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Hilton hosts international lawyers conference

Top international lawyers in the field of family law to gather in Nassau to discuss the legal and social consequences of the disintegration and reintegration of families. The conference runs March 17-19 and is hosted by the Council of Legal Education Eugene Dupuch Law School. 

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Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Tuesday, March 15, 2011

The International Society of Family Law Caribbean Regional Conference will take place this week at the British Colonial Hilton Hotel in Nassau.

Running March 17-19, the event will play host to more than 40 distinguished panelists including jurists, legal scholars, psychologists, social workers and educators from the Caribbean, Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, Sweden and Serbia. Among them are the Rt. Honourable Lord Justice Matthew Thorpe from the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, and the Honourable Madame Justice Nancy Flatters from the Calgary Family and Youth Court in Alberta, Canada.

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Prestigious conference to discuss restoring trust in banking

Leading figures in the field of education and training in financial services are set to meet in The Bahamas later this month for the 19th World Conference of Banking and Finance Institutes. To be held at Atlantis Paradise Island, the event will address the topics of trust and accountability in the banking sector. 

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Monday, March 14, 2011
Monday, March 14, 2011

The world’s leading figures in educating and training professional financial services providers are set to meet in The Bahamas next week to discuss the way forward in creating a more progressive industry.

The 19th World Conference of Banking and Finance Institutes (WCBFI) will welcome delegates from key trading partners, such as the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, along with representatives from emerging and developed markets such as India, Brazil and Hong Kong.

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Grand Bahama sees opportunity in business travel market

Chief executive officer of Butler's Food World, Jeffrey Butler, says that Grand Bahama is too reliant on cruise ship passengers and the island should look to exploiting the business travel market. He says partnerships within the sector should be nurtured. 

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Friday, March 11, 2011
Friday, March 11, 2011

To ensure sustainable economic growth in the future, Grand Bahama must move away from courting cruise ships in favour of attracting business travellers, according to chief executive officer of Butler’s Food World, Jeffrey Butler.

Butler, who owns the Butler Group of Companies, says hosting trade shows and international business events could help offset any drop-off in tourism revenue.

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Prime Minister to head Canada trade mission

Two-day trade and investment mission to Canada to visit Toronto and Calgary at the end of March. Prime Minister expected to speak at key luncheon events at two venues. 

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Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham is set to lead an investment and trade mission to Canada at the end of the month.

The two-day mission will visit Calgary on March 28 and Toronto on March 30. The Prime Minister is expected to make luncheon presentations on both days.

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Baha Mar project will be on time, on budget say developers

Following the groundbreaking of Baha Mar last month, now the real work begins on the multi-billion dollar Cable Beach development. The Bahamian project developers are looking to their foreign partners to deliver on time, to budget and to the required standards. 

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Monday, March 7, 2011
Monday, March 7, 2011

It is a complex overseas project for China State Construction Engineering Company Ltd and the Export-Import Bank of China, but all parties say they are committed to developing the $3.4-billion Baha Mar resort in The Bahamas on time and within budget.

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Top airline industry conference to come to The Bahamas

The Nassau Airport Development Company is set to host the fifth Routes Americas industry conference. Held at Atlantis, Paradise Island, next February, the event will attract around 200 international delegates from leading airline and airport companies. 

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Friday, March 4, 2011
Friday, March 4, 2011

Key players in the airline and airport industry responsible for developing new routes to, from and within the Americas are set to touch down in The Bahamas next year, as the Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) prepares to host the fifth Routes Americas forum.

The annual event attracts more than 200 leaders in the airline and airport industry from North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean for strategic networking on air service development.

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Robert Moore, chief executive officer and co-founder of New York-based Media Labs Inc spoke on the topic of Leveraging Social Media–Turning Traffic Into Revenue on the first day of the Domain Roundtable conference held in Atlantis this week. The industry expert said building a social media presence was imperative to gaining traffic. 

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Thursday, March 3, 2011
Thursday, March 3, 2011

Speaking at the Domain Roundtable conference being held at Atlantis March 1-4, Robert Moore, chief executive officer and co-founder of New York-based Media Labs Inc addressed delegates on the topic of Leveraging Social Media–Turning Traffic Into Revenue.

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Atlantis Paradise Island hosts cutting-edge Internet industry conference

Discussing a range of topics appertaining to the Internet and domain industry, experts and key players in the sector are attending the Domain Roundtable conference in Nassau. The four-day event covers issues as diverse as branding, social network media and marketing. 

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

For four days this week, industry leaders, policy makers and major players will be discussing the key issues in the field of domain assets and e-business at Domain Roundtable at Atlantis, Paradise Island. The conference will cover topics as diverse as tactics for branding, leveraging social network media, navigating the marketplace and domain development.

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Government to create new Grand Bahama business entity

Speaking at the Business Outlook conference last week in Grand Bahama, the Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance said that a new business development board would help to promote the island as a centre for investment. He also added that the group would help communication between the public and private sectors. 

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Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Tuesday, March 1, 2011

The government has announced it will establish a new Grand Bahama business development board to drive investment to the island and promote its potential.

Addressing the thirteenth annual Grand Bahama Business Outlook last week, Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance Zhivargo Laing said that the new board would be a partnership between the government, the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) and the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce.

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New US terminal at Nassau international airport launches

Lynden Pindling International Airport opens the new, $190-million, state-of-the-art US departure terminal in Nassau, as Phase I of entire airport-wide overhaul comes to a close. The launch comes in tandem with government approval for work to start on the next phases of the redevelopment, which looks to position The Bahamas' premier airport as the best in the region. 

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Monday, February 28, 2011
Monday, February 28, 2011

The government will not stint in providing its citizens, residents and visitors with infrastructure and services befitting a 21st century Bahamas, with a world-class tourism product and international business centre, according to Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham.

Ingraham made the remarks at the official opening of the Nassau Airport Development Company’s (NAD) new, $190.8-million US departure terminal at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) last weekend.

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