Tricia Williamson

BAMBUSA

BAMBUSA is a sustainably-focused gifting business creating and curating a range of products such as photo boards, wicker picnic baskets, wood journals, coconut bowls and more, all personalized or corporate branded by our lasers.

Vision

Be first in mind for great sustainable gifts. 

Vanessa Chatrie

Baruch Distributors Limited

Baruch Distributors Limited, is a registered Distributing Pharmacy which specializes in the importation  of Veterinary Pharmaceuticals and Equipment. We  supply pharmaceuticals to over 200 Farm Stores Islandwide, Veterinarians , and small and large Farmers, and will be entering pharmacies islandwide by April 2022.

Vision

To be the leading and most trustworthy animal healthcare pharmaceutical healthcare provider in the region.

Angeria Allen

CAA Enterprise

I am Angeria Allen, Manager/Owner of CAA Enterprise,  Contractor of Best Dressed Chicken. We do both wholesale and retail sales and offer delivery island wide.

I applied to Scotia Vision Achiever as my business was at a crossroad; it was unprofitable, high debts and on the verge of crashing, I was frustrated, needed financial assistance. I needed personal development and ideas on how to grow the business.

During these weeks of intense training, I realized that structure, systems, vision and mission were missing. I learnt the Importance of knowing and understanding my numbers, I have learnt the different personality traits and how to communicate effectively with team members.

I have started to put systems in place which will in turn improve the business.

I am ready to  take my business to the highest level. I am ready to soar like the eagle and be as strong as the geese.

I have learned “What I thought I know that I didn’t know that I don’t know". 

 

Vision

Our vision is to become one of the top distributors of affordable meats and excellent customer experience in Jamaica.

Kimone Knight

Chemqualco

Chemqualco began operations in 2018, we are  a chemist manufacturing company that specializes in research and development, white labeling, and contract production of cosmetics and personal care items. We support entrepreneurs by taking their homemade recipes and turning their ideas into sustainable products.

Vision

Chemqualco’s vision includes expanding regionally and internationally both for distribution of Jamaican influenced products and our services of contract manufacturing. Our Vision also includes providing the market with safe eco and health friendly raw materials and products. 

Michelle Smith

Chocolate Dreams 

Chocolate Dreams Ltd. is a small manufacturing company established in 2004 as a sole trader and later in 2012 as an LLC.  The company started out manufacturing handmade chocolates and truffles and made their way into the bakery and dessert area using predominantly chocolate.

Vision

Passionate about making the world a sweeter place with our handmade creations prepared with the finest quality ingredients to delight our customer’ chocolate experience in Jamaica and the rest of the world.

Davene Jonas

Davene Jonas Style

Davene Jonas Style is a mobile Fashion and Beauty Company that has two branches; Davene Jonas Beauty provides hair and beauty service and Davene Jonas, the fashion brand, clothes are designed and created locally.

Vision

The vision of Davene Jonas Style is to transform and enhance the physical beauty of individuals globally building confidence one client at a time.

 

Carisse Wright/Samore Smith

EFFIT Influencer Marketing Agency 

EFFIT Influencer Marketing Agency helps brands to sell more by speaking directly to their customers through people they know and trust. Our work is powered by technology and creativity. We do Influencer Marketing Smarter to guarantee success. The SVA program has helped EFFIT to grow and develop how we effectively sell our business, e.g. by using our Elevator Pitch which was incorporated into our video.

Vision

To inspire and nurture creativity in the Caribbean

Patrique Goodall

Likkle Tea 

Likkle Tea is a loose leaf tea company based in Jamaica. It has established itself as Jamaica’s premier tea company which uses fair trade teas from across the world, and blends them with local herbs, botanicals, fruits and flowers.

Over the last few weeks, to say that my vision has changed, would not be entirely true. If anything my vision has

now expanded beyond my wildest dreams. My goal is more audacious and my heart is eager to work on my

business to become the largest tea company, and botanical exporter in the Caribbean. It is important that a

Caribbean brand take its place in the billion dollar tea industry and this brand has a story to tell.

 

Vision

“My vision has now expanded beyond my wildest dreams. My goal is more audacious and my heart is eager to work on my business to become the largest tea company, and botanical exporter in the Caribbean.”

Deana-Lee Smith

LB Resorts trading 

LB Resorts trading as Luxe Beach Resort. We are a small boutique hotel type property. We aim to be a sought after villa property offering modern luxury. We are currently renovating and will have 4 villas and 1 bedrooms and 2 bedrooms to offer. We also have a private beach for the property.

 

Vision

We strive to provide one-of-a-kind accommodation supported by impeccable service. We aim to be one of Jamaica’s most sought after boutique hotel properties and become a larger part of our community by encouraging growth of the tourism sector.

Kiddist Cowans/Jerome Cowans

Jesse’s Gifts & Décor 

Jesse’s Gifts & Décor started in September 2018 and is a personalized gifts & home décor company which is seeking to become the go to place in Jamaica for offering personalized gifts, home décor & branded items.

Vision

Our vision is to produce through creativity & innovation: personalized, world class, unique items that are practical and functional. We strive to under promise and over deliver in order to exceed our client’s expectations in every interaction. 

Michelle Thomas

Michelle Thomas & Associates

A boutique law firm that offers quality legal service to customers across Jamaica.

Vision

Our Vision is to see Michelle Thomas & Thomas as one of the leading law firms that provides assistance to persons across Jamaica in areas of Conveyance, Civil and Criminal Litigation as well as Divorce and Family Matters. We appreciate that sometimes legal matters might be complex and overwhelming, our firm endeavors to provide a safe haven for our clients in space that is comforting and productive .

Jerome Swaby

Midtown Plumbing 

Midtown Plumbing is a registered business under the business name act of Jamaica. The core business commenced with the sale of electrical and plumbing supplies and later expanded to include hardware supplies based on customer demands.

Vision

To become the premier hardware and plumbing supplies store in Christiana offering quality goods at affordable prices with excellent customer service.

Mission Statement

To provide ease of access to quality goods at affordable prices by self-motivated staff who will facilitate excellent customer service and timely delivery of goods.

Sheneille Hewitt

Modern Cooperage 

Modern Cooperage and More is an innovative manufacturing company producing furniture in a niche market, our unique product offering is our barrel furniture, partially made from the casks of oak rum barrels. My team and I intend to extend our company’s reach first regionally then globally by offering a no brainer value to our intended customers, also to preserve my late father’s legacy as he was the one who founded and steered us to where we are today.

Vision

We visualize to become a global giant in the furniture manufacturing and retail industry, putting exquisitely crafted pieces in homes and businesses worldwide. We want customers to halt in awe at the craftsmanship of our designs while aesthetically bringing their dreams to life.

Nastassia Morrison

NKM Cleaning Services / Homemaid

Our mission is to improve the lives of families by helping them connect in a reliable and easy way to a housekeeper, caregiver or nanny. Our solutions help families make informed decisions in one of the most critical and highly considered aspects of their family life: It’s not easy finding aid that is trustworthy honest, reliable, dependable and has integrity.

Vision

To provide peace of mind in every home through excellent homecare in Jamaica & the Caribbean.  All while providing sustainable employment for persons who fall on the lower socio-economic scale.

Kerith Foster

Operation Rehab

What is physiotherapy? The most common definition would be the treatment of disease or injury by physical methods such as heat treatment, massage and exercise. Operation Rehab (OP:RHB) seeks to expand on that definition by way of inclusion rather than exclusion.

Vision

To Heal, Rehabilitate, Educate & EMPOWER 

Curated Physical Therapy & Wellness programs designed to help individuals overcome the impacts of injuries or disease and enhance their quality of LIFE.

Carol Muschette

Royale Pharmacy

Royale Pharmacy has two branches in Savanna-la -Mar, one in Montego Bay and we are partners in one other pharmacy in Whitehouse Westmoreland.

One of our strength is in the customer service we provide for our clients.

Vision

To operate a number of branches in at least four major towns. 

Rushane Somers

Somers Furnishing 

Somers Furnishing is a bespoke and contract wooden furniture manufacturer who's been in business since 1989.
We serve 3 main markets; Residential, Commercial and Hospitality markets.

We are the go-to source for Home Owners, Designers, and Real Estate Developers who wants to improve the aesthetics of their spaces with furniture and woodwork that lasts a lifetime.

People choose Somers Furnishing because we use authentic Jamaican wood to produce the quality furniture local woodworkers are known for, with the convenience large retailers provide, and our ability to replicate and improve on the international designs they adore.

Vision
To make Jamaican made furniture globally accessible to all

homes, businesses and public spaces.

Godiva Golding

STEAMHouse

STEAMHouse is an education hub which brings to life concepts and principles of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) through integrated project-based approaches. Our core programmes introduce children, especially girls & rural youth, to robotics, coding and design.

Vision

To be a catalyst for future generations of Jamaicans to leverage technology to become global leaders, creators and innovators through personalised, impactful STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, maths) learning

Kavelle Hylton

STEM Builders Learning Hub Limited

STEM education in Jamaica is key to her development. To achieve this, we need good infrastructure, technological improvements and equitable access to quality math and science education. 

STEM Builders Learning Hub Limited, located in Portmore St. Catherine, is an online learning platform dedicated to providing a holistic and engaging approach to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education by combining the expertise of our network of STEM/STEAM tutors with a Science-kit based resource that can be delivered right to your door. 

Vision

To deliver world-class Science, Technology, Engineering, Science and Mathematics (STEAM) education to all students in Jamaica and the Caribbean. We are committed to developing 21-st century problem-solvers and giving parents complete peace of mind, knowing their child is well-prepared for the careers of the future.

Shawn Ashman 

The Art of Motivation 

The Art of Motivation produces and sells art and craft items. In addition we deliver art-based workshops to corporate entities and individuals islandwide.  These sessions are geared towards, goal setting, strategic planning, team building, change management, stress management, time management among others.

Our popular workshops are: Paint and Sip, Vision boards (goal setting), Draw your life, and stress release using doodles.

Vision – Inspire and nurture creativity worldwide.

Mission – To provide unique art-based products and services, that promote healing, joy and creativity.

Wendy Lee

Tornadoes Swim Club

We are a sporting organization that focuses on the development of Jamaica's youth. Perseverance, teamwork and excellence, is at the route of all we do.

Vision

The Tornadoes Swim Club’s vision serves as a blue-print of the word PERSEVERANCE, one that sees the team becoming the foremost club in Jamaica, producing superior, world class Caribbean athletes by creating an environment that will foster swimmers beyond their greatest potential. 

Marlyn McKenzie

Uncorked

Uncorked is the premiere wine and spirits dining location serving the best continental food flavors with a unique Jamaican twist. We are women led operation and and currently serve our loyal customers from 2 locations in Kingston and one in Montego Bay. 

Vision

Our vision is to continue being the leader in serving and educating our customers in the finest wines, spirits and savoir faire in Jamaica.  We are looking to further expand our operations, increase our efficiencies and positively engage our staff - these are the benefits which we believe we can derive from our participation.

Nikeisha Reynolds

The Bread Pudding Factory 

The Bread Pudding Factory started in June 2020 from a desire and a vision to offer bread puddings in the form of  cupcake/muffin sizes in assorted flavours, with the belief that any cake flavour, bread puddings can be baked just the same in a classy and fulfilling treat for anytime of day. Enjoyed with your choice of coffee , tea and wine!

Vision

To be the leading provider of delicious gourmet bread puddings by developing an excited and engaged team, delivering the highest quality products and service, delighting our customers, and deriving the prerequisite profit to satisfy our shareholders.

Antonea Powell

Wellkris Trading

Wellkris Trading is a distribution company that focuses on pharmacy related paraphernalia as well as cosmetics. We’ll have grown three folds since 2019. The future growth is exponential based on the wide areas of need existing in the market currently. 

 

Vision

To be the Caribbean’s premiere wholesale provider of first world health and wellness products, customer focuses with efficient operating practices giving customers unmatched sense of value and personalised care.

Meet the 2022 participants

Twenty-four elated SMEs were revealed as the new cohort of the 2022 Scotiabank Vision Achiever Programme, in March this year. 

Representing an array of industries including manufacturing, healthcare, hospitality, retail and education, the successful participants undertook a 17-week business coaching programme. Now that journey will come to an end as they look forward to their graduation next week!  

We're inviting the public to get to know our SMEs and give them a Vision Boost! What does this mean?  In addition to the exciting prizes that are already on the table, one Scotiabank Vision Achiever will be awarded $250,000 towards their digital marketing, with your help!

All that's required is for you to click on the images below to read more about the companies and then vote here.

Voting closes Monday, September 19, 2022 at 4pm.

Give a Scotiabank Vision Achiever a 'Boost'!

Vote for one business to win $250,000 towards digital marketing

Vote here
Give a Scotiabank Vision Achiever a 'Boost'!

Vote for one business to win $250,000 towards digital marketing

BAMBUSA

Baruch Distributors Limited

CAA Enterprise

CHEMQUALCO

Chocolate Dreams Ltd

Davene Jonas Style

EFFIT Influencer Marketing Agency 

Jesse’s Gifts & Décor 

 LB Resorts Trading 

 Likkle Tea 

Michelle Thomas & Associates 

Midtown Plumbing, Electrical & Tools Supplies

Modern Cooperage and More Ltd

NKM Cleaning Services / Homemaid

Operation Rehab

Royale Pharmacy

Somers Furnishing 

STEAMHouse Network Limited

STEM Builders Learning Hub Limited

The Art of Motivation

The Bread Pudding Factory

Tornadoes Swim Club

Uncorked

Wellkris Trading

About Scotiabank Vision Achiever

The Scotiabank Vision Achiever is designed to impart the core competencies required for running a profitable business and has helped to develop more than 300 businesses since its inception in 2011.

The 2022 participants will  receive attractive prizes from this years’ sponsors, the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ), iCreate Institute, the Gleaner Company, Trend Media, Ashley Furniture Homestore, and MasterCard in partnership with Scotiabank. Prizes will include cash, business advertising value, training opportunities, gift certificates and more.