November 13, 2023
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Global Entrepreneurship Week St. Lucia 2023;

Time to Get Involved! In November 2023, the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) will officially celebrate fifteen (15) years of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), a platform that has aided millions of people unleash ideas which propelled them to start and scale new businesses. The initiative began in 2008 with a particular emphasis on inspiring young people to make their mark and has rapidly grown into a worldwide effort that engages entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, researchers, support organizations and other collaborators to advance economic growth and innovation in over 180 countries globally.

Global Entrepreneurship week is observed for one week, each November and will take place from Monday 13thNovember to Sunday 19th November this year. The St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, the local host organization, joined the Global Entrepreneurship movement in 2011 and has been assisting in highlighting entrepreneurship as a driver of economic growth.

There has been a deliberate effort on the part of the Chamber to commence the groundwork and preparation for GEW as early as possible. Regular partner meetings have been held that have been immensely fruitful and promising. Discussions for the grand celebration have juxtaposed the growing needs of entrepreneurs within this current climate and possible avenues for satisfying those needs. It is believed that this year’s observation is ideal to alter the way persons perceive entrepreneurship and what it means within our local culture, especially as we emerge from a pandemic.

The St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture hereby encourages all interested agencies and organizations to be part of the local movement for GEW 2023. Agencies may wish to host an event, rebrand an existing event in your calendar under Global Entrepreneurship Week, support one of the beacon events or co –sponsor a partner event. These efforts will aid in promoting the entrepreneurial spirit in St. Lucia, as well as assist in creating and sustaining a viable entrepreneurial ecosystem that is undoubtedly, vital to our economy. For more information on how your organization can get involved or for more information on Global Entrepreneurship Week 2023, kindly contact the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture via telephone at 452 3165 or via email at All interested partners are welcomed!

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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.