Chamber reminds business community to register for Interactive Webinar by Wednesday | SOUALIGA NEWSDAY

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – The St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce & Industry (COCI) is reminding the business community to register for an interactive webinar that will take place on Thursday, May 9 concerning the reconstruction of the country via the Trust Fund managed by the World Bank.

The Sint Maarten National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB), the World Bank and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) will be providing information about Tenders and Procurement Rules of the World Bank.

Those interested should register by Wednesday, May 8 by visiting the website:

The virtual presentation will take place at the Convention Room of Simpson Bay Resort & Marina on Thursday, May 9 from 8.30am to 11.30am.

The Government of the Netherlands along with the Chamber of Commerce & Industry of the Caribbean part of the Kingdom, are hosting a series of information sessions.

COCI is assisting by encouraging the Sint Maarten business community to participate in the webinar and learn more about the reconstruction opportunities that exists for construction companies, engineer bureau’s, building material suppliers, environmental and management consultants and other types of businesses.

The programme on Thursday entails on-site attendance registration 8.30am to 9.00am; Opening words by Erwin Arkenbout 9.00am to 9.05am; Presentations World Bank, RVO and NRPB 9.05am to 10.15am; Questions & Answers 10.15am to 10.45am; Closure of the Webinar and Announcement follow-up 10.45am.

The presentations by the World Bank, RVO and NRPB will cover the following subjects: Functioning of the World Bank; Tender process (timeframe, size, formats and what’s expected from participating companies); Procurement rules; Collaboration and possible opportunities to form joint ventures; Practical information; and Information sources.

COCI believes that this is a great opportunity for the Sint Maarten business community to participate in the medium to long-term reconstruction of the country and encourages the business community to register for the webinar in order to learn more about the opportunities.

Source: Souliga Newsday