The Investments and Capital Markets Conference

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Mrs. Marlene Street Forrest C.D. The Global Investment Horizon: Our Options and Future
Mr. Ian McNaughtonThe Role of the Capital Markets in Driving Growth
The Most Hon. Andrew Holness O.N., M.P. From Poverty to Prosperity: The Road Map


 Dr. Isaac Newton Cultivating a Winning Mindscape in Global Markets
 Mr. Brian Wynter The Way Forward for the Banking & Securities Industry
 Mr. Rajat Khanna

 Enhancement or Hindrance:  The March of Bitcoin and Blockchain

Technology into the Region’s Financial Systems

 Dr. Peter PhillipsThe Right Leadership: The Way to a Great Regional Future and Greater Options
 Dr. Janice Simmonds FisherUtilizing Natural Solutions in Curative Developments
 Mr. Neil CurtisAlign the Agricultural Sector to the Travel & Tourism Sectors
 Mr. Oliver TownsendCaribbean Benefiting from the 7 Trillion Industry
 Captain Paul Ronald Reece Growing the Caribbean Air Travel by 10% per Year


 Mr. Steven Gooden
CEOs Meet The Press: Companies Outlook for 2017 & Beyond
 The Hon Fayval Williams, MPRecapitalization of the Real Estate Industry through REIT
 Mr. Larry WatsonThe Role of the Private Sector in Urban Renewal
 Mrs. Marlene Street Forrest CD, JP

Partnerships: Financing Caribbean Development through the

Capital Markets

 Mr. Marlon YardeExpanding Investor Participation Across the Region
 Mr. John JacksonThe Stock Markets: What’s in Store for 2017
  Mr. Herbert Hall

The Caribbean Capital Markets Growth through Unit Trust,

Mutual Funds and Retail Repo

 Mr. Jermaine DeansCapital Markets Growth via New Products and Services
  Mr. Robert WynterUsing Strategy to Drive Company Value & Share Price
 Mr. Eric CrawfordJamaica as a Financial Hub for International Capital
 Mr. Livingstone Morrison

Effective Market Training to Transform the Caribbean

Financial Landscape

 Mr. Fernando AlvaradoCaribbean Basin Sustainable Energy Fund
 Ms. Elizabeth ButlerAttracting Investment to Secure Caribbean Energy Sector
  Mrs. Imani Duncan PriceSecuring Caribbean Energy Through Renewables
 The Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller O.N., M.P.

Affordable Housing: Critical Component to Social

Stability and Sustainable Economic Growth

 Mr. Ryan StrachanVision 2030 Jamaica Stock Exchange
 Professor Wayne Dunn

Exploring Corporate Social Responsibility

A Global Perspective

 Dr. Claire NelsonAn Overview of the Field of Impact Investment 
 Ms. Joan BriggsMission Investing – One Company’s Story
Mr. John A. AndrewsDeveloping the Entertainment Industry


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Meet other participants, presenters & great leaders
Share in expert advice, real market information and have fun

Some 500 participants and influential leaders skilled in global markets and finance met on 24th – 26th January 2017 at the 12th Regional Investments and Capital Markets Conference, at The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, Kingston, in partnership with Jefferies LLC. 

This exclusive gathering of key industry experts and top investors addressed global trends and developments on a regional and international scale.  Markets and macroeconomic outlooks are changing like never before and businesses are focused on ensuring that their systems, capacity and connectivity are rightly aligned to satisfy existing customers and competitively scale into emerging markets.

These are exciting times for businesses and individuals as the global challenges pose new opportunities for growth and profit.  The Conference discussions on the “Global Investment Horizon: Our Options & Future” will feature company presentations, themed panel discussions, investor meetings and an extensive range of companies and exhibits across the economic spectrum – Banking, Finance, Technology, Energy, Housing, Tourism, Transportation, Agriculture, Sports, Entertainment, SMEs, Venture Capital, Conference Papers, as well as offer Leadership Training. You will receive your personal copy of the presentations given over the three days. These blueprints to great business success are yours to keep and execute at your pleasure.


Why attend?

Join the live audience and find out why the JSE was rated the No 1 performing stock market in the world by Bloomberg in 2015.  Build a strong network with the other 500 participants. Listen to leading industry expert deal with topical issues and provide relevant solutions. Be able to garner information on how to make money for yourself and your company in the current economy.


Why do companies and brokerages support our conference?

JSE makes championing the cause of the financial sector its raison d’être


Why professional executives and successful investors value our conference?

The Conference is the first to start the year and the first in the English Speaking Caribbean.   The testimony shows in the fact that this is the 12th year of the Conference


Do you value influential connections and market information to build a great business, a great portfolio and/or great profession? If so, then you need to be at this conference. It is important that you register early as seats are limited.

We look forward to welcoming you and to your contribution to the discussions in January.


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Be part of the live audience; learn from leading experts; network with industry leaders and increase your business contacts. The experience and opportunities serve to build a powerful international network for business and professional success. As a participant you will be challenged and emboldened to be more confident and to be among the top percentile in your sector and in the country.


This is a great occasion for you to expose your products and services; seal deals; expand customer base; strengthen market presence and build your brand. You are able to connect with participants, potential collaborators, mentors and even investors.


Throughout the three days, you will benefit from formal networking gatherings as well as informal opportunities to network. You are able to meet and engage new partners and make the right connections for your area of business with leading industry service providers and many other specialist groups.


Business Leaders, Captains of Industry, Philanthropists, Leading Bankers, Economists, Money Managers and Educators among others, will impart their knowledge on subject matters in which they have excelled and mastered over the years.

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There will be a designated locations to assist anyone who so desire and give prior notice for business consultations, business negotiations and signing of agreements or contracts.

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It is the time to unwind and meet other delegates in a relaxed atmosphere with great Caribbean music and great Caribbean cuisines. To freely mingle with Caribbean celebrities, network and make deals.

Prizes and Giveaways!



  • Getting the Right Leadership in Place Across the Region (Bonus: Leadership Training Workshop)
  • The Way Forward for the Banking Industry: Solving the Problem of Correspondent Banking
  • The Role of the Caribbean as a Global Financial Hub: The Destination for International Capital
  • The March of Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology into the Region’s Financial System: An Enhancement or Hindrance?
  • Financing Renewable Energy for Caribbean
  • The Next Generation of Billionaires Across the Region
  • Privatizing Government Assets and Listing Government Bonds
  • Financing Renewable Energy for the Caribbean and De-risking Energy Investments
  • Easy Access to Affordable Housing: The Missing Component to Wealth Creation for the Citizenry
  • Training the Next Generation of Caribbean Sports Men and Women to Maintain International Edge


  • Venture Capital *Coaching & Live Pitch Room
  • Call For Papers

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