Until TIC 2019!
4th - 7th July
Center Of Excellence
17A Macoya Road, Tunapuna Trinidad, W.I




FAQs

Held during the popular Trade and Investment Convention (TIC), the TIC Business Education Programme is a group of seminars on various business-related topics. These topics include exploiting investment and trade opportunities in export markets, understanding trade agreements, and financing opportunities. If you are considering hosting a seminar geared towards the business community, the Business Education Programme would be the most ideal option.

Details of TIC 2019’s seminars are as follows:

  • Dates: Thursday, 4 July 2019, Friday, 5 July 2019, and Saturday, 6 July 2019.
  • Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Location: Cattleya Lounge, Centre of Excellence, Macoya

Named after the beautiful Cattleya Orchid that is indigenous to Trinidad and Tobago, the fully air-conditioned Cattleya Lounge consists of the following amenities:

  • Seating for 80 persons and head table for 3 persons
  • Audio-visual equipment(microphones, speakers and screen) with technical support
  • Liquid refreshments
  • Logistical support from the TTMA

Prices for seminars are as follows (prices are VAT inclusive):

  • 1 hour session – TTD 4,000.00
  • 2 hour session – TTD 7,500.00

For further information, please contact Mr. Christian George (868-675-8862 ext. 225, trade@ttma.com).

Hosts

How far is the TIC Seminar Room located from the TIC Tradeshow?

The seminars will be held in the Cattleya Lounge of the Centre of Excellence while the tradeshow will be held in the Bougainvillea Auditorium. The walking distance between the two buildings is 1 minute.

What amenities are available in the room?

The air-conditioned room comes with seats for 80 persons, a head table for 3 persons, microphones, speakers, projector, screen (technical support), a table for registration.

Can I bring promotional material to the room?

Yes. Promotional material such as flyers, banners, booklets, and handouts can be brought to the seminar room.

Will TTMA promote my seminar?

TTMA undertakes limited promotion of seminars, such as:

  • The seminar schedule (with time and date of seminar) is available at ttma.com/tic/seminars.
  • The seminar flyer is also uploaded to this webpage.
  • An email with the seminar schedule will be sent to the TTMA membership.
  • A reminder of each upcoming seminar is conducted on the tradeshow floor.

However, it is imperative that you, as the seminar host, undertake to promote your seminar.

How many people typically attend seminars?

This varies by seminar. Key variables in attendance include the topic, the presenter(s), and the promotion of the seminar. There have been cases where seminars (with an attendance fee attached) attracted in excess of 40 persons. Within recent past, a free seminar attracted approximately 100 persons.

Attendees

I want to attend a seminar. Can I simply enter the seminar?

Some seminars require pre-registration. As a result, please view the flyer for the seminar on ttma.com/tic/seminars. for more details.

How do I register for a seminar?

Registration is conducted by the seminar host. As a result, please refer to the flyer for the seminar on ttma.com/tic/seminars. for more details.

What is the cost of entering a seminar at TIC?

The cost of each seminar varies. As a result, please refer to the flyer for the seminar on ttma.com/tic/seminars. for more details.

Does registration for a seminar means that I am registered to attend the TIC?

Currently, this facility does not exist. As a result, you should register as a buyer at ttma.com/tic/buyers/registration.

Does my attendance at a TIC seminar means that I can attend the TIC tradeshow?

The same rules that apply for TIC attendees would apply, even though you attended a TIC seminar. As a result, your attendance at the TIC tradeshow would be dependent on whether you have been registered as either an exhibitor or a buyer.

How far is the TIC Seminar Room located from the TIC Tradeshow?

The seminars will be held in the Cattleya Lounge of the Centre of Excellence while the tradeshow will be held in the Bougainvillea Auditorium. The walking distance between the two buildings is 1 minute.

Contact us for further information.

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