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Taking Place
Nov 27 - 28, 2018

Jamaica Conference Centre
14-20 Port Royal Street,
Kingston, Jamaica

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Symposium Purpose

The specific objective is to provide a forum for expanded dialogue and highlighting best practices on green economic growth and increased regional and international trade and investment in Bamboo; and to agree on and develop a roadmap for a new regional program – Bamboo for the Caribbean – that enables CARICOM Member States to fully realize the potential of their bamboo resources.

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Symposium At A Glance

The Caribbean International Bamboo Symposium (CIBS) will take place over two (2) days with a Field Visit to bamboo productive enterprises.

Symposium Day 1
Tuesday - November 27
Symposium Day 2
Wednesday - November 28
Bamboo Enterprises Field Visit Day 3
Thursday - November 29

The Venue

The Jamaica Conference Centre is the Caribbean’s most sophisticated meeting place. Located on the picturesque Kingston Waterfront in the heart of the downtown business district, the Conference Centre is a beautiful blend of Jamaican architecture and functional elegance, offering a comprehensive range of facilities and services to meet the most stringent requirements of conference planners. The Centre has five (5) conference rooms, all of which are equipped for simultaneous interpretation of six languages.

The Conference Centre provides a 2,400 sq. ft. Exhibition Hall with track lighting adjoining the upstairs cafeteria.  Additional exhibition spaces are available throughout the Centre.

Parking Facilities

The Centre has adequate parking for Symposium participants in the adjoining multi-storey parking facility, which is connected at the first floor level to the Conference Centre by a pedestrian bridge.  The cost for parking will be covered by the Symposium.


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