MLB Creative, a U.S.V.I. advertising agency and collaborative studio specializing in advertising, branding and digital design, has been named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Marketing / Advertising Agency of the Year category in the 2016 American Business Awards
The Boards of Directors of both Chambers of Commerce announced their full support for the University of the Virgin Islands School of Medicine (SOM). The St. Croix Chamber announced their support in April, and the St. Thomas-St. John Chamber unanimously voted to support the SOM in May 2016.
Innovative, the leading telecommunications provider in the U.S. Virgin Islands, advises the public that effective Monday, May 16, it will open one cashier window at each of its business office locations to accept cash payments.
Three University of the Virgin Islands student entrepreneurs won $60,000 at the 4th Annual 13D Entrepreneurship Competition on April 27 on the St. Thomas Campus. The 13D Competition, sponsored by 13D Research and Innovative, is designed to eliminate the obstacle of financing for UVI student entrepreneurs who have great ideas for potentially profitable businesses but no access to start-up capital.
The USVI Hotel and Tourism Association (USVIHTA) welcomes Scott Derrickson as chairman of the board of directors. He joins the board with over three decades of experience in the hospitality, tourism and customer service industries.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (US SBA) approved 335 loans for $43.8 million in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands during the first six months of fiscal year 2016, a 19 percent and six percent increase, respectively, over approvals during the same period in 2015.
The UVI Research and Technology Park board voted to revise the 2016 budget after a $1 million allocation by the V.I. government was denied, asserting they can raise the funds from commercial revenues.
Access to high-speed fiber-optic broadband Internet isn’t coming quickly enough to the homes of Virgin Islanders, thanks in part to constraints placed on the way the viNGN does business.
McDonald’s has announced its partnership for the second consecutive year with the St. Thomas-St. John Interscholastic Athletic Association (IAA) and the U.S.V.I. Department of Education, participating as the primary sponsor of the 23rd Annual IAA/McDonald’s Martin Luther King Jr. Varsity Basketball Invitational Tournament.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is providing business taxpayers with the opportunity to order Forms W-2VI and the information returns online.