On behalf of NAJASO’s Officers, Board of Directors and its entire family and friends, we extend this warm and cordial invitation to join us in celebrating NAJASO’s 40th Anniversary, Convention and Awards Ceremony.
This year’s convention, will be held at the Secrets Wild Orchird Resort and Spa, Montego Bay Jamaica , will continue NAJASO’s tradition as we recognize our members, business partners, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders for their outstanding leadership, professional skills, management training and volunteerism in support of the Association and its mission, goals and objectives, as well as contribution in their respective communities. We will also celebrate our accomplishments and progress over the past years, which would not have been possible without the sacrifices and unwavering dedication from all of you. The attached Convention Package has been carefully prepared for you to provide detailed information on this historic event for your participation.
If you have any questions or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us by email or phone as indicated below.
WELCOME as we look forward to meeting all of you at the NAJASO 40th Anniversary Convention, Banquet and Awards Ceremony.
NAJASO 40TH ANNIVERSARY CONVENTION & AWARDS CEREMONY
Location: Secrets Wild Orchid/St. James Resorts & Spas – Montego Bay, Jamaica (All Inclusive)
Lot A59 Freeport Montego Bay, St James, JamaicaJuly 13-16, 2017
Theme: NAJASO: Building Capacity to Sustain Growth and Development.
CONVENTION REGISTRATION FEE:
Early Registration: Before May 16, 2017…… $250/person
Late Registration: After May 16, 2017….……$275/person
(a) Official Opening Ceremony and Reception
(b) Private After Party
(c) All Work Shops/Seminars
(d) Formal Luncheon
(e) Gala/Dinner Dance and Awards Ceremony
(f) Swag Bags with fun and interesting items
Secrets Wild Orchid/St. James Resorts & Spas – Montego Bay, Jamaica (All Inclusive)
- Secrets is an Adult Only Hotel – Ages 18 years old and beyond.
- Excellent Room Rates negotiated for delegates who register with NAJASO.
- Double Occupancy: $171.00 per night, per person
- Single Occupancy: $271.00 per night
- Information on Junior Suites are available upon requests.
- Hotel rates are confirmed for three days prior and three days after the convention for those who want to extend their vacation. (Subject to availability, should reserve early).
- $100.00 Resort coupons per person staying on property.
- Welcome drink upon arrival.
- Complimentary Private Check-In and much more.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Thursday, July 13th:
10:00 am – Guest Relations Desk & Expo Opens
1:00 pm – Convention Executive Meeting
6:00 pm – Official Opening Ceremony
Friday, July 14th:
9:00 am – Guest Relations Desk & Expo Opens Seminars & Workshops
9:00 am – Seminars & Workshops
9:00 am – 10:00 am – IMMIGRATION SEMINAR
10:00 am – 11:00 am – TOURISM WORKSHOP
11:00 am – CRIME, VIOLENCE & INT’L SECURITY
12:00 pm – Formal Business Luncheon Speaker: Hon. Dr. Peter Phillips, Leader of Opposition
1:30 pm – Seminars & Workshops
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm – EDUCATION SEMINAR:
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm – BUSINESS SEMINAR:
5:00 pm – Sightseeing trip arranged — $53.00
Opening Remarks: Ambassador Audrey Marks
Keynote Speaker: Mr. Courtney Campbell, President/CEO, Victoria Mutual Building Society
Saturday, July 15th:
8:30 am – Guest Relations Desk & Expo Opens
8:30 am – Seminars & Workshops
10:30 am YOUNG PROFESSIONALS SEMINAR:
Keynote Address – Floyd Green, Min. of State, Ministry of Youth, Education & Information
10:00 am – 12:00 pm – HEALTH & MEDICAL SEMINAR (panel of speakers)
12:00 pm – NAJASO General Meeting
1:00 pm – Board Meeting for Members/ Election of Officers
6:00 pm – President’s VIP Reception
7:00 pm – Anniversary Celebration & Awards Banquet Fashion Show by Staysie’s Design Fab 5 Band provides music/dancing