Whittingham Law in Association with the MBBA

Presents

2024 LATIN AMERICAN, Asian AND Caribbean
Diaspora Summit

&

Cultural Exchange

Jamaica, West Indies

Connect. Learn. Explore. 

SPRING 2024

May 4 – 12

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

Host Sponsors

Other Sponsors

Arrival Day in KINGSTON

The itinerary below is subjected to change base on final confirmations. Program schedule will be adapted to enrolled participants. If you book a different flight from the suggested flight itinerary and arrive in Jamaica late on May 4th or 6th; or depart earlier or later on May 12, you’ll miss the group transportation to and from the airport.

SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2024 – Arrival Day

5:01AM –JetBlue B6 1059 departs JFK (Recommended Flight)

PART ONE

PORTLAND –LUSH VEGETATION & LAGOON

EXPLORE PORTLAND, JAMAICA On this Irie weekend visit to Portland, known for its natural beauty and arguably one of the most beautiful parishes in Jamaica, we’ll explore some of its sandy beaches, lush vegetation, and caves including Blue Lagoon, Frenchman Cove and Gee Jam. Well known as the home of Jamaican Jerk, we’ll be sure to stop by the famous Boston Jerk.

PORTLAND ACTIVITIES INCLUDE

*Rafting on the Rio Grande

*Visit to Frenchman Cove

*Visit to Boston Jerk

*Visit to Gee Jam

*Visit to Maroon Town/Old Nanny Village

*Visit the Blue Lagoon

SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2024

Afternoon

Boston Jerk

Evening

Evening on the Town!

SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2024

Morning

Hiking

Late Morning/Afternoon

Daytime Excursions

Evening

Poolside Party/Games Night

MONDAY, MAY 6, 2024

Morning

Morning Meditation & Yoga

PART TWO

KINGSTON – Jamaica’s Cosmopolitan CITY

GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS IN KINGSTON, JAMAICA. We’ll journey back to Kingston on Monday to meet the rest of the group arriving then. There we have three days packed with programming and service. We’ll be giving back to the Community, as we continue to invest in our future leaders, awarding scholarships to students from the University of the West Indies (UWI) and donating to the non-profit Mary’s Child.

COMMUNITY SERVICE—MARY’S CHILD. This year we’ll be donating to Mary’s Child, an organization providing refuge for teenage mothers in crisis. Under the Umbrella of the Mustard Seed Communities the program provides housing and other assistance to teenage mothers and their babies.

MONDAY, MAY 6, 2024

8:00AM –JetBlue B6 1359 departs JFK (Recommended Flight)

KINGSTON activities include

*Charity Awards Dinner. Hosted By: Cari-Med Group Ltd.

*Community Service—Mary’s Child

*Real Estate Development Tour. Hosted By: Belgravia Development Company Ltd.

*Visit to Devon House

*Special Meet and Greet

* Visit to Nine Miles (Bob Marley was born and buried here).

REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT TOUR. HOSTED BY:

BELGRAVIA DEVELOPMENT COMPANY LTD

Explore the residential real estate market in Jamaica. We’ll visit three new residential development sites at different stages in their development from groundbreaking to putting on the final touches.

Tuesday, May 7th, 2024

Morning

REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT TOUR. HOSTED BY: BELGRAVIA DEVELOPMENT COMPANY LTD.

Explore the residential real estate market in Jamaica. We’ll visit three new residential development sites at different stages in their development from groundbreaking to putting on the final touches.

Evening

CHARITY AWARDS DINNER. HOSTED BY: CARI-MED GROUP LTD.

PART THREE

MONTEGO BAY – TOURISM CAPITAL OF JAMAICA

WELCOME TO MOBAY—LET THE VACATIONING BEGIN! After a packed week in Kingston, we’ll head to Montego Bay for some fun, sea, and reggae. While we are here there is the perfect opportunity to practice your swing at Cinnamon Hill or White Witch Golf Course, two of the most famous golf courses in Jamaica.

Are you a mother or an entrepreneur and can’t make it to Part one or two of the Summit? No problem. Join us on Part Three of the journey for a weekend that will invigorate and renew your mind, body, and soul!

Mothers–Join us for an Unforgettable Mother’s Day Weekend!

Entrepreneurs–Attend our workshop to learn and share with others. This is your weekend to be inspired, empowered, and engaged!

MONTEGO BAY activities include

*Law, Tech, & AI Summit (7 CLE credits)

*Entrepreneur Workshop

*Golfing at Cinnamon Hill or White Witch Golf Course.

*Mother’s Day Special

*Rick’s Café

*White Witch of Rose Hall Tour

*Private River Extravaganza

Wednesday, May 8th, 2024

8:15AM – Delta DL1955 Departs JFK to MBJ (Recommended flight).
8:22 AM – UA1462 Departs EWR to MBJ (Recommended flight).

Evening

Welcome Reception

Thursday May 9th, 2024

Morning

Entrepreneur Workshop—Does Your Plan Need tweaking?

*Golfing—Practice Your Swing at the Cinnamon Hill or White Witch Golf Course.

*Relax and Enjoy the Beautiful 5 Stars All-inclusive Resort.

Afternoon

Visit Rick’s Café (Negril)

Law, Tech, & AI Summit (7 CLE Credits)

Friday, May 10th, 2024

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

REGISTRATION

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Navigating the Regulatory and Financial Landscape in an Era of Rapid Technological Innovations.

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Equal participation and Leadership—Women in Law, Medicine, Tech, and Business.

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

BREAK

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM

Is AI a Reliable Assistant in the Digital Workplace? Ethical Considerations in Using AI in your Business   and Practice.

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

NETWORKING LUNCH

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

At a Crossroad, Artificial Intelligence, and Intellectual Property—Who Owns it? Who Created it?

2:30 PM – 3:45 PM

Cybersecurity—Data Protection and Data Privacy. Managing cyber risks and building a strong compliance culture.

Evening

CHARITY AWARDS DINNER. HOSTED BY: CARI-MED GROUP LTD.

SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2024

Morning

PRIVATE RIVER EXCURSION – Be ready for an unbelievable day of authentic food prepared on the spot, music and all-round fun.

SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2024

12:45PM- Delta DL1957 Departs MBJ to JFK (Recommended flight).
12:40PM – UA1628 Departs MBJ to EWR (Recommended flight).

Morning

Farewell Breakfast & Mother’s Day Special

REGISTRATION

Deposits due: February 23, 2024

MONTEGO BAY ONLY 5 Days 4 Nights (Starting at $2899 DBL)

Kingston + Montego Bay 7 Days 6 Nights (Starting at $4099 DBL)

Portland + Kingston + Montego Bay 9 Days 8 Nights (Starting at $5399 DBL)

INCLUDED:

Nightly Accommodation

Daily Activities

Airport Transfer from Kingston (KIN) and to Montego Bay (MBJ)

Daily Ground Transportation

Daily Meals

Admission to all venues/attractions in program

PRESENTERS INCLUDE: