Above: Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados. Photo courtesy Government of Barbados.
BitDepth#1313 for August 02, 2021
On July 22, the TT Chamber of Commerce turned its attentions via its Nova committee, to the development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in TT through the work of its Nova Committee.
It proved to be a full two-day grapple with what an MSME should be doing in 2021 and it wasn’t short on ambition, with presentations ranging from finding investors to the importance of self-care.
The tone was set by the very specific and insightful Prime Minister Mia Mottley who opened the event with Bajan-flavoured evangelism.
“I have an idea of governments and MSMEs collaborating to create a virtuous cycle,” Mottley said, “one that enables us to convert our vulnerabilities into expertise, then to use this expertise to create high-value global exports.”
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