Press Release

Department of Trade, Investment, Promotion and Consumer Affairs
Release Date:
Thursday, 20 December 2018 - 4:16pm

Over 20 small and medium-sized businesses will be on display during the Business Essentials Workshop and Small Business Trade Show on Friday, December 21.

The all-day event will be held at the Moorings Marina Inn from 9:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. beginning with the Business Essentials Workshop. The workshop will focus on topics including:  Getting Started as an Entrepreneur - Start-Up Basics, Selling Your Dreams (Marketing), and Customer Service Dos and Don’ts; while the Small Business Trade Show will showcase an array of products and services that are available locally to the community.

The Small Business Trade Show is designed to encourage the expansion of trade within the community, and reduce the level of imported products while highlighting unique business opportunities in the local economy.

Businesses participating in the Trade Show include: Party World BVI, Ms.Sovi’s Faces, Studio One, Javelin Enterprises, Driftwood Spa, Jay’s Varieties, Karasi Crafts, Sip’s Café, Set the Trend, Greencrete, Tech Accessories 284, Shevandar, Sweet Intimates Lingerie Boutique, North Sound Photography, Afrotherapy, Nature’s All Natural, Nu Kreationz, Genesis Fitness, BVI Dance School, Hidden Treasures and Forbes Agricultural Supplies.

Local entrepreneurs can register for the workshop and trade show event by contacting the Department of Trade, Investment Promotion and Consumer Affairs via telephone at 468-4311 or by visiting the office 2nd Floor, Sebastian’s Building.

The event is open to the public and will have entertainment by live disc jockey.


Official Flyer


Bria Smith

Information Officer II
Department of Information and Public Relations (GIS)
Telephone: 468-2747