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Seeking growth in Services: Stakeholders open symposium Monday


Posted in: Regional News | 18 October 2016 | 1237

    Ms Desiree Field-Ridley, CARICOM Secretariat and Ambassador Anthony Liverpool being interviewed about the Services Sector Symposium on Good Morning Antigua and Barbuda, TV Show on ABS TV, Monday.
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    Ms Desiree Field-Ridley, CARICOM Secretariat and Ambassador Anthony Liverpool being interviewed about the Services Sector Symposium on Good Morning Antigua and Barbuda, TV Show on ABS TV, Monday.

    A wide cross section of stakeholders in the Region’s services sector began a three day symposium in Antigua and Barbuda Monday, aimed at developing strategies and action plans to boost investment, output, employment and trade in the sector.

    The event will focus on increasing business in several priority areas including:

    Professional Services
    Information and Communication technologies (ICT)
    Financial Services
    Health and Wellness Services
    Cultural, Entertainment and Sporting Services
    Tourism Services, and
    Education Services

    A summary of the recommended strategies and implementation plans will be presented at the close of the meeting on Wednesday to Hon. Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda and Lead Head of Government for Services in CARICOM.

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