CAIPA To Host Caribbean Investment Forum in Dubai

CAIPA To Host Caribbean Investment Forum in Dubai Main Photo

14 Mar 2022


On March 22, 2022, the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA) will be hosting a Caribbean Investment Forum in Dubai to promote the opportunities available within the region. The Caribbean offers significant opportunities in key sectors such as hi-tech agribusiness and renewable energy - two sectors that have rapidly grown in the UAE. “There is a natural synergy between the UAE and Caribbean countries in our focus on renewable energy, advancing technology and sustainable growth. Through this investment forum we will be demonstrating the advantages to UAE companies and investors of expanding into the Caribbean,” said Suzette Hudson, Senior Advisor, Investment Promotion at Caribbean Export Development Agency. 

The delegation will be led by the President of Guyana, His Excellency, Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali. He will be joined by Mr. Deodat Maharaj, Executive Director of Caribbean Export Development Agency and Ms. Annette Mark, President of CAIPA. You can register here.

What will be covered during the Caribbean Investment Forum in Dubai?

Investment Promotion Agencies and industry experts will present information on the Caribbean’s business environment, highlighting opportunities in key sectors and presenting available investment opportunities. Covered topics include the:

  • Business climate in the Caribbean
  • Growth projections for the region
  • Caribbean’s value proposition
  • Priority sectors and reasons to invest in them
  • Available opportunities to invest in agritech, renewable energy and tourism
  • Logistics & transportation
  • Haiti/Dominican Republic’s border zone opportunities
  • Opportunities to work with small businesses 

Agenda for the Caribbean Investment Forum in Dubai 

The investment forum will take place at the five-star Hotel Raffles Dubai on Sheikh Rashid Road.

9:00 - 10:00    Flavors of the Caribbean, Coffee and Networking

Caribbean Investment Opportunities video will be played

Master of Ceremonies    Dr. Damie Sinanan, Manager, Caribbean Export Development Agency 

10:00 - 10:30     Opening Session

10:30 - 11:15    Session 1 - Doing Business in the Caribbean

11:15 - 11:30    Coffee Break and Photo Session

11:30 - 12:15    Session 2 - Caribbean Investment Opportunities

12:15 - 1:00    Session 3 - Caribbean Investment Opportunities 

1:00 - 1:15    Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing between Caribbean Export and Dubai Chamber of Commerce

1:15 - 1:30    Closing Remarks

1:30 - 4:00    Flavours of the Caribbean, Lunch and Networking Session 

Attend the Caribbean Investment Forum in Dubai

We invite you to Meet Us in Dubai on March 22, 2022. To request more information, email or register here.