Supporting Institutions

Asian International Arbitration Centre

AICA was the first regional centre established by AALCO in Asia to provide institutional support as a neutral and independent venue for the conduct of domestic and international arbitration proceedings in Asia.AICA was also established pursuant to a host country agreement with the Government of Malaysia. Furthermore, it is a non-profit, non-governmental and independent international body. It was also the first centre in the world to adopt the UNCITRAL Rules for Arbitration as revised in 2010. AICA has developed new rules to cater to the growing demands of the global business community such as the AICA i-Arbitration Rules, the AICA Fast Track Rules as well as the Mediation and Conciliation Rules. There has been a tremendous interest in the i-Arbitration Rules and this is evident with AICA winning the prestigious Global Arbitration Review Award for ‘innovation by an individual or organisation in 2012’.

Asian International Arbitration Centre

Jamaica Chamber of Commerce

The Jamaica Chamber of Commerce is a membership-based organization comprised of businesses and professionals working together to build and promote a healthy economy and to improve the quality of life in our country. The primary functions, however, is to ensure the most favourable environment for the effective and profitable operation of businesses. Considerable emphasis is placed on projects which will enhance the development of the wider community. The primary function is subdivided into services offered by the Chamber and specific activities that it carries out, in its role as economic advisor and business advocate.


Montego Bay Chambers of Commerce

After some seven decades of an illustrious existence, the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry is now poised for an even more productive and exciting future. The Chamber faces may challenges which from time to time have caused it to not just be a body that seemingly represents “big business interests”, but one that seeks to represent the interests and concerns of the wider society, including the small business sector.

Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC)

The JBDC initiative is a cooperative arrangement among Government Agencies and the private sector, associations, academic and research communities. Over 2000 Businesses have benefited from JBDCs Services over the years and many have returned to profit from JBDCs expertise. The JBDC team and board are comprised of experienced business people, an administrative team second-to-none, 30+ knowledgeable advisers and consultants and operating from a modern office/ training suite in 14 Camp Road, Kingston, Jamaica, JBDC is the place which will deliver the help you require to make your business flourish and prosper.


Montego Bay Convention Centre

Situated along the elegant corridor of Rose Hall, Montego Bay, the Montego Bay Convention Centre with its oceanfront location and panoramic views offers the very best meeting and convention facilities in the Caribbean. With a combined total of 139, 302 square feet of meeting, exhibition and ballroom spaces this world-class facility will provide you and your guest with our superior event management and personalized first class service from set – up to move out. A five time recipient of the World Travel Award for being the Caribbean’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre, the Montego Bay Convention Centre is the place to book all your exquisite meetings, events, trade shows and special Occasions.


Caribbean Maritime University

The Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) is by name, content and operation, the Caribbean region’s centre of excellence for tertiary maritime education, training, research and consultancy. The CMU was established in Kingston, Jamaica in 1980 as the Jamaica Maritime Training Institute (JMTI). This initiative was a joint project between the Government of Jamaica and the Government of the Kingdom of Norway (NORAD). The aim of the school is to train Jamaican nationals to man the Jamaica Merchant Marine (JMM) fleet of five ships.


Digita Global Marketing Ltd.

Digita Global Marketing Ltd. is a Caribbean-based, globally-minded media agency located in Kingston, Jamaica. Digita specializes in interactive media experiences; design, bespoke and innovative websites and expressive visual identities, that come together to perfectly convey the values and vision of our clients, helping them to achieve their goals.