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Circle of One Marketing is thrilled to have been named the winner of the 11th Annual Thelma Gibson Award of Excellence for Corporation of the Year during their Board Installation Luncheon on Thursday, January 21, 2010. The Circle of One team was up against some heavy competition, as Kozyak Tropin Throckmorton Attorneys at Law and the University of Miami were the other finalists in the category. Having formerly been a finalist in the prestigious “Corporate” category in 2008, this is the first win for Circle of One Marketing.
More than a dozen ministers of government, including a premier and a chief minister from the Caribbean, will gather in New York City tomorrow for the second annual Invest Caribbean Now Power Forum.  The investment breakfast, a partnership between digital media company, Hard Beat Communications and the Caribbean Tourism Organization, the regional tourism arm, is set for the Astor Ballroom of the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, New York City on June 6th from 7:30 to 10 a.m.
Project Runway winner Anya Ayoung Chee to preview fashion collection as Trinidad and Tobago celebrates 50th Anniversary of Independence Afficianados in the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are set to experience an exquisite taste of Caribbean culture with the sensational creations of Trinidadian fashion designer Anya Ayoung Chee this Wednesday, June 6 at the "Color + Sound" extravaganza in New York City.
The leader of the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship - Caribbean will reveal the attractions of the region's market at Invest Caribbean Now, set for this June 6th at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City.  The Invest Caribbean Now Power Forum in collaboration with the Caribbean Tourism Organization's breakfast power forum will spotlight on the Caribbean as a viable investment destination. The event will boast speakers from Jonathan Blue, chairman of Blue Equity, Jay Yeo, Solamon Energy Corp, Jean Arnell, of The Chamber of Commerce for French St. Martin, an official of the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Agency, and Lisa Lake, chief entrepreneurship officer, the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship - Caribbean, and will highlight the investment opportunities in the region and its Diaspora. 
Jeremy StephenAs the world climbs out of a difficult recession, a Barbadian financial advisor suggests that now may be the time to invest.According to Jeremy Stephen of the Barbados Business Enterprise Corp. (BBEC), with global stock markets rebounding, resources and opportunity are becoming more abundant. "I am sure that investing in government treasuries, bonds and debentures will provide strong returns in the medium term. Here in Barbados, Government is now very ambitious in charting a new course and, although they've been creative in how they acquire finance so far, their cheapest way is via their traditional products," explained Stephen.
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