Wednesday, 24 August 2011

BUYERS + INVESTORS - mission to JAMAICA this October ...


BUYERS AND INVESTORS MISSION TO JAMAICA

Organised by Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), European Regional Office, 1 Prince Consort Road, London, SW7 2BZ, T:+44(0)207 584 8894 F:+44(0)207 823 9886 W:www.jamaicatradeandinvest.org E: ljones@jamprocorp.com

BENEFITS             
  • ·         Pre-visit consultation session with Mission Manager, with a view to providing each delegate with a personalized itinerary, to include site visits and meetings based on delegates particular business interests
  • ·          Pre-visit and in-country briefing providing market information and advice on how to do business in Jamaica
  • ·         Site tours conducted by dedicated and experienced JAMPRO officers
  • ·         Pre-arranged meetings with Jamaican exporters of goods/services, for prospective Buyers
  • ·         Networking opportunities and delegate entertainment provided through  events hosted by JAMPRO and the British High Commission in Kingston
  • ·         JAMPRO support and advice through a team of experienced commercial officers
  • ·         Meetings with Jamaican Government ministries/statutory bodies and business associations
  • ·         Local press coverage for appropriate companies
  • ·         Shared intelligence through group visit
  • ·         Services of a Mission Manager before, during and after the mission
Closing date for registration: Monday 10th October 2011

DRAFT PROGRAMME:

Mon 24 Oct     
23.55pm Depart London Gatwick Int’l Airport on BA 2263                     15:55 pm  Arrive Kingston and transfer to Hotel                      




Tue 25 Oct                        
10:00am –10:20am: Official Welcome at JAMPRO
10:20am – 11:20am: Country Briefing
11:50am – 5:00pm: Refer to delegate’s personalized itinerary
18:30pm-8:30pm: Reception hosted by the British Deputy High Commission

Wed 26 Oct                        
10:00am - 5:00pm: Refer to delegate’s personalized itinerary

Thurs 27 Oct                 
10:00am – 5:00pm: Refer to delegate’s personalized itinerary
18:00pm – 8:00pm: Closing Dinner

Friday 28 Oct                    
10:00am – 5:00pm: Refer to delegate’s personalized itinerary
18:30 pm: Departure from Kingston Airport on BA 2262
                                            
ELIGIBILITY
To accompany this mission your business must be incorporated within the European Union and seeks to make a foreign direct investment in Jamaica and/or purchase Jamaican goods/services.

TRAVEL
Delegates will be responsible for reserving their own flights and accommodations. JAMPRO will assume responsibility for your ground transportation within the Island.
British Airways and Virgin Atlantic Airways operate direct flights between London and Kingston.
We recommend that you stay at a hotel in close proximity to the JAMPRO head office in New Kingston; including
If you desire assistance with your travel arrangements, kindly contact Rowena Minott, Diamond Travel – T:+44 (0)121454 6990 E-mail: desk4@diamondtravel.co.uk.

HOW TO APPLY
For the registration form, please contact the mission manager: Laurence Jones, European Regional Manager, JAMPRO, Email: ljones@jamprocorp.com, Tel: + 44 (0)20 7584 8894, The Jamaican High Commission, 1 Prince Consort Road, London, SW7 2BZ.

Submit the registration form by Monday 10th October 2011.



JAMPRO is an agency of the Government of Jamaica under the portfolio of the Ministry of Industry Investment and Commerce. JAMPRO is mandated to stimulate, facilitate, and promote the development of trade and industry in Jamaica; as well as export and investment activities in all sectors of the island’s economy. The agency drives this process through focus on a number of targeted sectors, which include the creative industries (film, music and entertainment), manufacturing, tourism, agri-business, information and communication technology, mining, and professional services.

Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO)

Please contact Laurence Jones (ljones@jamprocorp.com) or visit the JAMPRO website at www.jamaicatradeandinvest.org for a greater appreciation of the business opportunities available in Jamaica. 


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