Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards Takes Part in Business Forum

On Sunday, 29th May 2022 the Ministry of Commerce under the auspices of Hon. Emma Hippolyte and along with its partnering agencies held their first Business Forum at the  St. Isidore’s Hall, Soufriere for all entrepreneurs and persons interested in starting their business.

The purpose of the Forum was to sensitise MSMEs on the business support services available to Grow and Develop their businesses.

Participating agencies included:

  • Ministry of Commerce 
  • Ministry of Agriculture 
  • Ministry of Tourism 
  • Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards 
  • Export Saint Lucia 
  • Department of the Youth Economy

Topics discussed were:

  • Steps to Registering your business 
  • Tapping into Government Incentives 
  • Funding Opportunities for MSMEs
  • Exploring your Export Potential 
  • Standards for your Business  
  • Initiatives for Youth in Business 

The event was well attended and the audience showed high levels of interest in the presentations done by the various agencies. This event was the first of many which will be going through various communities. Pay attention to find out when the Forum will be coming to your community.

For more information contact:

Ministry of Commerce, Manufacturing, Business Development, Cooperatives & Consumer Affairs
4th Floor, Heraldine Rock Building,
Castries Waterfront
Saint Lucia

 Tel: +1 (758) 468-4248/+1 (758) 468-4223 or Cell: +1(758) 285-5118 | Fax: +1 (758) 453-7347