The Puerto Rico Bankers Association and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York will host an awards ceremony for the 10th annual “Puerto Rico Financial Awareness” video contest in San Juan on Jan. 25.
The contest seeks to promote
knowledge of economics, finance, and business by challenging teams of college
students in Puerto Rico to produce 30-second videos aimed at educating other
young adults on a select topic.
This year’s theme is small
business, and areas of focus include how to establish a company, how to get
credit, how to export, and how to seek assistance following a natural disaster.
The winners will be announced
during the ceremony, with members of the top three teams each awarded a cash
The first-place team also will
be awarded an expense-paid three-day/two-night trip to New York City. A video
selected by public internet voting will also be announced, with the team with
the most votes invited to a special luncheon to receive career advice.
The event will take place starting
at 6 p.m. at the Sila M. Calderon Foundation in San Juan.