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Winning Designers At Fashion Week In NYC

Winning Designers At Fashion Week In NYC

The two top-winning designers of the 2018 Bermuda Fashion Festival have made their way to New York City; both Rochelle Minors and Charda Simons debuted collections at the Fashion Festival in July and won the coveted opportunity to show their brand at New York Fashion Week [NYFW]. Ms. Minors and Ms. Simons both took part in a 4-month mentor program... Read more of this article

Two Local Designers To Showcase In New York

Two Local Designers To Showcase In New York

The Bermuda Fashion Festival came to a close on Saturday night [July 14], but not before the seven local designers – Shantia Seymour, Christine Jones, Taijhuan Hollis, Desiree Riley, Rochelle Minors, Nicola Lucas and Charda Simons – showcased their collections to hundreds of fashionistas. A spokesperson said, “The L’Oréal Local... Read more of this article

Premier & Minister Do Interviews In New York

Premier & Minister Do Interviews In New York

Bermuda’s work to position itself as the world’s first regulated hub for blockchain business and digital assets was the focus of a series of media interviews and live broadcasts in New York, Representatives of the BDA joined Bermuda Premier David Burt and National Security Minister Wayne Caines for a morning of interviews focused on emerging technologies. The... Read more of this article

Chance For Five Vendors To Win Free NY Trip

Chance For Five Vendors To Win Free NY Trip

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] has launched a new competition called ‘Vend2Win’, offering five local vendors the chance to showcase their products in New York, with the winners to receive a round-trip ticket to New York, accommodation and the chance to display their goods at The Reserve market. Entrepreneurs looking to enter... Read more of this article

Berkeley Students Attend New York Summit

Berkeley Students Attend New York Summit

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] recently sponsored a class of 22 budding, young entrepreneurs from The Berkeley Institute to take part in Virtual Enterprises International’s Global Youth Business Summit 2018, which was held in New York City from Monday, April 16th to Wednesday, April 18th. Since September, the students have been... Read more of this article

Minister Simmons’ Trip To NY Cost $1,274.46

Minister Simmons’ Trip To NY Cost $1,274.46

A trip in February 2018 by Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons to New York to support the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s “New York Market Blitz” cost $1,274.46, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from February 20, 2018 – February 23, 2018, and the web page... Read more of this article

Minister: “Coordinated Marketing Blitz” In NY

Minister: “Coordinated Marketing Blitz” In NY

Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons provided an overview of his  recent visit to New York City for meetings and marketing events, which were part of a “coordinated marketing blitz.” Speaking in the House of Assembly on Friday [March 2] the Minister said that along with Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Kevin Dallas... Read more of this article

Duperreault To Speak At BDA Forum In New York

Duperreault To Speak At BDA Forum In New York

AIG Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault will be the keynote speaker at a multi-industry event hosted May 2 in New York by the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA]. The one-day Bermuda Executive Forum will be officially opened by Premier David Burt and feature regulatory and industry leaders discussing advantages offered by the island’s... Read more of this article

Cost Of Minister Simmons’ Trips To New York

Cost Of Minister Simmons’ Trips To New York

According to the recent listings on the Government’s travel webpage, a trip in November 2017 by Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons to New York for a forum and meetings cost $1,085.83; while another trip to the same location for a seminar cost $1,156.92 ETP Forum & Meetings: Nov 27 – 30 The trip duration was listed... Read more of this article

Minister Simmons’ Trip To NY Cost $1,017

Minister Simmons’ Trip To NY Cost $1,017

A trip in January 2018 by Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons to New York for the Insurance Leader of the Year Awards and economic development meetings cost $1,017.40, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from January 17, 2018 – January 18, 2018, and... Read more of this article

Premier On Visits To New York & Washington

Premier On Visits To New York & Washington

Speaking in the in the House of Assembly today [Sept 29],  Premier and Minister of Finance David Burt provided an overview of his recent visits to New York and to Washington, DC. The Premier’s full statement follows below: Mr. Speaker I rise today to inform this Honourable House of my recent visits to New York and to Washington, DC. Along with... Read more of this article

Premier Burt Promotes Bermuda In New York

Premier Burt Promotes Bermuda In New York

On Wednesday [Sept 20], Premier David Burt hosted a luncheon at the Union League Club in New York City. He was joined by Minister of Tourism and Economic Development, Jamahl Simmons, the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Randy Rochester and Sean Moran, Head of Business Development at the Bermuda Business Development Agency. The luncheon was attended... Read more of this article

Premier, Minister Hold Meetings In New York

Premier, Minister Hold Meetings In New York

Premier David Burt met senior business executives in New York City this week during a two-day visit arranged by the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA]. The Premier, accompanied by Economic Development & Tourism Minister Jamahl Simmons, Permanent Secretary Randy Rochester, and the BDA’s Head of Business Development Sean Moran, spent time... Read more of this article