“Links for Global & Caribbean Integration: The Way Forward” – Caribbean Entrepreneurs’ Conference & Expo (CECAE) 2012 at Sandiford Centre, 22 & 23 February

Tyler MacLeod, one of the scheduled speakers for CECAE 2012

As part of its Entrepreneur’s development training program Global Event Planners will be hosting the Caribbean Entrepreneurs’ Conference & Expo (CECAE), scheduled for Wednesday 22nd, and Thursday 23rd February, 2012, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, Barbados. The conference will open from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

This year’s theme is “Links for Global & Caribbean Integration: The Way Forward”, the conference topics and focus will be on issues from a Global perspective and how to make full use of the tools available for business and personal success.

Topics will be – Sustainability of Entrepreneurship in a Global Marketplace, E-Commerce a must for economic growth, Internet marketing the key to Business Development, Information Technology for business integration, Unlocking the secrets to Social Media in your Business, How to think outside the box and create a Millionaire’s mind set, Rebranding your Business for Global Success plus Copyright and Trademark your web presence. Topics will be presented by experts in each area.

The aims and objectives of the (CECAE) are to create a melting pot for entrepreneurs and students with vision, whose goal is to stay on the cutting edge of technology. With the financial crisis being experienced by Countries Worldwide, it cannot be business as usual, and as such entrepreneurs can no longer stay within they comfort zone.

It is critical for entrepreneurs to have a clear understanding of all areas pertaining to business and personal growth, in order to become competitive in a Global Marketplace that is constant changing.

Caribbean Entrepreneurs Conference & Expo (CECAE) will be an excellent forum to learn from the best in the industry and create new opportunities that will maximize entrepreneurs business and knowledge base.

One of the International speakers will be Tyler MacLeod who grew up in Toronto, Canada, and completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at the University of Western Ontario in 2001. His entrepreneurial passion to create positive change in the world led him to study film and acting, where he aimed to drive social change through positive media & communications projects.

After hosting adventure-sport TV shows throughout Canada, Australia and New Zealand, he began speaking to audiences to share his experiences, encouraging people to shift their paradigm and fuel support for social change. He then traveled Southeast Asia for 12 months and began consulting as a social-entrepreneur in Hong Kong, where he led a successful conservation project as the Events Director for Ecovision Asia.

In 2010, Tyler’s consulting services led him to work with Virgin Unite, the non-profit foundation of the Virgin Group; founded by Richard Branson. As Head of Virgin Unite Entrepreneurs, Tyler spent 16 months working with teams from New York, South Africa and the UK to help take their social-entrepreneurs community program to the next level. This involved managing key relationships and organizing events led by Richard Branson for groups of business leaders, entrepreneurs and philanthropists from around the world.

Programs took place in Los Angeles, New Delhi, The Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship in Jamaica and South Africa, as well as Richard Branson’s private island in the British Virgin Islands. The focus targeted discussion of global issues, partnerships and driving entrepreneurial change on the front lines. Tyler helped galvanize this program into a community that takes an entrepreneurial approach to solving social issues, and stands by Virgin Unite’s slogan: “refuse to accept the unacceptable”.

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