By JoEllen Laryea
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — As services industries and providers across the region learn to navigate the global pandemic, Caribbean Export Development Agency in collaboration with the Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Services Industries, Belize Coalition of Services Providers, Jamaica Coalition of Services Industries, Grenada Coalition of Services Industries and the Saint Lucia Coalition of Services Industries steps in to host a series of training programs designed to enhance the export-readiness of services SMEs commencing April 2021 for three months.
The training will support 120 services providers operating in the business and professional services, information, communication technology (ICT), health and wellness sectors, and sports and recreational services.
The Services Go-Global (SGG) training will take place virtually over four days and will provide an opportunity for businesses to develop their export plans, access regional and international markets and develop their global brand.
The SGG program was developed to optimize CARIFORUM countries export of services by building the capacity of service providers to capitalize on opportunities under the CARIFORUM – EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), CARICOM Single Market & Economy (CSME) and other existing trade agreements; and to build national capacity through a cadre of certified trainers for the SGG program geared to