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For Immediate Release

Title: Chamber of Commerce Of Saint Martin Partners With Invest Caribbean Now


CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Mar. 9. 2012:  The spotlight is set to shine on investment opportunities on the French Caribbean territory of Saint Martin in New York City this June at the 2012 Invest Caribbean Now Power Forum.

La Chambre Consulaire Interprofessionnelle de Saint-Martin, (CCISM) has signed on as one of the partners of the second annual Caribbean Tourism Organization and Hard Beat Communications investment forum, slated for June 6, 2012 at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City.

CCISM represents all companies within the government and the local authority in Saint Martin. Elle en traduit les besoins et en exprime les avis. The Chamber provides all necessary information to support development in all fields across the island and also supports businesses in their development, including facilitating their expansion plans outside of St. Martin to the rest of Caribbean to help improve their performance and competitiveness.

“Our participation in this international event places Saint Martin at the sides of the large economic actors of the Caribbean and we are also hoping to reveal the many assets of our beautiful country,” said Stephen Tackling, President of the CCISM.

“We are very happy to welcome the Chamber of Commerce, Art Craft, Industry and Agriculture of Saint Martin as a sponsor of our 2012 Invest Caribbean Now forum,” said Invest Caribbean Now convener and CEO of Hard Beat Communications, Felicia Persaud. “Saint Martin is a unique Caribbean nation that has a lot to offer to investors and we look forward to Chamber reps. telling their investment story.”

The Invest Caribbean Now Power Forum is done in collaboration with the Caribbean Tourism Organization to educate the private sector on Wall Street of the hot Caribbean market as well and boost interest in investment opportunities in the Caribbean and its Diaspora. It earned rave reviews in its inaugural years in 2011, secured significant media coverage for its impassioned appeal from Hard Beat CEO, Persaud, and presentations from Wendell Dave Dowrich, Vice President, Goldman Sachs; David Brillembourg, Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Brilla Group and Martin Mohabeer, Managing Director, Spackman Group and CEO of Spackman Capital and was attended by some 300 delegates, who included ministers of governments, Wall Street money managers, hoteliers, architects, real estate developers and entrepreneurs.

This year, the event’s organizers hope to top the 2011 buzz by having its speakers’ share their take on whether the Caribbean is the next hot emerging markets investors should be eyeing. The June 6th event will feature Chairman of Blue Equity, Jonathan Blue; President and co-founder of Solamon Energy Corp, Jay Yeo and Lisa Lake, the chief development director of the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship – Caribbean. A special honoree will be announced shortly.

Invest Caribbean Now 2012 sponsors also include the PR Newswire, One Caribbean Television, CaribPR Wire, News Americas Now, Damoola Inc and The Affiliated Lawyers of the Americas (”ALTA”).

For additional partnership opportunities email Joe Bertnstein at joe@investcaribbeannow.com or log on to the sponsorship section of investcaribbeannow.com.