In this photo: (sitting) Mississauga Board
of Trade President Sheldon Leiba,
Chaguanas Chamber President Richie Sookhai & Leader of opposition
Dr. Keith Rowley
In a recent visit to the Caribbean Island of Trinidad & Tobago, President of Mississauga Board of Trade (MBOT), Sheldon Leiba had the opportunity to participate in a number of important business meetings representing MBOT. These meetings included High Commission of Canada and American Chamber of Commerce in Trinidad & Tobago, who's mandate includes building international business relationships. Sheldon attended the Trinidad & Tobago Trade & Investment Conference that included participation and exhibiting of over 200 businesses in the Caribbean. He also met with the Trinidad & Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce.
One of the key highlights of the trip was a breakfast event hosted by the Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce (CCIC) and signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between MBOT and the Chaguanas Chamber. Chaguanas is an emerging economic centre in Trinidad & Tobago. The MOU is intended to develop more formal relations with MBOT; for sharing and exchanging best practices as well as facilitating connectivity of businesses and business opportunities. Sheldon's visit was featured in two national Trinidad & Tobago newspapers.