Improve your skills and find unique ways to market your products and services at our 2019 Entrepreneurship Week. Hosted by The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited, St. Bonaventure University and the University of The Bahamas.
Join us for a full day of thought provoking and impactful presentations by local and international speakers, addressing key issues facing large and small businesses within a constantly changing global environment, driven by disruptive technology, ever-increasing consumer demands, and the speed and efficiency of logistics and supply chains to facilitate them. Most importantly, let’s spark the discussion regarding essential collaboration between ‘big’ and ‘small’ businesses, to create and enable ecosystem where both can be sustainable and successful.
FEED (Freeport Economic Empowerment Development) Conference is a non-partisan conference whose sole agenda is to stimulate self-empowerment in order to spark economic prosperity that will impact an entire community.
The F.E.E.D Conference will bring a cross sector of business persons and residents together for a one-day event in which attendees will hear from various national and international speakers.
F.E.E.D aims to deliver intellectual food that will expand minds, refocus thoughts and broaden the vision of all business operators and residents on Grand Bahama Island through dynamic speakers and idea fueled conversations.
Local food and beverage businesses came ready to turn up the heat for the 5th annual Culinary Fusion Expo, with the Invest Grand Bahama Small Business Bureau (IGBSBB) of The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) Limited as title sponsor and key partner for the event.
Culinary Fusion was held at the Grand Lucayan Hotel on Saturday, November 11 beginning at 4pm. The event showcased the best in culinary talent on the island and provided mouth-watering treats in an idyllic venue. LaShawn Dames, Business Services Manager for IGBSBB highlights that Culinary Fusion has become a major event for the island of Grand Bahama.
‘Test Your Talent’ this was the theme of the vocalist competition at the Port Lucaya Marketplace, where more than a dozen competitors took to the stage, vying for the grand prize of $1,000 cash. For nearly two hours residents and visitors were wowed by a spectacular display of local talent, while enjoying live performances from some of the country’s best entertainers.
Local business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs were challenged to take their businesses and ideas to the next level, during a Small Business Fair and Training Workshop, hosted by The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) and the Invest Grand Bahama Small Business Bureau (IGBSBB).
Local retailers rang in the sales during Freeport Flash Friday promotions, hosted by the Invest Grand Bahama Small Business Bureau, (IGBSBB) of The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA). With more than 100-stores participating for the initiative’s 2nd year, the citywide sales event designed to stimulate the island’s economy, brought an even bigger and better shopping experience to residents.
In collaboration with the Downtown Freeport Business Association (DFBA), IGBSBB held the third Movie Night on Friday, December 9th 2016. The vintage drive in movie affair attracted scores of movie goers to the centre of the Downtown area, who began arriving almost two hours to showtime, underscoring the level of enthusiasm for the complimentary undertaking.
“Back to School Family Friday’s” (BTS Friday’s), an initiative of The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) and its Invest Grand Bahama Small Business Bureau (IGBSBB), brought Churchill Square to life, with ‘Jazz in The Square’.
The Downtown area buzzed with excitement as executives of the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA), and its Invest Grand Bahama Small Business Bureau (IGBSBB), hosted its ‘Back to School DJ Jam Fest’, on Pioneers Way.