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Date: 21 Oct, 2011
Source: Invest Barbados

International Business Week 2011 will be celebrated from Sunday, October 23 to Saturday, October 29. The week of activities has been designed to celebrate the economic and social contributions of the international business sector to Barbados’ economy.

One of the highlights of the week of activities will be the Discussion Forum themed, “Can Barbados Grow and Prosper Without International Business?” The Keynote Speaker will be Prof. Avinash Persaud. Discussants will include Dr. Brian Francis, Lecturer in Economics, UWI, Cave Hill; Ms. Melanie Jones, Partner, Lex Caribbean; and Mr. Avlon Moore, Senior Economist, Central Bank of Barbados.

The forum will be held on Wednesday, October 26 at 7:00 p.m. at the Walcott Warner Theatre, Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus.

To register, contact the Barbados International Business Secretariat at or call 246-434-2422 Ext. 101, by October 24, 2011.

Details on the week of activities are available at