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UVI Webinar to Instruct Small Businesses on Possible Benefits of Social Media Strategies

UVI/SBDC will host a business webinar entitled “Small Business Conversations from the Frontline: Social Media Concepts and Strategies” on Thursday, Oct. 29.
The Research and Technology Park on UVI's St. Croix campus(File photo)

USVI Research and Technology Park Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award

The honor was presented at an awards ceremony during the IEDC Annual Conference, which gathers over 1,400 economic development professionals from around the country.

2020 USVI Charter Yacht Show Set for Nov. 12-15

The U.S. Virgin Islands is a key Caribbean cruising ground that, since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, has reopened to visitors both on land and sea, including for crewed yacht and day charters.

Veteran Hilton Manager Named New CHTA President

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association has elected Pablo Jose Torres Sojo, Puerto Rico’s Caribe Hilton general manager, to be its president.

VIEDA, Startup Space to Launch USVI Business Hub for Local Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs and small-business owners in the U.S. Virgin Islands -- and from around the world -- can now access a rich variety of helpful USVI resources housed in an all-in-one online platform.

National Organization Honors Limetree Bay Refining LLC for 2019 Safety Performance

During a virtual ceremony this month, Limetree will be honored with a Safety Achievement Award from American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM).

Hospital Board Approves Architecture, Engineering Designs for Hospitals, Keating Clinic and Kimelman Institute

The board voted unanimously to award design contracts to three different firms for the four projects. The design phase for these four projects could take anywhere from six to 18 months.

World Central Kitchen Offers Free Business Workshops for Food Producers

Starting Oct. 15, food producers in the U.S. Virgin Islands and The Bahamas will have the opportunity to take free business workshops on Zoom with the Food Business Bootcamp, presented by World Central Kitchen.

SBA and Treasury Announce Simpler PPP Forgiveness for Loans of $50,000 or Less

This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide financial and administrative relief to America’s smallest businesses.

Viya Services Fully Restored After Fiber Cut

Viya thanks its customers for their patience during this unforeseen service interruption, which affected thousands of subscribers.