The Barbados International Business Association (BIBA), in collaboration with Invest Barbados and other strategic partners, will be hosting the annual International Business Week of activities October 16th to 22nd, 2016.

The flagship event of this week will be a two-day conference to be held on October 20th and 21st at the Hilton Barbados Resort.

This year’s conference, themed Weathering the Perfect Storm: Explore, Evolve and Adapt, provides a unique opportunity for delegates to gain an understanding of current issues affecting the international business and financial services sector and the global trends impacting its development.

This year’s topics include: Is There a Need for IFC’s in the Modern World?; Dawn of Digital Currencies: Who Needs Banks Anyway?; Transparency & Privacy: Can They Co-exist; Cyber Security; Crisis Management; and Block Chain – What is it and How Does it Work?

The conference registration fee is BDS$900/US$450. All meals and refreshments as well as an informal cocktail gathering on day one of the conference are included in the registration fee. Persons registering and paying on, or before, September 30th 2016, may take advantage of the early bird discounted rate of BDS$750/US$375. Companies that register three or more persons may also benefit from the discounted rate.

All payments must be made to the Barbados International Business Association (BIBA) by way of cheque or bank draft in advance of the conference. Registration closes October 14th, 2016.

Interested parties will also have the opportunity to exhibit their services. In the event that the booth option has not been included in your sponsorship package, a limited number of booths have been made available at a cost of BDS$3,000/US$1,500 each.

Exhibitor details and schedules are to be forwarded to us at


We invite you to be a part of this event and encourage you to register as soon as possible.

All conference registrations are to be through If you have any queries, please email us at or We look forward to welcoming you to the International Business Week Conference 2016.