Brooklyn NY: Jamaica Bobsled Team 2018 and Manager, Devon Harris, originalmember of the 1988 Winter Olympic, will be at Brooklyn Borough Hallfor the launch of WORD! A Caribbean Lit Fest, Friday, June 9, 2017, starting at 4:00 PM. As improbable as the notion of a tropical island fielding a team for Winter Olympics is, so is having that Bobsled in Downtown Brooklyn at Borough Hall. But it’s happening.
On May 10, 2017, Jamaica's youngest Consul General to New York, Ms. Trudy Dean paid a visit to Tower Isles Frozen Foods, Ltd - Home of The Original Jamaican Style Patties. After a tour of the facility, Ms. Dean sat with Tower Isles' co-owners, department heads, vice president, and President of the company for lunch. . . .
For 50 years the West Indian American Day Carnival has been up and running in Brooklyn, New York. Every year, thousands of people from all over the world come together to celebrate the rich cultures of people from all over the Caribbean. . . . .
On April 25, 2017, the 5 Chambers of Commerce in NYC held the Five Borough MWBE Recognition Awards at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in recognition of successful entrepreneurs within the city. Among those honored, was our own Chief Marketing Officer, Trevor Smith. In addition to being the CMO and part owner of the Original Jamaican Style Patties Company, Trevor Smith is the President of . . .
Let's talk about the International Pizza Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. What an experience! With over 1,100 booths from pizza flour suppliers, cheese and various toppings, to ovens, boxes, bags, POS systems, there was so much to see! (AND so much to taste!). There was an International Pizza Competition, Freestyle Acrobatic Dough Tossing, Fastest Dough, Largest Dough Stretch, Fastest Pizza Box Folding, and a Pizza Triathlon. The expo's energy was outstanding.