For a small island, Jamaica’s prowess as a cultural powerhouse is a given. Our sport, food and music form the triumvirate of our leading exports, and our love of having a good time is a mainstay of local culture as evidenced by the proliferation of corner bars, late-night dances and movement of our people from day to day.
Solomon Sharpe can be described as an early adapter, an innovator and inspiring leader who committed himself to elevating the level at which we Jamaicans celebrate — building on an opportunity that he and his partner Richard Blair formed in response to what they saw as a need for streamlining production practices, improving efficiency and raising standards within the fast-growing event and entertainment industry.
This past week Main Event has been in the headlines for successfully listing on the Junior Stock Exchange after a much celebrated IPO campaign that saw a total of 1,033 applications for shares worth approximately $673 million.
Published in the Observer
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