- March 13, 2020
March 13, 2020 (NASSAU,THE BAHAMAS) Last week Wednesday, Royal Fidelity celebrated another successful Bahamas Economic Outlook (BEO) conference at the Grand Hyatt convention center. Presenting to 300 attendees, five international speakers sparked debates, opened dialogues on much needed topics and introduced new ideas.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest gave opening remarks and was followed by Ambassador Nicholas Burns, Former U.S. Under Secretary of State and Harvard Professor. Amb. Burns closed his presentation by highlighting four positive global trends which included the rise of women and global public health advances. Both points being particularly relevant with International Women’s Day celebrated last weekend and growing concerns surrounding the Corona virus.
Throughout the day attendees were able to visit various sponsor booths and schedule meetups via the event app. The day concluded with cocktails and power networking between the speakers and attendees.
About Royal Fidelity BEO 2020
The BEO 2020 included 5 international speakers and a sensational panel debate. Speakers included Ambassador Nicholas Burns - Former U.S. Under Secretary of State and Harvard Professor, Todd Buchholz – former director for economic policy at The White House, Rueanna Haynes - , international climate law and governance specialist, Peter Haas - Associate Director of the Brown University Humanity
Centered Robotics Initiative and Alex Banayan – youngest bestselling author.
The panel debate featured Shivargo Laing - University of The Bahamas Executive Director and Senior Policy Fellow of the GPPI, Linda D’Aguilar - Glinton Sweeting O’brien, Rueanna Haynes and Amb. Nicholas Burns. The panel was hosted by veteran journalist Jerome Sawyer.
The conference was sponsored by Aliv, Doctors Hospital, Fidelity Bank, Glinton Sweeting O’brien, JS Johnson, PWC, RBC Royal Bank, Royal Fidelity, REV, Sign Island, and The Tribune.
The Royal Fidelity BEO is a one day conference that brings together a premier line up of leading thinkers to explore the local impact of global influences. It will explore how global business, technology, science, finance, politics and culture shape the Bahamian economy.