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The Speed Networking Event is a special networking event which is led by the Ministry of Tourism in close collaboration with Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA), the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA), Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) and the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC). It is aimed at strengthening the linkages between local suppliers and players in the tourism sector.

The event will take the form of fifteen (15) minute meetings between Managing Directors/General Managers/CEOs of local supplier companies of products/services and Owners/Managers of properties, restaurants, attractions and other tourism entities throughout the course of the day. Additional representatives from core areas within the hotel’s operation such as Purchasing, Food and Beverage and Maintenance who are in a position to make purchasing decisions will also be in attendance.

The participation fee for suppliers is $6,000.00 per person which includes the cost of registration and lunch. Please note that the stated amount is subsidized and cannot be further discounted. All fees must be made payable to the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA).