Global Entrepreneurship Week 2019

November 17, 2019

November 24, 2019

8:00 am To 9:00 pm


Event Description

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) takes place November 17-23, 2019 in over 170 countries world wide. Barbados Youth Business Trust hosts the Barbados leg of GEW. The theme for 2019 is BOSS: Building Our Solutions Strong “Changing Mindsets, Building Communities, Creating Opportunities”.

Schedule for the week below:

Sun, Nov 17th
8:00 a.m.
Church Service – New Dimensions Ministries, Barbaree’s Hill
(for Board members and partners)

3:00 p.m.
Hiker’s Paradise – Hackleton’s Cliff

Mon, Nov 18th
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Launchpad Caribbean – Josephine’s Restaurant
(The official launch of Launchpad Caribbean. This event is by invitation only)

Tue, Nov 19th
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Business Over Breakfast – Accra Beach Hotel
(An interactive workshop with business specialists and experts providing entrepreneurs with info on topics of interest)

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Beehive Networking – Aeon Bar & Grill
(Targeted networking event bringing entrepreneurs together)

Wed, Nov 20th
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Lime & Learn – Building 2, Harbour Industrial Park
(Networking session for mentors and entrepreneurs)

Thu, Nov 21st 
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Youth Symposium – Grande Salle, Frank Collymore Hall
(Interactive session, informing young people about the possibilities in entrepreneurship)

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Entrepreneurship Seminar – Grande Salle, Frank Collymore Hall
(Providing existing entrepreneurs with strategies to help strengthen their businesses)

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sip for the Gram – Bellevue Plantation
(An event for social media influencers and persons wanting information on digital business)

Fri, Nov 22nd
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Square Up – Building 2, Harbour Industrial Park
(Potential entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to experts for the possibility of  investments for the winner)

Sat, Nov 23rd
10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Entrepreneur’s Expo – Building 2, Harbour Industrial Park

Sun, Nov 24th
3:00 p.m.
Heritage & Help Walk – Animal Flower Cave

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