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Wednesday, December 04, 2013
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CAB looks at banking challenges
ST LIUCIA—The resilience of the regional banking sector to volatility in global financial markets and its contribution to stability, growth and development in the region, will come under scrutiny next month. The adaptability of the financial services sector to industry trends will also be examined. More 200 international finance professionals will gather in St Lucia for the 40th Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) to be held at the Sandals Grande St Lucian Resort & Spa from November 13-16. The theme is Redefining Strategy—The Leadership Challenge.
CAB provides a platform through which financial institutions across the region can share their experiences, ideas and expertise in tackling internal and external challenges to the financial services sector and the economies of the region. The opening day of the conference will be addressed by Brett King, founder and CEO of the breakout mobile bank Moven, and author to some of the financial sector’s revolutionary texts which advocate technologically integrated approach to 21st century banking.
The two-day Conference includes discussion, dialogue and strategising for corporate leaders. Topics to be discussed include:
• Corporate Governance & Risk Management Strategy
• Global Growth Challenges
• Is Increasing Shareholder Value Possible?
• 21st Century Leadership
• Creating the Self-led Organisation
• Credit Unions and Banks Partnering for Growth and Profitability
• The Role of Social Media in Building Customer Relations
• Managing at the Speed of Change
These discussions are expected to be insightful and informative and are designed to equip participants with the expertise to help guide the operations of their respective firms and institutions in the current global environment.
Chairperson of the local organising committee, . Joanna Charles, believes the conference provides a unique opportunity for networking among business and banking professionals.
CAB is a community of banks and other financial institutions in the Caribbean region, whose mission is to advance the interest of member institutions through advocacy, networking, provision of training and other solutions to strengthen the financial sector. CAB currently represents 58 members.
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