BATT hosted its third two-day SME capacity building and training workshop on the 1st and 2nd November, 2018 at the Victor E Bruce Building, Tobago.
The four-part programme, which is a collaboration with the Financial Literacy Secretariat, Tobago House of Assembly, is geared towards strengthening the competitiveness of more than 40 local SMEs in Tobago. These creative and budding SMEs came from various sectors including dress-making, entertainment, consultancy services, agro-processing. to the production of local teas and craft making.
The Workshop was geared towards empowering SMEs with valuable business nuggets in specific support areas such as strategic marketing, sales, customer service, social media strategies and book-keeping
Participants benefitted from presentations by Anthony Sue (Enterprise Hub), Adanna Austin (Marketing Consultant, Marketing Dynamics), Stephan De Roche (CEO, Webgold) and Dixie Ann Dickson (Communications Specialist, BATT).
Segment four of the programme will be held in 2019 and will showcase the talent of the SMEs at a mini-exposition and networking event.