Business Lab for Creative Industries: Nov. 16 – 20, 2015
The Young America’s Business Trust will be hosting a Business Lab in Trinidad and Tobago on November 16th – 20th, 2015 as part of the Regional Entrepreneurial Asset Commercialization Hub (REACH) Caribbean Innovation Competition.
Any idea focused on developing a profitable business model focused on creative sectors, such as, advertising, architecture, art, crafts, design, fashion, film, animation, video games, music, performing arts, publishing, , TV and radio, among others, may participate in this category.
This Business Lab is part of the Caribbean Regional Entrepreneurial Asset Commercialization Hub (REACH) Programme, an IDB funded regional technical cooperation project being executed by the University of the West Indies.
The Business Labs program is a 5-day workshop that focuses on providing participants with hands-on training and helping them acquire tools that will aid them in the development of innovative ideas and their implementation.
From day one, the trainees begin working with experts provided by the Golda Meir Mount Carmel International Training Centre (MCTC) to build on their initial project ideas with the objective of presenting a consolidated business model on the last day of the workshop. The goal is to facilitate business development for young entrepreneurs.
REACH is aimed at building the commercialization capabilities of competitively selected Caribbean entrepreneurs and firms. The project will provide institutional capacity building, training, and mentorship in three main thematic areas: (i) technology commercialization (ii) creative industries intellectual asset management and (iii) product branding value capturing.
Persons registering must come up with innovative solutions to local, national or Caribbean wide challenges/problems.
Interested persons can register online at http://reachcompetition.net/workshops.php. The Business Lab is open to all interested persons, however, space is limited.
Check out the REACH Project Facebook page for more details.