May 8, 2023
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As part of its ongoing member education program under the Smaller Member Support Program the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Seminar (3hrs), titled “Understanding Financial Statements.” The event has been scheduled, for June 6th, 2023 and will be offered at minimum cost to the Business Community.

Financial Statements can be considered the score card of any organization. From Balance Sheets to Cash Flow Statements, information emerging from Financial Statements serve great value and purpose. As a result, the need to possess some proficiency in accurately interpreting the Financial Statements cannot be underestimated. Therefore, a sound understanding of Financial Statements stands to better position individuals to appreciate the strategic decisions and plans being undertaken in a business.

This highly demanded workshop has been delivered successfully overthe last two years, with an even greater interest from the Business Communityduring the current challenging financial storm brought upon internationallyby the Covid-19 Pandemic, now spiraling inflation. The Chamber of Commerce,Industry and Agriculture will, in collaboration with the Savings BanksFoundation for International Cooperation (SBFIC), and other Partners invite theBusiness Community to be part of this informative and practical workshop.

General Manager of EMAX Solutions, and practicing accountant Elias Maxis will be the Facilitator for the workshop.  Maxis possesses over nine years’ collective experience in Banking, Finance and Accounting, and is also a certified pro advisor holding advance certifications in QuickBooks Online and QuickBooks Desktop.

Registration for Understanding Financial Statements is opened for a limited time. Businesses are invited to register  via or  contact The Chamber at telephone 758 452 3165or

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Frequently asked questions
Where is the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce located?
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The St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture is located at Orange Park Commercial Building, 1st Floor, Bois D’Orange, Gros Islet.

Is the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce part of the government?
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While most chambers work closely with government, they are not part of government  

What are the benefits of being a member of the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce?
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Advocating on behalf of members with the public sector. Increased visibility and credibility. Business training and education information sharing and networking.

What is the main purpose of the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce?
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A chamber of commerce is an organization of business owners and entrepreneurs who promote the interests of their local business community. Chambers of commerce provide access to valuable resources, discounts, and relationships that help businesses save money and market their products.

What powers does the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce have?
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Chambers of Commerce will act to promote public policies that are in the best interest of business, in general. Specific Chambers of Commerce may also attempt to promote policies that serve specific industries or geographic locations.