Mark your calendar 17 Nov - 23 Nov 2014

Barbados Youth Business Trust (BYBT)

Contact

(246) 228-2772
The BYBT is a youth entrepreneurship development organization which provides the much needed service of turning good ideas into good businesses. BYBT assist young people to develop skills and attitude which they will need to become successful entrepreneurs. The entrepreneurship development program helps 18 to 35 year olds who are unemployed, underemployed and of limited means including the physically challenged, to set up and run their own business by providing financial assistance, on going business advice and marketing support. Applicants who have a viable business plan, but have been unsuccessful in raising the start up capital elsewhere, are eligible to receive assistance to get their business started. The secret of The Trust’s success is that every new business is assigned a Business Mentor – a volunteer who provides support, encouragement and advice to help the business succeed. The Trust also provides marketing and sales opportunities, including subsidized space at exhibitions, informing young entrepreneurs about training opportunities, providing grants for marketing research, educational and go and see opportunities. Outreach BYBT has come in contact with approximately 10, 000 young unemployed persons over the years, sensitizing them to entrepreneurship as a career option. Locations include: schools, community centres, churches, skill training centres, tertiary institutions and social development organizations. Regional Coordination The Trust is a centre of excellence within the YBI network, a regional resource and a lead program for the ongoing four years IDB/MIF regional project to develop young entrepreneurs. As the lead program BYBT has assisted Youth Business Programs in Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Belize, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Dominica to start their operations by training managers, business mentors and young entrepreneurs. BYBT works with several regional partners on projects and programs relevant to youth development and sustainable livelihood including CARICOM in Haiti,. Loans and Grants Barbados Youth Business Trust offers the following assistance Non- Financial Assistance  Business Mentoring  Marketing Support  Promotional Support  Networking Opportunities  Educational and Training opportunities Financial Assistance  Business Start-up loans  Business Developmental Loans  Grants 1. Go and See 2. Feasibility (marketing research) 3. Education For complete details of what we do and how we work, contact us at: Barbados Youth Business Trust Ground Floor, Building #6, Harbour Industrial Estate St. Michael, Barbados Tel: (246) 228 2772 Fax: (246) 228 2773 Email: bybtyouthbusiness@caribsurf.com Website: www.youthbusiness.bb

Activities

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Media Launch, GEW Barbados 2014
Country Host BYBT reveals the plans for GEW Barbados 2014
Partner: Barbados Youth ...
  • When: Friday, September 19th, 2014
  • Start: 19 September 2014
  • End: 19 September 2014
Audience: General
In Person
GEW Barbados 2014 Press Conference
Country Host BYBT and its partners reveal exciting details about the week's activities in Barbados.
Partner: Barbados Youth ...
  • When: Monday, November 17th, 2014
  • Start: 17 November 2014
  • End: 17 November 2014
Audience: Investors / Mentors
In Person
During GEW
GEW 2014 Idea Challenge “From Trash to Treasure”
Students in Barbados' schools compete for the best business idea using 'trash' as the inspiration. Prizes to be won.
Partner: Barbados Youth ...
  • When: Reveal on Monday, November 17th; Submissions close on Friday, November 21st
  • Start: 17 October 2014
  • End: 21 November 2014
Audience: Students / Youth
In Person
During GEW
From Nursery to Boardroom
Business mentors and practioners take the time to share with Barbados' preschoolers about the world of opportunities available to them as en
Partner: Barbados Youth ...
  • When: Monday, November 17th, 2014
  • Start: 17 November 2014
  • End: 17 November 2014
Audience: Students / Youth
In Person
During GEW
Partner's Breakfast
Hosted private breakfast with partners
Partner: Barbados Youth ...
  • When: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
  • Start: 18 November 2014
  • End: 18 November 2014
Audience: Other
In Person
During GEW
Teacher's Forum 2014
Just for teachers, this session share current best practises in entrepreneurship
Partner: Barbados Chambe...
Location: Braemar Court, Deighton Road , Saint Michael
  • When: Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
  • Start: 18 November 2014
  • End: 18 November 2014
Audience: Academics / Researchers
In Person
During GEW

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