Canadian Trade Mission from Prince Edward Island, Canada to visit Barbados April 11-15, 2011

On Tuesday, April 12, 2011, the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Barbadian businesses will have an opportunity to meet and network with 12 export focussed Canadian companies from Prince Edward Island, Canada, during the week of April 11-15, 2011. This Canadian Trade Mission, organized by Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Prince Edward Island, Innovation PEI and the Canadian High Commission , consists of companies with expertise in the areas of Information and Communication Technology, Bioscience, Agriculture, Food, Professional Services and Education.

The mission is evidence of the continued high level of interest and confidence that Canadian companies have in Barbados.” says Neil Clegg, Counsellor Commercial and Senior Trade Commissioner at the Canadian High Commission in Barbados. “This MOU between the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce confirms the commitment of Barbadian and Canadian business to work together for mutual benefits.”

One on one meetings with the mission participants are being organized with interested Barbadian companies, investors and entrepreneurs. For further information on the Canadian firms and to schedule meetings with the participants, contact Doreen Weekes at 629-3554 or via email at

Several members of the delegation will also be visiting also be visiting Trinidad, Jamaica, Cuba, St Lucia and St Vincent.

The International Business Development program of the Canadian High Commission in Bridgetown promotes Canadian business products and capabilities to local partners throughout the Eastern Caribbean. If you would like to learn more about these services, please contact the Canadian High Commission at 629-3551 or via

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