The third annual Antigua and Barbuda – United Kingdom Business Forum will be held from 21st November to 23rd of November, 2023.
The forum is one of the major events in the diplomatic calendar of the Antigua and Barbuda High Commission (London) and will give Antiguan and Barbudan businesses the opportunity to explore business prospects in the United Kingdom – one of the world’s leading financial centres.
This year’s Business Forum will include a visit to Dublin, Ireland, on Tuesday 21st November, where the companies can participate in the inaugural Latin America Caribbean Ireland Business and Economic Forum.
Here, they will learn about the opportunities for Irish investment in the Caribbean as well as establish key business connections in informal networking opportunities with Irish companies and stakeholders.
On Wednesday 22nd November, the delegation will return to London for a welcome reception and official opening under the patronage of the Honourable E.P. Chet Greene, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Agriculture, Trade and Barbuda Affairs.
Her Excellency, Karen-Mae Hill, High Commissioner to the United Kingdom will deliver the official welcome and there will be a key note address delivered by Steve Elsom, Director of Number 4 Consulting Limited.
The evening will also include a high level discussion panel moderated by Chris Bennett, CEO of the Caribbean Council with introductory remarks by Antiguan property developer, Ian Fraser.
The discussion panel will focus on investment opportunities in Antigua and Barbuda.
Finally, on Thursday 23rd November, the Antiguan and Barbudan Businesses will visit the London Chamber of Commerce for a series of B2B meetings with several prominent UK companies.
There will also be a round table with the Caribbean Business Council and a networking opportunity with the Black Business Association in London.
The Government’s objective in facilitating this Business Forum is to increase trade and investment opportunities for Antigua and Barbuda and to raise the profile of Antigua and Barbuda as a place to do business.
Interested companies are welcomed to contact the High Commisssion of Antigua and Barbuda for further information on how they can participate in this year’s forum.
The key contact is Chantal Phillip, Minister-Counsellor and Business Coordinator within the High Commission. She can be reached on [email protected].
The Government of Antigua and Barbuda is grateful for the support of the various public and private sector partners who have made this Business Forum possible to include the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Caribbean Council, the United Kingdom Department for International Trade, the Antigua and Barbuda Investment Authority, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Agriculture, Trade and Barbuda Affairs and the British High Commission, St. John’s
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