The economic empowerment aim of this jurisdiction is to develop a dialogue with other entities to devise a strategy of how to develop and advance economic projects and figure out how significant the project basis is in order to improve economic growth for Bahamians through business development, education, entrepreneurship, technology, and job creation.
The School of Business kicked-off Global Entrepreneurship Week – for the fifth consecutive year – Wednesday, November 20th with a weekly program that features successful entrepreneurs from various walks of life. The Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, directed by Dr. Justin Peart, has continued to expand is role in the School of Business, opening the yearly experience to the wider community for the benefit of our STU students. A growing number of graduate students are pursuing their dreams to own their own businesses and are increasingly taking new courses in entrepreneurship, offered by the school.
The Hon. H. Ricardo Treco, Bahamas Consul General to Miami, recently met with Mississippi Lieutenant Governor J. Tate Reeves and officials of the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) and the Leadership Greater Jackson Alumni (LGJA).
Consul General Treco was officially welcomed by Ms. Kayla Paul Lindsey, President of the LGJA, and Mr. Gabriel Prado, MDA’s Latin America and Caribbean Trade Specialist.
Under the theme “Bringing The Bahamas to Jackson, Mississippi,” Consul General Treco highlighted the fact that The Bahamas is a nation that is known for its natural beauty and a vibrant tourism industry with rapidly increasing vacation home markets. He noted that The Bahamas has a mature, sophisticated financial services sector and is one of the most attractive international business and financial centres of the world.
The Caribbean South America Energy Summit, organized by the Oliver Kinross Ltd will take place from 9th June to the 10th June 2014 in Miami, USA. The conference will cover areas like Explore and learn about the Recent Developments Driving, Opportunities in the Oil, Gas, Power and Renewable Sectors.
Consul General Treco attended business showcasing hosted by the Lauderhill Regional Chamber of Commerce. South Florida’s proximity to the Caribbean and Latin American market creates unique opportunities for business development and public private partnerships; which in turn could potentially stimulate both regions’ economy.