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GBPA preparing businesses for future opportunities in tourism

NETWORKING FOR SUCCESS – Dozens of small business owners took advantage of networking opportunities to build new relationships and connect with resources at GBPA’s Tourism Product Development and Packaging Workshop last week. Pictured is D’Angelo Carey sharing his experience following a Speed Networking Session during the event. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE GBPA)

As Grand Bahama prepares for an unprecedented boost in the island’s tourism industry, executives at the Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA), are keen on ensuring the readiness of local Bahamians for upcoming opportunities within the sector. On Wednesday, May 8 various business owners and prospective entrepreneurs gained knowledge from Melanie Colpitts, Lead Coach and…
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GBPA sole regulator for island’s utilities

Grand Bahama Port Authority

Following concerns and questions about URCA’s presence in Grand Bahama, officials from the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) issued the following statement yesterday – Monday, May 13. Below is the GBPA’s statement in its entirety. “The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) under the powers vested in it by the Hawksbill Creek Agreement (HCA) has…
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Camp Tycoon to focus on entrepreneurship

YOUNG TYCOONS – Three young Grand Bahamian entrepreneurs have combined their skills and talents to share their knowledge of entrepreneurship with other young persons interested in becoming business owners, during their upcoming Camp Tycoon Entrepreneurship Summer Camp. Pictured from left to right are the Camp’s Coordinators Denzal Swain Jr., Sasha Pinder and Creighton K. Moxey. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Three young Grand Bahamian entrepreneurs are embarking on an initiative to spark, inspire and motivate aspiring entrepreneurs with their unique upcoming event, Camp Tycoon: Entrepreneurship Summer Camp Camp Coordinators Sasha Pinder, Denzal Swain Jr., and Creighton K. Moxey are hopeful that participants of the camp will walk away from the three-week journey, with a greater…
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GBPC invests $3m on grid resiliency

IMPROVING ELECTRICITY – Grand Bahama Power Company’s (GBPC’s) efforts to strengthen the resiliency of the island’s electricity grid and improve reliability are delivering results for customers. Crews (as pictured) are working in settlements throughout the island. (PHOTO COURTESY OF GBPC)

Grand Bahama Power Company’s (GBPC’s) efforts to strengthen the resiliency of the island’s electricity grid and improve reliability are delivering results for customers. In 2017, GBPC undertook a comprehensive audit of its transmission and distribution assets and developed a plan to correct identified deficiencies. Over the past two years, the company has invested more than…
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