Trinidad and Tobago to Host Regional Conference on West Indies Cricket

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CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana – Tuesday, 16 April 2024: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago are set to host a pivotal Regional Conference on West Indies Cricket.

Scheduled for 25 -26 April 2024, the event will take place at the Hyatt Regency in Trinidad and Tobago.

Themed “Reinvigorating West Indies Cricket – A Symposium for Strategic Collaboration and Innovation,” the conference aims to foster a collaborative environment to secure the commitment of CARICOM Governments, Cricket West Indies (CWI) and territorial boards to strategically advance the sport in all its formats: Tests, One Day Internationals and T20s. The conference will be chaired by Dr. the Honorable Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and Chairman of the CARICOM Prime Ministerial Sub-Committee on Cricket.

This intervention stems from the 46th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM, where it was agreed that Trinidad and Tobago would host the event, which will explore the business trajectory of the sport and emphasize collaborative efforts toward cricket development and promotion. The Conference will include all relevant agencies, organizations, cricketing legends, former and current players, clubs, coaches and administrators.

Key topics to be discussed during the two-day conference include the: Strategic Direction of West Indies Cricket, Development of Cricket, Finance and Commercial Considerations, Fan Engagement, Cricket and Tourism.

Interested individuals are invited to participate in this event by logging on to CARICOM’s social media platforms: @caricomorg.