SINT MAARTEN (GREAT BAY) - From June 24-26, 2020 Produce Wealth Revolution Agency (PWR Agency) will be hosting its first virtual summit, Islandpreneur Live 2020. This three (3) day virtual summit is designed to provide inspiration, best practices, and relevant information to empower Caribbean-based entrepreneurs to achieve business success digitally and become more resilient.
Over the past few months, to maintain physical distancing protocols and remain functional, all sectors of society offered virtual and digital services. Many people, not able to go outside due to 24-hour curfews, turned to the digital world to improve skills and supplement pay cuts or minimize the effects of unemployment. Still, there have been challenges with internet connectivity and receiving online payments.
Ideal for start-ups, freelancers, growth businesses, and social innovators, Islandpreneur Live 2020 focuses on how to achieve success digitally, through digital entrepreneurship and addresses some of these challenges.
This complimentary regional virtual event offers topics such as leveraging international markets, intellectual property, ideation, pivoting to digital, acceleration, raising capital, systems led leadership, digital payments, and finance will be shared by top level global experts.
These experts represent the following organizations such as the Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association, IP Exchange Caribbean, Innovate Today, CX Pay, Minubia, The Business Connection, Altus, Curacao Tech Meetups, D & I Business Support Services, Antonio Media, Becomeablogger.com, Discover Montserrat, Island Impact, Beyond Capital Markets, Dutch Caribbean Securities Exchange, Central Bank of Curacao and Sint Maarten and Global Entrepreneurship Network.
Attendees gain a better understanding on the mindset required to navigate these challenging times and succeed, adequately utilize best practices used to create products and services and then accelerate growth, discover possible solutions to overcome associated challenges, and learn from different perspectives on digital revolution and economic resilience. Unlike many other events, Islandpreneur Live 2020 has three keynotes during June 24-26. These keynote speakers are globally recognized and offer unique insights into creating a resilient future.
Leslie Samuel is one of the keynote speakers. Originally from St. Maarten, Leslie is the ‘man behind’ Become A Blogger. This company equips people all over the world to change the world by creating ‘authority blogs’. Leslie is the head of training for Social Media Examiner, the largest social media resource and publication in the world.
A former professor of Anatomy, Leslie has a unique way breaking down complex concepts into actionable easy to understand steps. Featured in notable publications such as Entrepreneur Magazine and Fast Company, is a regular TV guest on Fox 35, and speaks all over the world on social media and building online success to live a life of impact.
Natasha Chatlein is originally from Curacao and is based in Silicon Valley for the past decade. Armed with a deep network, Natasha has been a Silicon Valley insider since 2007 in a variety of roles, from software engineer at Microsoft to Innovation Advisor for European companies, investors, and governments.
She has organized and/or co-founded several bootcamps and missions to Silicon Valley. She founded BrainCoral Labs to leverage her network in bridging Silicon Valley and the Caribbean to raise the innovation and entrepreneurship quotient of the region.
Jeff Hoffman has been part of several well-known successful startups, including Priceline.com/Booking.com and uBid.com to name a few. Jeff is a founding board member of The Unreasonable Group whose startup companies have operations in 185 countries and have raised over $4 billion in funding.
He is also a bestselling author, Hollywood film producer, a producer of a Grammy winning jazz album, and executive producer of an Emmy Award winning television show. An international award-winning global entrepreneur and proven CEO featured on CNN, Time, and the Wallstreet Journal, Jeff is the Chairman of Global Entrepreneurship Network, which works with entrepreneurs in 180 countries.
Registration for Islandpreneur Live 2020 is required to get complimentary all access pass to the event during June 24-26. Organizers are grateful to all speakers and collaborative partners such as the Central Bank of Curacao and Sint Maarten, Optimize Curacao, Kerai Kreative, and TELEM Group of Companies for making this possible.
Leslie Samuel - International Social Media expert and creator of www.becomeablogger.com
Natasha Chatlein - Founder, Brain Coral Labs & former software engineer, Mircosoft.