In order to be eligible for participation in the GATEWAY to Trade export acceleration programme, please complete and submit this application by end of day, Friday, September 24, 2021.
GATEWAY to Trade is an export capacity building and acceleration program for services companies. This programme is offered to selected participants, free of charge, with the support of the Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Services Industries (TTCSI.) The objective of the GATEWAY to Trade programme is to provide the training, coaching and strategic guidance necessary to support services firms in penetrating export markets more quickly and with more success. This will result in the growth of services exports from Trinidad and Tobago, and enhance economic development.
This programme is intended for service providers/companies in the following priority sectors:
- Business and Events Tourism - event planners, etc.
- Business and Professional Services - legal activities, accounting, booking and auditing activities, tax consultancy, management consultancy activities, advertising, market research, technical testing and analysis, architectural and engineering activities and related technical consultancy, etc.
- Energy Services - energy-related consulting and training services, etc.
- Information & Communications Technology (ICT) Services - motion picture/film, publishing, sound recording, radio broadcasting, computer programming, software developers, etc.
As space in the programme is limited, companies will be selected for participation in each programme phase based on their level of effort, completion of exercises, and market readiness capacity.