**Hon. Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace
Minister of Tourism**

The Third Annual **Exuma Business Outlook** is scheduled for Thursday, October 23rd at the Four Seasons Hotel under the theme *“The Reality, The Vision, The New Directions.”*

Delivering the opening address and speaking at Exuma Business Outlook for the first time will be Minister of Tourism the Hon. Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace.

Conference organizer Joan Albury, President of **The Counsellors Ltd.**, is convinced of the economic potential of Exuma, and sees the one-day event as an ideal opportunity to discuss and understand Exuma’s economic reality and help Exumians develop a vision for the island. *”This may require doing some things we’ve never done before in Exuma or doing some things we’ve done before but doing them differently,”*Mrs. Albury said.

Also scheduled to speak at Exuma Business Outlook are Wendy Craigg, Governor of The Central Bank of The Bahamas; I. Chester Cooper, CEO & President of British American Financial; Reginald Smith, President, Exuma Chamber of Commerce; Lynn Gape, Deputy Executive Director, Bahamas National Trust; Rochelle Newbold, Environmentalist; and Dionisio D’Aguilar, President of The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce.