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VII Americas Competitiveness Forum Trinidad and Tobago 2014
VII Americas Competitiveness Forum Trinidad and Tobago 2014
The Human Imagination at work - Driving Competitiveness, Powering Innovation
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The Innovation Village will provide a creative space and platform for imaginative and innovative exhibitors

Trinidad and Tobago will host the Innovation Village 2014 during the period October 9 – 11, 2014 at the Jean Pierre Complex, Woodbrook, Trinidad. The Innovation Village will be a place of innovation, motion and movement, encouraging positive social interaction and imagination.

The hosting of the Innovation Village will provide the opportunity to advance Trinidad and Tobago’s economic transformation through the creation of an innovation-driven exhibition and create opportunities for strategic business alliances internationally. It will also allow Trinidad and Tobago to continue to take a more active role in shaping the development agenda for approximately 800 million people of the Hemisphere, attracting local and foreign entrepreneurs to display product innovation and demonstrate their creativity to a wide cross-section of potential clients.

The Innovation Village specifically targets companies that have shown innovation through the changing / creation of, more effective processes, products and ideas.
There are four major types of business innovation:

  1. Radical Change to Products and Services
  2. Radical Change to Processes
  3. Incremental Improvement to Products and Services
  4. Incremental Improvement to Processes

“I fully endorse this venture, as it is an excellent vehicle for showcasing imagination and innovation and a wonderful opportunity to spark the imagination of the future generation.” - Vice Chief of Defence Staff, Trinidad & Tobago, Brigadier General Anthony W.J. Phillips-Spencer

Why exhibit at the Innovation Village

The Village is a place of innovation, motion and movement, encouraging social and positive interaction and imagination. It is representative of the best of the Americas innovativeness where the workings of the Human Imagination are creatively expressed.

Additionally, this event serves to provide a unique, quality experience for nationals, forum delegates and other visitors that will allow individuals to come together in a relaxed and imaginative atmosphere.

Moreover, the Innovation Village promises to offer a number of benefits for its exhibitors and attendees. These include:

  • International networking among forum delegates, the private sector and exhibitors
  • Building awareness and the exchange of technology and innovative ideas;
  • Excellent business opportunities in placing prospective local and foreign buyers and sellers in the same space
  • Serves as a catalyst for sparking the imagination of the next generation
  • To provide a platform for local, regional and international exhibitors in various fields to harness the creative power of the human imagination to drive competitive advantage and spur innovation;
  • A symbolic space that is emblematic of the best of Trinidad and Tobago’s innovativeness, where the workings of the human imagination is creatively and beautifully expressed through local culture;
  • A space that would offer an opportunity to connect the people of Trinidad and Tobago in an atmosphere that is positive, interactive and celebrative.

Who does the Innovation Village Target?

Innovation-Village-Target

A significant marketing advantage

The Innovative Village is geared specifically towards new advancements in the areas of Information and Communication Technology, Defence and Security, Health & Safety and the Environment, providing the opportunity for business networking and matchmaking. Exhibitors will not only have the opportunity to showcase their products to partipicants but also to the wider public.

Awareness and exchange of innovative products and service

The Innovative Village also provides exhibitors with a private space to encourage B2B opportunities.

Direct access to an elite audience of thought leaders

The Innovation Village specifically targets companies that have shown innovation through the changing and /or creation of, more effective processes, products and ideas. There are four major types of business innovation:

  1. Radical Change to Products and Services
  2. Radical Change to Processes
  3. Incremental Improvement to Products and Services
  4. Incremental Improvement to Processes

Exhibition Package Opportunities

USD $1,500.00

Booth frames will be provided to exhibitors. The option of space only and/or erecting your own structure is also available. Please indicate your preference on the Exhibitor Registration Form provided.

All Exhibition Packages include:

Premium 15’ x 15’ exhibition space

  • Rear and side walls with fluorescent lighting
  • One (1) Duplex Electrical Outlet – 110v
  • One (1) 6’ table
  • Two (2) Chairs
  • Complimentary Signage with Event Logo & Company Name

On-line visibility

  • Promotion of exhibitors, products and services on the Innovation Village Facebook page and Twitter account twitter.com/acfinnovillage www.facebook.com/acfinnovationvillage

Advertising

  • Company listing on official map for the Innovation Village
  • Limited Opportunity to purchase advertising on official map
  • Opportunity to purchase on-screen advertising within the Village
  • Opportunity to post on live Innovative Twitter Feed

Some of the companies that have already expressed a strong interest in the Innovation Village:

  • Argentina – Cicare, GNC Galileo
  • Brazil – Embraer
  • France – Cert
  • Germany – Karcher, Futuretech
  • USA – Sikorsky, Raytheon, FLIR, GE Aviation, Lockheed Martin, Defence Technology Equipment Inc.
  • China – China Machinery Engineering Corporation, HD Engineering Consultant CO., Ltd., China Poly Group Corporation Poly Technologies, Inc., H3C.
  • Canada – OBSERV, ING Robotic Aviation, Navware Canada Inc., Pyrogenesis Canada Inc., Saltworks Technologies.
  • Israel – Camero Tech Ltd.
  • Turkey – Havelsan
  • South Korea – Korea Aerospace Industries Association
  • UK – Pearson Engineering, UK Trade & Investment Defence & Security Organization
  • Niherst
  • UTT
  • Carib-Export
  • Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas

Partners

Sponsors

Chaconia Gold

Humming Bird Silver

Scarlet Ibis Bronze

Program and Upcoming 2014 Events

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VII
Americas Competitiveness Forum 2014
October 8 - 10, 2014. Port of Spain, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.