Trinidad and Tobago is well-positioned to become a renowned location for the global provision of Information Technology-enabled Services (ITeS).
The Global Services Internationalization Hub (GSI Hub) in Trinidad and Tobago is designed to bring together both local and foreign private sector companies, public institutions and student populations to fast track the development of a Global Services Export Industry.
InvesTT is seeking qualified tenants to populate the GSI Hub.
Investment RequiredNo minimum amount of investment.
Type of InvestmentLeasing of office space
Businesses established within the Hub will be supported through specialized training, IT finishing schools, physical and technological infrastructure, and other employee and business oriented initiatives.
Investors are offered leaseable business spaces close to potential clients and beneficiaries of the Hub in Central Trinidad.
Availability of business opportunities are expected to increase via local and foreign sector-branding campaigns that highlight and promote the Hub.
The schools will offer short-term technical training designed to bridge gaps and answer specific needs for ITeS companies operating in Trinidad and Tobago, and those foreign companies which express an interest in investing in the country. They will be designed to increase the availability of qualified human capital for ITeS businesses.
Global IT providers such as IBM, Fujitsu-ICL and Microsoft have already established a presence in T&T.
Geographical & Cultural AffinityThe world’s largest ITeS markets - USA and Canada - speak English. Combined, they amount to 43% of total spend and 51% of total market demand. People in Trinidad and Tobago are native English speakers and the country shares a similar timezone to the USA and Canada.
Educated, Skilled WorkforceT&T ranks 4th in the Western Hemisphere for the quality of its education system and its management schools. (Source - World Economic Forum's Global Competitive Index 2016/17). Our educational platform produces a talented, graduate pool of ICT professional annually.