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2.5 Hour Video: AC Marine Services Info Session

2.5 Hour Video: AC Marine Services Info Session

The America’s Cup Bermuda [ACBDA] held the first in a series of information sessions this evening [Feb 23], with the meetings designed to assist local business owners and entrepreneurs who are interested in business opportunities during the America’s Cup this summer. This evening’s session was held at St. Paul’s AME Hall and focused on the... Read more of this article

Update On Preparations For The America’s Cup

Update On Preparations For The America’s Cup

Noting that we are less than 100 days away from the event, Minister of Economic Development Dr Grant Gibbons provided an update on the preparations for the America’s Cup in the House of Assembly today, saying he encourages “everyone to remain focused and rally together in support of Bermuda during AC35.” Dr Gibbons said, “Excellent... Read more of this article

America’s Cup Online Store Open For Business

America’s Cup Online Store Open For Business

The America’s Cup Online Store is live right now at shop.americascup.com, offering a “one-stop-shop online for the very best, 100% official, America’s Cup merchandise.” A spokesperson said, “Whether you are a fan of Oracle Team USA, the Defenders of the America’s Cup, or any of the five teams challenging the current holders... Read more of this article

Video: Bermudians Working For America’s Cup

Video: Bermudians Working For America’s Cup

This week’s ‘Minute with Mikaela’ highlights Bermudians working for the America’s Cup, saying “these locals are directly contributing to a fantastic and successful 35th America’s Cup.” During the Minute, Mikaela Pearman said, “Today we take another look at the Bermudians working for the America’s Cup. These locals... Read more of this article

Robinson Appointed AC Transportation Director

Robinson Appointed AC Transportation Director

Americas Cup Bermuda [ACBDA] has hired a Director of Transportation to oversee all transportation operations for the 35th America’s Cup. “Jerome Robinson, an executive officer of the Bermuda Taxi Owners Association, started the role last month. He has vast transportation experience, starting his career as a ferry boat pilot and then an apprentice... Read more of this article

Video: America’s Cup Business Opportunities

Video: America’s Cup Business Opportunities

Local business owners and entrepreneurs who are interested in business opportunities during America’s Cup in May and June are invited to attend a series of Information Sessions in the coming weeks, beginning February 23rd. “The America’s Cup Bermuda [ACBDA] Local Business Connect group represents Bermuda’s business agencies. The partnership... Read more of this article

Pearman: “The Experience Has Been Fantastic”

Pearman: “The Experience Has Been Fantastic”

Mikaela Pearman is the Marketing & Communication Executive for America’s Cup Bermuda [ACBDA], an experience she says has been “fantastic from my first day on the job.” The 31-year-old Bermudian’s responsibilities include promoting the 35th America’s Cup for the local audience, creating and executing marketing and communication... Read more of this article

‘Maximize Business Opportunities During AC’

‘Maximize Business Opportunities During AC’

Local business owners and entrepreneurs will soon be invited to information sessions and will receive guidance from local business community groups and America’s Cup Bermuda about how to maximize business opportunities during this year’s America’s Cup in May and June. The ACBDA said, “A dedicated email address has been set up to field inquiries... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘AC Spending Projected To Be $39.6M’

Minister: ‘AC Spending Projected To Be $39.6M’

[Updated] Government “welcomes the Opposition’s verbal support for the America’s Cup in the wake of threatening comments” from the BIU President, Minister of Economic Development Dr. Grant Gibbons said, adding that he does “take issue” with the $100M figure stated, as “AC-related spending from 2014 through March 31st... Read more of this article

Business Opportunities Open For America’s Cup

Business Opportunities Open For America’s Cup

The America’s Cup Bermuda [ACBDA] is inviting local businesses and residents to register their interest in a number of commercial opportunities; including food and beverage services, cleaning services, minibus operators, and local entertainers. Food and Beverage: “Plans for the America’s Cup Village in Dockyard have progressed to the... Read more of this article

‘It Is Exciting To Work For Global Organization’

‘It Is Exciting To Work For Global Organization’

Christina White is a Graphic Designer for the America’s Cup Event Authority [ACEA], working as part of the design team who create all the artwork for the America’s Cup including boat decals, event village banners, logos, America’s Cup Endeavour sails and much much more. Here, she talks about her role and what she loves about Bermuda. 1. Tell us... Read more of this article

Ashley Martins: ‘Experience Has Been Amazing’

Ashley Martins: ‘Experience Has Been Amazing’

Ashley Martins is the Office Manager for America’s Cup Event Authority. The 22-year-old Bermudian is tasked with running the office and making sure everything runs smoothly on a daily basis in Bermuda. Here, she tells us more about her role. Tell us a little bit of your background and what you love most about Bermuda. I am a 22-year-old Bermudian.... Read more of this article

BTA: A Few America’s Cup Wins for Tourism

BTA: A Few America’s Cup Wins for Tourism

[Written by BTA Chairman David Dodwell as part of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s ‘Tourism Forward’ series] Sailing fits perfectly into Bermuda’s seaside lifestyle – that is true today and all the way back to the advent of the Bermuda rig. Despite that reality, it is fair to say our country’s bid for the 35th America’s Cup... Read more of this article