VI Source: In his keynote address at the 2014 USVI Economic Development Summit (May 20-22 2014) in Atlanta, GA, USVI Governor John P. deJongh, Jr. outlined his time in office while painting a brighter picture for the future of the territory. The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network, Inc. (viNGN) was cited among initiatives that will benefit the islands in years to come.
The organizers of the Summit is the USVI Alliance, a multi-faceted think tank made of of both U.S. Virgin Islanders and concerned citizens who are committed to collaborating for the ultimate good of the U.S.V.I. community at large. The group was founded in 2013.
This year’s Summit theme is “Diversifying Business & Industry in the 21st Century and Beyond”, and the agenda includes input from policy makers and business people intent on raising economic standards while encouraging business development. On Wednesday, May 21, viNGN’s CEO & President Lawrence Kupfer contributed to the breakout session and panel discussion “Best Practices for Business Success in the USVI (testimonials from the field).”
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