Effecting the CCI - Series 6

The ongoing pandemic brought significant loss for countless businesses and that lead to serious disruptions of the Cultural Creative Industries (CCI). Intl Starz debuts its Bridging D! Gap 2022 VC Series through the eyes of A-lists Speakers addressing the important topic: "How has the pandemic affected businesses of the CCI industries in their regions; past, present and plans for the future?"

Global Entrepreneurs and Thought Leaders join in a Conference setting to be a part of the six (6) week Saturday series, addressing the short and long term risks and challenges.

The Series 6 Speakers includes Carrie Mullings (Canada) and Jerome Hamilton (Jamaica) and Keynote Speaker Dr. Empress Rose (Jamaica) will brief the audience on the importance of Effecting the Cultural Creative Industries in their regions; highlighting risks, challenges, pros and cons of the CCI industries they serve

Carrie Mullings, the Queen of Canadian Reggae makes strides with leaps and bounds in various province.

Representing one's culture is not always an easy task, but community leader Carrie Mullings has taken the bull by its horns and has contributed greatly to Reggae and its place in Canada.

The eldest daughter of the late Karl Winston Mullings (KW Mullings Channel), and older Sister of Tanya Mullings (Multi-Award Winning Singer) joined the Taste Of The Caribbean (TOTC) Board of Directors back in March on Women's Day 2021.

Since becoming an official member, she has continued to propel Canadian Reggae further into the forefront of worldwide recognition & reception. While maintaining Rebel Vibez on Vibe105 FM for almost 20yrs she has empowered the community by sharing and uplifting through the air waves. Ms. Mullings can be heard every Monday & Wednesday at 10am EST. The "Virtual Shift,” a brand new series powered by TOTC is hosted by Ms Mullings & features some of our most multi-talented & focused Canadian Reggae artists, alongside some of the most fabulous food and restaurants across Canada.

The featured owners & chefs discuss beloved, cultural dishes. Carrie, as she moves from coast to coast, highlighting the best our culture has to offer. 

Jerome Hamilton is the Managing Director of Headline Entertainment in Jamaica.

He and his business partners, formed the talent booking agency in 1997 after being in the entertainment industry for just over 10 years.

Hamilton, Clarendon-born, commenced the business while a student at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus where he helped to organize events. He also worked on major shows such as the legendary Reggae Sunsplash where Ronnie Burke became his Mentor.

Headline Entertainment has become the Caribbean’s leading agency of its kind, working artistes from Jamaica, the Caribbean, South America, Europe and Japan.

It has expanded its offerings to include project management, public relations, entertainment consultancy and tour logistics management.

Hamilton and the company serves major clients such as Sean Paul, The Marley Brothers, Chronixx, and Coffee. The clientele also includes Disc Jockeys, MCs, Hosts and Comedians.