January 25-30, 2015
Trade Team PEI executed a multi-sector Trade Mission to the Caribbean Region during the week of January 25-30, 2015 with 13 participating PEI-based enterprises/organizations representing the agri-food, professional services, technology and education sectors.
The delegation included:
- Coles Associates
- Holland College
- Garden Isle Farms
- I. Jenkins & Associates
- University of PEI – Research & Graduate Studies Office
- University of PEI – Climate Research Lab
- Renewable Lifestyles
- Access Advisor/QTS
- Maricor/MCW Group
- MRSB Group
- Island Recruiting
- Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce
Through matchmaking support services provided by Hattie Consulting Limited, mission participants executed a comprehensive program of over 200 business-to-business meetings with prospective buyers and partners across the Caribbean Region. While Barbados served as the mission ‘headquarters’, delegates also travelled for scheduled meetings to Trinidad, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and St. Kitts.
Trade Team PEI partnered with the Canadian High Commission in Bridgetown and the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce in co-hosting a Prince Edward Island Business Networking Reception that was well-attended by over 80 leaders from the Barbados Chamber of Commerce & Industry and broader private sector community. Highlighting this event was the renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce and the Barbados Chamber of Commerce & Industry to continue advancing the commercial and economic linkages between our jurisdictions.