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Cable Bahamas Business Solutions Partners with Eleuthera Business Outlook Webinar Series

Cable Bahamas Business Solutions is pleased to have partnered with The Counsellors Ltd. in the launch of the Eleuthera Business Outlook (EBO) 2020 Webinar Series held May 21st and 22nd under the theme “Post-Covid-19 Readiness and Preparedness.”

“Although Eleuthera Business Outlook has been forced to pivot to an online format this year in response to the coronavirus pandemic, we are grateful for the opportunity to engage our business community in an innovative and interactive way,” said Joan Albury, CEO of The Counsellors and creator of the Business Outlook Series. “These unprecedented times also gives us the opportunity to tailor discussions towards helping Eleuthera—one of The Bahamas’ most diverse economies—to move forward and emerge stronger and more equip when the pandemic passes.”

Thursday, May 21 featured two webinars. The 10:30-11:30 am session focused on the economy of Eleuthera, with discussions on Island Readiness: New Protocols and Plans for Reopening the Economy by Howard ‘Rickey’ Mackey, MP, North Eleuthera; Benefits and Forecast by Gowon Bowe, Chief Financial Officer, Fidelity Bank and Public Health and Safety: Impact of COVID-19 by Dr. Nikkiah Forbes, Director, Infectious Disease Programme, Ministry of Health.

The second session, from 11:30 am-12:30 pm, focuses on enterprise. Discussion topics included: New Protocols for the Hotel Industry by Jennifer Hadland, Manager, French Leave Resort and New Protocols for the Restaurant Industry by Tiffany Johnson-Thompson, Manager, Daddy Joe’s Restaurant and Bar; Best Business Practices: Delivery of Goods and Services by Ryan Austin, Secretary, Eleuthera Chamber of Commerce and Post COVID-19 Best Practices for Business and Technology by Dominic Petty, Northern Bahamas Director, Cable Bahamas.

According to Mr Petty, COVID-19 presents a rare opportunity to re-evaluate the way his company does business in Eleuthera.  He explained: “The COVID 19 pandemic has definitely given us reason and time for pause to reevaluate the way we do business; how does our business practices, process, and organizational structure measure up to this unprecedented time. There is a need for us to embrace this disruption in our business lives and pivot with greater ideas and strategies that will catapult us into the foreseeable future.”

Thursday, May 21 concluded the EBO webinar series with a session on sustainability, from 12-1:30 pm. Discussion topics include: The Plan for Moving Forward by Steven Hank Johnson, MP, Central & South; Food Security: BAMSI and Subsistence Farming by Hon Michael Pintard, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries & Marine Resources; The Virtual Classroom by Dr. Marcellus Taylor, Director of Education and Training in a Digital Age by Shaun Ingraham, President/CEO, One Eleuthera Foundation.

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