Major Trinidad & Tobago Investment Conference For New York
Why do multinational companies choose Trinidad and Tobago? What is Trinidad and Tobago doing to attract FDI outside of a thriving energy sector? What is the future of US / Trinidad and Tobago relations?
These questions will be answered on 25th September 2014 in New York at the Trinidad and Tobago Investment Conference. This premier event will feature Trinidad’s Prime Minister, Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar at the headquarters of the Council on Foreign Relations, 58 E 68th Street, New York, NY.
Trinidad and Tobago is ranked #1 for cost effectiveness in the Caribbean and Central America (fDi Intelligence, 2013) and boasts of a strategic location below the hurricane belt, which augers well for bulk trans-shipment, fewer business disruptions and uninterrupted power. Strong trade relations with USA, Canada, Costa Rica, Venezuela, CARICOM, Colombia and Europe provide local businesses with easy market access to over 1 billion consumers globally.
Government officials already confirmed at the event include:
The conference will focus on Trinidad & Tobago’s competitive advantages as a business location. It will include panels of experts and business leaders from Trinidad & Tobago and the United States to discuss the country’s advancements in economic diversification, foreign investment, foreign policy, energy, competitiveness and innovation.