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Event planning and design workshop coming

Published:Sunday | March 15, 2015 | 12:00 AM
File Dr Dennis Howard makes a point during the launch of his book 'Rantin From Inside The Dancehall'

The Institute of Cultural Policy and Innovation (ICPI) has announced plans for the second workshop for 2015.

This time, the two-day workshop will focus on event planning and design and will be held from March 27 to 28. It will be geared towards event planning practitioners and beginners

who are interested in leaning the skills to be a respected event professional.

The workshop is to be held

the ICPI headquarters at 33 Westminster Road in St Andrew. Workshop facilitator Dr Dennis Howard is one of the Caribbean's leading event planning specialists with more than 30 years of experience.

Howard not only has the practical experience but is also leading the way in academic research on the creative industries with event management as one of the areas of concentration.

ICPI is an independent

centre for research, policy, entrepreneurship and the technological development of regional creative industries. It is dedicated to serving the interest of the Caribbean community through the promotion and advocacy of appropriate research, consultation and public education geared toward the adaptation of policies, behavioural changes, and entrepreneurial pursuits that will ensure prosperity and sustainable development of Caribbean economies.