Business Social — November 23, 2022
CEO of Home Choice Enterprise Limited makes a point to Ricardo Durrant, investment and export promotions manager, Jamaica Promotions Corporation. (Photo: Joseph Wellington)

Trade, export, exhibitors, and buyers were some of the buzzwords heard during the media launch of Expo Jamaica 2023 Friday last.

Held in the form of a corporate mingle at the BMW ATL Autobahn showroom in New Kingston, the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA)-hosted event saw the convergence of government officials, sponsors, representatives of Jamaica Promotions Corporation, and private sector stakeholders that included JMEA members. Most notably, Senator Aubyn Hill, in his usual, consistent style, driving the message of closing Jamaica's trade gap with his colleague senator, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Kamina Johnson Smith, providing support.

In between speeches, the event's hostess Debbie Bissoon invited guests to engage in sip n' paint and mixology activities. Business Social presents highlights from the launch event.

Corah Ann Robertson-Sylvester, CEO, Seaboard Jamaica, has the rapt attention of Russian Ambassador to Jamaica Sergey Petrovich. (Photo: Joseph Wellington)
Scotiabank marketing manager — Caribbean North and Central Hope McMillan-Canaan (left) shares a few thoughts with Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce Senator Aubyn Hill and Kamesha Blake, executive director, Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association. (Photo: Joseph Wellington)
Chairman of the Expo Jamaica 2023 organising committee and Morgan's Group of Companies Marketing Director Aswad Morgan (left) takes a moment to congratulate VM Group Chairman Michael McMorris on his recent election to the presidency of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce. (Photo: Joseph Wellington)
William Watson, managing director, Adlib Studios, shares a light moment with JP Shipping Commercial Manager Mezanne Grant. (Photo: Joseph Wellington)
Lubricating Specialties CEO and deputy president of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association Sydney Thwaites benefits from the counsel of Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Kamina Johnson Smith. (Photo: Joseph Wellington)
Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica Executive Director Imega Breese McNab (right), who previously served as executive director of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA), finds familiar company in JMEA vice-presidents Kathryn Silvera, who is also a director at Caribbean Foods Limited, and Richard Coe, managing director of Fleetwood Jamaica Limited.Joseph wellington

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