Information Booklet 6 May 2019 Welcome Reception 7-8 May 2019 Pre-Conference Training Sessions/Site Visits 9 May 2019 Caribbean BPO of the Year Awards 9-10 May 2019 Conference and Expo
THE OUTSOURCE TO CARIBBEAN 2nd Edition of the Outsource to the Caribbean Conference & Expo
06 - 10 May, 2019 “There is no other event in the region that seeks to pull together the BPO sector in the Caribbean like the OCC has done. In one place, at this one time of the year you can meet with 23 Caribbean territories to discuss opportunities in the region, making the OCC a site selector’s paradise. It shouldn’t be missed.”
Welcome to the only Regional Outsourcing Event In The Caribbean Why Attend OCC 2019
ESTABLISH YOUR PRESENCE IN THE CARIBBEAN – Create your own nearshore operation forming relationships with more than 300 potential partners, ranging from outsourcing providers to commercial developers and end-users.
EXPAND YOUR REGIONAL FOOTPRINT – Discover new relationships, gain insight into regional offerings and the Caribbean’s numerous service possibilities, through an impressive programme of plenaries and one on one engagement.
MEET THE HIGHEST LEVEL DECISION MAKERS – Here’s your opportunity to speak with Ministers of Investment, heads of Investment Promotion Agencies and those responsible in the region for overseeing business procedures.
MARKET YOUR BUSINESS INEXPENSIVELY – Expand your reach to the more than 4,000 captive Caribbean outsource sector audience and the more than 30,000 international audience from our media partners.
The event is a collaborative effort with 4 key partners:
CARIBBEAN EXPORT DEVELOPMENT AGENCY is a regional export development and trade and investment promotion organisation of the Forum of Caribbean States (CARIFORUM) currently executing the Regional Private Sector Programme (RPSDP) funded by the European Union under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF). Caribbean Export’s mission is to increase the competitiveness of Caribbean countries by providing quality export development and trade and investment promotion services through effective programme execution and strategic alliances. THE CARIBBEAN ASSOCIATION OF INVESTMENT PROMOTION AGENCIES (CAIPA) is an umbrella organization of 23 investment promotion agencies in CARIFORUM as well as eight Overseas Countries and Territories of the UK and the Netherlands. The Association is dedicated to the strengthening of its members and the promotion of the region as an ideal location for investment. Caribbean Export serves as the Secretariat for CAIPA.
CURAÇAO INVESTMENT & EXPORT PROMOTION AGENCY (CINEX) works in close partnership with the local government, non-governmental institutions and a reliable international business network to promote the investment opportunities available in Curaçao, to enhance the investment experience in the country and to facilitate exports for local businesses.
fDi INTELLIGENCE, a service from the Financial Times, is the largest FDI centre of excellence globally, specialising in all areas relating to FDI, investment promotion and economic development. It’s main publication, fDi Magazine, is firmly established as the world’s premier publication for the business of globalization reaching 15,473.
PRE-CONFERENCE TRAINING SESSIONS An opportunity to acquire knowledge and skillsets that will help you meet your goals, in a comfortable setting where your questions are answered by expert facilitators.
CONFERENCE Attracting more than 300 delegates and 30 high-level industry experts. Participants will discuss every aspect of the outsourcing eco- system in the Caribbean, including, training institutions, government representatives, real estate brokers, telecommunications firms, BPO clients and influencers, to name a few.
SPECIALLY INVITED GUESTS Be sure to speak with our specially invited guests from Mexico, Co- lombia, Canada and the USA. OCC 2019 has sponsored the participa- tion of BPO firms who are looking for partners and opportunities to invest in the Caribbean, as well as potential BPO clients seeking a home for their business.
SITE TOURS This is your opportunity to see existing operations in Curacao and explore real estate options for your special needs!
EXPO Here’s your opportunity to tell your story, introduce your products or services, generate targeted business leads, position your brand and host meetings with potential clients.
NETWORKING OCC 2019 provides more than 15 opportunities to network directly with potential business leads – from speed networking sessions, to speaking opportunities, receptions, training sessions and even on the bus tour!
CARIBBEAN BPO OF THE YEAR AWARDS Just when you thought things could not get any better, you may just be awarded the first BPO of the Year Award! Celebrate Caribbean excellence at its
EXPERIENCE CURAÇAO Once you go to CuraÇao you never want to leave. The quaint island with its quintessential European flavor offers endless entertainment opportunities – from scuba diving to space station exploration! Make sure you book a spot on the bus tour!
finest as we enjoy an evening in beautiful Curaçao.
the Caribbean Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Aruba Barbados Belize the British Virgin Islands Cayman Islands Curacao Dominica the Dominican Republic Grenada Guyana Haiti Jamaica Saint Lucia Saint Vincent & the Grenadines St. Kitts & Nevis Trinidad & Tobago the Turks & Caicos Islands
• ACCA Global • ACR Business Solutions Inc. • Advantage Communications Inc • Alliance One/Teleperformance ARM • Antigua and Barbuda Investment Authority • Aruba Investment Authority (ARINA) • Avasant • Ayitic Goes Global • Banque Nationale de Crédit • BEHANZIN INC. • Belize Virtual Center Limited • BELTRAIDE • Blue Cross of North Carolina • Business Process Industry Association of Jamaica • Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies • Caribbean Contact Centre • Caribbean Development Bank • Caribbean Examinations Council • Caribbean Export Development Agency • Caribbean HR Solutions • CARICOM Secretariat
• CINEX • Comlink
• Guyana Office for Investment (GO-INVEST) • HGS • Ibex Global Solutions • IGL Limited • Interactive Mobile Solutions • Invest Barbados • Invest Dominica Authority • Invest Saint Lucia • Invest SVG (St. Vincent & the Grenadines) • Invest Turks & Caicos • InvesTT (Trinidad and Tobago) Limited • itelbpo Smart Solutions • Jamaica Promotions Ltd (JAMPRO) • Jigsaw Consulting • Knightfox App Design Ltd. La Maison Property Services • MarketOne Barbados SRL • Mexican Institute for Teleservices (IMT) • Nearshore Americas • Office of the Premier, the British Virgin Islands
• Ready Call Center • Real Time Resolutions • Ryan Strategic Advisory • Shadrok Global Business Solutions • Sheer Solutions Inc • Softtek • St. Kitts Investment Promotions Agency (SKIPA) • Sutherland Global Services • Telesero • The Entrepreneurial You • The Office Gurus • The Varanda Network • Turks and Caicos Islands Government
“We partnered with the OCC in 2017 as the platinum sponsor because I saw the oppor- tunity to expand my brand into the region. itelbpo is a Caribbean brand that has gone international. You know that an industry is doing well when locals take advantage of the opportunities in the sector. I am excit- ed to continue to work with the organizers of the event to promote the Caribbean as a nearshore destination.” Yoni Epstein Chairman & CEO, itelBPO
“The OCC 2017 was a great opportunity to better understand the Caribbean BPO sector and network with decision-makers. We look forward to making new connections in 2019!”
“There is no other event in the region that seeks to pull together the BPO sector in the Caribbean like the OCC has done. In one place, at this one time of the year you can meet with 23 Caribbean territories to discuss opportunities in the region, making the OCC a site selector’s paradise. It shouldn’t be missed.”
Courtney Fingar Editor-in-Chief fDi Magazine
“The BPO sector is critical to Grenada’s success. The OCC provides an opportunity to connect with BPO firms in the Carib- bean and those who are not in the region to highlight my country’s competitive advantage in this sector and to learn of new developments and opportunities that Grenada could take advantage of.” Ronald Theodore CEO (Actg.) Grenada Investment Development Corporation
Registration for the OCC Conference EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION: US$500 until February 2019 US$650 after February 2019 Registration for the Training Sessions Save US$150 REGISTER TODAY! Let’s discuss the other ways we can partner for this event. Call: 1-809-531-6565
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Registration for the training sessions will allow access to 2 training sessions that are not being operated simultaneously.
Participate in the Expo
Exhibition space costs: US$1500 and includes the following items: 1 table (183 cm x 76.5 cm incl. covers) 1 extension chord 2 chairs
- Lunch sponsorship - Placement of banners - Placement of advertisement in event brochure - Placement of collateral materials in event bag - Coffee breaks - Chair covers with logos Limited sponsorship opportunities are available at $1,500 each