Jamaica Tourism Minister launches Devon House Emancipendence Expo


Jamaica Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett (center) looks at a book titled ‘Chat Bout: An Anthology of Jamaican Conversations’, by Shelly Skykes-Coley (left), who will be one of the booth holders at the Devon House Emancipendence Expo. Looking on is Mrs. Janet Taylor, Executive Director, Devon House Development Limited.

Minister Bartlett, who officially launched the Expo on the East Lawns of Devon House on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, underscored the importance of cultural assets to the development of tourism products and the destination’s competitiveness globally.

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The Expo, which is a two-day trade show to be held on August 4 and 5, 2018, will showcase and promote the works of Jamaican entrepreneurs from all over the island.

The event is free to the public and visitors will be able to walk around and interact with exhibitors and sponsors while learning about their business and various products and services.