Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Audley Shaw will be the guest speaker at the Adventist Lay-persons Services and Industries (ASi) Business and Professional Expo at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel on Sunday, September 29.
Shaw will speak against the background of the theme ‘Break Out of Our Walls – The weak become strong and the strong become stronger’.
The expo will feature many of Jamaica’s major companies in manufacturing, distribution, finance, insurance, the food service and other sectors, showcasing their products and services.
Among the list of presentations scheduled for the expo are the EXIM Bank of Jamaica, which will focus on companies securing financing to grow businesses locally and in order to expand into export markets. The presentation will be made by Managing Director Lisa Bell.
Marlene Street Forrest, managing director of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, will encourage persons to expand their businesses by securing equity financing to better their financial standing and boost growth.
Alfred Thomas, president of ASi East Jamaica Conference, encourages persons to take advantage of this opportunity to break out of their walls by gaining knowledge on key business tips to grow their businesses.