Local forum discusses Jamaica’s Vision 2030
Top Jamaican financial leaders will be heading to Davie next week to lead a special Diaspora forum about Jamaica’s National Development Plan – “Vision 2030.” Hosted by Victoria Mutual Building Society’s (VMBS) Florida Representative Office, the annual forum will outline pathways for the South Florida community to invest in Jamaica’s economic progress. Open to the public, the third annual panel discussion is set for Wednesday June 8, starting 6:45p.m. at the Signature Grand in Davie.
“Vision 2030 challenges all Jamaicans to partner for the realization of the developed status for our country,” says panelist, President and CEO of Victoria Mutual, Courtney Campbell. “Through this forum we will speak to Vision 2030, offer pertinent information on the Jamaican landscape, provide sound financial advice and vital information for those who are considering investment options in Jamaica and want to own a ‘piece of the rock.’”
Other members of the panel are President of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ) William Mahfood, President of the Medical Association of Jamaica Dr. Myrton Smith, and General Manager of the Jamaica Stock Exchange Marlene Street-Forrest. The event will be moderated by Christopher Denny, Vice President of Distribution for Victoria Mutual.
“We wanted to highlight the plans being undertaken to ensure the achievement of developed status for the island and how they can become involved,” said Suzette Rochester, Manager for VMBS, Florida Representative Office Our panelists were carefully selected and have in-depth knowledge and expertise in their related fields. They will bring to the table valuable insights on various sectors of the economy ranging from health to finance.”
In addition to highlighting areas of growth in the Jamaican industry and financial sector, panel patrons exploring real estate investment can also meet with housing developers from GORE, Kemtek and Richmond Developments to discuss upcoming projects. Financial capital however, says Campbell, is not the only thing Jamaica needs for greater economic prosperity.
Most importantly, the discussions will also expose the opportunities available for the utilisation of their skills, resources, knowledge and expertise that can contribute to building Jamaica,” says Campbell.
Registration for the event begins at 5 p.m. before the panel, or can be completed online at vmbs.caribtix.com.