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Posted: Monday, June 6, 2022. 3:24 pm CST.

By Zoila Palma Gonzalez: The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) hosted its 5th annual Made in Belize Trade Show on June 4, 2022, in Belmopan.

The Made in Belize Trade Show featured 105 micro, small, and medium-sized entrepreneurs, as well as established businesses such as Marie Sharp Fine Foods and Quality Poultry Products.

The BCCI said that visitors expressed their amazement at the uniqueness and quality of the products.

BCCI President, Marcello Blake expressed the need for policies to be put in place to create a conducive environment for businesses to thrive and create jobs.

 Trailblazing entrepreneur Khadija Assales, owner of Kaj Expressions encouraged entrepreneurs to look at those challenges in a positive way to propel themselves forward.

Mayor of Belmopan Sheran Palacio welcomed the exhibitors and visitors to the City of Belmopan. Mayor Palacio also thanked the BCCI for choosing Belmopan to host the event.

 The winners of the BCCI’s competition are listed below:

Overall Best Booth Award – Customized by Gigi

Most Creative Booth Award – Oil-Lala Belize

Professionalism Award – Ashlee’s Baked Creations

Most Innovative Idea Award – Oma Organix

Most Outstanding Youth Award – Jungle Fever (Sponsored by Universal Hardware)

Most Outstanding Female Entrepreneur – Kendra Griffith

Most Outstanding Male Entrepreneur – Wine Time

Most Eco-Friendly Product Award – Raquel Arts

The Chamber thanks everyone who attended and supported the businesses at the event.


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