ITC Consultant James Howe facilitated a conclusion workshop between TEPA and industry stakeholders towards the continued development of the “Taste of Saint Lucia” brand project in preparation for the project wrap up. TEPA answered questions and took comments and suggestions from a wide ranged group of private and public sector representatives.
Christine Samuel of Christy Creations sat down with us to discuss her recent award from Caribbean Style and Culture. Christy also shares a little about her art and aspirations for her unique Brand.
Antillia Brewery has already distinguished themselves as a brewer of fine craft beer in our region. With growing interest and demand from Canada, North America and Europe, Antillia will accompany TEPA to IMBIBE, Europe’s largest on-trade drinks exhibition. This mission will be buyer focused, aiming to secure a distributor that may be able to service the European market. Mr Louisson of Antillia has remarked that many England nationals have tried and enjoyed their beer while relaxing during a Cruise Ship port call in Saint Lucia.
The second showing of the Traveling Art Show was held at the Royalton Saint Lucia Resort and Spa on June 21. The Art Show served as an Art & Craft Gallery and Pop-Up Shop for local artists and artisans whose work is recognized as unique, marketable abroad and truly Saint Lucian. TEPA’s vision is that the Art Show will move to various hotels across the island to showcase authentic local products and offer them for sale.