Recently-elected Turks & Caicos Premier, Hon. Dr. Rufus Ewing, will showcase investment opportunities in the economically vibrant territory, at the third annual Invest Caribbean Now Forum, presented by luxury real estate company Avalon Partners, on June 5th from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Radisson Martinique Hotel in New York City.
The definitive investment event, aimed at educating U.S. investors about the viability and diversity of investing in the last emerging market on earth, is organized by award-winning digital media solutions company, Hard Beat Communications, in conjunction with the governmental regional tourism grouping, the Caribbean Tourism Organization during Caribbean Week in New York City each June.
This year it will feature Premier Ewing along with his Finance Minister, Washington Misick, spotlighting on TCI. Both will showcase the myriad of opportunities available in the British-dependent territory, whose GDP has shown a consistent uptick in recent years.
Premier Ewing is part of an exciting agenda of the Avalon-presented forum, which will be more expansive and longer this year, with a broader focus from panels on the Caribbean and investment opportunities there, to invited exhibitors from the regional arms of the various investment agencies as well as other companies.
In commenting on his participation, Premier Ewing said: “I am delighted to be a part of the Third Annual Invest Caribbean Now Forum. This forum will give investors an opportunity to see and hear first-hand investment opportunities which are paramount to both our investors and our Beautiful by Nature Turks and Caicos Islands.”
Grace Lappin, managing partner of Avalon Partners, Ltd., and Tropical Destinations Expert for The Language of Luxury, said: “The Company is proud to spotlight on TCI this year, one of the countries in the emerging market of the Caribbean that is ripe with tremendous investment potential.”
Additionally, the forum will feature:
1: An address on The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, (FATCA) & The Caribbean, by a deputy secretary in the U.S. Department of the Treasury
2: Investing In The Caribbean Stock Exchanges – The Case Of Jamaica, by head of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, Mrs. Marlene Street-Forrest
3: Alan Loewenstein of Wedgewood Capital
4: Two panels on Development, Tourism, and Beyond TCI.