COCI opens 3rd annual Business Plan competition



PHILIPSBURG – The St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce and Industry (COCI) announced the opening of its 3rd annual Small Entrepreneur Business Plan competition.

The competition is open to legal residents of St. Maarten who are 18 years or older. The principal operations of the business must be located in St. Maarten. Entries can consist of any business or innovative concept that is not currently in operation or has begun operation.

Submissions can range from small home-based business operations including store fronts, restaurants, or technology facilities.

COCI in collaboration with EU-COSME will provide a professional training and after completing the training, participants will receive a certificate. This training will be on July 6, 7, and 10, at the COCI office on C.A. Cannegieter Street #11 in Philipsburg, from 6:00pm-8:30pm.

For more information call +1(721) 542-3595/ 542-3590 or email:

Deadline for registration for the Small Entrepreneur Business Plan Competition is July 21.