Avalon Invest Caribbean Now Concludes To Rave Reviews

            Avalon Invest Caribbean Now Concludes To Rave Reviews

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, June 11, 2013

NEW YORK, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The 2013 Avalon Invest Caribbean Now
Forum, the definitive Caribbean investment conference founded in 2011 by the
Caribbean-born, U.S.-based CMO of Hard Beat Communications, Felicia Persaud,
concluded in the financial capital of the world, NYC, on June 5th to rave

"I was impressed by the strong interest in Caribbean investments and the rich
diversity of the attendees and participants," said Miguel Reyna, director of
Port Developments & Asset Management at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., a
presenter at the forum and representative of the coveted 2013 'ICN Corporate
Leadership Award' winner.

"Becoming the principal sponsor for ICN in 2013 was a natural next step for
Avalon. Through our sponsorship, we were able to achieve greater brand
recognition across the geographic areas within which we work," added ICN's
marquee sponsor, Dr. Grace Lappin, managing partner of Avalon Partners, Ltd.

"The Invest Caribbean Now conference has quite rightly, become a highly
anticipated event for members of the Caribbean's public and private sector and
for investors who are interested in taking advantage of the Caribbean's very
friendly investment climate," commented Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism
Organization and Commissioner of tourism of the USVI, Beverly Nicholson Doty.

"The Invest Caribbean Conference was a marvellous opportunity and offers
unique insights, networking and doing more and new business in this region,"
said Managing Director and Global Institutional Consultant at Merrill Lynch,
Janine Lee Craane, while Valance Williams, vice president, at Aegis Capital
commented: "ICN was very meaningful to me."

"The ICN Conference was a unique opportunity to meet high level
representatives from the Caribbean," stated Melvin Manchau, CEO of Frontier
Markets Capital while Homero JF Radway of One More Hill, noted: "ICN helped us
connect with potential partners for our next project in Jamaica."

Minister of International Trade, Industry & Commerce of St. Kitts & Nevis,
Ricky Skerritt, added: "I'm proud of the growth and improved focus on doing
business in the Caribbean that I witnessed this year."

Over two hundred delegates attended ICN 2013 which was sponsored by Avalon
Partners, Ltd; Hard Beat Communications, The Caribbean Tourism Organization,
The Turks & Caicos Islands Investment Agency; Royal Caribbean Cruise, Ltd; One
Caribbean Television, The Chinese American Business Development Center and the
American Chinese Commerce Development Association.

For more log on to InvestCaribbeanNow.com.

SOURCE Invest Caribbean Now

Website: http://www.InvestCaribbeanNow.com
Contact: Felicia Persaud, +1-718-476-3616, felicia@caribpr.com
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