October 30, 2017

Washington, D.C.  — In two weeks, representatives from Government, the private sector, multi-lateral organizations, and civil society will meet in Miami for the 41st Annual Conference on the Caribbean and Central America (CCAA41).

Caribbean Central American Action (CCAA) is pleased to announce that the opening reception for CCAA41 will be keynoted by visionary entrepreneur and philanthropist, Jamaican-born Michael Lee-Chin.  Founder and Chairman of Portland Holdings, Mr. Lee-Chin has been a trail-blazer on the global business stage, with a diversified portfolio that spans multiple industry sectors. With a focus on business that not only does well, but also does good, Mr. Lee-Chin brings extraordinary energy, passion, and responsibility to ensuring that his work is able to bring positive change to the communities that he touches.

Mr. Lee-Chin’s address will be the closing event for the “Caribbean Prosperity Roundtable”.  This event on the afternoon of Wednesday, November 15, is hosted by the U.S. Department of State and will be a high-level dialogue on U.S.-Caribbean trade and investment relations.

For more information, and to register for CCAA41, please click here.




ADVANCE Registration Rates (registration and payment received by: November 10)
General Registration Rate: $600.00
Government/NGO Rate: $400.00

On-Site Registration: $750.00
Cancellation fee: $175.00

A 20% discount is available for CCAA Members; event partners. Event sponsors and groups are also eligible for registration discounts. Please contact CCAA at (202) 464-2031 or via email at for details.

HOTEL Reservations

Participants of CCAA41 are invited to book their room at the Hotel Colonnade Coral Gables, in Miami, Florida for the duration of the event. 

Single/Double Rates: $189 p/n plus tax

Junior Suites and other upgrades are available through the reservation portal at group rates through November 10, 2017.

To book your room at the Hotel Colonnade, please click here.


For information on speaking opportunities, please contact
Sally Yearwood at

For Sponsorship, Collaborating Partners, or Media opportunities, please contact
Gwendolyn Siegel at