Critical topics up for discussion at Caribbean Investment Summit 2018
The 2018 Caribbean Investment Summit May 16-19 in St. Kitts and Nevis will tackle critical issues island nations face when offering citizenship by investment opportunities.
“Transparency versus Confidentiality: The Democracy of Information Sharing,” “Hurricane-Proof Banking: Protecting Against External Impacts” and “Embracing New Technology for Better CIPs” are a few of the critical topics that will be discussed during the high-level summit.
The event is being staged at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort in Frigate Bay and will be attended by hundreds of delegates, all of whom will share their thoughts and insights on the various themes and panel discussions.
The summit will feature international speakers from the United States, Europe, Middle East and the Caribbean from across various sectors, including banking, due diligence, risk management and cybersecurity, cryptocurrency and real estate, amongst others.
Senior Economist at the International Monetary Fund Takuji Komatsuzaki, Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Timothy Antoine, Bitcoin’s Jeffrey Tucker and others will present during the event.
CEO of the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Unit Les Khan said the summit is geared toward drawing investors to the Caribbean while tackling challenges facing the industry’s stakeholders, second citizenship by investment, climate resilience, transparency versus confidentiality in the sector among other areas.
“Our Caribbean Investment Summit is intended to attract as many agents and interested parties into the Caribbean, specifically St. Kitts and Nevis. The intention is to showcase the Caribbean, showcase the opportunities that are there for investment,” Khan explained.
Khan has encouraged international stakeholders to attend the “landmark event”.
“The Caribbean Investment Summit 2018 is not only relevant to our regional partners here in the Caribbean,” he said. “From its inception, the event has been designed to attract international dialogue and will include commentary from the most experienced and esteemed professionals in the investor-immigration landscape.” Additionally, he explained that it will spark conversations about the challenges the Caribbean is facing and what the region has faced in the past.
The 2018 Caribbean Investment Summit’s theme is “Unity in the Age of Division, Emerging Trends of CIPs in an Uncertain World.” The event is sponsored by, amongst others, Caribbean Galaxy Real Estate, Bluemina Citizenship and Immigration, Bitcoin.com, BDO, S-RM, Apex Capital, Christophe Harbour, Exiger, Joseph Rowe Law and PassPro.