Local businesses get call to participate in Americas Competitiveness Forum

Guyanese businesses were on Thursday urged to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the eighth Americas Competitiveness Forum (ACF) to be held in Trinidad in October, where innovation and competitiveness will take centre stage.

“We would like you to collaborate with us and support us,” Trinidad’s Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie, who is also the current Chair Pro Tempore of the Inter-Americas Competi-tiveness Network, told businesspersons at the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association (GMSA) business luncheon at Duke Lodge. Tewarie spoke about the opportunities and benefits which the Forum would bring to the Caribbean and urged Guyanese businesses to participate. “We want this to be an opportunity for you to grow your business,” he said.

President of the GMSA Clinton Williams assured that there will be a full delegation from Guyana at the Forum, which is scheduled to take place from October 8th to October 10th in Port–of–Spain, Trinidad. The theme for the eighth ACF is ‘The Human Imagination at Work: Driving Competitiveness, Powering Innovation.’ It recognises that the genesis of competitiveness lies with …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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