The Counsellors Ltd. has announced the lineup of speakers for the 15th annual **Bahamas Business Outlook 2006**, scheduled for January 23, 2006, at the Wyndham Nassau Resort:

**Rt Hon Perry G. Christie, Prime Minister, Commonwealth of The Bahamas**
“Partnerships for Productivity, Progress & Development”

**Senator the Hon James Smith, Minister of State for Finance**
“Performance, Projections & Preparation”

**Julian Francis, Chairman, Grand Bahama Port Authority**
“Delivering on the Promise of Freeport”

**Vernice Walkine, Director General of Tourism**
“Partners in Adversity, Partners for Prosperity

**Minna Israel, Managing Director, Scotiabank (Bahamas) Ltd**
“Financial Services”

**Lincoln Price, Private Sector Liaison, Caribbean Regional Marketing Machinery**
“Partnerships for Global Competitiveness”

**H.E. John Rood, US Ambassador to The Bahamas**
“My Vision for Bahamas-US Relations”

**Darron Cash, Financial Controller, Doctors Hospital**
“Key Opportunities for Successful Partnerships”

**Dennis MacKinnon, Principal & CEO, St. Andrew’s School**

**Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace, Secretary General, Caribbean Tourism Organization**
“Remembering the Future”

The annual event provides an economic outlook for The Bahamas over the subsequent twelve months.