SMG signs deal to manage new Montego Bay Convention Centre

Jamaica's Urban Development Corporation subsidiary Montego Bay Conference has signed a deal with international venue operator SMG to manage the Montego Bay Convention Centre.

Montego Bay Convention Centre will be run by SMG
Montego Bay Convention Centre will be run by SMG

The agreement will be in effect for seven years, with the option to renew for an additional three years.

The contract will see SMG developing operational plans, recruiting and training staff, and developing sales, marketing, and promotional programmes in collaboration with the Jamaica Tourist Board. 

SMG will also be responsible for event management for the new convention centre.

The Montego Bay Convention Centre was constructed by the UDC through the China National Complete Plant Import Export Corporation.

The centre opened on 7 January, ahead of the first event, the Caribbean Market Place scheduled for 16-18 January.

Montego Bay Convention Centre has named Dittie Guise as its general manager.

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