Nation builders get tech gifts
LIME presented this year's NCB Nation Builder Awards winners with prizes valued at more than $800,000.
The Heart Institute of the Caribbean, the 2014 Nation Builder, received an Avaya Virtual IP Office business phone solution valued at $200,000 and a cash award of $100,000, and they will receive free LIME video conferencing services for three months.
Eva Myers, owner of the popular Ocho Rios-based Evita's restaurant, was presented with a one-year 8MB free LIME business Internet subscription, having received the 2014 Women in Business Award.
Operating in Manchester, Grace Foster-Reid, owner of EnvironMed Limited, maker of the EcoFarms brands and honey manufacturer, got a new laptop, having won the Start-up Award for 2014.
UWI students Thamar and Kacey-Ann Nelson received new smartphones for their selection as the 2014 Vision awardees.
Commenting on LIME's participation, Norman Naar, head of LIME Business, said: "This group represents aspiration and inspiration for the SME sector, and LIME through our business services arm is happy to be able to support them as they continue to grow."