Events Calendar

Food For The Poor is pleased to announce its first Multinational Virtual Race For Hunger.
Join Yohan Blake and the YB Afraid Foundation as they raise funds to provide 1 million lifesaving meals to children and families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in the Caribbean and Latin America.
In addition, we will be constructing houses for impoverished families living in Jamaica.
Participants from across the world will have an opportunity to walk, run or ride while fundraising to support families living in desperate need.

Go to the website linked above and select the country you will be supporting (Jamaica, USA, Canada). then click register! Register for the race, be a fundraiser, or both!

For more information give them a call or visit their website.

Tue, June 01 (All day)

Landmarks in life are occasions for reflection. Retirement affords an opportunity to reflect, remember and rejoice. Join us to explore the ways in which you can create that balanced life.

Presenter: Maxine McClean - Management Consultant  

Thu, June 03 - 7:00pm

Join the PSOJ on COVIDCastJA where they will discuss “The Future of Work." They’ll be joined by Gavin Goffe, Partner & Attorney-At-Law Myers, Fletcher & Gordon, Diana Burgess, Founder & CEO Much More Development Ltd, and Lisa Soares Lewis Founder & CEO Great People Solutions (G.P.S) Ltd.

Click the link to watch live on Facebook. 

Thu, June 03 - 7:30pm

Tune into three of the Caribbean's best Experts in business as they discuss tips, tools, and frameworks to help you leverage change for growth.

Register now via the link.

Fri, June 04 - 8:30am

The Caribbean Alternative Investment Association hosts the second in its series of Virtual Roadshows, 9:30 AM in the Dominican Republic (8.30 AM in Jamaica).

CARAIA Chairman Christopher Williams and Director Audrey Richards will join local DR experts to introduce the Association, share its objectives, and encourage membership.

Click the link to register.

Fri, June 04 - 8:30am

Sour Grass in collaboration with Suzie Wong Presents and TERN Gallery presents ‘Artists in Dialogue: Moving in, through, and across Landscapes, Waters, and Memories.’

During this conversation, four guest artists will address the intersections in their work across the varying thematics and speak about how complex histories, places, colonization, nature, and spirituality have influenced their practices.

Guest artists are LaVaughn Belle (USVI), Edouard Duval Carrie (Haiti/USA), Deborah Jack (St. Martin/USA), and Tessa Whitehead (The Bahamas).
45 minutes with 15 min Q&A

Click the link to register. 
The event will be streamed live on Youtube.

Fri, June 04 - 10:00am

Are you a creative cook, writer or visual artist? This one's for you! The JCDC has extended their deadline to June 11 at midnight to accept more entries.
To register visit their website for further details

Tue, June 08 (All day)

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) along with the Jamaica Social Stock Exchange (JSSE) has partnered with the Inter- American Development Bank (IDB) to organize a Free Virtual Webinar Session, under the topic, “ENHANCEMENT OF MANAGEMENT SKILLS ”. 

Day 4:
Digital Marketing Strategy Development for Non-Profit Organizations & The Keys to Building a Successful Fundraising
Campaign

Click the link to register for the Webinar.

Tue, June 08 - 9:00am

Join the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI) for the launch of our latest report, "Mind the Gap: The Inadequacy of Mental Health Services for Children", completed with the support of the European Union.
The study’s findings and recommendations will be presented by CAPRI Director of Research Dr Diana Thorburn, who will then be joined by Dr Judith Leiba, Director of Child & Adolescent Mental Health at the Ministry of Health and Wellness, and Ms. Jhanille Brooks, Director of the Jamaica Mental Health Advocacy Network for a panel discussion. The panel will be moderated by CAPRI’s Director of Advocacy, Dr Leanne Levers.

Watch it live via the video linked below. 

Tue, June 08 - 8:00pm

The ACP-EU Culture Programme, a joint initiative of the European Union (EU) and the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS), is organizing an international webinar aimed at putting into perspective its actions in support of ACP cultural and creative industries and audiovisuals, and at debating the new stakes and problems of a sector that has been adversely hit by the COVID-19 crisis and that is in the process of becoming resilient.

Click the link for more info or to access the registration page.
Password: ACPUECULTURE2021

Wed, June 09 (All day)

Are you a creative cook, writer or visual artist? This one's for you! The JCDC has extended their deadline to June 11 at midnight to accept more entries.
To register visit their website for further details

Wed, June 09 (All day)

You don’t want to miss this week’s virtual investor forum.
Join us on Wednesday, June 9th at 6:00PM as Raymond Walker, Founder, Director and CEO of Caribbean Assurance Brokers Ltd joins our panelists, Executive Chairman Christopher Berry, CEO Gary Peart and SVP-Investment Banking, Dan Theoc for an engaging discussion.
Watch live on Instagram, Facebook and YouTube.
Don’t forget to subscribe to our Youtube Channel “Mayberry Investments Limited.”

Wed, June 09 - 6:00pm

Are you a creative cook, writer or visual artist? This one's for you! The JCDC has extended their deadline to June 11 at midnight to accept more entries.
To register visit their website for further details

Thu, June 10 (All day)

Register now for the Make Your Mark Consultants Building Morale And Effective Communication Strategies webinar. Take your career to the next level and make your mark. 

Register via the link above.

Thu, June 10 - 8:30am

The BSJ’s Information Hot Spot returns with a focus on Labelling.

This session is for you if you are involved in manufacturing, importing and distribution for retail and if you help to design or produce labels for these products. 

The Packaging, Non-Metallic & Furniture Branch will be presenting on general labelling requirements and specific issues which recur in submissions received by their team.  

 Click the link to register via Zoom. Once you have registered, you should receive a confirmation E-mail with the login information. 

Thu, June 10 - 10:00am

SYMPOSIUM 2021
The Symposium will provide the delegates with a comprehensive overview of the current knowledge available in the fight to subdue the Covid-19 pandemic.
 
It will:
1) explore the epidemiology, virology, clinical presentation, diagnostic mechanisms, and emerging management protocols.
2) examine the phenomenon of the Post-COVID Syndrome; the impact of COVID-19 on the surgical specialties, and the psycho-social repercussions on members of our society.
3) conclude with an overview of: pandemics with the goal of future preparedness; infection control and the current status of vaccines.

Click the link above to visit their website for more info. 

Thu, June 10 - 1:45pm

Just when you thought getting your education was your secured pathway to professional success, here comes the obstacles of locked glass doors and skyscraper glass ceilings. For decades women continue to battle access to higher-wage jobs, positions, and impact in the workplace. There is a need for women to leverage the power of their brilliant minds and incredible communication skills to create NETworks that foster collaboration, mentorship, and empowerment while teaching each other the pitfalls that can damage your career. This webinar will discuss business barriers and ways to combat career killers while also addressing women’s accountability in the workplace.

Presenter: Jewel Daniels Radford - Corporate Trainer, Speaker, Entrepreneur & Author 

Click the link to join via Zoom.
Meeting ID: 916 0110 0542
Passcode: 164660

Thu, June 10 - 7:00pm

Are you a creative cook, writer or visual artist? This one's for you! The JCDC has extended their deadline to June 11 at midnight to accept more entries.
To register visit their website for further details

Fri, June 11 (All day)

Jamaica's Biggest Outsourcing Event, now coming to you in Virtual Reality. 

Both VIP passes include.
- Access to VIP Virtual Lounge
- 1 comp VR Headset

Click the link to register or for more information. 

Fri, June 11 - 5:00am

Tune into this year's GSS Career Summit to take the right steps in your career and enter the "Level UP" Competition!

Sat, June 12 - 9:00am

Calling all graduates from the UWI Graduating Classes of 1970/1971 for a Golden Reunion! 

The UWI Alumni Association wishes to celebrate the graduates of the classes of 1970 and 1971 at a special Zoom virtual event on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 6:30 PM (JA) / 7:30 PM (EC/EST/CAN) / 11:30 PM (UK).

If you are a graduate of these year groups please get in touch with The UWI Alumni Association by clicking the web link above or if you know any graduates from these classes please have them connect with them.

 

Sat, June 12 - 6:30pm

Julie Mango Restaurant is back!!

Join them for Brunch between 9 am-1 pm. Click the link to see their menu via their Facebook page
Delivery Options Available until 5 pm.

Sun, June 13 - 9:00am

Sandz Florida - Epic Weekend
July 5th 2021

Mon, June 14 - 12:00pm

Grade 5 students will sit their Performance Tasks Primary Exit Profile exams in the areas of Language Arts, Science, Mathematics, and Social Studies.

Click the link to access more information and resources for learning.

Tue, June 15 (All day)

UNTHINK aims to promote new thinking, ideation and strategic action for the globalization and development agenda.

The festival is hosted annually by the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College, in honour of Nobel Laureate Sir Arthur Lewis.

Visit the link above for more information or to Register!

Tue, June 15 - 9:00am

The William G. Demas Memorial Lecture seeks to honour the thought leadership of CDB’s Second President, William G. Demas, by showcasing matters of significance to economic development in CDB’s member countries. Over the past 20 years, CDB has successfully attracted prominent and internationally recognised distinguished guest speakers from both academia and contemporary business to deliver the W.G. Demas Memorial Lecture.

This year is no different - the Bank has engaged Professor Mariana Mazzucato, Director of the University College London Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose. Professor Mazzucato will provide insights on the topic, 'Innovation in Small Open Economies.'

Click the link to watch it LIVE via Youtube.

Tue, June 15 - 9:00am

Come and experience talented creative Jamaicans display their amazing designs at 
The Summer Edition Pop-Up Shop with @pussbackfoot + @kerrymwh which runs from June 15, 2021- June 30,2021 @thejamaicapegasus.⁠
⁠To find out more visit the link or call the number above
Shop local, smart and MoDa this summer.
Hosted by Sagicor.⁠

Tue, June 15 - 10:00am

The UN Women Caribbean Office will be hosting a Webinar Series entitled “Win-Win: Building Back Better” in Jamaica in June 2021. This webinar series is being implemented as part of the “Win-Win: Gender Equality Means Good Business” programme, which was created in partnership between UN Women, the International Labour Organization and the European Union which contributes to the economic empowerment of women, recognizing them as beneficiaries and partners of growth and development.

Tue, June 15 - 10:30am

Every now and then, we hear about a company achieving a great feat and we too, are inspired and want to do the same. This cannot be possible without first achieving the feat of developing a high-performing team.
Great teams bring great success!  
The question now is: as an HR or business leader, how do you develop a high-performing team?

Register for this free webinar to find out how. Click the link to register.
 

Wed, June 16 - 8:00am
JBDC Festival of the Cloth

Valerie Veira, Chief Executive Officer of Miss Veira says

the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) is calling on local designers in the fashion and gift & craft sectors to revive local textile production at a sustainable and commercially viable level. Join them for a 3-part lecture series dubbed Festival of the Cloth - “Conversations Across Continents, Cultural Retention and Mergers in Products and Processes”.

The Panellists include:
- Prof. Peju Layiwola - Artist and Art Historian, Department of Creative Art, University of Lagos
- Dr. Nike Okundaye - Batik and Adire Textile Designer (Nigeria)
- Amina Blackwood Meeks, Ph.D. - College Orator/Lecturer, Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts
- Miriam Smith - Dean of the School of Visual Arts, Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts

Click the link to register for the first session. 

Wed, June 16 - 10:00am

You are specially invited to the latest in the PSOJ’s discussion series.

PSOJ Roadmap to Jamaica 2.0 is a unique peer to peer conversation series, featuring local and international industry thought leaders, navigating the way forward and inspiring solutions in a rapidly evolving economic ecosystem.

The conversation will be focused on Meeting The Demand For Digital Connectivity and will be moderated by Melanie Subratie, Deputy Chair, Musson Jamaica and our guests will be:

Dr Javier Preciozzi - International Independent ICT Consultant

Francesco De Simone - Senior State Modernization Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank

Felipe Rincón - Vice President Public Policy - Latin America & Caribbean, Mastercard

In an earlier conversation On Digital Connectivity, they identified the solutions and policies needed to bolster the local infrastructure for a digital society. Now, with the rapid evolution of the digital space, they're ready to discuss how we meet that growing demand for digital connectivity.

Click the link to join the conversation via Zoom.

Wed, June 16 - 10:00am

The Tech Beach Retreat Lab invites you to join the first instalment of their #TBRFiresideChats via Zoom.

Join them to learn how large enterprises manage to stay ahead of the curve and move quickly to respond to our ever-changing business environment.

Wed, June 16 - 2:00pm

This episode of the Mayberry Investments Virtual investor Forum will feature the Honorable Lascelles Chin, Executive Chairman of the LASCO Affiliated Companies. He joins panellists, Executive Chairman Christopher Berry, CEO Gary Peart and SVP-Investment Banking, Dan Theoc for an engaging discussion.

Watch it live on Instagram, Facebook and YouTube(video linked below). 

Wed, June 16 - 6:00pm

Tune in to the CDB Live Virtual Seminar, ‘Reimagining the Caribbean in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic’. The event will feature a high-level panel that will explore the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Region and the policy imperatives needed to recover.

Click the link to go to their Youtube channel.

Thu, June 17 - 9:00am

Interested in gaining insight into governance and the electoral community and change in the Caribbean?

The Institute of International Relations and the Caribbean Policy Consortium invite you to 'Governance and Electoral Continuity and Change in the Caribbean: Retrospect and Prospect 2020-2021'.

This webinar will take place on June 17 at 5 p.m. Click the link for more information and registration details.

Thu, June 17 - 5:00pm

Join the Sagicor Foundation at 6 p.m. on their social media platforms where they will go LIVE and talk about #AcingYourScholarshipApplication. Click the link to join in on the conversation!!

Thu, June 17 - 6:00pm

Real Estate is a great asset to have in your investment portfolio - whether you own a share in a real estate company, or buy a property yourself. And who wouldn't want to diversify their investment portfolio?

Join the PSOJ as they look at the market and see how you can make money by investing in Real Estate.
 
Tune in live via Facebook at the link above.

Thu, June 17 - 7:30pm

Call the Jamaica Pegasus for more deails

Fri, June 18 - 10:00am

The eighty fourth Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Jamaica Producers Group Limited (JP) is scheduled to be held on Friday, June 18, 2021.  JP is seeking the Court’s permission to host the 2021 AGM in a hybrid meeting format (a combination of limited physical attendance and virtual attendance). Please continue to monitor this space for further updates.

Fri, June 18 - 10:00am

Patrick Brown's Windscream Posse is back for the Father's Day weekend with the same fun and laughter from Glen "Titus" Campbell and the Jambiz Krew.

Sat, June 19 (All day)

Secure your spot for this personal and professional development for men, gentlemen, husbands, fathers, sons and brothers who are leaders or aspire to become.

The Make Your Mark team will be hosting a FREE Digital Online Convo featuring there of the top men in Jamaican business. The discussion will be on how you can be a part of the change and walk in your purpose. 

Join the conversation via the link above.

Sat, June 19 - 5:00pm

Appleton Rum Estate Jamaica Rum Presents Reserve the Night, a Fathers Day Live hosted by Talia Soares. Featuring performances by Taurus Riley and Jaz Elise.

Tune in via the Appleton Estate Social media pages. Click the link to go to their YouTube.

Sun, June 20 - 6:00pm

The JWN Academy FREE Mixology for Beginners classes are back.
Are you interested in learning basic mixology?
Register now by emailing jwnacademy@campari.com

Visit their Facebook page for more info.

Mon, June 21 (All day)

Check out the MSBM One-day Professional Development workshop

Tue, June 22 - 9:00am

The UN Women Caribbean Office will be hosting a Webinar Series entitled “Win-Win: Building Back Better” in Jamaica in June 2021. This webinar series is being implemented as part of the “Win-Win: Gender Equality Means Good Business” programme, which was created in partnership between UN Women, the International Labour Organization and the European Union which contributes to the economic empowerment of women, recognizing them as beneficiaries and partners of growth and development.

Tue, June 22 - 10:30am

There’s so much to tell! You don’t want to miss Vivian Crawford, Executive Director of Institute of Jamaica, lecture on Jamaica’s rich culture and its impact on our people and the world, on June 22, 2021, at 2:30pm via Zoom. Register now via the link.

Tue, June 22 - 2:30pm

Join the Jamaica Stock Exchange, Ministry of Housing Urban Renewal Environment and Climate Change and Green Climate Fund for The Green Bond Project Launch.

Hear from panelist such as Hon. Pearnel Charles Jr. Minister of Housing Urban Renewal, Environment and Climate Change, Marlene Street Forrest- Managing Director Jamaica Stock Exchange, UnaMay Gordon- Climate Change Division 
Ministry of Housing, Urban Renewal, Environment and Climate Change and GCF NDA and more!!

Join them live on youtube, click the link to register.
 

Wed, June 23 - 10:00am

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica  & Jamaica Beer, Wines & Spirit Network invite you to a Knowledge Forum on the Responsible Selling and Serving of Alcohol – ‘Responsibility First’ 
The objective of the forum is to tackle alcohol misuse with a whole-of-society approach by:
-             Increasing awareness among sellers and consumers
-             Promoting best practices
-             Lobbying for more targeted legislation to reduce alcohol misuse
If you manufacture, distribute, retail or consume alcohol, this session is not to be missed!
 

Wed, June 23 - 10:00am

Looking to start a wholesome career? Secure a new career with The GSS Virtual Talent Hub Fair.

Register today by clicking the link. 

Thu, June 24 (All day)

Flow Business presents Digital Marketing 101!
Five great speakers will take you through three sessions covering some of the integral areas of Digital Marketing and giving you and your business the tools you need to build your business brand online.

The topics to be covered are:
Protecting your ideas online
Smart Solutions to boost your business online
The Importance of Building Your Online Brand
Incorporating Influencer Engagement as a part of your Digital Strategy

Click the link to register now.

Thu, June 24 - 10:00am
The Entrepreneur's Journey

Join the JBDC's Facebook Page or YouTube Channel for an inspiring chat with the CEO of The Destination Collective, Ophelia McKnight.

Ophelia will share her entrepreneurial journey with our Assistant Business Development Manager, Keera Walters in what is expected to be an engaging and enlightening conversation.

Click the link to visit their Facebook to watch it LIVE.

Fri, June 25 - 12:00pm

Calling all Backgammon lovers!! If you're a Backgammon Pro and think you have what it takes to top the ranks then you should check out this Backgammon Tournament. There's $100,000 in cash and prizes. 

Check the flyer for more details.

Sat, June 26 - 10:00am

New York City get ready your favorite event is only 13 days away! We can’t wait to see you at @Sandz_ja Caribbean Music Festival

LIMITED $80 NOW AVAILABLE!
 

Sat, June 26 - 2:00pm

The Caribbean Corporate Governance Institute is pleased to have Prof Mervyn King of South Africa, one the world’s leading authorities on corporate governance to deliver the Keynote address for the Opening of Governance Week 2021.

Book your spot to be in the same virtual room with Professor King.
 

Sun, June 27 (All day)

Magic at the Museum, the Island SPACE global launch and fundraiser, is an immersive virtual showcase
— a fusion of Caribbean talent, celebrity and storytelling.
With the help of exciting names in music, sports, politics, art and more they will carry viewers on a journey illustrating the dynamic story of the Caribbean region and celebrating the influence our culture now holds over the world.

Click the link to watch it on YouTube.

Sun, June 27 - 5:00pm

Take your career to the next level with this transformational webinar hosted by Make Your Mark Consultants.

Click the link above to signup for the Transformation From Supervisor/Team Leader To Manager - Webinar

Wed, June 30 - 8:30am

This staging of the series will focus on the solutions for the remote office and WFH, the issues of data security. Join experts as they share their knowledge and give you insight on how to improve your business's security.

Click the link to register. 

Wed, June 30 - 10:00am

CDB has always hosted a youth forum in the form of its VYBZING Programme which typically culminates at the time of the Bank’s Annual Meeting. At the Fiftieth Anniversary Thanksgiving Service, the Chairperson of the Board of Governors issued a challenge to CDB to harness the voices of the young people of the Region so that going forward, the CDB might hear directly from them on how they should shape their future.

Join in Live on the Caribbean Development Bank Facebook you click the link to join via Youtube. 

Wed, June 30 - 10:00am