Caribbean Business Report for 14th October 2019

Congratulations to all the nominees for this year’s St. Lucia Business Awards. The full list is available in the CBR.


Unicomer is leading the way with four nominations followed closely by Coconut Bay and 1st National Bank. The moment of truth is November 9th.

Also congrats to Teddyson John for securing yet another groovy soca award, outpacing some big names in the business. The track that secured him that honor is VENT, you might know it as Palay.

ECFH will be holding its Shareholders Seminar on the 19th of October and before that on the 18th October Chamber members will be discussing crime and security.

The Expedia Group must be commended for their clean-up activities at the Vigie Beach – you can view that Video News Release here – produced by ALL BIZ LTD – feel free to call Gilbert Hector at 453-2418 or 733-2165 to book your next Video News Release.

And the video that everybody is talking about – the swim from Barbados to St. Lucia by Cameron Bellamy.You can view that special report by Calabash TV right here.And don’t forget the 2019 Fete La Magwit – St. Lucian Flower Festival is on Thursday at Mon Repos – starting with a church service at 10:00 and then the Parade at 2:00.
In the meantime here are this week’s headlines: 

  • Unicomer, Coconut Bay and 1st National lead nominees for Business Awards 2019
  • 6th Productivity Awareness Week starts today
  • ECFH holds Shareholders Seminar October 19th
  • Chamber members to discuss security on October 18th
  • SLASPA conducts Seaport simulation exercise
  • Grande Riviere Primary benefits from BodyHoliday & Knapsack Project
  • Specialised Masterclass for OECS Business Support Organisations
  • Taiwan Embassy celebrates 108th National Day
  • Rodney Heights seamstress presents “The Creole Collection”
  • Expedia Group undertakes clean-up of Vigie Beach again
  • South African spends his week-end swimming from Barbados to St. Lucia
  • Tech Entrepreneur to represent St Lucia at Entrepreneurship World Cup
  • Martyr Cops Top Chess Prize in Saint Lucia
  • Recruiting the right talent just got easier
  • Educators trained in using library books to bring classroom lessons to life
  • Dékouvè Soufwiyè tour packages extended through October

 Do have a productive week.
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