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Pelican redevelopment to get underway soon
Starting June 1, 2023, Export Barbados (BIDC), working in collaboration with several stakeholders, will commence redevelopment work on the Pelican Industrial Estate, which will become the Pelican Experience when finished.
Local SMEs get product development advice
Competitiveness in manufacturing came under the microscope when Export Barbados (BIDC) and the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) co-hosted a free ProNET Workshop from April 20 to 21. The focus of the workshop, the second of its kind targeted at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), was product development.
Six additional sporting pioneers honoured
With the Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) Inc. working towards a solid showing in the 2023 Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games, the organisation continued to honour its roots as six additional members of the 1962 team, which represented Barbados at the CAC Games in Kingston, Jamaica, were recognised for their efforts.
Local businesses’ export capacity improved
Several local businesses became better equipped with skills to sell their products and services abroad when Export Barbados (BIDC) and the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) joined forces to host a free ProNET Export Marketing Workshop from March 22 to 24, 2023.
BOA touted as a role model for other NOCs
President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, says Barbados’ sporting results are showing constant improvement and insists that it is a sign of the talent of the athletes and a well-run and efficient National Olympic Committee (NOC).
IOC President holds talks with the President and Prime Minister of Barbados
The future of sports in Barbados, gender disparity in sports, duty-free access to sports equipment, the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and a proposal to make road tennis an Olympic sport were among the topics discussed Thursday when the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, OLY, paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister, the Honourable Mia Amor Mottley, at Ilaro Court.
IOC President arrives in Barbados
The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, OLY, who arrived in Barbados on Wednesday, March 8, on a three-day official visit, has commended...
IOC President to visit Barbados next week
The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach OLY, is set to visit Barbados from March 8 to 10 as part of an official tour of Central America and the Caribbean.
Renowned Economist Commences Mission in Barbados
Leading world economist Professor Mariana Mazzucato, founding director of the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) of the University College London (UCL), has been in Barbados this week, meeting with representatives of the public and private sectors. The IIPP Director is helping Government to map out a mission-oriented approach to developing the economy.
Export Barbados (BIDC) signs MOU with Alveo Technologies, Inc.
Export Barbados (BIDC) and Alveo Technologies, Inc., a California-based company specializing in molecular sensing and diagnostics, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-develop Alveo’s novel molecular sensing platform while contributing to the development of Barbados’ life sciences industry.
1962 Trailblazers Celebrated
In 1962 they returned home from Jamaica without notice despite some medal performances. However, on Monday, December 19, the surviving members of 1962 Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games team were met with thunderous applause at the Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) Inc.’s Annual Awards Ceremony, for paving the way for modern-day athletes to represent Barbados regionally and internationally.