CDF at 5:00pm on Thursday 23rd Feb 2012
Please confirm participation for meeting on Thursday with Ramesh Chaitoo
Still looking for participation from fashion designers
PACE, the St. Lucia Coalition of Services Industries Inc and the CDF are hosting a special meeting on Thursday Feb 23rd at the conference room of the CDF with Trade and Services expert Ramesh Chaitoo.
This is being organised for everybody involved in the creative sector and will focus on a “Services Policy” now being discussed and which should include the Creative Sector. Mr. Chaitoo will explain why a services policy is critical in our development and why the creative sector ought to be actively involved in its promotion.
Mr. Chaitoo is extremely experienced in the area of TRADE and SERVICES and so we urge you to take advantage of this opportunity.
Possibilities for FASHION DESIGNERS
With Caribbean Export placing greater emphasis on Fashion and with opportunities in the London Fashion Week [now on] and Caribbean Fashion Week in June and the Olympics in August – this is a good discussion to be part of if you are involved in the fashion industry. Confirm participation now. Fashion is one of the more ‘export ready’ sub-sector of the creative industry.
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We need representatives from all sectors relating to the creative industries – DANCE, MUSIC, FASHION, ARTS AND CRAFT, PUBLISHING, LITERARY ARTS, FILM, AUDIO VISUAL, DESIGNERS OF COMPUTER GAMES/SOFTWARE, DRAMA etc. If you’re in the creative sector and you feel the above areas did not cover your activity, you are still welcomed to attend.
ABOUT RAMESH CHAITOO
Mr. Chaitoo has worked extensively in the CARICOM region on trade and services and has gained invaluable experience in researching, monitoring and analyzing bilateral, regional and multilateral trade policy issues. Mr. Chaitoo also advises Caribbean governments on negotiating strategies and options regarding services trade and investment. While here he will be meeting with government officials on a Services Policy. He also focuses on policy interventions to foster the development of service industries.
Mr. Chaitoo was responsible for services and investment negotiations in the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between CARIFORUM states and the European Union.
He is an invaluable resource and someone we ought to engage in providing guidance on policies for the creative sector.
Register now by responding to this email. We need to know the numbers for catering purposes. Spread the word.