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Haiti Tech Summit: Helicopter transport + more speaker announcements

As we continue to provide exciting updates to the 3rd annual edition of Haiti Tech Summit, we are pleased to share an opportunity for 2019 guests. 

Due to global news announcements regarding renewed confidence in Haiti with the decreased travel warning to the country- we received a surge in bookings and flight detail submissions. We are humbled by the continued support, trust and confidence that you have in our 13 year commitment and mission for the betterment of Haiti

Thanks to this commitment, we have the capacity to provide helicopter transport directly from Port Au Prince airport to Decameron Beach Resort to expedite arrival experience. We have completed helicopter transport for headline speakers and their guests every year and are pleased to leverage this annual partnership provided to us for more guests this year. With the high number of arrivals- we have this partnership offer to make sure arrival and departure day runs efficiently and smoothly for you. 

Please note, that we are still providing our enhanced group shuttle transportation with security escort service to divert and speed through traffic on June 20th for arrival day and on June 23rd for departure day. 

This year’s helicopter transport will be offered to Haiti Tech Summit hotel package guests which includes Speakers, VIPs, Sponsors, Exhibitors, Sponsored entrepreneurs of the US Embassy, Gold and Bronze package participants. These ticket holders will receive information on the airport lobby pick up, boarding, luggage detail and security procedure for helicopter transport this week. Standard day pass ticket holders are welcome to use shuttle transport or upgrade their ticket by emailing the team at [email protected]. All others who prefer ground transport- may board at the airport entrance where you will be greeted by 30+  Haiti Tech Summit Ambassadors. 

Reminder RSVP Close this Friday

Thank you for your continued confidence and support. 

****Please note the adjusted speaker line up and new additions for this year. 100 Speakers in total for 2019. 

  1. Chief Marketing Officer @ Forbes Magazine- Tom Davis
  2. Kim Hangoc, Vice President of Digital Partnerships for the Latin American and Caribbean Region @ Mastercard
  3. Chief Digital Officer @ Essence Magazine – Darlene Jean 
  4. Ambassador Michele Sison U.S. Ambassador to Haiti
  5. Carlos Sanvee- Secretary General of YMCA – From Geneva, Switzerland 
  6. Cassandre Charles Vice President, Brand Marketing @ Essence Magazine
  7. Ann Rosenberg Senior Vice President, Global Head of SAP Next-Gen
  8. Tyrona (Ty) Heath Global Lead for Agency and Partner Education at LinkedIn
  9. Daraiha Greene- Google: Global Head of Strategic Partnerships, Community Inclusion
  10. Minister Bocchit Edmond from Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  11. Leigh-Ann A. Buchanan Founding Executive Director of Venture Café Miami.
  12. Cody Simms – Managing Director at Tech Stars 
  13. Jana Landon, HBCU Outreach Specialist at Google, Inc
  14. Phil Delvecchio – Head of Ambassador Programs at Global Startup Ecosystem 
  15. Derk Van Lomwel- Corporate Partnerships Manager at Plug and Play Tech Center
  16. Sandra Moerch- Chief Content & Purpose Director  at SAP Next Gen 
  17. Brandon Greer- Head of Hubspot Ventures 
  18. DJ Forza Director of Partnerships and Collaborations @ YMCA 
  19. Vania Andre Editor in chief of the Haitian Times
  20. Einstein Ntim Partner at Africa Future Fund
  21. Christine Coupet Founder & CEO of Dagmar Marketing Agency
  22. Guy François Jr Ministre Délégué auprès du Premier Ministre en charge de la Citoyenneté et du Patriotisme
  23. Ryan Foland Founder of InfluenceTree/ Entrepreneur Magazine as a Top Personal Branding Expert
  24. Marc Alain Boucicault Founder of Banj
  25. Carel Pedre- Haitian radio and TV personality, journalist, social media specialist; Host of Haiti’s number one morning show on Radio One, Chokarella
  26. Alice Bonhomme-Biais – Former Team Lead @ Google
  27. Jeanne L. Clark – Public Affairs Officer @ US Embassy of Port Au Prince
  28. Gregory Constantine- Forbes’ 30 under 30/ Co-Founder and CEO of Air Co.
  29. Bie Aweh- Co-Founder of HBCUtoStartup
  30. Sandra Florvella-Pierre Founder
  31. Daphnee Charles- Startup Grind Haiti Director/ Co-founder of COCREAD
  32. Alexandria Lafci is the Head of Operations and Co-Founder of New Story
  33. Hollie Haggans Startup Community Building @ Digital Ocean
  34. Gianluca Galletto Partner at Global Futures Group / Smart City
  35. Skyler Badenoch Chief Executive Officer of Hope for Haiti
  36. Florcy Morisset Tech Professional @ Dell
  37. DJ Forza Director of Partnerships and Collaborations for the World Alliance of YMCAs
  38. Edwin C. Aristor Relationship Manager with Linkedin
  39. Sandy Sophia Laborde- Haitian-American Talk Show Host, Afro TV of Comcast NBC Universal
  40. Christina Glancy- Head of Global Community at Global Startup Ecosystem 
  41. Wendell Theodore Media Influencer- Host at Le Point TV
  42. Frantz Duval Media Influencer Ticket Magazine/Le Nouveliste
  43. Clifford Reginald Nau-Director of the Economic Promotion Division at the Ministry of Economy and Finance and Economic Adviser of the Presidency of the Republic of Haiti
  44. Maryse Kennett- Pedar Founder and President Progress and Development Foundation (PRODEV)
  46. Stanley Goldman- Developer with Github 
  47. Sabine Bernard, MPHSenior Associate, Malaria United Nations Foundation
  48. Dave Fils-Aime, Haiti Project manager, Clean cookstoves 
  49. Paul Auxilla Senior consultant, United Nations Foundation
  50. More on the website.
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With a brand of consistency and trust over the past  3 years towards shaping Haiti’s future we invite you to join us on this journey.  Connect with local pioneers and international influencers who convene in Haiti to find opportunities where others find challenges. 


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