IN the shadow of Margaret Thatcher’s famous statue in the House of Commons, British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce (BCCC) leaders Dr Ian Kelly, Pauline Wade and John Kennedy took a tour around the Palace after an enjoyable dinner in the Stranger’s Dining Room to review and update on issues of mutual interest.Read more
THE Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce and its sister Chamber, the British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce, were delighted to host the Cuban Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Teresita Vicente Sotolongo, on her first official visit to Hull this week. (Thurs, April 19th, 2018).Read more
BRITISH Caribbean Chamber of Commerce Patron Lord Howard of Lympne and Chief Executive Dr Ian Kelly met leading Assemblyman Joel Jack from the Tobago House of Assembly recently as their teams gathered to enjoy a traditional Caribbean lunch at the Blue Waters Inn Speyside in Tobago.Read more
AS part of Hull’s City of Culture year in 2017, the British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce and its sister Chamber, the Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce in the UK, organised an evening of Caribbean cuisine and jazz at Hull’s famous 1884 Dock Street Kitchen, in June, 2017.Read more
HIS Royal Highness Prince Andrew joined members at a British Caribbean Chamber of commerce lunch in Port of Spain to share information on the business environment in Trinidad.
The lunch was hosted at the Hilton by Ali Khan, Chairman of the Trinidad Chapter of the Chamber who spoke of the pioneering effort of the British Caribbean Chamber in establishing stronger business links between Trinidad, the wider Caribbean and the UK.
Mr Khan highlighted the growing export trade between the United Kingdom and Trinidad and Tobago, increased air links and tourist arrivals, significant growth in foreign direct investment by British companies, and continued improvement in business performance in both markets.
The Prince who was attending in his role as special Representative for the British Government in Trade and Investment took considerable interest in the oil and gas activities of BP and BG before joining members for lunch at the Hilton.
Trainidad’s Minister of trade and the British High Commissioner supported an excellent lunch aimed at showcasing strengthening links between Trinidad, Tobago and the UK.
IN one of his first acts as Chairman of The British Caribbean Chamber as its first appointed official for the BCCC in Trinidad and Tobago, David Evans (centre), a Scarborough resident, is welcomed by Orville London (left) the newly-appointed Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly.
THE British Caribbean Chamber’s Chief Executive, Dr Ian Kelly (left), enjoying a visit in the footsteps of Horatio Nelson at Port Royal in Jamaica, hosted by the British Deputy High Commissioner for the island, Jim Malcolm. The plaque on the wall says: In this place dwelt Horatio Nelson – You who tread his footprints remember his glory.