University of the Virgin Islands Research & Technology Park Hosts Inaugural Business Attraction Summit

written by BVC September 17, 2019
University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park hosting their inaugural business attraction summit.

University of Virgin Islands Research & Technology Park Hosts Inaugural Business Attraction Summit

“Fostering an innovative economy in America’s Paradise”

It is an exciting time for innovation and entrepreneurship in the Caribbean and the U.S. Virgin Islands! The University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park is hosting their inaugural Business Attraction Summit in St. Croix from October 9-11, 2019. The purpose of the gathering is to assist selected tech entrepreneurs from various U.S. and international regions in developing a better understanding of the economic landscape in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

To help achieve this objective, the Summit will feature panel discussions on a number of critical issues related to the sector strategy, which consists of IT/telecommunications, sustainability/renewable energy, healthcare and life sciences, and financial technology. Special presenters include:

Dion Baez: Global Marketing Manager, Facebook

Rashida Hodge: Vice President, Insurance Industry, IBM North America

Christine Ntim: Founder, Haiti Tech Summit; Partner, Global Startup Ecosystem

Eugene Seagriff: Senior Director, Go To Marketing Strategy, LG Electronics

Visit the USVI Territory and learn more about how your tech company can benefit from handsome tax incentives, tier one bandwidth, and a great gateway location providing easy access to the U.S. and Latin America.  The summit will cover the growing tech ecosystem in the Caribbean region, capital and other resources for tech firms, and the wonders of living, playing and working in the U.S Virgin Islands!

Who Should Attend: Representatives of tech companies with annual revenues of at least $1.5 million.

Target Industries/Sectors:

  • Health Care/Life Sciences
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Blockchain/Fintech
  • IT/Telecommunications
  • Renewable Energy/ Sustainable Development


When & Where:

The Buccaneer Hotel, St. Croix

U.S. Virgin Islands

October 9-11, 2019

Register Now!

REGISTER for the UVI RTPark Business Summit

September 2019 Issue cover of Business View Caribbean, a business to business magazine for the Caribbean.
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The U.S. Virgin Islands is an investment destination that provides access to affordable, reliable, world-class technological infrastructure; a sound legal framework that is favorable to inward investment; and impeccable governance systems that are business friendly.  The RTPark is proud to be an instrumental part of diversifying the regional economy and growing the tech ecosystem in an area advantageously located between the mainland U.S. and Latin America.

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