Jamaican News

Kingston has received the award of Nearshore City of the Year at the Nexus Illuminate Awards, hosted by Nearshore Americas in San Francisco, USA.

Jamaica’s trade and investment promotion Agency, JAMPRO, received the honor at the awards ceremony on June 26, 2018. Illuminate Awards recognizes the leading Outsourcing companies and countries in the Caribbean and Latin America, for their innovation and excellent performance.  


Kingston received the award as a result of its performance in the Outsourcing sector in the past year, which includes 5,000 new jobs being created by existing and new Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) players in the city. Kingston has also seen over US$22 million spent on real estate in both new construction and refurbishing of existing properties, to meet the demand for the industry growth over the last 12 months. These achievements have propelled the location to its present status as the fastest growing city in the Caribbean for Outsourcing.

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