A dynamic Event Planning Company that is owned and managed by two of the island's most experienced Event Managers, Jerry Ishmael, and Faye Wharton-Parris. They both have been responsible for many major successful events held in Barbados over the past fifteen years, among them are CTC-20 and CTC 24, Caricom/USA Summit, The Home Show, Habitat Caribbean, Agrofest, The Barbados Motor Show, The Ferrari Road Show , The Soroptmist International Conference,The Prime Minister's Inaugural Families First Ball, The Eighth International Duke of Edinburgh Awards Forum, The Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation Inc. and The Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival.
JEROME (JERRY) ISHMAEL - DIRECTOR
Jerry has thirty (30) years management experience in the hospitality and exposition industry both in Barbados and the United States of America. He has served as a hotel General Manager and Deputy Director of Franchise Services for the Day Inn Brand, General Manger of Barbados Tourism Investment Corporation, CEO of Barbados Conference Services Ltd and is currently the Director of Premier Event Services Inc. He holds the designation of Certified Hotel Administration and Certified Event Planner. While at BCSL Jerry conceived and produced the first Home Show, a three-day event attracting over fifty exhibitors and attended by over ten thousand people. Since starting Premier Event Services Inc. Jerry has taken lead in planning and producing many new, exciting and innovative events.
FAYE WHARTON- PARRIS - DIRECTOR
Faye holds BSc. (Honours) degree in Hotel Management. She previously held the position of
Deputy CEO/ Director of Operations at Barbados
Conference Services Ltd. Her career has encompassed Food and Beverage Management, Conference Centre Management and Event Management. She is a guest lecturer at the Barbados Community College, as well as BIMAP. Faye's experience in the field of Event Planning and Management has been showcased in her involvement in many events; among them are CTC 20 & 24, the CARICOM/USA Summit and the Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival.
SOPHIA CATWELL - MANAGER, EVENT SERVICES
Sophia has over 10 years management experience in Conference and Special Event production. Sophia is a former Assistant Manager of Horizon Event Planners, a subsidiary of Barbados Conference Services Ltd (BCSL), where she conceptualised, marketed and executed many themed events. Her experience in conference management includes a number of major conferences hosted by the Government of Barbados including; the Barbados Network Conference “Inaugural Diaspora Conference” 2010 and the 28th Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) 2007. Sophia’s commitment to excellence has earned her a Barbados Tourism Award of Excellence in Support Services in 2007 and an “Employee of the Year” award in 2007 at Barbados Conference Services Limited.
KIMBERLEY BRANCH - Joined Premier Event Services Inc. in 2008 and brought with her six years of experience as a Customer Service Agent in the Airline Industry and a Guest Service Representative in the Hospitality Sector. She is the Supervisor - Event Services with responsibility for all our executive berverage service, rental coordinations and preparing Budgets and attending site visits and event execution.
TROY HAMBLIN - Joined Premier Event Services Inc. in January 2014 as the Accountant. He has brought a wealth of experience, having worked in a similar capacity in other organisations.
LISA MARSHALL - Sales Associate with over 8 years experience in marketing and advertising. She held a previous position as Marketing Officer with Starcom Network In./One Caribbean Media Limited before joining Premier Event Services April 2017