Entrepreneurship Awareness Month, Antigua and Barbuda, November, 2016
This is the world’s largest celebration of innovators and job creators who have launched and those who will launch start-up businesses, which bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare.
The GARD Center continues its twelve (12) week Business Management Course, with emphasis this month on Global Entrepreneurship Week, 14 – 20 November 2016, and the benefits of the Global Entrepreneurship Network. This course focuses on training Management Skills as an Entrepreneur.
A media blitz is planned to heighten awareness of Entrepreneurship to the wider public. This starts on Saturday, 12 November, 2016. The Center will appear on the much listened to: Market Place radio programme, on Observer Radio, which targets Entrepreneurs and promotes their businesses. GARD Center will continue to get the word out about the positives of Entrepreneurship.
On Tuesday, 15 November 2016, the Center will continue to highlight Entrepreneurship in Antigua and Barbuda on an ABS television discourse with budding young entrepreneurs, “Donut Ace.” This will also be followed with an interactive talk-show on ZDK radio, which is hosted by a renown local interviewer.
The GARD Center will also be a part of the Agri-tech Extravaganza, sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture, on 16 & 17 November, at which it will have a booth to disseminate information to those interested in starting a business. We will be promoting Entrepreneurship in Agriculture, through its diverse disciplines, such as, agro-processing, crop production, nursery management, livestock farming, etc.
The Center will continue to promote Entrepreneurship and its courses on its website and Facebook page.
ENTREPRENEURS in ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA in VARIOUS DISCIPLINES
Jay Peters, Handicraft and Ground Maintenance Entrepreneur
Shirley Ramsey – Agripreneur
Cheryl Samuel – Soapcrafter
LCP Industries, 3 Young Agripreneurs
Vernon Grigg – Artist
The Mack Sisters – Agripreneurs and Educators
Dorothy Pelle – Handicraft Artisan
Alvin James – Beekeeper