Vincentians are being encouraged to participate in the inaugural ‘Everything Vincy’ Expo 2017, scheduled to take place this weekend from October 27th to the 29th at the E.T Joshua Airport site in Arnos Vale.

The Expo is designed to increase the visibility of local businesses as part of an overarching ‘Buy Local’ campaign.

The initiative is being spearheaded by Invest SVG, as part of its mandate to assist in the advancement of export development in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Communications Officer at Invest SVG, Jamila Soso-Vincent, said the primary objective is to promote local products and businesses and will aid in the ongoing thrust to diversify the economy.