Posts Tagged ‘GB Chamber of Commerce’


Grand Bahama Chamber members encouraged to take active role in responsible governance in The Bahamas

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

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Executive Director of the Organization for Responsible Governance (ORG) Matt Aubry joined the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) Wednesday to discuss a range of social and political reforms he said are necessary to change the course of governance in The Bahamas.
 
Addressing GBCC members at their April business luncheon, Aubry suggested that The Bahamas is suffering from a range of systemic challenges, which have repeatedly stunted its progress. He added that combating these challenges would require residents and the government to collaborate and look beyond national development as merely existing within five-year cycles.

Grand Bahama Chamber welcomes new members

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

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Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce President Mick Holding presents Betty Bethel from the Ministry of Tourism with a commemorative plaque in honour of her presentation on the current state of tourism in Grand Bahama at the March business luncheon held at Pelican Bay on Wednesday, March 22nd.

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Tourism Director charges Grand Bahama residents to make tourism their business

Friday, March 24th, 2017

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In an address to the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Ministry of Tourism Director Betty Bethel asserted that Grand Bahama's future ultimately rests in the hands of both public and private stakeholders. Bethel served as guest speaker for the GB Chamber's March business luncheon at The Pelican Bay Hotel, where she stressed the need for community participation in returning the island to its glory days.

"If we want Grand Bahama to succeed, we must be participants in the process," Bethel said. "We must form alliances and partnerships and engage out-of-the-box thinking to plan and execute innovative activities and programmes that will lift the destination and get Grand Bahama noticed in the market again..."

GGrand Bahama Chamber president calls for cooperation from stakeholders to grow economy

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

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Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) President Mick Holding served as a guest speaker at the 19th Annual Grand Bahama Business Outlook, held Thursday, March 9 at the Grand Lucayan. During his presentation, Holding discussed Grand Bahama's potential for economic growth, explaining that cooperation between the GBCC, Grand Bahama Port Authority and Ministry for Grand Bahama is paramount to attracting Bahamian and foreign investors to the island.

The new GBCC president acknowledged that conditions on Grand Bahama differ drastically today from when the island was affectionately called the "magic city", but expressed optimism that the economy and everyday life across the island could be revitalised...