SBN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE (SBNIBC)
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SBN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE (SBNIBC)

SBN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE (SBNIBC)

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Radisson Grand Resort Hotel

Grand Anse Beach

Saint Georges, West Indies

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SBN International Business Conference, 2016

www.sbnibc.com

CONFERENCE THEME:

The Power of Association - Your Network is your Net Worth

WATCH - Conference advertorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=secGg0OmYXI

Presented by Sterling Business Network (SBN), an International Business & Human Capital development organisation. With headquarters in the United Kingdom, the SBN footprint extends into over 10 countries on 3 continents and is still growing. At SBN we connect people from all industries and professions with the aim of growing and enhancing their businesses locally and internationally. This is done through business networking and the hosting of forums for the exchange and sharing of business ideas, best practices and key information.

The conference provides opportunities to meet international organisations and key business leaders from around the world, creating a business development platform which will facilitate new business creation, identification of new markets and exposure to new business practices.

Benefits – Why Attend?

This conference provides opportunities to meet international organizations from around the world. Collaborate with other like minded business leaders within the context of the proven SBN business platform. From the continent of Africa to Europe and the USA, this conference has been designed to help you connect with your next strategic business partners. The conference would be presented in such a way to draw on the practical experiences of business owners and business advisors. The advisors would highlight practical experiences from Africa, America, Europe and the Caribbean.

Filled with business and social activities, your visit to Grenada will be a memorable one. The conference offers an ideal opportunity to combine business and leisure in one of the Caribbean’s most beautiful islands.


CONFERENCE FEATURES:


  • International Networking Opportunities with corporate and political leaders
  • Keynote Addresses from renown International Speakers
  • Investment & Business Development Opportunities
  • Exclusive CEO Breakfast Networking Summit
  • Executive Leadership & Management Coaching Sessions
  • SME Empowerment Business Workshops
  • Free Medical Check-ups*
  • SBN Youth Mentoring Workshops
  • End of Year Party and Awards
  • Golf Competition, 5k Marathon
  • Yacht Cruise, Beach parties, Fun & Relaxation

At the end of the conference participants will be:


  • Sensitized to new market opportunities
  • Informed of areas for growth and prosperity
  • Exposed to business ideas from a panel of international experts
  • Presented with solutions for business challenges and problems
  • Integrated into a global business network which can act as a fillip to your business


PROGRAMME SCHEDULE




Day 1: Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception

Thursday 1st December, 2016 – Radisson Grande Resort, St George’s

With Dr. The Rt.Hon. Keith Mitchell, Prime Minister of Grenada


DAY 2: Friday, 2nd Dec. 2016


  1. Overview of the Conference: aims and objectives
  2. The Power of Association: Your Network is your Networth
  3. Changing International Business Landscape: Future drivers, Winners and Losers (Urbanisation, Science & Technology, Transparency & Accountability, Health)
  4. Keynote Address: New opportunities and New Markets
  5. Business Opportunities in Emerging African Economies (With Q&A session)
  6. Perspectives on Financing Commercial Business Ventures In The Caribbean
  7. Roundtable Panel: Global Business Development in Challenging Economies (Theme: Diaspora markets and Health Tourism)
  8. Digital Media Proliferation: A Pathway Sustainable Wealth Creation
  9. Masterclass: Using Human Capital to Maximise profitability – Monica Beckles
  10. Workshop: Real Estate: A mechanism to Wealth Creation
  11. Sponsored Dinner & Networking


DAY 3: SATURDAY 3RD DEC. 2016


  1. CEO Elite Business Breakfast
  2. Business Partnerships and Joint Ventures in the UK and Europe: An Investment pathway
  3. Venture Capital: Attracting International Business Investment, Mergers & Acquisition.
  4. Business in a Borderless World: Conversation with Entrepreneurs & SME owners (The SBN Global Network: Success stories from Africa, America, Asia, Caribbean and Europe.)
  5. Women in Business - A Leadership perspective: A Motivational & Empowerment Session
  6. Leveraging on ICT to promote efficiency and improve customer satisfaction
  7. Masterclass: Conversation on Innovative Marketing & PR
  8. Workshop: The Role of Credit Unions And its role in Economic Development
  9. Executive Coaching: Thoughts on Leadership; Born or Created?
  10. SME Development
  11. Closing Ceremony
  12. SPONSORED YACHT CRUISE & BEACH PARTY








SPEAKERS



Dr. The Right Hon. Keith Mitchell – Prime Minister – Grenada

Dr. The Right Hon. Keith Mitchell has been Prime Minister of Grenada since 2013; previously he served as Prime Minister from 1995 to 2008. He is the longest serving Prime Minister Grenada has ever had, holding the office for just over 13 years. He is currently leader of the New National Party (NNP) and was Leader of the Opposition in Parliament from 2008 to 2013.




Morgan Keay

Morgan has worked extensively on national tourism promotion efforts, most significantly in Mongolia and Afghanistan, including serving as a special advisor to Afghanistan’s Minister of Tourism, and convening two tourism investor conferences in Afghanistan that attracted more than a dozen pioneering international operators and investors.




Raymond McMillan

Raymond, a chartered insurance broker has over 30 years experience as an insurance executive. Worked in the Insurance Industry in Trinidad & Tobago as an Insurance Underwriter & Account Executive and in the UK for the Insurance Brokerage Market. A CII trainer and lecturer who pioneered the development of general insurance education in Tobago as the first lecturer in general insurance and the appointed representative of CII London.




Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch

Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch is a renowned, charismatic, passionate and influential speaker with a mission to empower the next generation of leaders. Throughout her career, Consuelo has shared her personal knowledge on becoming an effective leader in today’s global marketplace with hundreds of schools, colleges, universities, corporations, and government institutions both in the U.S. and abroad.



Richard Duncan

He is also a Fellow Certified General Accountant (FCGA)and Fellow Chartered professional Accountant (FCPA) and an Associate of the Institute of Canadian Bankers (AICB), and has held various positions in the management of Grenada’s Public Finance, such as Accountant General and Deputy Director of Budget and Fiscal Policy. He is currently the Managing Director of Grenada Co-operative Bank Limited, an is an Accredited Director (Acc. Dir.)




Evadney Campbell MBE

Evadney Campbell MBE has been in the media industry since 1987, when she became the first Black Female presenter on BBC Radio Gloucestershire, UK. Evadney spent 17 years presenting and producing an African Caribbean radio magazine programme, ‘Black Echo’, for the BBC. In 1994, she was awarded an MBE for services to the African and Caribbean Communities in Gloucester following her dedication to charity work.




Hon. Mohammed Salisu Bamba

Member of Parliament, Republic of Ghana

Special guest, will provide insight into investment and trade opportunites on the African continent.




Samantha Gooden

A multi-talented Marketing, Branding and Communications Strategist with extensive experience in strategic brand management and advertising/marketing. An exceptional innovator and new business developer with remarkable collaborative and interpersonal skills; written and verbal communication skills. A dynamic trainer with highly developed client and vendor relations and negotiation skills that fosters “win-win” partnerships. Specialties: Brand Identity Development, Strategic Creative Development, Project Management, Pioneering start up business ventures, Change Agent.




Ayuli Jemide

Ayuli is the Executive Chair of Project and Transaction Resources Limited, (a Pan African project development boutique). He is regarded as Nigeria’s top PPP and Infrastructure lawyer and was awarded “Best Lawyer, Nigeria” at the 2013 World Finance Awards. Chambers Global Guide and IFLR1000 reported respectively that clients say: “Ayuli Jemide has a vibrant and creative mind’’ and “has always proven to be a proficient, outstanding and excellent lawyer”, and “an excellent negotiator”.




Dr Janice Wight

Dr. Janice Wight has over 31 years experience in the Finance, Management and Administration Sector. She has also worked considerable in the insurance industry and is currently Vice President of Freedom Equity Group. Dr. Janice Wight has worked with the Bank of Nova Scotia Trinidad and Tobago Limited, Maritime Life Caribbean Ltd, Asst. Manager Colonial Bank ,Former CEO Celebrity Mortgage Services and is currently the CEO Celebrity Enterprises International. She is passionate about developing future business leaders.




Romeo Effs

Romeo Effs is a serial entrepreneur, former corporate senior executive, High Performance Coach, Author and international Speaker. He became a senior executive at the age of 25 and started his first business at age 16. He has worked at a Senior Executive level through out the world in multi-national companies in numerous industries.




Aaron Moses

Aaron Moses is an expert on the Credit Union movement in the region; a Credit Union member since 1980, he is the current President of the Caribbean Confederate of Credit Unions, and a past president of the Grenada Cooperative League Ltd as well as a past President of the Grenada Public Service Cooperative Credit Union. His is also a current Director on the World Council of Credit Unions.




Okite Obakponovwe

Okite is a Chartered Engineer and professional member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, and has Bachelors and PhD degrees in Materials Science & Engineering from Imperial College London. Through professional networking and ‘the power of association’, Okite has presented numerous lectures in the area of Oilfield Materials, Corrosion & Integrity Management, including associated career and professional development opportunities. Currently working in the USA for a global multinational Oil & Gas Energy company as a Materials & Corrosion Engineer and Technical Authority



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