SBA Emphasises the Need for Disruptive Innovation

“Change is no longer negotiable in a post-COVID-19 world.” This was the view asserted by advisor in the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology, Dr. Annalee Babb, as she outlined the need for accelerated innovation and digital transformation locally, at the Small Business Association of Barbados’ (SBA) May webinar. The webinar, entitled “Innovation through Digitalisation – Monetising Innovation in the Digital Space” provided attendees with a deeper understanding of innovation and the digital opportunities to be leveraged.

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The CEO's Last Word - "Hats Off to Small Business Owners"

There is no doubt just how challenging the last year has been for small businesses, especially those that were unable to trade due to lockdown restrictions and those who were inevitably forced to close their doors after suffering from significantly reduced income. 

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SBA Welcomes New Members

Over 60 new members from a diverse range of economic sectors recently joined the Small Business Association of Barbados. These new members were each given a warm welcome to the association at their orientation sessions and were briefly acquainted with the association’s core functions and objectives by the SBA’s CEO, Sen. Dr. Lynette Holder.

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The Essence of Effective Leadership

“The success or lack thereof of an organisation and by extension the business sector and country alike, depends on the level and type of leadership implemented in these institutions.” This was the view posited by CEO of the SBA, Sen. Dr. Lynette Holder and the focus of the association’s April webinar entitled ‘The Impact of Leadership on the Organisation.’

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