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While some Caribbean Americans are still struggling to live the “American Dream”, many are exploring different careers in the United States as others plan to return to their native homes, even as a recent uptick in the U.S. labor market suggests an improving U.S. economy and better times ahead. Increasing employment numbers usually means manufacturers and the service industry are hiring and those joining payrolls have more money to help stimulate the economy. These indicators may also stimulate investment, key to a healthy economic environment.
(L to R) Workshop participant; Dallas Manual, Office of the Chair; Workshop participant; William Young, Tools for Change; Leroy Jones, Tools for Change; Griselle Marin, Office of the Chair; Workshop participantsOn the evening of Monday, May 17, 2010 at 6:00pm, Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Dennis C. Moss’ Office hosted and conducted a Small Business Loan workshop in conjunction with The Black Economic Development Coalition, Inc. dba Tools for Change at the South Dade Government Center, located in Cutler Bay.
Entrepreneurs looking to meet investors or do business in the Caribbean have just days left to book their spot for the 2012 Invest Caribbean Now forum. The power forum, a partnership between digital media company, Hard Beat Communications and the Caribbean Tourism Organization during Caribbean Week in NYC, will include as this year's panelists: Jonathan S. Blue, Chairman & Managing Director, Blue Equity, LLC. and CEO of Cool Petroleum; Jay Yeo, President, Solamon Energy Corp.; Lisa Lake, Chief Development Director, Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship - Caribbean; Jean Arnell, vice president of the French Saint Martin Chamber of Commerce, Hon. Minister of Tourism of St. Kitts and Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organization, Ricky Skerritt; and an official of the US Department of Commerce's International Trade Commission.
The Southern Florida Minority Supplier Development Council (SFMSDC) will host its 25th Annual Business Expo on March 11th-12th at the Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, Ft. Lauderdale, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.
‘Expressions’ Caribbean-American Exhibition / Trade Show kicks off Caribbean-American Heritage Month and brings together numerous Individuals and Businesses of Caribbean and American Backgrounds. The Annual ‘Expressions’ Caribbean-American Exhibition/Trade Show comes to you on June 6th 2012, at the Signature Grand, in Davie, Florida. Join us as we celebrate Caribbean-American Heritage Month and a Nostalgic Salute to Jamaica and the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago….... countdown to their 50th Anniversary of Independence. This signature event is designed to bring together the Caribbean and American people and to showcase and promote the rich culture that we share. “A unique concept of combining diverse groups of businesses, to showcase their products and services at one fabulous event, a great package” says Elizabeth Burns the producer and planner.