>> This week, as part of a revamped marketing strategy targeting the Tri-State area for investments and exports, Jampro is reopening an office in New York City. An official ribbon-cutting and reception ceremony will take place at the office, now located inside the Jamaican Consulate. The office will join Jampro’s Toronto location to jointly form the promotions agency’s North American Regional Offices (NARO). “This is a crucial move to capitalize on the business possibilities that exist in the US,” says Jampro’s president, Diane Edwards. “With this new focused office, we will now be more targeted in our promotions strategies and attract more investment dollars to the country.”
>> The Most Hon. Edward Seaga will present the next UTech Distinguished Public Lecture, scheduled for next Thursday, September 27, at the school’s Lecture Theatre 50, commencing at 5pm. The former Jamaican prime minister and current UTech Chancellor will speak on the topic “The Origins and Development of Jamaican Music.” The lecture series, coinciding with UTech’s 60th anniversary celebrations, has already hosted such presenters as Judge Patrick Robinson and Governor General Sir Patrick Allen.