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Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2021 | 12:07 AM
Janet Silvera (left), president of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI),  shares lens with Floyd Lewis, MBCCI director, and Nicole Haughton-Johnson of Gateway Co-operative Credit Union Limited.
Janet Silvera (left), president of the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI), shares lens with Floyd Lewis, MBCCI director, and Nicole Haughton-Johnson of Gateway Co-operative Credit Union Limited.
From left: Damia Dawes-Monthrope, third VP, Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Mark Kerr-Jarrett,  managing director, Barnett Limited; and Gloria Henry, president, Global Services Association of Jamaica, in discussion at the webinar.
From left: Damia Dawes-Monthrope, third VP, Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Mark Kerr-Jarrett, managing director, Barnett Limited; and Gloria Henry, president, Global Services Association of Jamaica, in discussion at the webinar.
From left:  Richard Thelwell and Amalee Lewin, financial advisers from Sagicor Life Montego Bay, in conversation with Horace Gyles from HBG Associates Chartered Accountants.
From left: Richard Thelwell and Amalee Lewin, financial advisers from Sagicor Life Montego Bay, in conversation with Horace Gyles from HBG Associates Chartered Accountants.
From left:  Oral Heaven, first vice-president, Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI), with Shari Munroe, director of Aristo Kat Tours Ltd, and Dominic Shaw of MBCCI.
From left: Oral Heaven, first vice-president, Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI), with Shari Munroe, director of Aristo Kat Tours Ltd, and Dominic Shaw of MBCCI.
From left: Karron Benjamin, interim general manager/director of operations, Montego Bay Convention Centre, makes a point to Damia Dawes-Monthrope, third VP, Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Horace Gyles of HBG Associates Chartered Accounta
From left: Karron Benjamin, interim general manager/director of operations, Montego Bay Convention Centre, makes a point to Damia Dawes-Monthrope, third VP, Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Horace Gyles of HBG Associates Chartered Accountants.
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The US Embassy in partnership with the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a two-day virtual forum, under the theme ‘Effective Business Recovery Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic’. The event was held on October 6 and 7 and featured international speakers, Terry Jones, Founder of Travelocity, Founding Chairman of Kayak and Arva Rice, President and CEO of the New York Urban League. Approximately 100 participants shared in vibrant discussions on strategies for business development, adapting new finance models, business diversification and disruptive marketing. Speaking at the event, the US Embassy’s Public Affairs Officer, Robert Adelson, said, “The US Government sees Jamaica as a strong and enduring partner, and as such we have stepped up to support this effort, aimed at strengthening the island’s economic sustainability.”