A First in the History of the Long Island Caribbean American Community

President of the Long Island Caribbean American Association, Douglas Mayers, Director of Community Development of Nassau  County, Ray Thomas Director, Co-Founders of Caribbean Business Connections Hanif Russell and Sandra McCarty launched ‘Business Networking At It’s Best’, with Naala Royale, the only Caribbean American female Owner of a fine dining Caribbean restaurant in Nassau county. President Douglas Mayers was  be joined by several very special guests of elected officials and outstanding Caribbean business owners.   

Caribbean Business Connection in conjunction with The Long Island Caribbean American Association presents “Business Networking At Its Best”.  These are a series of networking events that will be held the first Wednesday of each month at a Caribbean owned establishment, a first in the history of the Caribbean American business community. The kickoff event was on June 6th at Dunns River, 93 N. Park Ave, Rockville Center. These are free events with delicious complimentary Caribbean hors d’oeuvres and all are invited.

Ray Thomas, Director of Community Development of Nassau County with Co-Founders of Caribbean Business Connections, Sandra McCarty and Hanif Russell – photo credits, James H. Morris of Top Notch Photography

Caribbean Business Connections was created to be a platform that bridges the American and Caribbean business communities as well open up opportunities in the Caribbean region. These networking events will allow business owners to meet the Movers & Shakers in the Caribbean business community and set the stage for building strategic alliances.

Upcoming Business Networking Events

  • July 11, Spices Negril, 1094 Grand Ave., Baldwin
  • August 1, Nakisaki Jamaican Chinese Restaurant, 276 Fulton Ave., Hempstead
  • September 5, Retro Lounge & Grill, 10 Brooklyn Ave., Freeport
  • October 3, Magnet Sports & Entertainment Lounge, 241-05 Linden Blvd, Elmont