About the Event

Every successful business investment journey starts with exploring. That’s why Jamaica, is once again bringing together successful business leaders, investors and project owners in one place, with one aim - to explore lucrative, ground-breaking investment opportunities at the Explore Do Business Jamaica Virtual Investment Conference.  The conference will focus on investment opportunities in Agribusiness, Energy, Creative Industries, Global Digital Services, Logistics & Infrastructure, Manufacturing & Mining and Tourism.

This year, our flagship triennial event, Jamaica Investment Forum (JIF), is going virtual and has been modified to Explore Do Business Jamaica Virtual Investment Conference.

We are proud to bring you not merely an event, but an engaging and immersive experience that will be our largest to date via an interactive B2B event platform.

You will join other global business players to unearth innovative investment and business opportunities, through panel discussions, presentations, one-on-one business match-making sessions, as well as access to on demand creative content detailing the investment opportunities and ecosystem of Jamaica. It’s time to explore



  • It’s INVESTMENT-Focused: Discover how Jamaica stacks up with the latest global trends in key sectors, and learn from international experts as they delve into top investments and a variety of topics.
  • It’s immersive: Explore new, cutting-edge, high-profile investment projects.
  • It's High-level: Engage with a line-up of high-level speakers and industry giants across a variety of sectors.
  • It’s Intimate: We’ve built a one-on-one B2B match-making platform so that you can interactively engage with top industry leaders through intuitive video-conferencing and chat capabilities.
  • It’s Easy: No matter where you are, all you need is a device and internet.


Day 1: November 17 | Morning Session

  10:00 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.

Welcome – Diane Edwards, President, Jamaica Promotions Corporation

  10:05 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Opening Remarks - Don Wehby, Chairman, Jamaica Promotions Corporation

  10:15 a.m. – 10: 20 a.m.

Sponsor Remarks

  10:35 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Welcome Remarks - Ngozi Okonjo, Director General, World Trade Organization

  10:45 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.

Vision 2030: Jamaica’s National Development Plan  

  10:55 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.

Vision 2030 Jamaica: A Fireside Chat with The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica

  11:25 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Break & Video Presentation

  11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Ministerial Presentation: Jamaica’s Economic Recovery

  11:45 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Premium Panel Discussion - Jamaica's Economic Recovery

  12:30 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Video Presentation

  12:35 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.

Ministerial Presentation: Jamaica - The Business Hub of the Caribbean

The Honourable Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce

  12:50 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.

Premium Panel Discussion: Jamaica -The Business Hub of the Caribbean

  1:35 p.m. - 1:40 p.m

Closing Remarks - Diane Edwards, President, Jamaica Promotions Corporation

  1:40 p.m.  - 2:10 p.m.

Lunch Time Feature: Jamaica as part of the Global Strategy for Marubeni Corporation

Day 1: November 17 | Afternoon Session

  2:10 pm – 2:30 p.m.

  2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Success Stories Feature

Video Feature

  2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Investor Pitch Session

  3:20 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.

Scheduled Executive Meetings

  4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

  5:15 p.m. – 5:25 p.m.

Closing Remarks - Don Wehby, Chairman, Jamaica Promotions Corporation

Day 2: November 18 | Morning Session

  10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.

Opening Remarks - Don Wehby, Chairman, Jamaica Promotions Corporation

  10:10 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.

Welcome Remarks

  10:20 am  - 10:40 a.m.

Stream 1 TOURISM

The New World of Tourism


Fireside Chat: Global Services - The Nearshore Advantage


Fireside Chat: Jamaica - A Critical Link in the Global Supply Chain​

  10:40 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.

Success Stories

Video Feature

  10:55 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.

Investor Pitch Session

  11:35 a.m.  - 12:35 p.m.

  12:20 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.

Scheduled Executive Meetings

  1:20 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Lunch Time Feature: Jamaica as part of the Global Strategy for C &W Communications

Day 2: November 18 | Afternoon Session

  2:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

  2:20 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.

Success Stories

Video Feature

  2:35 p.m. – 3:05 p.m.

Investor Pitch Session

  3:05 p.m. – 3:35 p.m.

Scheduled Executive Meetings

  3:35 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.

  4:20 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks – Diane Edwards - President, Jamaica Promotions Corporation

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