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.
- Health Care/Life Sciences
- Artificial Intelligence
- Renewable Energy/ Sustainable Development
When & Where:
The Buccaneer Hotel, St. Croix
U.S. Virgin Islands
October 9-11, 2019
THE PREMIER BUSINESS DESTINATION OF CHOICE
FOR FIRMS IN KNOWLEDGE AND TECHNOLOGY-INTENSIVE SECTORS
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.