Guyana-Suriname Trade Conference

The private sector of Guyana and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Suriname will be collaborating on a Guyana-Suriname Trade Conference to be held from January 15 to 17, 2015. The Conference is intended to promote trade between Guyana and Suriname, in particular to increase Guyanese exports of goods and services to Suriname and […]


Once again, Raj Singh Insurance Brokers & Risk Management Consultants Inc(RSI), Guyana’s premier Insurance Brokerage Firm for marine insurance, has taken the lead in sponsoring a much needed marine insurance seminar catering to the ever growing needs and education of the business trading and services community. This is the second time that this Firm has […]

Launching of the Membership Recruitment Video at the Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony

Speech delivered by the Senior Vice President and Chairman of the Membership Committee, Mr. Vishnu Doerga outlining the reasons why the Chamber pursued the production of a membership recruitment video at the recently held Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony on December 4, 2014. Mr. Chair, Your Excellency, Canadian High Commissioner, Dr. Nicole Giles, Honorable Finance […]

GCCI President, Mr. Lance Hinds’ Speech: Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony 2014

The Honorable Mr. Rafael Trotman, Speaker of the National Assembly The Honorable Dr. Ashni Singh, Minister of Finance Ministers of Cabinet The Honorable Mr. David Granger, Leader the Parliamentary Opposition Her Excellency Dr. Nicole Giles, High Commissioner of Canada to GuyanaMembers of the Diplomatic Corps Members of sister business support organisations Colleagues in the Georgetown […]

Modern legislation needed to complement investment – Hinds

President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) Lance Hinds has called for the adoption of legislation that takes greater account of the direction in which the Guyana economy is heading. “We need to work on modernising our legislation. The nature of the current investments in this economy and the varied types of […]

GCCI Presents It’s Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony 2014!

The Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) is delighted to announce that its Annual Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony will be held on December 4, 2014 at 7 p.m. at the Pegasus Hotel, Savannah Suite. The Guest Speaker of the esteemed event is the High Commissioner of Canada to Guyana, Her Excellency, Dr. Nicole […]

Roundtable on Gender Equality in Business and Employment

On Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Herdmanston Lodge, the National Working Group (NWG) held a roundtable discussion on Gender Equality and Diversity in Business and Employment.  

Scotiabank Announces Winner of Business Plan Competition

On November 26, 2014, Scotiabank announced the winner of its Business Plan Competition, launched in collaboration with the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) in September, as one of the Bank’s Small Business Week initiatives for 2014. Seven entries were received for various projects, including online shopping; retail distribution; seasoned meats; organic juice production […]

Leadership Coach Rawle Dundas on a Mission to Remodel Customer Service

Source: Leadership Coach Rawle Dundas is on a mission to remodel customer service in Guyana, one seminar at a time. In September and October, his company Professional Development Enterprise (ProDE) and JTW and Associates conducted seminars that provided a clear understanding of customer experience (CX), how to implement it and how to ensure it works […]

Private sector slams authorities over flooding

Source ( The Private Sector Commission today slammed the authorities over rain-fuelled flooding that has gripped the city and it declared that its confidence has been further diminished in the effectiveness of big ticket items such as the Doppler radar and the Hope canal. The PSC statement follows: Rainfall has once again resulted in major […]