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NCB Encouraging Economic Growth

Published:Monday | June 15, 2015 | 9:57 AM
Business account manager at Digicel, Ricky Purkiss, has the full attention of the NCB team (from second left) Maxine Mckenzie, Natalee Hines-Wedderburn, Marva Peynado and Patrice Noble at the conference.
Dr Leachim Semaj (left), transformation specialist at Above or Beyond, and Digicel business account manager, Ricky Purkiss, greet each other at the National Commercial Bank Small Medium Enterprise Conference 2015 cocktail event held at the Secrets Resorts and Spa on Friday, June 5.

National Commercial Bank Limited this year hosted its second biennial Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Conference.

Following its successful inaugural staging in 2013, this year's conference sought to increase financing for local SMEs, in a bid to encourage economic growth.

The conference was specially designed to help SMEs identify ways in which they can increase operational capacity through funding, marketing and use of information communication technology.

The conference catered to more than 100 entrepreneurs, included hands-on workshops and interactive sessions about a variety of topics including technology and e-commerce, financing, entrepreneurial strategy, marketing and customer experience.