Call for Expressions of Interest
The BIDC is seeking technical consultants to support product development in various sectors as part of “Create”, a new product development and product extension initiative under its Special Technical Assistance Programme (STAP).
Small Business Guides
Whether you’ve started a business or are thinking of starting one, our Small Business Guides are here to help.
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Gearing for Success
Managing your Small Business
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Covering your Risks
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innovative, dynamic and creative businesses
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Media & Resources

  • Alerts & Notifications
    With effect from Monday, 14th September, 2020, the Certification Unit at the BIDC will resume instant certification of Trade Documents. Social distancing protocols will continue to be in effect and you are therefore advised to inform the Receptionist if you wish to wait for your documents to be processed. Please note that in our efforts to maintain safety protocols, there is a maximum of three individuals permitted to wait in the BIDC lobby.
  • CEO Pic
    Effective December 31, 2020, I will be retiring as Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC). During the 35 years that I have served in Barbados’ national investment and trade promotion organisations, I have seen our island’s fortunes tested by crises and uncertainties but always the grit, and tenacity of Barbados’ businesses have won the day! You have been a part of that journey which has taken us from seasons of uncertainty to better times and I do...
A Bajan Christmas Market
News & Media : Feature
Strap in for an intense 10-week Leather Sandals & Ballerina Flats Fabrication Workshop starting January 18, 2021.
Take a sneak peek at the journey of Artist Made with this case study
Case Studies
About the Bidc
The BIDC is a solutions-oriented organization working to build bold, innovative, dynamic and creative enterprises.

An agency of the Barbados Government, our mandate is to contribute to the diversification and growth of the economy through new investment, increased exports and employment creation by fostering the development of competitive business enterprises.