Please note that respected Caribbean economist and creative industries expert Dr. Keith Nurse, Director of the Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy and Services with the University of the West Indies, Barbados arrived in New York last night, and will address today’s press conference.
Dr. Nurse, the author of Festival Tourism in the Caribbean (Inter-American Development Bank, 2003) and The Caribbean Music Industry (Caribbean Export Development Agency, 2003), is the Chairman of CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution. His full bio can be viewed here: Dr. Keith Nurse’s Biography
WHO: Founder and CEO of CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution, Frances-Anne Solomon; Lennox Price, Consul General of Barbados at New York; Sylma Brown-Bramble, Director of the Americas, Caribbean Tourism Organization; Campbell Rudder, Vice President of Marketing, Barbados Tourism Authority; Dr. Keith Nurse, Chairman, CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution.
WHAT: Press Conference to announce The CaribbeanTales New York Film Showcase to be held during Caribbean Week in New York on Saturday, June 11; updates from the Caribbean Tourism Organization about the week’s activities; and to introduce the new Vice President of Marketing of the Barbados Tourism Authority.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 5 p.m.
WHERE: Consulate General of Barbados/ Barbados Tourism Authority, 820 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10017 – Between 43rd and 44th Streets. Press Conference will be on the 9th Floor
WHY: The creativity of Caribbean filmmakers will be a focus of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s Caribbean Week in New York, June 4 to 11, 2011. CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution has announced a new partnership with the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) which will feature trailers of top Caribbean films during CTO meetings and events, and a day-long Caribbean film showcase with panel discussions and networking on Saturday, June 11. The Showcase has received early support from the Barbados Tourism Authority, the Consulate General of Barbados in New York, Caribbean International Network (CIN TV) and Distribution Specialist Michelle Materre.
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