TREVOR A SMITH, NOMINATED FOR CLASS OF 2024

  • Trevor A Smith
  • CEO & President @ The Caribbean Trade Center Corp Sosobone, Sosobone Media Network, a Media Network. Promotors of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging.
  • Companies
  • Brooklyn, New York, United States

·       Experience

  • The Caribbean Trade Center Corp
  • CEO & President
  • August 1999 – Present (24 years 8 months)
  • Atlanta / Greater New York Area
  • Caribbean Trade Center Corp. (CTCC). – Marketing Consultant.
  • Specialty Food Marketing Consulting Agency.

·       President of Sosobone Media Network

  • June 2020 – Present (3 years 10 months)
  • New York, United States
  • Caribbean Trade Center Corp.

·       Sales Marketing Consultant

  • January 1998 – November 2023 (25 years 11 months)
  • United States
  • American Caribbean Maritime Foundation

·       Member Board of Directors

  • April 2019 – August 2023 (4 years 5 months)
  • Board Member of Non-Profit Maritime Student Funding Organization. (ACMF).
  • Tower Isles Frozen Foods
  • President
  • November 2019 – November 2020 (1 year 1 month)
  • United States
  • President of Tower Ises Frozen Foods during the height of the Covid-19 Pandemic in New York.
  • Experienced the most profitable and productive year in the company’s history during my term.

·       General Manager Sales Marketing Tower Isles Frozen Foods.

  • April 2009 – October 2020 (11 years 7 months)
  • New York City & Atlanta, Georgia
  • Managed company through Covid-19 assault on New York City. Set up a business model to supply demand for Tower Isles products among individuals and businesses. Make high-level decisions about policy and strategy.
  • Identify and address problems and opportunities for the company.
  • Build alliances and partnerships with other organizations.
  • Develop and implement operational policies and a strategic plan for all Sales and Marketing for the company.
  • Act as the primary spokesperson for the company.
  • Develop the company’s culture and overall company vision.
  • Marketing Agency for Tower Isles Frozen Ltd, Tower Isles Patties. Marketing Associate for The Jamaica Bobsled Team, (USA Diaspora) Marketing Agent New York Caribbean Cup Soccer Tournaments.
  • Co-Host Future Movement Radio, WPAT 9300 in New York. 7-9 an
  • Marketing, Money Train Radio. (WVIP 93.5) New York
  • Marketing Manager Sugar Cane Cultural Singing Group (Atlanta)
  • Social Network Marketing Management (Facebook, Twitter) Business Network Marketing Management On the ground presence in Atlanta and New York.
  • Established Insights into Marketing Specialty Products.
  • Develop Access to advertise products on community Radio in New York and Atlanta.
  • Develop access to Advertise with NBA New York and Barclay Center in Brooklyn.
  • Specialty and Gourmet Cuisine Frozen Foods or Meat Marketing Consultant.
  • Expert on Hispanic and African American customer loyalty branding techniques.
  • Honor & Awards.
    Hon Vin Martin Community Services Award

Issued by Atlanta Jamaican Association · Aug 2017.

Award presented by Hon. Hazel Martin, wife of the late Vin Martin, Jamaica’s Hon. Consul to Atlanta.

  • 50th – From Dream to a Legacy WIADCA AWARDS

Issued by West Indian American Day Carnival Association · Apr 2017 Vendor participation Award in recognition of my participation to the cultural heritage of West Indian American Day Carnival.

  • Award Certificate for the City of New York Award

Issued by THE Public Advocate · Apr 2017

  • Certificate of Recognition Certificate of Recognition

Issued by New York State Senator Kevin Parker · Apr 2017 For Excellence in Service Partnership and the Highest Standard of Ethical Conduct, Integrity, Civic & Social Responsibility.

West Indian American Day Carnival Association for Excellence in Service Partnership and the Highest Standard of Ethical Conduct, Integrity, Civic & Social Responsibility. West Indian American Day Carnival Association

  • Five Borough MWBE Award CeremonyIssued by Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce · Apr 2017 In Recognition of Entrepreneurial Success.
  • Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition

Issued by Congress Member Yvette W Clarke · Jul 2016

In Recognition for Outstanding and Invaluable Service to the Community. New York City Council Citation Issued by New York City Council Member Jumaane D. Williams · Jul 2016

  • New York State Assembly Citation New York State Assembly Citation Issued by Member of 53rd District Latrice M. Walker · Jul 2016 Outstanding Citizens Award.
  • New York State Assembly Citation New York State Assembly Citation Issued by New York State Assembly Member 42nd Ad, Rodneyse Bichotte ·

·       Summary

  • With over 25 years of experience in marketing specialty products, I am the CEO and President of Caribbean Trade Center Corp, a marketing consulting agency that works with business such as Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Atlanta Jamaican Association, New York Jamaican Ball Planning Committee, JICFI, Tower Isles Frozen Ltd, The Jamaica Bobsled Team, and New York, Penn Relays Sponsorship with Team Jamaica Bickle, New York Metropolitan Cricket and the Institute of Caribbean Studies, Founding of the Atlanta Sugarcane Performing Group, and Sponsorships for NYC Caribbean Cup Soccer Tournaments.
  • I am also the President of Sosobone Media Network, a Media Live and Rebroadcast Network that provides a platform to Unite and promote Caribbean Radio programs and DJ’s. Our platform promotes and markets busy professionals and celebrates diversity, inclusion, and belonging.