ness-to-business (B2B) workshop, which took place on Saturday, March 11th, provided local business owners with information and tools to improve their operations, increase efficiency and grow their businesses. Cable Bahamas Business Solutions and the Small Business Development Centre came together with representatives from the Central Bank and The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (RIVI) to share insights on topics such as business process optimization, technology adoption, and financial management.

Pia Glover-Rolle. minister of state for public service, participated in this weekend's event and has expressed her support for the Level Up workshop, which was organized in an effort to support small and medium-sized businesses throughout The Bahamas.

"We are excited to partner with the SBIX to support the growth of SMES In The Bahamas," said Delmaro Duncombe, director of B2B solutions at Cable Bahamas Ltd. "Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and we are committed to providing them with the resources and support they need to succeed."

The partnership between Cable Bahamas Business Solutions and SBDC is part of a broader effort by both companies to help grow and support SMEs in the Bahamas. The Level Up workshop is just one of the ways in which the companies are helping small and medium-sized businesses to access the resources they need to thrive in a highly competitive business environment.

"We are delighted to partner with Cable Baha- mas Business Solutions to deliver this B2B workshop." said Michaela Munnings, SBDC communications manager. "The Level Up workshop will provide valuable insights and practical strategies to help businesses Improve their operations and grow their businesses."

The Level Up 828 work- shop is free and open to all business owners, entrepreneurs, and SMEs in The Bahamas. This workshop is expected to provide key stakeholders with valuable insights and strategies that they can implement to Improve their business operations. The partner- ship between Cable Bahamas Business Solutions and SHDC is a testament to the commitment of each organization to support the growth of SMEs in The Bahamas and ensure that they have access to the resources they need to succeed.

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