Les Warner

Les Warner of Bar Estate. —Photos: Leah SORIAS

TIC is one of the largest business to business events in the Caribbean, with 300 businesses from 29 countries represented this year.

Some 18 businesses from Tobago were on display this year, which, according to Trisha Beckles, the Tobago House of Assembly’s (THA) manager of strategic business development, is the largest contingent in the 13 years the THA has been participating in the event.

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