Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – The second
celebration of Cayman Entrepreneurship Day (CED) will take place on
Thursday, 10 April 2014 at the Family Life Centre.
The event is organised by the Department of Commerce and
Investment (DCI) in recognition of entrepreneurs in the Cayman
Islands. It will start at 9:00 a.m. and end at 7:00 p.m. It will be
free and open to the public.
The event will include a small business expo; technical
assistance workshops; face-to-face meetings with accomplished
entrepreneurs; a platform for budding entrepreneurs to present
their business ideas; and a cocktail reception and business
networking event, with a presentation made by a successful
The event is intended to:
Increase awareness of the variety of micro and small businesses
that exist in the local market;
Stimulate immediate sales for exhibitors;
Educate a wider audience on the services that DCI and other
non-government organisations can provide to the sector;
Inform the small business community of new investment projects
that they can benefit from; and
Gain further insights as to the special needs of businesses in
DCI Director Ryan Rajkumarsingh said that due to calls from
small business owners and last year's successful event, DCI was
very much encouraged to put on another event coinciding with World
"Not only is this event a fantastic opportunity for small
and micro business owners to exhibit their goods and services to
the general public, it also gives business owners a chance to
network and learn best practices as well as showcase how they can
do business together," he said. "Working together gives
them the opportunity to benefit from economies of scale which can
result in cost reductions and improved services."
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