CAB Conference ripe with opportunities for local Private Sector

JoannaCharlesA(CAB) The resilience of the regional banking sector to volatility in global financial markets and its contribution to stability, growth and development in the region, will come under scrutiny here next month. The adaptability of the financial services sector to industry trends will also be examined.

Over 200 international finance professionals will gather in St. Lucia for the 40th Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Caribbean Association of Banks – CAB to be held at the Sandals Grande St. Lucian Resort & Spa from November 13-16, 2013. The Conference will be held under the theme “Redefining Strategy – The Leadership Challenge.”

The Caribbean Association of Bankers provides a platform through which financial institutions across the region can share their experiences, ideas and expertise in tackling internal and external challenges to the financial services sector and the economies of the region.

The opening day of the Conference will be addressed by Brett King, founder and CEO of the breakout mobile bank Moven, and author to some of the financial sector’s revolutionary texts which advocate technologically integrated approach to 21st century banking.

The two-day Conference includes Discussion, Dialogue and Strategizing for corporate leaders. Topics to be discussed include:

  • Corporate Governance & Risk Management Strategy
  • Global Growth Challenges
  • Is Increasing Shareholder Value Possible?
  • 21st Century Leadership
  • Creating the Self-led Organization
  • Credit Unions and Banks Partnering for Growth and Profitability
  • The Role of Social Media in Building Customer Relations
  • Managing at the Speed of Change

These discussions are expected to be insightful and informative and are designed to equip participants with the expertise to help guide the operations of their respective firms and institutions in the current global environment.

Chairperson of the Local Organizing Committee, Ms. Joanna Charles, believes the conference provides a unique opportunity for networking among business and banking professionals.

Caribbean Association of Banks, Inc (CAB) is a community of banks and other financial institutions in the Caribbean region, whose mission is to advance the interest of member institutions through advocacy, networking, provision of training and other solutions to strengthen the Caribbean financial sector. CAB currently represents 58 members comprising General, Service and Associate.

The CAB serves as a valuable source of information through publications, seminars and conferences. CAB ensures that members stay up to date on legislative, regulatory and market developments that influence or impact the future of the banking and financial services industry. CAB provides industry relevant information, educational and training support and effective advocacy to support members with the efficient and effective operation of their respective Institutions.

Local private sector leaders are being urged to register for the CAB Conference at

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