Bank on Me - Season 3: Official prize-giving ceremony – Wed 23 Nov
After an intensive four month Business Bootcamp, five pitches, four major workshops and elimination challenges, six episodes and a final question and answer session, the Winner and finalists were presented with their awards in an official prize-giving ceremony. As Mrs Selma Green, Manager of the Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme hosted the ceremony at the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth, Mr Cleviston Hunte, Director of Youth Affairs representing the Hon Stephen Lashley, Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, presented some of the prizes on behalf of the prize contributors who were unable to attend. You can view the album on our Facebook page here.
Guest speakers from l-r: Ms Alison Saunders, Executive Producer of the show, Mrs Marina Taitt, Director, Export & Business Development Division – Barbados Investment & Development Corporation, Mrs Esther Lord-Graham, (Ag) General Manager - Fund Access, Mr Brian Clarke, Branch Manager - Scotiabank, Haggatt Hall and Mr Juan Lascurain of the Trident Angels Network.
Mr Cleviston Hunte and Mr Brian Clarke with the winners of the show, Amanda McKenzie and Connie Inniss of Grow It!
Amanda McKenzie excited at receiving her prize bundle from Mr Keith Miller of Miller Publishing
Evelyn Austin, Hermano Enterprises Inc. received the coveted Courts ‘People’s Choice’ Award from Mrs Trisha Tannis, Managing Director - Courts Barbados
Ms Orian Lynch, Marketing Coordinator – Sagicor Cave Hill School of Business presented the Business courses package
Mr Cleviston Hunte presented prizes on behalf of Hilton Barbados Resorts and Relish Epicurea
Evelyn Austin, Hermano Enterprises Inc. received the FundAccess ‘STEM’ Award from Mrs Esther Lord-Graham.
Mrs Trisha Tannis and Mr Keith Miller
Mrs Selma Green, Host invites Amanda and Connie to address the audience the final time for Season 3.
Mrs Selma Green and Mr Roger Barrow, Managing Director of G4S