Metro aiming to raise its service bar even higher

( Twenty years after it first opened its doors, Metro asserts that its intervention in the local market could hardly have come at a more strategically important time. Arguably, the launch of the company coincided with a period during which both the public and private sectors were beginning to aspire to higher service standards as […]

Our Member Amazon Caribbean Guyana Limited was at SIAL 2014!

6,300 exhibitors, all food industry suppliers 20 product sectors and food channels 85 % international exhibitors – 105 countries represented Imagine in the middle of these exhibitors, the flag of GUYANA  proudly flying above organic hearts of palm and organic pineapples  grown in Guyana, processed in Guyana, looking spectacular and tasting incredible. This was SIAL […]

Members have no problem with GCCI going public on some political issues – survey says

( Information released in the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) 2014 Needs Assessment Survey indicates that sections of the local business community support the GCCI being vocal on certain political issues. According to the report on the survey conducted between August and September this year, “94.44% of members are comfortable with the Chamber […]

Guyanese firms cash in on $38.9M Caribbean Export grants

( The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) on Monday hosted a grant procurement workshop for five companies in Guyana who were recently awarded some €119,000 (GY$38.9 million) in grant funding through the Direct Assistance Grant Scheme (DAGS) as part of the Regional Private Sector Development Programme (RPSDP). The workshop, held in the boardroom of […]

Unleashing the entrepreneur in you…Businessman touts several keys to success at GCCI workshop

( Those entering the entrepreneurial world, often desire immediate success. But propelling one’s business to the pinnacle is not as easy as it may appear in some cases. But for some it isn’t as hard as one might assume either. This is the view of Dr. Rosh Khan, a trained medical doctor and businessman, who […]

Entrepreneurs impressed by “tips-for-success” workshop

( Stakeholders, businessmen and budding entrepreneurs were most impressed with an entrepreneurship workshop held yesterday which avoided fancy jargon, theories and strategies, and got down to the irritants of the business world as well as sought to provide practical and innovative tips on how to overcome them. It was so inspiring that some entrepreneurs renamed […]

Embrace 21st century business practices: GCCI President urges entrepreneurs

( THE Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) yesterday hosted a one-day entrepreneurship workshop at Duke Lodge, Kingston, Georgetown.The aim of the workshop is to provide participants with an understanding of fundamental aspects of entrepreneurship and some practical methods used by entrepreneurs. In his remarks, GCCI President Mr. Lance Hinds urged that persons recognise […]


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Conduct political campaigning with maturity – GCCI President

(GuyanaTimes) … to protect local investment climate BY TAJERAM MOHABIR With snap elections in the air, Georgetown Chambers of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) President Lance Hinds is calling on all political parties to conduct their campaigns in a mature manner to protect the local investment climate. Speaking to Guyana Times in a recent interview, Hinds said  investors’ confidence, along […]

International recruiter on a mission to help meet the country’s skills needs

( If you are simply looking for a job and need the help of an agency that might find you one, International Recruiters is probably not the ideal firm to seek out. The emerging recruitment agency, situated at 195 F Camp Street, Georgetown, sees its mission differently. The firm’s Managing Director Ewan Shanks prefers to […]