Expression of Interest – Participate in TIC 2014


Invitation to Participate in Trade and Investment Convention (TIC 2014)

Macoya, Trinidad & Tobago

July 2-5, 2014


Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), within the framework of the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) Regional Private Sector Development Programme (RPSDP) in partnership with The Trinidad & Tobago Manufacturer’s Association (TTMA), The Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Trinidad & Tobago, the Dominican Exporter’s Association (ADOEXPO), The Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad & Tobago in Dominican Republic, and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the Dominican Republic (MIC) will be assisting firms from the Dominican Republic interested in participating in the Trade and Investment Convention TIC 2014 which will be held over the period July 2-5, 2014.

The 15th edition of TIC will take place at the Centre of Excellence, Macoya, Trinidad & Tobago. This event is a multi-sectorial tradeshow that brings together local, regional and international businesses. Exhibitors with thousands of products meet hundreds of buyers seeking new suppliers, goods and services. With structured networking events, a cutting-edge business education programme and assistance from an experienced team on hand to provide expert guidance and matchmaking services. For more information on TIC 2014 please visit

Caribbean Export’s intervention in TIC  2014 will focus on creating business opportunities between the Dominican Republic and Trinidad & Tobago, with a view to enhancing business relations between CARICOM and the Dominican Republic. At the same time, the Agency seeks to provide the necessary discussion platform to allow for the distillation of specific trade-related issues that affect CARICOM-Dominican Republic trade sponsoring presentations during the Forum at this event.

Scope of Work

Caribbean Export will select businesses from the Dominican Republic Private Sector that indicate  an interest in participating by completing the application for this purpose to attend TIC 2014 as exhibitors at the DR pavilion. Businesses will have the opportunity to interact with other international participants during the event such as at the Forum discussions and B2B meetings organized by the Trinidad & Tobago Manufacturing Association (TTMA) organizers of the Show. Participation in TIC 2014 is open for application for any firm from the Dominican Republic that is interested in participating.

Interested companies must complete the attached Expression of Interest form and submit all required documentation to Caribbean Export by email to Romily Thevenin at

Should you require additional information, please call 1-809-531-6565

Expressions of interest must be submitted no later than April 30th, 2014.

Interested participants are also required to provide additional documentation with the Expression of Interest Form. These include:

  • A company profile (max. 200 words);
  • Completed Application form;
  • Letter of commitment addressed to Caribbean Export stating your willingness to provide information on contracts for imports as well as exports which were signed as a direct result of your participation in the event.

Criteria for Selection

Firms must:

  • Be a Registered Company or Business Name in the Dominican Republic
  • Be in operation for at least two years
  • Have sufficient financial and human resources to support follow up activities and secure and maintain import and or export orders

Please note that for this event, Caribbean Export will only cover the costs of booths and local transportation in Trinidad associated with the attendance of the Show.

 Download the EOI Application Form-TIC 2014