News Americas, NY, New York, Fri. June 28, 2013: The B.I.G. awards, honoring several prominent Caribbean nationals in New York City, is set to close out Caribbean American Heritage Month in the United States tonight.
The event is being presented by WhereItzAt Magazine, a New York City publishing leader in Caribbean entertainment and culture, to honor the achievements of established women and minority-owned, small businesses and business leaders while recognizing the accomplishments of young entrepreneurs in the New York Metropolitan Area.
It scheduled for tonight, June 28, 2013 at the Adria Hotel & Conference Center in Bayside, New York.
“It is that dynamic interaction with so many dedicated, courageous and enterprising entrepreneurs that makes us committed to recognizing and honoring those who have demonstrated business innovation and leadership,” commented WhereItzAt Chairman & CEO, Clive Williams.
The B.I.G award recipients for 2013 are:
Food & Beverage
Chris Roberts & Joan Lewis – Owners, The Door Restaurant (Best in Customer Service Award)
Colette Burnett – Owner, Super Wings NY (Entrepreneur of The Year Award)
Concerts & Special Events
George Crookes – CEO, Jammins Promotions (Innovator Award)
Lloyd “Frano” Francis (Game-Changer Award)
Malene Barnett – Principal/Creative Director, Malene B (Innovator Award)
Anishka Clarke & Niya Bascom – Founder & Executive Director, Ishka Designs (Innovator Award)
Alsion Roach – CEO, The Alsion Roach Group, LLC (Leadership Award)
Mandell Smith – Agent. State Farm (Entrepreneurial Spirit Award)
Media (Print & Electronic)
Felicia Persaud – CMO, Hard Beat Communications/CaribPR (Game-Changer Award)
Robert Clarke – Founder & CEO, Irie Jam Media Group (Leadership Award)
Patricia Chin – Founder, VP Records
Mark Smith – Agent, State Farm
Young Professional of The Year Award For Community Service
Caron Washington – President, Urban League of L.I. Young Professionals
Commitment to Community Award
Rita Joseph – RJ Media
Detective Jovoda Cooper – NYPD
For tickets and more information call (917) 749-7613 or log on to www.gowhereitzat.com.