CENPROMYPE is the Regional Center for the Promotion of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises based in El Salvador. Their aim is to contribute to the competitive development of MSMEs in Central America through the strengthening of public and private sector that that provide support services to micro, small and medium enterprises. CENPROMYPE provides technical assistance to Beltraide and collaborates on many regional initiatives such as: Access to Regional Market Project in Central American & Dominican Republic, Regional Market Information System, Entrepreneurship, The Inclusive Linkages project and the Small Business Development Center.
CEDA: Caribbean Export Development Agency is the Regional Trade Promotion Agency headquartered in Barbados. Through their programs they provide technical assistance and training to supporting agencies, like Beltraide, on export marketing, increasing competiveness, and general business skills for small and medium enterprises.
NICH: The National Institute of Culture and History is our partner in supporting the development of the Creative Industry. In collaboration with The Institute of Creative Arts (ICA), Beltraide is collaborating on building the capacity of entrepreneurs, product development, and improving the export competiveness of Belizean designers and artisans.
BTB: Belize Tourism Board is one of our strategic partners and stakeholder in development MSMEs in the tourism industry. Their involvement includes the marketing, promotion and regulation of sustainable tourism, capacity building trainings, development of policies for micro, small and medium enterprises within the sector. BELTRAIDE and BTB currently have an MOU which includes the joint execution of an annual work plan relating to SME development and investment promotion opportunities. Our recently activity included the coordination and execution of the first “Village Expo”.
Partnership with DFC: Development Finance Corporation and Beltraide have formed a unique partnership to ensure that micro, small, and medium enterprises are adequately prepared to access financing and manage their businesses in a sustainable manner. This partnership was formalized in March, 2012 with an official Memorandum of Understanding.
Print Belize Limited: To enhance Micro, Small, and medium enterprises (“MSME”) access to marketing materials, a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) was signed between Print Belize Limited and Beltraide. This MOU provides MSME’s access to quality printing of business and marketing materials at reasonable rates.