CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – March 25, 2015 -- Percival E. Clouden, chief executive officer of the V.I. Economic Development Authority (VIEDA), announces the following:
Public Hearing: A public hearing for the Economic Development Commission is scheduled for Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at 8000 Nisky Shopping Center, Suite 620, St. Thomas, USVI; and via video conference feed at the William D. Roebuck Industrial Park at No. 4 Negro Bay in Frederiksted, St. Croix, USVI on applications regarding tax exemption benefits from the following businesses: Carambola Northwest, LLC, Legacy VI Development Consulting, LLLP d/b/a RED Legacy VI, and Tree Limin' Extreme, LLC.
The first Caribbean Clean Energy Technology Symposium (CCETS) will be held on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands to focus on critical energy needs of the Caribbean region. This symposium, co-hosted by the Caribbean Central American Action (C-CAA), U.S. Department of Energy, and the Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands, will be held from March 24-27, 2015 at Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – March 17, 2015 - More than 100 existing and aspiring small business owners participated recently in the Small Business Camp Weekend training program which taught lessons from generating sales online to growing a business in 16 weeks.
Caribbean Central American Action, U.S. Department of Energy, Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands to host first Caribbean Clean Energy Technology Symposium in the Virgin Islands
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – March 5, 2015 - The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority's Disaster Small-Midsized Enterprises Incubation Program and the Small Business Camp will host a Small Business Camp Weekend training program for entrepreneurs, executives, non-profit leaders, and anyone that has a business idea. This free program will be held at the Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital, Cardiac Center, 4007 Estate Diamond Ruby Basement - Conference Center, St. Croix, U.S.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – February 25, 2015 - The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA) announces that the Governing Board Decision Meeting for the VIEDA’s Economic Development Commission (EDC) that was scheduled for Friday, February 27, 2015 has been postponed to a date to be determined during the month of March 2015.
The Governing Board Decision Meeting for the Economic Development Bank will proceed as scheduled on February 27, 2015.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – February 22, 2015 – To help reduce the amount of vacant buildings within the U.S. Virgin Islands’ enterprise zones that need to be revitalized, the general public - including residents and business owners of properties within the enterprise zones of Christiansted, Frederiksted, Savanne-Downstreet and Garden Street-Upstreet - will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding about estate planning. Percival E. Clouden, chief executive officer of the V.I.
Local small business owners graduate from 16-week training program on St. Croix
CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – February 21, 2015 - This past week 35 local small business owners graduated from the Small Business Camp 16 Week Challenge training program that was held in partnership with the V.I. Economic Development Authority's (VIEDA) Disaster Small-Midsized Enterprises Incubation Program. The graduation ceremony was held on February 18, 2015 at Gertrude's Restaurant on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.