Events Calendar

In 2021 Jamaica Jazz and Blues returns to the scene, Bringing Back The Magic, with the music, the passion and the one-of-a-kind experiences that their fans have become accustomed to – sharing the beauty, the culture and the vibe of Jamaica with the world.
This virtual experience will feature performances from Jon Secada, Jah 9, Richie Stephens, and more. Check their website and social media pages for tickets and further details.

Thu, March 04 (All day)

Join us live on our Facebook and YouTube pages on Thursday, March 4, at 10:00 AM for another exciting Virtual Productivity Forum.

https://www.facebook.com/mlssjamaica
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5kngbt2s-q-tn9y0wwOcnA/featured
 

Thu, March 04 - 10:00am

Let's Go Digital Virtual Conference
March 5, 2021- 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
March 6, 2021 - 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Extensive discussions with a variety of experts on how technology can improve your business. Websites, E-Commerce, Invoicing & Accounting Tools; Optimizing Social Media, Data Mining for better decisions and much much more. Join us for a mix of panels, conversations and presentations in easy to understand language. Open to all who are curious to learn. Assumes no previous technology training.

March 6, 2021
Virtual Booth Expo & DBJ Application Support
Opportunity for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to interact directly with technology providers who will demonstrate how their technology solutions can transform any business. In addition, DBJ Application support workshop where SMEs can apply for grant vouchers up to $200K towards technology purchases

 

Fri, March 05 - 9:30am

The Refueled for Success Summit is designed for you to take a short “TIME OUT” and REFUEL Mentally, Physically, Emotionally and Spiritually, so you can weather the current challenges. 
Replenish the essential elements so YOU can be the best version of yourself and achieve success (however you choose to define it.)

ENSURE YOUR TANK IS FULL, so you can keep going.
And the only way to do that in the midst of these ongoing challenges is if… 
Your Emotions are in control and you’re able to manage triggers and respond appropriately, so you can make better decisions.
Your Heart is clear on what it wants and you’re able to stay connected & act in harmony with its desires, not based on its fears.
Your Soul is tapped into your unlimited self and guiding you on the path of least resistance so you can fast track yourself to greater fulfillment and success.
Your Body is being treated as the divine vessel bestowed to you to achieve your purpose and is given what it wants to THRIVE and up-level your efforts.
Your Mind is open, free from judgement and being used for guidance and solutions, and therefore allowing you to be more aware, connect to your whole self, and have the freedom to CHOOSE for yourself  -- not based on others’ points of view or society’s expectations.

These 5 essential elements of your being need to be rejuvenated in order to have joyful and sustainable success in life or business. 
We have pulled together the LEADING experts in each of these “fuel types” for you to learn, move, & interact with. 

 

Fri, March 05 - 1:00pm

The UWIAA Centre for Hospitality and Tourism Management (CHTM) Alumni Executive Team invites The UWI graduate community to join us in learning how to better manage our internal environment in the face of continued and rapid external change. 

Mamta Saha is our CHTM Conversations facilitator.  She is a psychologist, TEDx speaker, facilitator and coach.  Mamta has significant professional experience in delivering engagements into the corporate board room environment among others.  The AET and Mamta, both wish to provide opportunities for all UWI Graduates to rethink, redefine and re-energise.  CHTM Conversations participants can expect proven, practical tools to regain balance, focus and a positive outlook. 

Registration is now live and accessible via the link provided.
 

Sat, March 06 - 10:00am

A call to action for businesses everywhere to take concrete actions to advance women's empowerment and gender equality.

PANEL DISCUSSIONS:

Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world

Access to Finance: Closing the Gender Gap

Online registration.

Mon, March 08 - 9:00am

The Natural History Museum of Jamaica (NHMJ) invites participation in its annual Earth Day Art Competition. 
 
Participants ages 12-19 years old or in grades 7-13 are invited to submit photographs, poems, posters and videos with the intention to raise awareness of earth's challenges under the theme "RESTORE OUR EARTH"

The deadline for submissions is Friday, March 26, 2021.

See below flyer with further details. We look forward to all the entries.

For supporting documents and entry guidelines, call us at 1 876 922-0620-6 ext 352 or 247 or email us at earthdaysubmissions@gmail.com

     

Tue, March 09 (All day)

You are specially invited to the latest in the PSOJ’s discussion series – Roadmap to Jamaica 2.0.
Click here to register/join the discussion on Zoom as we have a stimulating conversation on Increasing Jamaica’s Competitiveness and Productivity Through Labour Reform.
The conversation scheduled for Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at 10:00am will be moderated by Jacqueline Stewart-Lechler, Managing Director of Stewarts Automotive Group and our guests will be:
Laura Ripani  – Labor Markets and Social Security Division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Gavin Goffe - Attorney-at-Law and  Partner at Myers, Fletcher & Gordon
PSOJ Roadmap to Jamaica 2.0 is a unique peer to peer conversation series featuring local and international industry thought leaders. Each conversation will feature local and international industry thought leaders navigating the way forward and inspiring solutions in a rapidly evolving economic ecosystem.

 

 

Wed, March 10 - 10:00am


   

 

Wed, March 10 - 6:00pm

The CanEx Psychedelics Summit will host pioneers and leaders from a number of disciplines that impact this dynamic and fast-evolving industry. The summit will feature presentations and panel discussions from industry experts, scientists, and therapists to foster dialogue and learning in this space, offering a comprehensive insight into the world of psychedelics.

Date: May 13-14, 2021
Venue: Jewel Grande Resort & Spa
Register: www.canexjamaica.com/psychedelics
Packages from $795* (per person on double occupancy)
4days/ 3nights

Sat, March 13 (All day)

The inaugural Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee festival takes place in the hills of the world renowned Blue Mountain on historic grounds in Newcastle.
With the music city of Kingston as your backdrop, come and experience three days of Jamaican food, coffee and culture along the Blue Mountain Culinary Trail, with indigenous arts and crafts showcases, live Reggae music performances and tours to some of Jamaica’s best-kept secrets.

This year the #JamaicaBlueMountainCoffeeFestival will be taking you on the ultimate VIRTUAL coffee experience on Saturday March 13, 2021.

Sat, March 13 - 10:00am

JMMB Bank: Virtual Ope House - The Gates of Edgehill Exclusive living in the Lush hills of St. Mary.

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JMMB Bank Signing Bonus - Gift Certificate of $50,000 to Appliance Traders Limited or Spaces.

Click the link to register

For more information call 876 998-JMMB (5662) or visit jm.jmmb.com

Wed, March 17 (All day)

Join Auntie Bibs as she launches her latest book, "The Lizards of Liguanea". At 90 years old, this will be her 6th published book.

The launch will be broadcasted live from the Kingston & St. Andrew Parish Library on Both Sides of the Story hosted by Dervan Malcolm on Power 106.

You can also join in on Zoom via the link above.

 

Wed, March 17 - 2:00pm

Emerse yourself in a thought-provoking webinar featuring industry specialists in the Communications and Technology fields. 

Register now for a chance to win an Avaya CU-360 Collaboration Unit that uses unique Avaya next-generation technology to give fluid, on-the-go access to cloud applications and video capability.

Click the link to register for free 

Thu, March 18 - 10:00am

Make Your Mark Consultants are here to help you to revolutionize your workforce.
Register or their Transitioning from Team Member to Team Leader Supervisor onlie seminar today. 

The goal of this online seminar is to provide a learning experience that will permit participants to step into the role of a Team Leader/ Supervisor.
 
Seminar Focus Areas 
Making Decisions
Respect and Cooperation 
Understanding Behaviors 
Understanding Expectations 
Getting The Best From Teams
Managing The Transition Seamlessly

  

 

Fri, March 19 - 8:30am

The Jamaica Rum Festival is a showcase of our country’s excellence in rum, food and music. We promise a once-in-a-lifetime experience for all who enjoy rum, live music, art, festivals and most of all, Jamaica.

This year’s event will be executed virtually. Tune in via our digital channels to watch live the full show live!
www.jarumfestival.com, @jarumfestival on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and @appletonestateja on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Watch our Jamaica Rum Festival feature on TVJ on Saturday, March 27 at 8:30 pm and don't miss live performances from Shaggy, Shenseea and Sizzla!

Seminar packages are available for purchase through Gustazos. Click here to be redirected.

 

Mon, March 22 (All day)

Join Laura Facey on March 22, 2021 at 1 pm (Jamaica time) in celebration of World Water Day with a Panel Discussion and Virtual Book Launch for the bi-lingual version of her children's book, "Talisman The Goat/ Talisman La Cabra" first published in 1976.

Pleae see the flyer for further details.

   
 

Mon, March 22 - 1:00pm

Hodder Education will be relaunching its popular 'Caribbean Writer's Series' under a new name, 'Carribbean Contemporary Classics'. 

The launch will be streamed via Facebook and YouTube and feature special guests The Hon. Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment, and Sport, and esteemed authors Paulette Ramsey who is Jamaican, and Trinidadian author Debbie Jacob.
 

Mon, March 22 - 3:00pm

The Jamaica Rum Festival is a showcase of our country’s excellence in rum, food and music. We promise a once-in-a-lifetime experience for all who enjoy rum, live music, art, festivals and most of all, Jamaica.

Mon, March 22 - 3:00pm

The Simón Bolívar Cultural Centre (SBCC) is premiering a special edition of ‘Carib-Lat Got Talent’ with a feature interview of Glen “Titus” Campbell, live on the it’s  Facebook page Simón Bolívar Cultural Centre Kingston, Jamaica at 10 am on Tuesday, March 23, 2021.

This event will certainly be an exciting one indeed. 

Click the link to go to the event.

Tue, March 23 - 10:00am

Join the Tourism Linkages Network as they host the final session in their tantalizing Gastronomy Forum series. The forum will be streamed live on the Tourisim Enhancement Fund's social media pages (@tefjamaica).

If you missed the previous forums of this series, you can rewatch them on youtube via the linked video.

Tue, March 23 - 12:00pm

The British Council and the Victoria Mutual Foundation presents the 2nd Annual Social Enterprise in Secondary Schools Summit.

Join in Live on the Jamaica Information Service's Facebook and YouTube pages as the Minister of Eduaction, Youth and Information The Hon. Fayval Williams, MP and the British High Commissioner Mr. Asif Ahmad, CMG as they engage in discussions centered around Strategic Economic Development.

Wed, March 24 - 10:30am

This leadership summit is the perfect opportunity to tap into the insights of some of the world's top leaders, sharpen your leadership skills, and equip yourself with a fresh and engaging perspective on leadership that will help you to improve your leadership abilities and your organization.

Thu, March 25 - 9:00am

The African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank (ACIJ/JMB) invites you to an insightful lecture entitled "The Migration of Emancipated West Indians to Central America". 

The Lecture will be presented by Research Officer Miss Chelsea Stephenson and streamed live via YouTube.

Click the video link below to watch.

Thu, March 25 - 10:00am

Join Ian Randle Publishers for the launch of the book, ' Redemption Song: Reading the Scripture for Social Change ' written by Robert McLean Thompson.

The Rt. Rev. Dr. Robert McLean Thompson is a retired Bishop of Kingston, Jamaica. He has served as a priest of the Anglican Church for 47 years. 

The book focuses on the topic of theology and how it is influenced by colonialism and is sure to be a very insightful read, especially for those engeged in theological education and ministerial formation.

Click the link to join this event via Zoom.

Thu, March 25 - 10:30am

The Transport Division of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in partnership with the Trinidad and Tobago Ministry of Transport and Works, will be hosting a regional webinar series –  Road Safety in the Caribbean: A Safe System Approach to Saving Lives.

It promises to be a very insightful session. 

You can register for this webinar via the link above. 

Thu, March 25 - 11:00am

Sagicor Investments will be hosting their first virtual Investor Briefing for the new year. This engaging and enlightening discussion will be streamed live on the Sagicor Jamaica social media platforms.

The panelists for this event will be The Minister of Finance and the Public Service Dr. the Hon. Nigel Clarke, Mr. Christopher Zacca, President and CEO, Sagicor Group Jamaica, and Mr. Sean Newman, EVP, and CIO, Sagicor Group.

Click the link to visit the Sagicor Group Facebook page.

Thu, March 25 - 5:30pm

Join The UWI Alumni Relations team as they present a Soft and Life Skills Series Webinar featuring Trinidadian-American serial entrepreneur and coach Dr. Ty Richardson. 

This session will be aimed at showcasing the value of discovering your innate and natural strengths, and using them to develop yourself into a great leader. 

Click the link for more information or to register.

Thu, March 25 - 7:00pm

The Digithon is an online event that allows creatives to be paired with donors. This is the perfect opportunity for Jamaican artists and actors to get funding for any big projects that will help to catapult their careers even further. 

Interested parties can fill out an expression of interest form the CFW Website: https://culturefundingwatch.com/en/ and their team will contact you with more information.

The deadline for Registering is March 31st, 2021
You can learn more in the video below. 

Fri, March 26 (All day)

Flow Business will be hosting their webinar, Finance 101. The 90 minute session will feature tax tips from Accounting and Legal experts, Business Coaching and the new suite of Digital product for the SME Customer.

You do not wan't to miss out on this opportunity to participate. The panel of experts wil be answering questions so submit your questions early. 

For more information visit their website linked above. 

Fri, March 26 - 10:00am

Kingston Creative Live from Home Series presents another Artwalk instalment called "The City is Lit!"

In this Live streak you will meet their new Poet Laureate, Olive Senior. Enjoy the live performances by Kenardo Elli and musical poet Kalm Medz (Sheldon Williams) and enjoy readings from UWI Literature Department of Lit Students, Xan Xi, Christopher Allen and Jason McGregor with lecturer Michael Holgate.

Click the video to join the live stream now. 

Sun, March 28 - 12:00pm

This staging of The National Gallery of Jamaica's Last Sunday Series will feature two-time Grammy Nominated musician, Hector “Roots Percussionist” Lewis. The Roots Percussionist has performed on the NPR Tiny Desk Series, BBC 1Xtra Series among other amazing events so this performance will no less than spectacular.

Tune in to the live performance on YouTube!

Sun, March 28 - 1:30pm

For the past 12 years Scotiabank has been the Lead Sponsor for the UWI Toronto Benefit Gala held annually at the Ritz Carlton . It is a fixture on the Toronto social calendar receiving tremendous support from the Canadian private sector and is usually sold out three months in advance.

All funds generated from the event are donated to The UWI Scholarship Fund.
Join us for the UWI Toronto Gala Scotiabank Scholarship Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (EST), 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (ECT).

Please click the link to register now.

Tue, March 30 - 2:00pm

This ScotiaLIVE session will reveal the ultimate SME (Small & Medium Enterprise) P.L.A.N (Pivot. Learn. Action. Next-Steps) and discuss how to sustain a thriving business during and post-pandemic as well as expanding your business for profit.

If this sounds like just the insight you've been looking for then click the link to register now.

Tue, March 30 - 4:00pm

The Jamaica Technology And Digital Alliance will be sharing the 'Best practices for Professional Development' in their latest live community Forum. This event is perfect for young professionals as well as professionals who are seasoned in their industries. Tune in online as the forum will be held via Zoom and streamed live from their Facebook and YouTube pages.

You can register by clicking the link.

Tue, March 30 - 6:00pm

The annual Tourism Linkages Network Speed Networking event is the perfect opportunity for local manufacturers to connect with the tourism industry.

You do not want to miss out on this opportunity.

Check out their website for more information.

Wed, March 31 - 9:00am

Join the Bureau of Standards Jamaica as they present another live streaming of their online forum. The discussion will be focused on taking Unique Jamaican Products to the World Using Geographical Indications.

Visit their website via the link or call for more information.

Wed, March 31 - 10:00am

The Caribbean Policy Research Institute will be launching its study on children in state care.
Join their Director of Advocacy, Leanne Levers, as she dives into this in her presentation of findings and recommendations 

Tune in via the link.

Wed, March 31 - 11:00am

Join the Ministry of Housing, Urban Renewal, Environment and Climate Change as they present a virtual forum focusing on housing. Join the Minister of Housing, Urban Renewal, Environment and Climate Change, Hon. Pearnel P. Charles Jr., as he and a host of experts discuss the topic of housing in Jamaica.

Click the link to join the event on Facebook.

Wed, March 31 - 5:00pm

Join the Mayberry Investments team as they present another instalment of their Virtual Investor Forum. The topic for this session will be "Tourism in Jamaica and Our Way Moving Forward" and will feature the Minister of Tourism Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Executive Chairman of Sandals Resorts International Adam Stewart, among other esteemed guests and panellists.

This event will be streamed live on their channel. Click here to go to the channel on youtube.

Wed, March 31 - 6:00pm