BCCEC annouces return of annual trade expo

BCCEC annouces return of annual trade expo

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation (BCCEC) has announced the return of its Annual Trade Expo this November.

The primary objective of the expo is to spotlight the diverse range of goods and services offered by the private sector, thereby fortifying the local business community, bolstering economic growth, expanding market reach, and fostering overall development.

The 2023 Trade Expo will take place on Saturday, November 4, at Crypto Isle on East Bay Street from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Entry to the event is entirely free, and it promises a family-friendly atmosphere. Access Accelerator, ALIV Business, and Crypto Isle have also partnered to support the event.

BCCEC Chairman Khrystle Rutherford-Ferguson, commenting on the upcoming expo, said: “We are proud to reintroduce our trade show. The trade show will allow our members and other interested businesses to showcase their products and services. With small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs growing, the BCCEC continues to look for opportunities to highlight innovation, talents, and expertise in our local private sector.”

She added:””Further, this initiative supports our mandate of encouraging economic growth. It also complements other events we have hosted throughout the year, which increase trade, provide networking opportunities, and celebrate the vibrant and resilient spirit of Bahamian businesses.

Leo Rolle, Director of Client Advisory Services at SBDC, noted,””This initiative highlights the importance of partnerships and collaboration for the betterment of stakeholders, clients, and the populace. We are most pleased to see the opportunity for entrepreneurs across various industries afforded the exposure, networking, and visibility made possible through this joint ventur”.”

He further stated th”t “The mantra of the SBDC remains focused on the evolution of Bahamian-led MSMEs and their impact to the social, economic and environmental impact of the economy. We are proud that our collective efforts continue to make this mandate possib”e.”