Established in 1926, The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SVGCIC) is the oldest and largest non-governmental private-sector organization in the country. We are a growing, non-profit independent body representing the interest of approximately 120 businesses in all sectors. We are open to all legitimate companies and professionals.The SVGCIC’s key purpose is to enable enterprise development and integration; intra-and extra-regionally. We also act as a two-way channel of communication between the business community, Government, stakeholders and the community as a whole. We strive to improve the quality of life for the people of SVG, by adopting a leadership role and being the advocate of the private sector, the lifeline of any developed society.
The SVGCIC is a network of businesses whose main objective is to promote and ensure the livelihood of those businesses. Since our incorporation, we have been mandated to achieve the following:•To develop a well-managed effective and efficient organization to meet all objectives and member expectations.•To strengthen business networks and strategic alliances.•To promote and support the development and competitiveness of industries in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.•To represent the interest of the private sector, including advocacy of enabling legal and fiscal frameworks for businesses.•To educate the private sector on relevant aspects of trade and commerce.•To encourage and promote export and export-related activities.•To support and facilitate the development of industry standards in all sectors.
HERE’S WHAT WE DO FOR BUSINESS
•Advocacy and Representation •Business Consultations
•Business Networking •Employer/ Employee Training
•Advertising Opportunities •Hosting of Outbound and Inbound Trade Missions
•Business Matchmaking •Export Assistance