Multitalented – Thoughts from Jamaica

Posted on April 10, 2018

Hosting events changes how you enjoy or experience an event forever. For me, it has developed an appreciation for the little things people put into planning their events - so much so that I became a fan of details. Charlie Blacks shouted Multi-talented in the start of his 2009 single, Rich this Year. Almost ten years ago, the anthem of my existence was sang by Charlie. I'm not exactly in a financial crisis as I am in an existential crisis. ...

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Touchdown Jamaica

Posted on April 1, 2018

In Jamaica for the first time last year - I enjoyed my experience throughly. Honestly, once I can I think I will always go to Jamaica for Carnival! Does it compare to Trinidad Carnival Well, No, I won't even compare it. In Trinidad - Carnival is a national fever that takes over every bar, business place, village and town. In Trinidad we have street parades in simultaneously all over the country for two days. What is Jamaica Carnival First, ...

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Come TT

Posted on March 13, 2018

Assignment Use clips of Ceasar's Army's events and create a video campaign for Come TT's social media pages. Campaign Invite people to Trinidad and Tobago by blending Ceasar's Army's vibes with the fun and excitement of playing Mas in Trinidad. Client Kim Kirton The Communications Architect / Ministry of Tourism Design Capture the story of a masquerader from distribution to playing mas or Jouvert with CA Blend this with existing ...

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Fatima’s You are a Star

Posted on March 13, 2018

Assignment "Develop a story surrounding our fete and how it benefits the school" Campaign Tell the story of the Fete and how it inspires the youth of Fatima. Client Fatima Old Boys Association  Design Interview key members of the Fatima community including the principal, teachers and students. Blend these interviews with clips from Fatima  Capture iconic scenes of Fatima's architecture and innovative classrooms ...

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Launching EEEBCF

Posted on March 12, 2018

Assignment "Develop a campaign to create awareness and patronage of a totally new event and concept" Campaign Showcase the essence of why people love to go to the beach - fun, food, beach balls and bathing suits. Client EEEmpire Events and Project Management Co. Design Bring the EEEmpire committee to life Use the grandeur of one of their limes to showcase the vibe to be expected at the event  Develop a fresh, fun, happy ...

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Soka in Moka 2018

Posted on March 12, 2018

Assignment "Create new patronage for Soka in Moka." Campaign Connect the benefits of the fete and the grandeur of Soka in Moka. Client Soka in Moka Foundation  Design Developing a series of conversations with teachers of Trinity College Moka telling the story of how the fete benefits the lives of students. Sharing the information of the fete while building content for Soka in Moka promo in 2019.  Key Strategies: Advertising ...

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Candy Coated LOVE

Posted on March 12, 2018

Assignment "I believe I'm here to share LOVE through Carnival. Help me showcase this." Campaign Add visuals to develop the story of Candy Coated's as it unfolds on to Carnival 2018.  Client Candy Coated Events  Design Developing a robust series of video promos for 2018, then adjusting this to adopt use of existing footage and a Candy Coated lime as the main tools of video marketing.  Key Strategies: Quick Adjustment, ...

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Launching Nouvert

Posted on March 11, 2018

Assignment "We want to do a Jouvert Band. What do you think?" Campaign Create and launch Trinidad's first ever Jouvert on a Carnival Tuesday morning. Client Kairi People Design Innovating the concept of Jouvert and suggesting that Nouvert be done on Carnival Tuesday morning - targeting Jouvert loves and non mas players. Developing an ongoing story around this, heralding Nouvert as the an advancement and innovation on Carnival as we ...

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Growing Breakfast Is

Posted on March 10, 2018

Assignment "Let us make breakfast is a sold out event by Feb 2018." Campaign Capture the essence of the Kairi People brand and bring their large audience to their social media pages.  Client Kairi People Design Creating the Kairi People Instagram and Facebook presence.  Telling the Story of Breakfast is... using the directors of Kairi People to explain what Breakfast Is means. Developing Kairi People into a ...

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Inside the Festival

Posted on March 9, 2018

For me, this Carnival Season was probably the most special Carnival ever. In 2017, I restarted my event company eeempire.com and hosted my first ever Carnival Fete this season. In addition to my own personal ventures, two of my clients, Candy Coated Events and Kairi People added new events to their Carnival roster. This was compounded by this being the shortest season in a few years. Nevertheless, I survived - but barely. ...

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