Jamaica Chamber of Commerce announces nominees for 2017 annual awards
The nominees for the JCC Entrepreneur Award (L - R): Naomi Garrick, CEO, Garrick Communications, Michael Steele, Management Consultant, TIC - The Joan Duncan School of Entrepreneurship, Ethics & Leadership, Alex Morrissey, Director, ESIROM, and Kimesha Walker, Managing Director, Adam and Eve Day Spa.
The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce under the theme "People, Purpose & Passion", will host its 36th Annual Awards Ceremony at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel on Tuesday, June 26.
The annual awards divided into the categories, Best of Chamber Extra Large, Large, Medium and Small recognizes corporate companies that have excelled in meeting their corporate goals and objectives over the last year.
Chairperson for the JCC’s Annual Awards Planning Committee, Dianne Ashton-Smith stated,“The theme "People, Purpose and Passion" was chosen for this year's JCC awards ceremony, because it boldly envisages the mandate of the JCC to, through a healthy economy contribute to the betterment of life for all Jamaicans – to connect Jamaican people to the passions that will fuel them to their ultimate purpose.”
JCC annual awards nominees
Main photo in the image gallery shows the nominees of the JCC Award for Best of Chamber Small Category (L - R): Gail Williams, Representative from Eustace Lee, Melissa Newman, Community and PR Specialist, Jamaica Energy Partners and Samantha Manasseh, Customer Service Representative, CaribCash Ja. Ltd. Click the slider for more photos.
Best of Chamber Extra Large: GraceKennedy Limited, Jamaica Producers Group Limited, Jamaica Public Service Company Ltd and Red Stripe; Best of Chamber Large: Nestle Jamaica Ltd; Best of Chamber Medium: COK Sodality Co-Operative Credit Union, Main Event Entertainment Group, and Fraser Fontaine & Kong Insurance Brokers and the Best of Chamber Smallnominees are Jamaica Energy Partners, Eustace Lee and Caribcash Jamaica Ltd.
Garrick Communications, ESIROM, Aim Educational Services, Adam & Eve Day Spa, and TIC – Joan Duncan School of Entrepreneurship, Ethics & Leadership are the nominees for the Entrepreneur Award.
The JCC Yello Marketing Excellence Award, courtesy of Yello, seeks to recognize companies that have created outstanding and impactful marketing campaigns and activations during the previous year. The nominees for 2017 are, JMMB Group, TIC – Joan Duncan School of Entrepreneurship, Ethics & Leadership, Chas E. Ramson, Jamaica Public Service Company Ltd and Caribcash Jamaica Ltd.
In selecting a winner from each category, the overall performance of the companies during the year 2017 will be evaluated. This will include areas such as, financial performance, business growth and innovation. These awards will recognize and reward the efforts of the nominated companies and their staff. In addition to raising awareness the awards allow companies the following: Differentiation, Visibility, Validation and Testimonials.
“JCC members are in virtually every facet of the productive industry that makes up such a large part of the Jamaican economy. What every successful individual and business in here shares, however, is a passion for their respective business field. What happens when you nurture that passion is that it becomes the seedling that you need to grow into purpose, which then becomes the intersection of your highest productivity and greatest sense of fulfilment,” Ashton-Smith concluded.