This is a Jamaica 60th Anniversary Event in partnership with the Consulate General of Jamaica
South Florida are you ready to do business with Jamaica? Then mark your calendars and save the date for the Jamaica USA Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Consulate General of Jamaica 18th Annual Trade and Investment Power Lunch & Jamaican Business Expo. This event will take place on Thursday, August 18, 2022, from 9:15 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at Signature Grand located at 6900 State Road 84 in Davie, Florida.
This year’s theme “Re-igniting Brand Jamaica in Florida” pays homage to Jamaica’s 60th anniversary of independence.
“The Trade & Investment Power Lunch & Expo is a great opportunity to hear the latest business trends in Jamaica, and to connect with government agencies and corporations that can help to open doors and pave the way for U.S. businesses to easily and quickly connect with Jamaica,” said chamber president, Marie Gill. “I strongly encourage business owners to register and participate in this incredible event.”
Mr. Anthony Barbar, Florida’s Trade and Investment Advisor to Jamaica, will keynote the luncheon and explain opportunities for Florida to expand trade with Jamaica. Members of Jamaica Promotions Corporation will discuss how JAMPRO is making it easier to navigate the Jamaican business landscape. Dr. Marlene Street Forrest will explain trends with the Jamaica Stock Exchange and how members of the Diaspora can build wealth by investing in hot stock items. Other speakers include Jamaican Consul General, Mr. R. Oliver Mair; Elena Mendez of the U.S. Export-Import Bank; and Ms. Nicole Hayles, Marketing Manager of Jamaica’s National Land Agency.
During the Business Expo, participants can meet one-on-one with JAMPRO; Jamaica Stock Exchange; Barbar & Associates; Enterprise Florida; the U.S. Department of Transportation; VM Building Society; JN Money Services; EXIM Bank; Grace Kennedy; Jamaican Jerk Festival; M. Gill & Associates; J. Davis, CPA; FSB Agency; Ocho Rios Miami, and many others. Business Analysts from the U.S. Department of Commerce – MBDA Business Center and Florida Export Center will be on hand to discuss your projects and provide technical assistance. Be sure to register for an opportunity to network with top U.S. and Jamaican business professionals to discuss your projects and business needs.
The Jamaica USA Chamber of Commerce (JAUSACC) is a not-for-profit organization committed to the creation of trade opportunities for its members and the strengthening of national, regional, and international commercial relationships between the United States and Jamaica. For more information visit, www.jamaicausachamber.org.
This is Hy-Lo News Staff Report.