Saint Kitts Business Connections (SKBC) advances to Caribbean Innovation Challenge Finals 2013

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, March 27th 2013 — Saint Kitts Business Connections has advanced to the finals of the Caribbean Innovation Challenge (CIC) to be held in Bridgetown, Barbados, 25th-26th April, 2013.

At the CIC Finals, twenty (20) teams from all around the Caribbean will compete for six awards in three categories: Economic, Social, and Environmental.

Team Name Country
Affordable Innovative and Profitable Restaurant Haiti
Book Line Barbados
Emerald Energy St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Environmental Paper Company The Bahamas
Grace Farm School Trinidad and Tobago
Greenhouse Organic Technologies Trinidad and Tobago
Hivesource Trinidad and Tobago
Ibis Bath & Body Barbados
Inventive Learner Jamaica
LCP Industries Antigua and Barbuda
Luna Maya Belize
MedRegis Barbados
Mr. Tallymans Sundried Bananas Trinidad and Tobago
Paradise Valley Water Park Jamaica
Red Donor Barbados
Regional Connectionz Saint Lucia
Saint Kitts Business Connections Saint Kitts and Nevis
Shakad Designer Wear Barbados
Tambran by Tamara Grenada
Youth and Young Adults International Agency Haiti

After a rigorous selection process involving 493 regional teams, the 20 finalists will showcase their projects at the Finals, Expo and Awards Ceremony to take place on April 25-26, 2013 at the Hilton Barbados, where the teams will be provided with international visibility and feedback from experts and the public, networking opportunities with potential clients and investors.

The team of Saint Kitts Business Connections were elated when they heard the news and would like to express gratitude to all those that helped them along the way. The CEO stated, “The support doesn’t end there. We still need help with our business pitch in Barbados and also financial assistance in order to attend the CIC Finals. All help is welcome.”

About Saint Kitts Business Connections

Saint Kitts Business Connections caters to all businesses no matter of their size and/ or type. We are geared towards using our skills and connections with the youth of St. Kitts in order to increase sales and recognition for companies and businesses. For a small fee we manage the marketing of the company and identify and implement the most appropriate means of gaining recognition. It is comprised of eight (8) young people from St. Kitts ranging from the ages of 16-18 years old. They are as follows:

• Kai’Jana Henry- Chief Executive Officer
• Dennis Mc Call Jr – Assistant Chief Executive Officer
• Adielle Chiverton – Chief Financial Officer
• Sanal Huggins – Assistant Chief Financial Officer
• Andre Hanley – Chief Marketing Officer
• Nia Francis – Assistant Chief Marketing Officer
• Jenee Williams -Chief Technical Officer
• Jaleel Grant – Assistant Chief Technical Officer

About the Caribbean Innovation Challenge

The Caribbean Innovation Challenge (CIC) is an international competition and business start-up accelerator program for young entrepreneurs in the Caribbean. The CIC is organized and developed by UNDP Barbados and the OECS and the Young Americas Business Trust (YABT) as a part of the UNDP project Youth Innovation (Youth-IN): a Caribbean Network for Youth Development.

Please show your support by liking the following pages which will help Saint Kitts Business Connections at the Caribbean Innovation Challenge Finals 2013 at the Hitlon Barbdos:

Also visit their website at for more inormation or email them at

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