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ELEVATE YOUR HUSTLE, REGISTER TODAY!

Pitch your business to win! Cash & prizes up to $15,000 USD

Take Your Business Online for Better Results

Be motivated by our inspirational keynote speakers

Learn & Network with Regional Peers, Experts & Enablers

Expand your digital expertise at our breakout workshops

 

LIVESTREAMS AGENDA

OCT 08TH

Livestreamed from Barbados

OCT 15TH

Livestreamed from Trinidad & Tobago

OCT 22ND

Livestreamed from Jamaica

OCT 29TH

Livestreamed from the Bahamas

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10:00 / Welcome remarks

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10:05 / Keynote

AllisonHinds8oct

Alison Hinds

Recording artist, activist, motivational speaker and entrepreneur

Crowned the undisputed "Queen of SOCA" by fans worldwide, Alison Hinds thrives in her roles as an artist, activist, motivational speaker, and entrepreneur. Known for emotional vocals and high-energy shows, her passions extend beyond music, using her platform to advocate for Women's Rights, HIV & AIDS awareness, and the Diabetes Foundation. Her business accomplishments include being the first Business & Professional Women (BPW) Ambassador to be chosen from the Caribbean region.

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10:30 / Interview with SMB owner

Join us in conversation with a Barbados-based small business owner. We'll hear first hand of the challenges they face in the day-to-day of their business, and how they've developed strategies to overcome these obstacles so their business can thrive in the digital age.

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10:40 / Breakout sessions

Take part in our breakout workshops and elevate your hustle! These four interactive sessions are each led by a subject-matter expert to provide small business owners with the expertise they need to make the most of digital tools and technologies for the benefit of their business. These sessions run simultaneously, each Friday, so attendees can choose the session you wish to join – and if you're interested in more than one session, you're welcome to rejoin the following week to expand your knowledge even further.

ChristabelleBrown8oct

Using digital payments to grow your business

Christabelle Brown

General Manager, Wipay

Join Christabelle Brown, General Manager at Wipay, the Caribbean-based online payment processing company, as she facilitates a workshop focused on digital payments - and how you as a small business owner can use digital payments platforms to provide a new stream of revenue for your business. Starting with the basics, you'll leave this workshop with the practical next steps you can take to grow.

KadionPreston8oct

Expanding your reach through an online marketplace

Kadion Preston

CEO, Caribshopper

Kadion Preston, CEO of Caribshopper - an online shopping destination that provides small and medium sized businesses across the Caribbean with direct-to-consumer sales - faciliates this workshop on how business owners can use online marketplaces such as Caribshopper to bring their products and services to a whole new audience. You'll leave this workshop ready to diversify your sales channels through an online marketplace.

HannahSwift8oct

Using your website, social media and content to showcase your business

Hannah Swift

Country Manager, Virgin Atlantic

Hannah Swift, Country Manager at Virgin Atlantic joins us at Inknowvation: Small Business Fridays to share her best practices for showcasing your business through digital channels - including your website, your social media and content. This interactive session will cover the basics of telling your story online, and how digital channels and content can act as your online storefront, helping you engage both new and returning customers.

Breakout_KeronRose8oct

Marketing on a Dime: Creating cost-effective marketing campaigns

Keron Rose

Digital Marketing Expert

Trinidad-based digital marketing expert, Keron Rose, facilitates this workshop on creating digital marketing campaigns that are not only effective - but cost-effective, too. Keron shares his online expertise as we cover Digital Marketing 101 - including how with minimal investment, you can use platforms like Facebook Ads to target your message so it reaches your ideal audience. You'll leave this session confident to take your first steps in digital marketing campaigns.

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12:05 / Closing remarks and prize giveaway

To close our action-packed Small Business Friday, we'll hear how Flow Business is partnering with businesses across the Caribbean to help them reinvent and thrive in the digital age. We'll also be awarding our prize giveaway!

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10:00 / Welcome remarks

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10:05 / Keynote

keynoteTriciaCoosal15oct

Tricia Coosal

President of the Trinidad & Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA)

As the 65th President of the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA), Tricia Coosal spearheads the effort to create an enabling environment that facilitates trade and growth, allowing for small businesses to prosper. She is an Executive Director of Finance and Administration at the Coosal's Group of Companies, holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a minor in English, and a Master's in Business Administration.

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10:30 / Interview: The business owner's perspective

Join us in conversation with a Trinidad-based small business owner. We'll hear first hand of the challenges they face in the day-to-day of their business, and how they've developed strategies to overcome these obstacles so their business can thrive in the digital age.

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10:50 / Breakout workshops: Elevate your hustle

Take part in our breakout workshops and elevate your hustle! These four interactive sessions are each led by a subject-matter expert to provide small business owners with the expertise they need to make the most of digital tools and technologies for the benefit of their business. These sessions run simultaneously, each Friday, so attendees can choose the session you wish to join – and if you're interested in more than one session, you're welcome to rejoin the following week to expand your knowledge even further.

ChristabelleBrown_15oct

Using digital payments to grow your business

Christabelle Brown

General Manager, Wipay

Join Christabelle Brown, General Manager at Wipay, the Caribbean-based online payment processing company, as she facilitates a workshop focused on digital payments - and how you as a small business owner can use digital payments platforms to provide a new stream of revenue for your business. Starting with the basics, you'll leave this workshop with the practical next steps you can take to grow.

KadionPreston15oct

Expanding your reach through an online marketplace

Kadion Preston

CEO, Caribshopper

Kadion Preston, CEO of Caribshopper - an online shopping destination that provides small and medium sized businesses across the Caribbean with direct-to-consumer sales - faciliates this workshop on how business owners can use online marketplaces such as Caribshopper to bring their products and services to a whole new audience. You'll leave this workshop ready to diversify your sales channels through an online marketplace.

HannahSwift15oct

Using your website, social media and content to showcase your business

Hannah Swift

Country Manager, Virgin Atlantic

Hannah Swift, Country Manager at Virgin Atlantic joins us at Inknowvation: Small Business Fridays to share her best practices for showcasing your business through digital channels - including your website, your social media and content. This interactive session will cover the basics of telling your story online, and how digital channels and content can act as your online storefront, helping you engage both new and returning customers.

KeronRose_15oct

Marketing on a Dime: Creating cost-effective marketing campaigns

Keron Rose

Digital Marketing Expert

Trinidad-based digital marketing expert, Keron Rose, facilitates this workshop on creating digital marketing campaigns that are not only effective - but cost-effective, too. Keron shares his online expertise as we cover Digital Marketing 101 - including how with minimal investment, you can use platforms like Facebook Ads to target your message so it reaches your ideal audience. You'll leave this session confident to take your first steps in digital marketing campaigns.

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12:05 / Closing remarks and prize giveaway

To close our action-packed Small Business Friday, we'll hear how Flow Business is partnering with businesses across the Caribbean to help them reinvent and thrive in the digital age. We'll also be awarding our prize giveaway!

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10:00 / Welcome remarks

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10:05 / Keynote

Spice_22oct

Spice

Recording artist, activist, motivational speaker and entrepreneur

Spice - Grace Latoya Hamilton - is a Jamaican singer, songwriter, DJ, businesswoman, and philanthropist. She is one of the most celebrated artists from Jamaica in the last decade, making a place for herself in the dancehall reggae hall of fame, having collaborated with artists such as Mya, Busta Rhymes, and Missy Elliot. Dubbed as the fashion forward “Queen of dancehall” by Vogue magazine, Spice created history as the first artist alive in her genre to peak one million instagram followers. Star of TV's Love and Hip Hop, Spice has a passion for business and philanthropy which shines alongside her accolades in the entertainment industry.

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10:30 / Interview: The business owner's perspective

Join us in conversation with a Jamaica-based small business owner. We'll hear first hand of the challenges they face in the day-to-day of their business, and how they've developed strategies to overcome these obstacles so their business can thrive in the digital age.

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10:50 / Breakout workshops: Elevate your hustle

Take part in our breakout workshops and elevate your hustle! These four interactive sessions are each led by a subject-matter expert to provide small business owners with the expertise they need to make the most of digital tools and technologies for the benefit of their business. These sessions run simultaneously, each Friday, so attendees can choose the session you wish to join – and if you're interested in more than one session, you're welcome to rejoin the following week to expand your knowledge even further.

ChristabelleBrown_22oct

Using digital payments to grow your business

Christabelle Brown

General Manager, Wipay

Join Christabelle Brown, General Manager at Wipay, the Caribbean-based online payment processing company, as she facilitates a workshop focused on digital payments - and how you as a small business owner can use digital payments platforms to provide a new stream of revenue for your business. Starting with the basics, you'll leave this workshop with the practical next steps you can take to grow.

KadionPreston_22oct

Expanding your reach through an online marketplace

Kadion Preston

CEO, Caribshopper

Kadion Preston, CEO of Caribshopper - an online shopping destination that provides small and medium sized businesses across the Caribbean with direct-to-consumer sales - faciliates this workshop on how business owners can use online marketplaces such as Caribshopper to bring their products and services to a whole new audience. You'll leave this workshop ready to diversify your sales channels through an online marketplace.

HannahSwift_22oct

Using your website, social media and content to showcase your business

Hannah Swift

Country Manager, Virgin Atlantic

Hannah Swift, Country Manager at Virgin Atlantic joins us at Inknowvation: Small Business Fridays to share her best practices for showcasing your business through digital channels - including your website, your social media and content. This interactive session will cover the basics of telling your story online, and how digital channels and content can act as your online storefront, helping you engage both new and returning customers.

KeronRose_22oct

Marketing on a Dime: Creating cost-effective marketing campaigns

Keron Rose

Digital Marketing Expert

Trinidad-based digital marketing expert, Keron Rose, facilitates this workshop on creating digital marketing campaigns that are not only effective - but cost-effective, too. Keron shares his online expertise as we cover Digital Marketing 101 - including how with minimal investment, you can use platforms like Facebook Ads to target your message so it reaches your ideal audience. You'll leave this session confident to take your first steps in digital marketing campaigns.

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12:05 / Closing remarks and prize giveaway

To close our action-packed Small Business Friday, we'll hear how Flow Business is partnering with businesses across the Caribbean to help them reinvent and thrive in the digital age. We'll also be awarding our prize giveaway!

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10:00 / Welcome remarks

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10:05 / Keynote

NatashaMayne_29oct

Natasha Mayne

Storyteller, coach, motivational speaker and attorney

Storyteller, coach, motivational speaker, and attorney, Natasha Mayne embodies "greatness". Known as the "Vogue Attorney", she is the Founder of Natasha Mayne, Inc., a consulting firm that focuses on empowerment through greatness. Natasha is a renowend speaker, having hosted and spoken at hundreds of corporate and not-for-profit organizations throughout the United States. A first-generation American of proud Jamaican descent, Natasha graduated with honors from the State University of New York at Binghamton with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Politics and Law. She also holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida College of Law while collecting many prestigious awards.

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10:30 / Interview: The business owner's perspective

Join us in conversation with a Bahamas-based small business owner. We'll hear first hand of the challenges they face in the day-to-day of their business, and how they've developed strategies to overcome these obstacles so their business can thrive in the digital age.

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10:45 / The Pitch: Our five finalists

It's time to hear from our five finalists, in with a chance of winning a share of $14,000 USD in cash and prizes, including a first prize with $5,000 USD in investment, second prize of $2,000 USD and third prize $1,000 USD, PLUS free business internet for one year, free Smart Solutions for one year, your very own TV commercial, and one hour of coaching with a digital expert.

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12:30/ Celebrating our winners and closing remarks

Join us in celebration as our judging panel awards 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes to the business owners who have demonstrated how they will use digital tools and technologies to grow their business, while supporting their local community.

Register to Grow Your Business Today

Secure your ticket to InKnowvation: Small Business Fridays by completing the short form below. You'll receive an email with details about the session, as well as how you can enter your business to win a share of cash and prizes of up to $15,000 USD - including a top cash prize of $5,000 USD!