NEW YORK–New York Hall of Fame Broadcaster and winner of more than 30 Emmy awards and nominations, Ernie Anastos, is set to emcee the biggest investment summit on the Caribbean outside the region, Invest Caribbean Now (ICN) 2014.
Anastos, the distinguished and popular anchor for the FOX flagship station WNYW-TV in New York, will serve as host of the fourth summit that is being presented under the patronage of Hollywood Actor Malik Yoba and set for June 4 from 11.30 am at the prestigious Harvard Club in New York City.
This year's summit will feature numerous global professional investors, entrepreneurs, and business leaders including a delegation from China; the Industrial Commerce Bank of China, American CryoStem Corporation, Lugano Group, Damoola, Merrill Lynch, Nomura, Aegis Capital, Island Global Yachting, Blocadi Capital, K&L Gates, True Value Building & Hardware Ltd & Emerald Vista and representatives from Sir Richard Branson's the Carbon War Room will also be in attendance.
Also attending will be Caribbean government ministers and dignitaries from across the region; chairman of the billion-dollar, privately-owned Jamaican-based empire that today includes 24 Caribbean properties, Appliance Traders Ltd and The Observer media company, Gordon 'Butch' Stewart; Sergio Millian, President of the Russian American Chamber of Commerce; Colin Childress, CEO/Founder, Global MedChoices, Turks & Caicos; Paul Angelchik, M.D., Founder and CEO, American World Clinic - Barbados; Anthony A. L. Adjasse of the Allied African Nations Chamber Of Commerce; Jamaica's Ambassador to the UN, Courtney Rattray and several CARICOM consuls general to New York; Hollywood fashion designer, Woody Wilson; Qahir Dhanani, private sector development specialist of the World Bank Group; Leigh Moran, manager, International Diaspora Engagement Alliance" or "IdEA," a partnership of the US State Department and USAID; Brian Lilly, founder of One Caribbean Television and CEO of Lilly Broadcasting; Caribbean scholar Dr Isaac Newton; Anthony Phills, founder of the Caribbean Commerce Magazine/Media and Blinglet Inc. and Irwine Clare of the Jamaica Diaspora, North East among others.
Anastos is the first and only New York TV anchor to receive the coveted Lifetime Emmy Award, the highest honour given for his outstanding and personal accomplishments in the television industry."We are extremely thrilled to welcome Ernie Anastos to Invest Caribbean Now 2014," said ICN founder and Hard Beat Communications CMO Felicia Persaud."Ernie is a New York television icon and his immediate acceptance of our invitation to serve as this year's emcee adds to the global dimension of this year's summit."