Bahamas International Women’s Summit promoted at Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Outing

Fort Lauderdale, FL – September 5th, 2016 – The International Women’s Empowerment Summit (IWES) to be held in Nassau, Bahamas, October 20th through 21st, was one of the major upcoming events promoted at the Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge, recently held at the PGA National Resort and Spa, Palm Beach, Florida.

Bahamas International Women's Summit promoted at Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Outing

Photo Caption: Left to Right at Bahamas booth at the recent Black Enterprise Golf and Tennis Challenge, Charles Lightfoot, African American Golfers Hall of Fame and Executive with the Brooklyn Junior Autistic Golfers Academy; Avis Brown Riley, AAGHF and organizer of the Avis Brown Riley Golf Extravaganza; Malachi Knowles, Founder of the AAGHF; Linville Johnson, Bahamas Ministry Of Tourism, Director of African American Market; Jeannie Gibson, Manager, BMOT Global Communications and Bridgette King, BMOT Sr. Director. Not pictured, Angelika Cartwright, BMOT Manager, Golf Market.

Registrants for the BE weekend event, were provided with literature and information on the upcoming International Women’s Summit to be held in the tropical destination.  The Summit in Nassau at the world-renowned Atlantis Paradise Island Resort and water park, will provide the opportunity for women to network and learn from some of the most powerful and successful women from around the globe.  It will also afford the women an opportunity to be enriched physically and spiritually while enjoying the pleasures of a luxury vacation in The Bahamas.

Linville Johnson, Director of the African American Market for The Islands Of The Bahamas, said that over the past few years, he has been pursuing relationships with key African American organizations to build partnerships.   “The opportunity to meaningfully promote our event at their signature golf outing is a major step towards establishing and cementing a great partnership between our two organizations  – Black Enterprise and The Bahamas.”

Johnson said that Black Enterprise is one of America’s most affluent organizations responsible for the education, empowerment and enrichment of African Americans in business and personal development; education and entrepreneurship; he added that, “We are now looking to Black Enterprise to work with us even further to the degree where we will see them hosting some of their events in The Bahamas, such as this golf outing – which of course we can easily host at one of our top PGA certified golf courses.”

In addition to promoting IWES at the golf and tennis outing, The Bahamas also provided golfers with special Bahamas branded caps as well as other giveaways and information on The Bahamas.  The Bahamas team members joining Mr. Johnson at the event included, Bridgette King, Sr. Director; Jeannie Gibson, Manager, Global Communications and Angelika Cartwright, Manager, Golf.

For more information on  IWES visit  For more information on the African American Market of The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism contact Mr. Linville Johnson at or call 954-236-9292. For more information on Golf in The Bahamas contact Angelika Cartwright at or call 954-236-9292.

Bahamas imageThe Islands Of The Bahamas have a place in the sun for everyone. Each island has its own personality and attractions for a variety of vacation styles with some of the world’s best scuba diving, fishing, sailing, boating, as well as, shopping and dining. The destination offers an easily accessible tropical getaway and provides convenience for travelers with preclearance through U.S. customs and immigration, and the Bahamian dollar at par with the U.S. dollar. Do everything or do nothing, just remember It’s Better in The Bahamas. For more information call 1-800-Bahamas or visit Look for The Bahamas on the web on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.





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