Schedule At-A-Glance

Opening Ceremony sponsored by Scotiabank Financial Group
VIP Reception sponsored by Scotiabank

Hosted by: Farley Flex


Check-In / Registration (4:00 to 5:30 pm)

Recruitment and Career Opportunity (5:00 to 5:55 pm)

VIP Reception: Sponsors, Stakeholders, Media, Politicians, Presenters, Performers, Dignitaries (5:00 to 5:55 pm)

6:00 – 6:30

Introduction of Master of Ceremonies

National Anthem – Michelle Adams

Thanksgiving – Pastor Dewaine Frazer

Welcome & Introduction – Pauline Christian, President of the BBPA

Greetings – Senator Don Meredith

Remarks – Ms. Christine Williams, VP Scotiabank


Entertainment – Dave McClaughlin

Keynote Address – Rahul K. Bhardwaj (6:30pm)

Sponsorship Appreciation

Entertainment – Nadine Williams

U.N.I.T.E Workshops 7:30-8:30

Entertainment – Dave McClaughlin

Closing Remarks – Jonathan Hood

VOT – Kedon Newton, NBBPC Chair

Mix and Mingle/Networking and Display Booths


/ Registration /Breakfast (8:00AM to 8:45 AM)

Welcome and Introductory Remarks – Kedon Newton: NBBPC Chair (8:50AM to 9:00 AM)

VIP Speaker – Rowan Barrett (9:00 AM to 9:10 AM)

Entertainment: Nadine Williams (9:10AM to 9:20AM)

VIP Speaker – Monica Sudeall-Hawkins (9:20 AM to 9:35 AM)

Morning Break ( 9:30AM to 9:55AM)

U.N.I.T.E. Panels / Gov’t Workshop: Morning (10:00 AM to 10:50AM)

Recruitment and Career Opportunity (11:00AM to 11:50AM)

Lunch / Exhibits (12:00 PM to 12:50 PM)

U.N.I.T.E. Panels / Gov’t Workshop: Afternoon (1:00PM to 2:00PM)

Break (2:00PM to 2:15PM)

Closing Ceremony / Vote of Thanks (2:20PM to 3:00PM)

NBBPC Mixer/Networking (3:00PM – 3:30PM)

Tear Down (3:30PM – 5:00PM)

*Runs concurrently