Expo 2011 powered by FLOW and JPS
When Expo 2011 commences on Saturday, October 14 it will be fully powered by FLOW, through its business arm, Columbus Business Solutions and light and power company, JPS over its three-day staging by the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
Columbus Business Solutions, through its sponsorship of Expo 2011 will ensure that the organizers, presenters and booth holders have access to blazing speed internet for enhanced communications at the high-powered trade exposition.
According, to Denise Williams, FLOW’s Director of Corporate and Government Affairs, they are also utilizing their resource on FLOW TV to garner greater exposure for EXPO 2011.
The Chamber’s effort to create a more enabling environment for business growth and development, through its staging of EXPO 2011 is also getting a boost from JPS, which has been providing sponsorship for the initiative over its 14-year staging.
EXPO 2011 will be held from October 14 to 16 at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in Rose Hall. The event which is now firmly established on Western Jamaica’s business calendar will this year be guided by the theme “Unleashing Innovations.” The event will be officially opened by Ambassador Albert Ramdin, Assistant Secretary-General of the Organization of American States.
Expo 2011 will see exhibitors from a wide cross-section of industries, including manufactured goods, services, technology, tourism, craft, agriculture, trade and investment.
A group of U.S. investors will be arriving for Expo 2011 to explore opportunities for investment in Montego Bay. The investors are coming as part of the Hard Beat Communications led- Invest Caribbean Series, allowing registrants with great businesses or ideas to have their own elevator pitch time with the investors in a match-making session and consultations.
Chairman of the Chamber’s Expo 2011 Committee, Gloria Henry says the trade show will also provide learning opportunities for new and established businesses in business consultation sessions that will be facilitated by JAMPRO. “The Chamber will also use the exposition as a means of providing support for small and micro enterprises (SMEs), by featuring an interesting mix of presentations and displays, geared specifically towards prospective and existing entrepreneurs seeking information to assist them in setting-up, or carrying out improvements to existing businesses.”
Expo 2011 is being supported by sponsors, FLOW, JPS, TVJ, The Gleaner, Power 106FM, FAME 95FM, RJR 94FM, Chas E. Ramson, Wards Power Tools & Supplies, Seaboard Marine and the Western Mirror.