July 2, 2012 [Kingston, Jamaica] Jamaica Yellow Pages recently supported the 2nd Annual Junior Achievement Company of Entrepreneurs (JACE) Conference 2012 as a platinum sponsor under the theme “Innovation and Technology in which 80 JACE students from over 28 schools and community based organizations across the island participated.
The JACE Programme is aimed at building their skills in entrepreneurship, financial literacy and work readiness and gives these students the hands on experience necessary to create and run their own business.
“Jamaica Yellow Pages was pleased to partner with the JACE Conference and share with our future business leaders the evolution of our company and how technology has helped us to be the market leaders in our industry” stated Alleyne Graham, Marketing Manager for Jamaica Yellow Pages.
“Jamaica Yellow Pages had the opportunity to showcase their recently launched Mobile App currently available to Apple and Android users, as well as introduce their eMarketing suite of products to the students during the session dubbed “Social Media and App World”. A step by step demonstration on the use of the JYP Mobile App was delivered and this cemented the importance of innovation and technology and how it has helped to shape their current business model as well as the various platforms in which they provide information to their users.
Graham also explained that, “Consumers are always thrilled at the idea of being able to find and discover businesses while on the go. We at Jamaica Yellow Pages have always been on the cutting edge of technology and ready to meet the growing changes of our industry by matching that with the needs of our clients. Jamaica Yellow Pages has consistently provided our customers with new and innovative ways in which consumers can “Find and Discover businesses through our print, online and mobile platforms.”
The conference, which was hosted at the Rex Nettleford Hall, UWI Campus, included a series of seminars and workshops conducted by market leaders from various industries. An Entrepreneurial Expo was held on the South Lawn of Devon House in which the students were able to showcase their newly formed companies to the panel of judges and general public. Jamaica Yellow Pages awarded the “Best Marketing Team”.
About Jamaica Yellow Pages
Jamaica Yellow Pages, a part of the regional company Global Directories, is Jamaica’s leading local commercial search provider. Jamaica Yellow Pages is a household name and aims to meet the needs of the consumers in accessing products and services by connecting buyers with sellers, helping them grow their business year after year. They are referenced over 138 million times per year. Global Directories publishes telephone directories in 15 markets across the Caribbean region. The Company owns and manages Jamaica’s most visited online directory, JamaicaYP.com. For more information, visit www.GlobalDirectories.com or www.JamaicaYP.com.