Deadline Date:
Closed.

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 20, 2021. 4:30 PM AST

On 22 March 2022, the Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in collaboration with the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA), will be hosting a Caribbean Investment Forum in Dubai on the fringes of Expo Dubai 2020.

Focus for this event will be placed on the following key sectors in the Caribbean: AgTech, Hotel and Resort Development, Fintech, Logistics and Transportation.

Objective(s) of the Consultancy

The general objective of this assignment is the generation of registration, investor leads and meetings, as well as management of the Caribbean Investment Forum in Dubai in March 2022. This consultancy also seeks to secure long-term partnerships in the Middle East that will assist in sustaining the investment promotion effort of Caribbean Export and CAIPA.

Scope of Services

  • The consultant is expected to deliver the following results:
    a. Registration Generation: The generation of 300 delegate registrations (that is, investor leads, partners, influencers, media, among others) for the Caribbean Investment Forum 2022 in Dubai. It is anticipated that 150 delegates will participate in the event.
  • Development of an event landing page – The consultant/firm is required to develop an event page that provides information on speakers, sponsors and investment opportunities in the Caribbean. The consultant/firm is also expected to develop and implement a multipronged promotional strategy for the event (with a priority focus on digital promotion) that includes promotion of the Caribbean and CAIPA members as a destination of choice for investment. (Of note, the languages for the landing page will be English and Arabic).
  • Investor Lead Generation: The identification and profiling of 15 qualified leads with whom special meetings will be held during the conference and/or during the Dubai mission. Of note, 5 of these qualified leads should be potential investors interested in investing in the Haiti/Dominican Republic Border Zone Projects. A catalogue of investment opportunities in the Caribbean will be provided to potential investors to support the investor lead generation process.
  • Resource mobilisation meetings: The identification and scheduling of at least 2 meetings with government or private sector entities to discuss partnerships for the sustainable development of the Caribbean. The aim of Caribbean Export is to build the resilience of the private sector in the Caribbean. The identification and establishment of collaborative ties with partners in the UAE with similar developmental goals is the main objective of this deliverable.
  • Support for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a Dubai Chamber: Provide support in identifying and securing an agreement for partnership with a Chamber of Commerce or a business and industry association in Dubai.
  • Securing of an Event location: Provide support in identifying and securing a suitable location for the event.
  • Support in securing interpretation (From English to Arabic): Provide support in the identification and contracting of interpreters/interpretation equipment for the day of the event (if deemed necessary).
  • Post event promotion and feedback: The sharing of content on social media with images and videos for a period of 1 month after the hosting of the event. Provision of a final report that includes feedback on the pre and post event promotional campaign, as well as feedback on the event/meetings from delegates, an analysis of the attendees, and recommendations.

A technical and financial proposal in EUROS is to be presented electronically to Suzette Hudson at: [email protected], copied to Damie Sinanan at: [email protected] The deadline for submission has been extended to December 20, 2021, 4:30 pm AST.