JAZZ & ARTS FESTIVAL HEIGHTENS ECONOMIC ACTIVITY
The largest and most recognized musical, cultural and historical showpiece in Saint Lucia – the rebranded Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival, is again set to provide employment opportunities for thousands on the island.
Notwithstanding the scores of local artistes and artisans who will grace jazz performance venues across the country over the eleven days of the festival, thousands of other Saint Lucians will derive economic activity through the provision of vital festival ancillary services.
Already dozens of individuals, as well as privately owned small, medium and large sized enterprises have responded to calls for Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide technical and logistical support towards staging the iconic festival.
Keenly sought after service providers range from sound and light engineering, stage decor, coordination & management, photography, videography and emceeing services, graphic designs and media relations support, transportation and catering, security services and cleaning to name a few.
“The annual outsourcing of these services spurs direct economic activity amounting to millions of dollars and provides vital employment opportunities