The operation of the Chamber is subdivided into services and activities that is championed by the organization’s committees, in its role as economic advisor and business advocate. These Committees were formulated with a mandate to act in and protect the interest of the business community on national issues which play a crucial role in Jamaica’s socio-economic development.
The Chamber activities and services takes the form of networking opportunities, facilitating ingoing and outgoing trade missions, linkages between our members, local and overseas sources and outlets for goods and services; lobbying government on matters affecting trade and the business industry among other services.
Serving on the Committee will not oblige you to become a Chamber member if you are not already, but we would certainly be happy to invite you to join us.
The Competitiveness Committee ensures that the flagship events are funded independent of the Chamber’s general budget and are delivered at the high standard.
Additionally the committee seeks to establish new products designed to add value to the membership of Members.
This Committee has one sub-committee:
Conference Board, chaired by: Andre Gooden
As a regional centre for trade and commerce, Kingston has historically influenced the development and character of Jamaica. The factors which have shaped the development of the city are, today, just as relevant to its redevelopment. The committee’s broad redevelopment goals are to:
Arrest physical and social blight
Improve economic and social conditions in Downtown Kingston
Define capital city status
Improve physical development infrastructure while fostering public and private investments
This committee is responsible for overseeing the Chamber’s finances. All fiscal decisions are informed by the committee’s recommendations.
The Legislation, Regulations and Process Improvement Committee (LEGS & REGS) monitors and provides insights on Jamaica’s legislation, regulations and processes that affect the business environment. The committee coordinates the review of parliamentary acts and educates JCC members on best practices and standards influenced by these acts.
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