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Events & Training

The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce is proud to support, promote and protect its members and the local business community by hosting an array of Chamber Events.

The Chamber encourages business-to-business interaction with our Business After Hours and Speed Networking events. The Chamber also hosts an annual Golf Classic, encouraging business development and networking whilst enjoying our picturesque golf courses.

Our annual Legislative Luncheon effectively helps us to connect the business community in Cayman with the local Government. Hosted at one of our superb hotels or first-class restaurants, the Luncheon serves as an informal yet productive way to discuss policy and procedure which may affect the Cayman Islands business community.

And, once a year, the Chamber of Commerce likes to celebrate our achievements and successes with an Annual General Meeting. We also take this opportunity to praise our active, champion members who have helped make the year as tremendous as it has been.

The Chamber of Commerce is proud to host these events, and we are proud that we can support, promote and protect the Cayman Islands and its businesses in the process.

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Training Centre

Chamber of Commerce Training Centre logo.The Chamber of Commerce are the leaders in professional training and development in the Cayman Islands. With a wide variety of courses, including internationally recognized training opportunities available locally, you won’t need to leave the island to improve your personal career prospects. Investing in your staff will provide the motivation you need to advance the development of your business.

Whether just starting out in the workplace or serving at an executive level, employees will always be in need of and benefited by continued education. Our Workplace Essentials courses zero-in on the knowledge, skills and attitudes companies and employees need to excel.

When it comes to leadership development, The Ken Blanchard Leadership Series is a familiar phrase. Being one of the most widely accepted, taught, and rated leadership models worldwide, we can assure you that this series will help to unleash your potential and develop the leadership skills that your business needs, not only to succeed, but to excel!

It is important for you to get the legal guidance you need to protect your business, as well as the interests of your employees. With our Legal Assist curriculum, you are able to achieve this without taking on the formidable costs of hiring your own legal experts. These classes ensure that sound legal advice, from trained professionals in the industry, is accessible and affordable for all businesses, regardless of their size.

In the same way that not all people are the same, not all businesses are the same! Our Made For You option ensures that the individual training needs of your business are accounted for. Make the most out of your training budget by consulting with us to arrange a curated course or series designed especially for your business and the skills that your employees require.

A Series of FREE workshops addressing everything you need to know about starting and running your small or micro business.

Signature Events

The Chamber’s Signature Events are our marquee events, held annually, that bring together members and guests to celebrate accomplishments of the business community, learn new strategies and explore issues relevant to the Cayman Islands and beyond. Signature events are among the largest gatherings each year, attracting an interesting mix of corporate executives, entrepreneurs and political leaders in an environment only the Chamber can provide.

Educates high school students nearing graduation on the variety of career and educational opportunities available to them.  Members from nearly every industry sector are available to connect with the future workforce and to encourage them now, to acquire the skills they will need to be successful, later.

Takes place in April each year. Held in conjunction with Earth Week, sponsored by our corporate members and aided by The Department of Environmental Health, this is the largest volunteer-driven event in the Cayman Islands.

Allows local business leaders to enjoy a relaxed and informal lunch and to engage in frank conversation on policy, procedure and revenue measures with members of the Legislative Assembly.

The Chamber of Commerce’s annual Economic Forum brings together industry and government leaders who share their ideas and insights that will help shape economic policy, boost the Islands’ competitive edge, and secure its long-term success and sustainability.

The Chamber of Commerce and the Ministry of Education host the Golden Apple Awards each year to honour the teachers in our community. The event shows appreciation for the outstanding efforts of our educators, and gives them the recognition and support they deserve. The Golden Apple Awards provide a platform for the Chamber, and the community, to show support for the development of education in Cayman.

Launched in 2017, this initiative celebrates member firms and government statutory authorities for their best practices and corporate citizenship.

 

Each year, members have the opportunity to participate in an exciting international excursion, planned, booked and managed by the Chamber Travel Club. Aside from the opportunity to travel internationally at a more affordable rate, the annual excursions allow members to network and experience travel together.

Signature Programmes

Our Signature Programmes celebrate, connect, and educate our members and promote and enhance the quality of life in the Cayman Islands. The Chamber produces programs and events that connect our members to each other and to new ideas. The signature programmes listed below represent both long-established traditions and new initiatives, all working to address specific goals and objectives of our members and the community.

Leadership Cayman: is a six-month intensive course that enables class members to develop new leadership skills and learn vital information about the Cayman Islands’ social, economic, business, and political issues from diverse, high-level community leaders.

Mentoring Cayman: in partnership with the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands, provides year 11 students the opportunity to learn from, and develop a long-term relationship with, a mentor that has been matched by common interests and career choices.

Cayman CLEAN: is a public awareness campaign to focus attention on littering and its impact on the Cayman Islands’ environment, tourism product and communities.

Junior Achievement: inspires and prepares young people to succeed in a global economy through in-school and after-school practical educational programmes focused on business, economics and free enterprise.

Growth Matters: is a series of animated, educational and fun videos with the intention of educating the community about the importance of economic growth, and how growth is attained.

Resilience Cayman: is a volunteer-run initiative established to help connect non-profits, entrepreneurs and businesses with tools, funds and volunteers to meet community needs as they emerge during times of crisis.