BVI Chamber of Commerce
Weekly Update - 27 July 2020
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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.
The Direct Support Grants Programme (DSGP) has been developed in response to the immediate need for firms to retool and mitigate the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Caribbean Export has allocated funds for CARIFORUM firms, to be dispersed as grant funding. This funding is provided by the European Union under the 11th EDF Regional Private Sector Development Programme.
CARIFORUM firms can apply for a non- reimbursable grant valued between €5,000 – €15,000 to implement approved projects.
A Presentation of COLEACP Activities 'Doing Business in Post Covid-19 AgroFood Sector.
CHTA has partnered with Trip Mate to create the “Member Exclusive Travel Protection Plan” as a timely benefit for accommodation providers that can help offer peace of mind to prospective travelers by protecting their travel investment.
This exclusive plan is an opportunity for NHTAs to set their association apart by making available this resource to accommodation providers. In addition, an opportunity for NHTAs as well as their members to earn a financial incentive:
- NHTA: Compliance Destination: 12% / Non-Compliance Destination: 9%
- Hotel: CHTA Member: 12% / Only NHTA Member: 4%
Important to note, the plan is exclusively available to members of CHTA and Local Hotel Association (NHTA).
*Limited time offer through August 31, 2020 – local members that are not CHTA members can apply to the plan.
This informative 4 - part eCommerce webinar series provides actionable tactics and takeaways to address challenges specific to the Caribbean eCommerce sector.
If you are an entrepreneur or SME firm interested in transforming your business with eCommerce then this series presents the perfect opportunity to improve your knowledge base.
Catch up on all 4 sessions below!
Members to join the Annual Gala Sub-Committee!!!
Be a voice in your community! Join the Business Expo Sub-Committee to shape and organize one of the BVICCHA’s most commended events.
Members to join the Constitutional Review Committee!!!
Constitutions should be reviewed every few years to ensure they are aligned with the times. Join the Chamber’s Constitutional Review Committee to help shape our Constitution.
Members to join the Business Expo Sub-Committee!!!Be a voice in your community! Join the Business Expo Sub-Committee to shape and organize one of the BVICCHA’s most commended events.
EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE LESSER ANTILLES IN A FEW DAYS
The National Hurricane Centre and other Meteorological Services in the region, continue to monitor the progress of Invest 92L/Disturbance 1. The system continues to develop and may be upgraded to a Tropical Depression or Tropical Storm today or tomorrow. If it is upgraded to a tropical storm, Isaias will be the ninth tropical storm for the season
Forecasters have indicated that the disturbance may begin affecting the Lesser Antilles from late Wednesday into Thursday and the British Virgin Islands late Thursday into Friday.
Weather Forecast for the BVI - 28th July 2020
A moderate to brisk trade wind flow generated by a relatively strong high-pressure system will continue to produce rough seas, as well as transport shallow low-level patches over and around the British Virgin Islands today and tonight.