CIBC Firstcaribbean to Host Infrastructure Development & Financing Conference
CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank is hosting a regional conference designed to promote public and private sector cooperation to generate investment opportunities, and increase the availability of capital for infrastructural development.
The conference is expected to assemble a specially-invited group of public and private sector officials from across the Caribbean.
This will be directed under the title, “Public Private Partnerships in Infrastructure Development & Financing”, and is scheduled for 20th – 21st June, 2013, in Nassau, The Bahamas.
Rik Parkhill, Chief Executive Officer of CIBC FirstCaribbean, noted that “within an environment of slow economic recovery worldwide, cooperation between the private sector, public sector and financial services community, has become increasingly important.
Mr. Parkhill mentioned that as the premier financial services provider within the English and Dutch speaking Caribbean, they recognize that they have a responsibility to play an active role in fostering these relationships.
The focus of the upcoming conference comprises infrastructural projects including; airports, seaports and social facilities related to health, education and housing.
They will address conference attendees including investors, representatives of the banking, engineering, legal sectors and other specialists.