BVI Chamber of Commerce
Applications for the Unite BVI Kickstart Small Business Loan Programme are now open to entrepreneurs planning to start a business or to expand an already existing business that is going to have a positive impact on the environment or our communities. Loan amounts are $1K-$25K and no interest, no-down-payment, and no collateral are required.
The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), in collaboration with the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA), would like to invite Service Providers to express their interest to develop and execute integrated digital marketing and communication strategy aimed at promoting the Caribbean as an investment destination.
A conversation about the reality most business owners in the Virgin Islands are facing amidst the effects of the pandemic on the business community.
The 2020 edition of World Tourism Day will celebrate the unique role that tourism plays in providing opportunities outside of big cities and preserving cultural and natural heritage all around the world.
BVICCHA's Member-2-Member Discounts are a great way to draw more attention to your business both offline and online. Companies that offer discounts will receive publicity in the Chamber’s newsletter, ChamberNews, and have their business published on the Chamber’s website. There is NO cost to participate in the Member-to-Member Discount Program.
To join, see the online form on the BVICCHA's website.
Below are the available Member-2-Member Deals. Click the images to see more.
Over the coming weeks, Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association will host virtual Roundtables as an opportunity for individuals in the hospitality and tourism sector to join in peer groups for networking and best practice sharing, based on their roles. Advance registration is required so that attendees may be sent unique invitations. The dates for this weeks Roundtables are as follows:
- Friday, September 18 - Hospitality owners and managing directors
- Friday, September 25 - Hospitality general managers
- Friday, October 9 - Hospitality and tourism allied members and suppliers
Caribbean Export has partnered with the International Trade Center to provide market intelligence training for SME’s. There are just 50 spaces available for this session which is focused on trade intelligence tools for the natural products sector.
Caribbean Export has partnered with the International Trade Center to provide market intelligence training for SME’s. There are just 50 spaces available for this session which is focused on trade intelligence tools for the alcoholic beverages sector.
With face-to-face learning severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has developed a program of virtual workshops to assist members seeking training for those in the tourism sector.
Apple has set the date for its next event. The company's latest devices, which will likely include the sixth-generation Apple Watch and a new iPad, will be unveiled on Sept. 15 at 10 a.m. PT. Like Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, the event will be held entirely online amid continued concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. Apple's event will be streamed via its website.
14th September 2020 – The National Hurricane Centre (NHC) is monitoring a total of 7 tropical systems in the Atlantic however, for this region the focus is on Teddy and Disturbance 3. Teddy has recently formed becoming the nineteenth named storm for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season.
14th September 2020 – Weak, low level moisture being transported across the area on a light south-easterly trade wind flow. This coupled with daytime heating could lead to a moderate chance for localized shower activity over and around the BVI during the next 24 hours.