Archive for November, 2008

Belize Bureau of Standards to hold SME Workshop

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

On November 3, the website of the Government of Belize published a press release to announce that the Belize Bureau of Standards will host a SME (Small and Medium Enterprises) Workshop on Labeling and Tourism.

The event is aimed to promote SME competitiveness in the Caribbean through International Standards. The workshop will be held on November 24. The one-day event is facilitated through the Caribbean Regional Organization for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) and the Inter-American Development Bank Multilateral International Fund (MIF) Project.

The 1st session will be entitled “SME Workshop on Labeling of Pre-packaged Food”, while the 2nd one “SME Workshop on Tour Guides and Tour Operators”.

The objectives of the workshop are as follows:
– sensitizing participants as to the importance of standards to their business;
– familiarizing participants with the standards development process and their role in that process;
– exposing participants to the Draft Standards for their input into its contents.