For the Media

Information on:

Accreditation | Press Badges | Events | Interviews | Publications

Accreditation

Members of the media wishing to cover the 48th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank, to be held in St. George’s, Grenada, must obtain credentials to attend the event. Requests for access to the online registration system should be sent to: Sueann Tannis, Head of Corporate Communications.  Subject- Media Registration | Email: tanniss@caribank.org | Tel: +1 (246) 431-1882. If such credentials are not held, or are in question, it will be at the discretion of Caribbean Development Bank to determine whether access to the Annual Meeting will be granted.

Press Badges

Identification badges allowing media access to open and closing ceremonies, and other public events of the Annual Meeting may be collected at the Annual Meeting registration desk at the Grenada Trade Centre. Media must present their official press identification and Annual Meeting badges for admission to these events. The hours of operation for the Registration Desk are:

Sunday, May 27 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Monday, May 28 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

2:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, May 29 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

2:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 30 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

2:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 31 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Press Conferences and Events

Accredited journalists are welcome to attend the following press events*:

Tuesday, May 29

7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

19th William G. Demas Memorial Lecture (This event will be livestreamed)

Topic: Stay tuned for the official announcement

Keynote Speaker: Professor Mark Pelling, King’s College, London

Venue: St. George’s University – Patrick Adams Hall

Wednesday, May 30

9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Opening Ceremony of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors (This event will be livestreamed)

2:00 p.m. – 3:55 p.m.

Seminar: Building Resilient Cities (This event will be livestreamed)

Venue: Radisson Grenada Beach Resort, The Crown Ballroom

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Seminar: Air Transport Competitiveness and Connectivity (This event will be livestreamed)

Venue: Radisson Grenada Beach Resort, The Crown Ballroom

Thursday, May 31

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Seminar: Financing the Blue Economy – A Sea of Opportunity (This event will be livestreamed)

Venue: Radisson Grenada Beach Resort, The Crown Ballroom

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Closing Ceremony of 48th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors (This event will be livestreamed)

1:30 p.m.

News Conference (This event will be livestreamed)

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Lunchtime Presentation by Republic Bank

Venue: Grenada Trade Centre Annex

 

*Other press events may be announced on-site.

Interview Requests

The CDB Corporate Communications Unit will coordinate interview requests with executives and specialists from CDB. The CDB communications unit does not coordinate requests for interviews with the official delegations. Journalists must contact the delegations directly to arrange interviews.

Publications

CDB will limit the number of print copies of materials and publications made available at the Annual Meeting as part of efforts to preserve the environment. Publications will be distributed in digital format and be made available on this website.

Queries

Queries pertaining to the media may be directed to:

Ms. Sueann Tannis
Head of Corporate Communications (Ag.)
Caribbean Development Bank
P.O. Box 408
Wildey, St. Michael
BARBADOS
Tel: +1 (246) 431-1886
Email: tanniss@caribank.org
Copy: news@caribank.org