Global Entrepreneurship Week St. Lucia 2021; It’s Almost Time!

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In just over a week, the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture will join the global family in celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week 2021. From Monday 8th November to Sunday 14th November 2021, the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) will officially celebrate thirteen (13) years of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW).

GEW is a platform that has aided millions of people unleash ideas which propelled them to start and scale new businesses worldwide. The initiative began in 2008 with a particular emphasis on inspiring young people to make their mark and has rapidly grown into a worldwide effort that engages entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, researchers, support organizations and other collaborators to advance economic growth and innovation in over 180 countries globally.

Under the chosen themes of “Ecosystems; Education; Inclusion; Policy”, the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, along with other local partner organizations will host a range of activities geared at not only assisting entrepreneurs and providing them with opportunities for growth, but also at celebrating their resilience, especially during this economic climate. Global Entrepreneurship St. Lucia 2021 is dedicated to promoting the entrepreneurial spirit in St. Lucia, as well as assist in creating and sustaining a viable entrepreneurial ecosystem that is undoubtedly, vital to our economy despite the initial and continuous challenges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Global Entrepreneurship Week St. Lucia 2021 is sponsored by Bank of Saint Lucia Limited, Massy Stores (SLU) Limited and Republic Bank (EC) Limited and supported by AdVizze Inc and media partners National Television Network and Radio Caribbean International. Partner Organizations include the Public Service Toastmasters, SLUDTERA, BOOST Saint Lucia and Carli Communications.

The following blended activities have been scheduled for the official local observance of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2021:

Monday 8th November 2021

GEW 2021 Official Launch – SLCCIA

Speed Consulting Forum – SLCCIA

Tuesday 9th November 2021

Creating An Elevator Pitch – Public Service Toastmasters

Wednesday 10th November 2021

Business Resource Symposium – SLCCIA

Cross Caribbean Startup Huddle – SLUDTERA

3rd Annual Startup Huddle St. Lucia Awards – SLUDTERA

Thursday 11th November 2021

Unleashing the Power of Publicity in Your Business – SLCCIA & Carli Communications

Women Empowered in Business Panel Discussion – BOOST Saint Lucia

Nudge Caribbean Launch in Saint Lucia – AdVizze Inc

Friday 12th November 2021

Costing and Pricing Workshop – SLCCIA

EWC St. Lucia Champions Symposium – SLUDTERA

Sunday 13th November 2021

Awe St. Lucia LISVALU Women’s Talk – SLUDTERA

For more information on Global Entrepreneurship Week 2021, kindly contact the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture via telephone at 452 3165 or via email at gewslu@gmail.com.

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