Schedule

8:00 am - 9:00 am
Registration
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Morning Segment

Workshops

  • From Side Hustle to Real Business: Making the Change
    Althea West-Myers - Manager, Business Advisory Services, JBDC

  • Innovate or Die: How to keep relevant in changing Business Times
    Leighton Brown - Business Development Officer, JBDC

  • Intellectual Property: Create it. Protect it. Own it.
    Cavelle Johnston - Attorney-at-Law, Townsend, Whyte & Porter

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Keynote Address (Grand Ballroom)

Laughing all the Way to the Bank: Creativity meets Business

Ian ‘Ity’ Ellis - Director, Ellis International
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Afternoon Segment

Workshops

  • Building a Tribe: The Art of capturing and cultivating a loyal following
    Geoffrey Fullerton – Managing Director & Founder, Fullerton Management Group

  • How Artificial Intelligence Is Revolutionizing Marketing
    Rasheed Girvan – Regional Digital Manager, Yello Media Group

  • Social Entrepreneurship: Who's Doing It And Why It Matters
    Saffrey Brown - Head of Innovation, The LEAP Co

  • The Exit: What Investors Want Entrepreneurs To Know
    Melissa Bennett – Manager, Financial Support Services, JBDC

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Networking
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Registration
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Morning Segment

Workshops

  • Get Animated: Export Wealth For Jamaican Youth
    Chevonnese Whyte – Assistant Lecturer, Caribbean Institute of Media & Communication, University of the West Indies

  • Artificial Intelligence: The Future of Computer Science
    Dr. Stephen Rhoden – Associate Vice President, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Technology, Caribbean Maritime University

  • Reshaping Art in the 21st Century: Don’t be a Slave to your Passion
    Coleen Douglas - Director, Marketing & Communications, Edna Manley College of the Visual & Performing Arts

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Keynote Address (Grand Ballroom)

Laughing all the Way to the Bank: Creativity meets Business

Ian ‘Ity’ Ellis - Director, Ellis International
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Afternoon Segment

Workshops

  • A Toast: Trends in Jamaican Popular Music
    Hugh Douse – Lecturer, Institute of Caribbean Studies, University of the West Indies

  • Export Moves: Dance a yaad before you dance abroad
    Marlon Simms – Dean of the School of Dance, Edna Manley College of the Visual & Performing Arts

  • Self-Publishing In A Digital World
    Latoya West-Blackwood - Chairman, Book Industry Association of Jamaica

Panel Discussion

  • Exploring The Ripeness Of The Orange Economy In Jamaica

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Networking
Small Business Expo 2019