At its most recent meeting held on May 26, the Virgin Islands Insurance Association (VIIA) elected the following members to serve a term of office for the next two years.
Virgin Islands Property & Yacht partners with Veuve Clicquot to recognize Women in Business in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Tortola and the British Virgin Islands.
Innovative is upgrading five of the seven hubs in its HFC (Hybrid-Fiber Coax) network. Once upgraded, the HFC hubs will improve the reliability of all services.
A new leader has taken the helm at the Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center (VI-SBDC). Dr. John Osoinach, a Georgia native, who has prospered in business and marketing in Delaware for the last 30 years, has brought new ideas and perspectives to the VI-SBDC.
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.