Castries, September 28, 2015; The Ministry of Commerce, Business Development, Investment and Consumer Affairs will officially launch its Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) Website – Make Saint Lucia Enterprising on Tuesday, September 29th at 10:00 a.m. at the University of the West Indies Open Campus. This is in keeping with activities in observance of Business Month under the theme, “Economic Growth through Business Support – with a focus on Youth and Women.”
This initiative forms part of the Ministry’s mandate to promote sustainable entrepreneurial growth and development in Saint Lucia. The SBDC Website will serve as a one-stop virtual platform providing entrepreneurs with the tools needed for starting a business and expanding an existing enterprise. It will be equipped with up-to-date information on business theories and practices; business legislation, regulations and administrative procedures; market intelligence; funding and training opportunities; network links and other pertinent business-related resources.
It is envisioned that through the SBDC Website the Ministry will be an information gateway for entrepreneurs and investors, thereby facilitating the ease of doing business in Saint Lucia. This easily accessible, user-friendly platform can be accessed through the link, www.sbdcsaintlucia.org.