Enterprise Development Department

Are you a micro or small business owner operating in the creative or productive industries? The Enterprise Development Department can assist you today!

The EDD is dedicated to providing technical support and guidance to existing and potential small business owners.In order to ensure small businesses are able to effectively contribute to economic growth and job creation, the EDD has adopted a holistic approach to creating an enabling environment for these enterprises.

Eligible Sectors

The sectors eligible for concessions and incentives include traditional and new or emerging sectors such as ICT, Arts and Cultural activities, Entertainment, Personal Care, Education and Human Resource Development and even Consultancy Services.

Success To Date

Since its enactment in 2007, nearly 70 businesses have been approved and registered under the Small Business Development Act. These businesses fall within more than twenty subsectors and have received total concessions valued at about $2 million.


• Providing technical assistance for the development of small businesses and generating local investments.
• Providing solutions for the expansion of local businesses.
• Providing training for local entrepreneurs and businesses owners in a various number of fields to enable growth and success for their various endeavours.

Phone: +1 (268) 481-1000
Fax: +1 (268) 481-1020
#9 Factory Road, St John’s, Antigua, W.I.
P.O. Box 80, Sagicor Financial Center