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Outsource2Jamaica takes on life

Published:Friday | March 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/ Senior Gleaner Writer
AMCHAM Jamaica, represented in the form of its CEO Gail Abrahams (left) and president Allison Peart (right), flanks Outsource2Jamaica's Gloria Henry at last Friday's reception at the Spanish Court Hotel.
Stanley Motta's Melanie Subratie has the full attention of Claude Duncan of JAMPRO (centre) and Andre Dennis of FLOW.
Michelle Yeo (left) and Shamiel Bloomfield of ItelBPO enjoy a cocktail.
Natalie Outar (left) and Patrique Goodall looking lovely at last Friday's reception.
From left: Daryl Vaz, Outsource2Jamaica's Gloria Henry, C&W Business' Andrew Fazio and Julian Robinson, general secretary of the PNP, in conversation at the Outsource2Jamaica cocktail reception.
The PSOJ's Jennifer McDonald (left) greets C&W's Andrew Fazio, while Elva Williams-Richards of the Port Authority looks on.
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Christopher Issa and his Spanish Court Hotel team opened up their fabulous Cabana Pool area last Friday night to the Montego Bay-based Business Process Industry Association of Jamaica (BPIAJ) to host its first Outsource2Jamaica cocktail reception in St Andrew.

The event was staged in collaboration with a number of OutSource2Jamaica's partners, including C&W Business, AMCHAM, the Port Authority of Jamaica, Itel BPO, and Jamaica Prootions Corporation (JAMPRO).

Hosted by BPIAJ president Gloria Henry, the strategic thinker, renowned for moving mountains in the second city, spoke of the importance of embarking on the association's first high-level conference.

"We will be hosting the first Outsource2Jamaica Symposium & Expo in April from the 11th to the 13th at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, and this event will be executed during the National Outsourcing Week 2018."

Henry told the gathering of a group of Kingston corporate companies that the event will become the platform to educate and highlight developments within the sector and the clusters that support it.

She spoke of the national growth agenda and Kingston's place as a fast-emerging outsourcing location for high-value services.

"This has been borne out with the recent expansion and continued growth of existing operations as well as the new developments across the Corporate Area and Portmore," she stated.

Being staged under the theme 'Innovation through Digital Transformation', the event's strategic partners are Nearshore Americas and Ryan Strategic Advisory.

janet.silvera@gleanerjm.com