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Past president of the JMEA and CEO of the Seprod Group Richard Pandohie is flanked by Danielle Cunningham (left), corporate communications manager, and Lisa Watts, deputy general manager at Lasco Manufacturing, at the JMEA's recently held M&E Awards nomination cocktail held at the BMW showroom in Kingston.Photos: Joseph Wellington

The Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA), as it looks to again recognise and award the hard work and resilience of local companies, on Tuesday, September 12, staged its M&E Awards nomination cocktail held at the BMW showroom in Kingston.

The event, attended by over 200 guests saw recognition being given to approximately 35 companies and 14 outstanding individuals vying for over 23 awards as they look to be named among the country's top manufacturers and exporters in the respective categories judged by their innovation, achievement, growth and commitment to the industry. A precursor to the annual awards gala slated to be held on September 30 at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel, the events are this year being held under the theme: 'Adapt Innovation, Embrace productivity to drive global success.'

Business Social shares recaps from the event.

Maricia Nicely (left), managing director of Design By Marc (left), shares a photo with Proven's Belinda Williams at the JMEA M&E nominations award cocktail.
Kareema Muncey (left), managing director at Home Choice Ltd, and Joy Angulu, food and beverage industry consulting officer at the JMEA, inspects the inscription on two certificates of nomination during the JMEA's M&E nomination awards cocktail held on Tuesday.
Kathryn Silvera (left), vice-president of the JMEA, presents a certficate of nomination to Michelle Chong, CEO of Honey Bun Limited.
Martha Miller Ceo National Rums of Jamaica (left) John mahfood JMEAMartha Miller, CEO of National Rums of Jamaica, greets and entertains coversation with JMEA President John Mahfood during the M&E Awards nomination cocktail held on September 12.
The Eden Joy Whole Foods family was out to celebrate the nomination of the company as a contender in this year's JMEA M&E Awards event. From left are Chris Pryce, Elorin Turner-Pryce sharing lens time at the event with JMEA's Najuequa Barnes, business development and programme manager at the JMEA.

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