The St. Lucia Trade Export Promotion Agency (TEPA) and the OECS Commission, along with strategic partners, launched “Specialty Caribbean Expo 2017”at the home venue for the event, the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground, under the auspices of The Minister for Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs.
The event marks the start of activities leading up to four days next year, March 9-12, 2017, when Saint Lucia will host business contingents from the OECS Member States for the Specialty Caribbean Expo 2017 at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground in Gros Islet, Saint Lucia. The Specialty Carribean Expo 2017 will feature over 100 OECS Exhibitors showcasing international standard, export-ready goods and services. This high profile exposition will be held under the theme “A Unique Buying Experience” as it targets International Buyers from United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Cuba. Buyers from the CARICOM and OECS are also expected to participate.
Exporters from the OECS and Martinique will present and promote their products and services at this buyer-focused exhibition, facilitated by TEPA and the OECS Commission. Specialty Caribbean Expo 2017 will be the ultimate one-stop-shop, directly linking international buyers from worldwide corporations with Caribbean suppliers from a multitude of sectors. Exhibitor sectors will include agribusiness; apparel & footwear; chemicals & plastics; construction, architecture & engineering; cultural industries; educational services; fashion; music; financial services; food & beverage; furniture; handicraft, health & wellness; tourism; printing and packaging, and ICT & related services.
TEPA and the OECS Commission are honoured to announce, Amerijet International Inc as the official Title Sponsor of Speciality Caribbean Expo 2017; and gratefully recognize sponsors Digicel, Saint Lucia Electricity Services Ltd (LUCELEC), Piton Beer and Virgin Atlantic.