Celebrations have successfully hosted Cayman's first ‘Annual Administrative Professional of The Year Awards’. The Champagne Cocktail Reception & Ceremony was held on Wednesday 22nd of April at 6.30p.m. in their Concierge Lounge located in the Mirco Centre.
Celebrations joined forces with Digicel to give away an amazing prize for the winner who received a beautiful plaque, a Gold Blackberry Pearl, $100 Celebrations’ gift card and bouquet of flowers. There were also four other finalists who received bouquets. All Nominees received a Certificate recognizing their hard work and dedication.
After much deliberation, with so many worthy applicants, with nominees coming from both sectors: government & corporate, our panel of judges announced the winner to be Cindy Tiofilo of Dart Management Ltd. who was nominated by Jenni Huys for her outstanding commitment to their organization. Cindy was delighted to receive her award having worked with Dart for the past 11years and considered it an important professional achievement in her life, she advises to always have a positive attitude and do everything to the best of your ability. Elfreda Ebanks (AON Management), Lisa Welman (Nelson & Company), Antonella Masabo (Ritz Carlton) and Chastine Rankine (Immigration) were the four finalists each who received a stunning floral bouquet.
Jo Anne Brown flanked by the finalists from L-R:Chastine Rankine of Immigration, Lisa Welman of Nelson & company, Cindy Tiofilo of Dart Management, Antonella Masabo of Ritz Carlton Cayman, Nora Ebanks on behalf of Elfreda Ebanks of AON Management.
Mr. Phillip Jackson, President of CIHRSP attended the Awards Ceremony and was invited to speak to all the attendees about the importance of motivating staff, especially during this current economic climate when staff need to be as diligent and effective as possible in their respective roles.
Phillip Jackson president of the Cayman Islands Society of Human Resources Profesional
Jo-Anne Brown, Managing Director of Celebrations also addressed the attendees and outlined the importance of recognizing, appreciating and rewarding staff, stating that Administrative Professional’s Week has become one of the largest workplace observances worldwide.
Adonza Harrison of Home Gas, who attended the Awards, said of the nominees “It was inspiring to see their appreciation of being recognized. By holding these Awards, Celebrations are making a huge difference in the workplace, not just for the nominees but for the persons nominating!”
‘We had a very positive response from all attendees and are looking forward to an even bigger and better awards Ceremony in 2010!’, Mrs. Brown added.
Celebrations would like to thank Digicel and Mr. Phillip Jackson for their support and participation in the first Awards Ceremony of this kind to be held in the Cayman Islands.