Under the 2017 Business Outlook theme, “Breaking Barriers: Promoting Success”, the Exuma Business Outlook (EBO) is scheduled to take place Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Sandals Emerald Bay Resort. I. Chester Cooper, MP for Exuma & Ragged Island will deliver the keynote on the topic “Business Development”. Among the highlights of the programme will be the new Outlook emphasis on technology and training in Social Media marketing.
With Pedro Rolle, President, Exuma Chamber of Commerce, moderating, the others addressing the forum will include Emmett Saunders, Exuma Chamber of Commerce &
Ministry of Tourism & Aviation, bringing opening remarks; Joy Jibrilu, Director General, Ministry Of Tourism & Aviation—“Tourism”; Dr Pandora Johnson, Strategic Partnership and Liaison Officer, Office of The Provost, University Of The Bahamas—“University Of The Bahamas Expansion Plans For Exuma”; Kristie Powell, Senior Technical Account Manager at Google, Inc—“How Technology Can Break Barriers To Success”; Gravette Brown, Chief Aliv Business Developer—“Telecommunications”, and Todd M J Beneby, Scotia Bank I Managing Director’s Office—“Small Business”
Following lunch will be the Social Media Workshop, conducted by Kimberly Castellanos, Social Media Coordinator, Tambourine, and sponsored by Bahamas Out Island Promotion Board.
Making the announcement was Joan Albury, president, TCL Group, founder and chief organizer of the Business Outlook Series.
“We have a great line-up of speakers, whose topics are very much in keeping with, and are intended to be helpful to Family Islands targeting modern business and development. We are also introducing to the Exuma forum the latest innovation in the Business Outlook Series—Our Social Media Workshop for which we have the partnership of the Bahama Out Island Promotion Board. We are most grateful to be graced with the input of I. Chester Cooper, the recently elected Member of Parliament for Exuma & Ragged Island, who is a native of Exuma. Along with him, we have secured the participation of speakers who are at the top of their professions, who are experts in the areas, we have targeted,” Mrs Albury said. “
We are most grateful for the continuing partnership of the Exuma Chamber of Commerce, the Ministry of Tourism & Aviation, and a number of loyal sponsors.”