2008 COLLABORATIVE CONFERENCE, BARBADOS
National Association of Barbados Organizations (NABO)
National Council of Barbadian Associations in Canada (NCBAC)
National Council of Barbadian Associations (UK) (NCBA)
BARBADIANS FORGING LINKS ACROSS THE SEA
COLLABORATIVE CONFERENCE AUGUST 3 – 10, 2008
April 14, 2008
Plans have been finalized for the historic, first collaborative conference, sponsored by N.A.B.O. (USA), N.C.B.A. in Canada and N.C.B.A. (UK). The deadline to receive the discount for the events in Barbados is fast approaching. If you do not register by midnight (12 PM) on May 31, 2008, you will have to pay considerably more for your inclusive packets. The Gold Package before May 31st will be $290.00US after May 31st it will cost you $335.00US. The Silver Package is $190.00US before May 31st and $235.00US after the deadline. Save yourself $45.00US by registering TODAY.
Below is the schedule of events:
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES
Sunday, Aug 3rd,8:00 a.m.
Church Service at Abundant Life Assembly, Bank Hall, St. Michael
Monday, Aug 4th, All Day
Collaborative Kadooment Lime at Spring Garden all day
Tuesday, Aug 5th 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Banks Brewery Atlantis Submarine (1 hr) ATV (All Terrain Vehicle)Tour (2 hrs)
Tuesday, Aug 5th, 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Boat Ride Party on board the Harbour Master at the Shallow Draft
Wednesday, Aug 6th, 7:00 p.m.
Cocktail Reception at Illaro Court (Elegantly Casual)
Thursday, Aug 7th, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Heart and Stroke Workshop at St. Gabriel’s School - The Hypertension and Diabetes Epidemic in Barbados and the Caribbean
Friday, Aug 8th, 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast Presentation, Sherbourne Conference Centre
Friday, Aug 8th, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Trade Show 2008, Sherbourne Conference Centre
Friday, Aug 8th, 12:00 noon
Luncheon Presentation, Sherbourne Conference Centre
Friday, Aug 8th, 6:00 p.m. - midnight
"A Bajan Affair" Cultural Evening, Tyrol Cot
Saturday, Aug 9th, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Trade Show 2008
Saturday, Aug 9th, 7:00 p.m.
"Across the Seas" Masquerade Banquet, Hilton Barbados (Formal Attire)
Sunday, Aug 10th, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Picnic and Cricket Match, King George V Memorial Park
Our sponsors, Barbados National Bank, The Barbados Manufacturers Association, BPWCCU, Cockspur, Wibisco, the National Cultural Foundation, other Barbadian businesses, organizations and supporters are collaborating to produce an event that will be documented in the history books as an unprecedented, display of Barbadians’ ability to work in unity.
The collaborative team will be donating some of the receipts of these events to charities in Barbados.
For information contact Jessica Carrington or Sandra Asgill. To see the list of sponsors, click here.
OFFICIAL HOTELS OF THE 2008 COLLABORATIVE CONFERENCE
Blue Horizon (3 Star)
US$ 115 – single occupancy
US$ 125 – double occupancy
Time Out At The Gap (3 Star)
US$ 100 – single occupancy
US$ 115 – double occupancy
The Savannah (4 Star)
US$ 205 – single occupancy
US$ 220 – double occupancy
Room rates are US$ per room per night, Run Of House (ROH), no specific room category guaranteed
Suites are excluded
7.5% Value Added Tax, 10% Service Charge& Continental Breakfast is included in quoted room rate.
SHERBOURNE CONFERENCE CENTER
The Sherbourne Conference Centre is found in the Eastern Caribbean country of Barbados. It is located just outside of the capital city Bridgetown, in the area of Two Mile Hill, Saint Michael.
First opened in 1994, the building has a total of over 164,000 sq ft (15,200 m²). of meeting space and is made up of areas that can be subdivided for various events holding small meetings between of 50-1200 persons Theatre Style. The building is also serviced by the most advanced telecommunications facilities available on the island including direct fibre optic cable access, A microwave receiving and transmitting link, a hospitality lounge with teleconferencing, internet access, audio and visual recording and editing suites, a business center, and a multi-purpose outdoor gazebo. Sherbourne Conference Centre is Also equipped with the latest technology in Building security.
Owned by the Government of Barbados, and managed by the Barbados Conference Services Limited (BCSL) the facility is located minutes away from the hotels on the Southeast coast of Barbados, as well as a fifteen minute drive away from the Grantley Adams International Airport(GAIA).
The Barbados government also boasts having a bilateral taxation agreement with the United States where conference events can be held at the Sherbourne Conference Centre with savings to the event.