CORRECTING and REPLACING ibex Brings 500 Jobs to Ocho Rios With the Region’s First Contact Center

ibex’s Jamaican growth strategy continues with its 4th site in the country

Headline should read “ibex Brings 500 Jobs to Ocho Rios With the Region’s First Contact Center” (instead of Country’s First Contact Center).

The updated release reads:

IBEX BRINGS 500 JOBS TO OCHO RIOS WITH THE REGION’S FIRST CONTACT CENTER

ibex’s Jamaican growth strategy continues with its 4th site in the country

ibex (NASDAQ:ibex), a leading global provider of outsourced CX solutions, is bringing hundreds of new jobs to Jamaica launching its 4th contact center in Ocho Rios, a first for the region. The brand new, custom-built facility is slated to open in the fall of 2020, with ibex occupying two complete floors.

“One year ago, we were in Ocho Rios celebrating our employees at our annual VIP event, and we knew immediately that this amazing city would become part of the ibex family,” said Bob Dechant, president

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$2.6M in federal funds awarded to EMDC to diversify region’s economy, retain and create jobs

EMDC to host virtual Information session for interested businesses, nonprofits and partners 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3 via Zoom 

Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC) has been awarded $2.6 million in federal funding to leverage private investment and generate capital for businesses in Hancock, Knox, Penobscot, Piscataquis, Waldo and Washington counties. The funding is awarded by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration’s Revolving Loan Fund, as part of the CARES Act Recovery Assistance to respond to the pandemic. 

EMDC is hosting a virtual information session at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3via Zoom. To register, visit www.emdc.org/events. For more information on the Revolving Loan Fund program, contact Thomas Stewart, loan officer & credit analyst, at 207-974-3241 or tstewart@emdc.org. 

“EMDC continues to meet this crisis head-on while building capacity and supporting people, businesses, and communities. With the support of partners like the U.S. Economic Development Administration, we continue

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