Two (2) Employees from LIME Grenada were among delegates attending the Blackberry Live Conference held in Miami from May 14-16 at the Marriot World Centre.
The Conference saw delegates from around the world such as business leaders, IT professionals, BlackBerry(r) channel partners, and enterprise developers focused their attention on six (6) key items – Blackberry Products and Development, BlackBerry In Action – Case Studies & Solutions for Your Organisation and Industry, BlackBerry Jam Americas – App Development, BlackBerry & Beyond: Trends Shaping the Future of Mobile, BlackBerry 10 Bootcamp for Channel Partners and Mobile Solutions.
LIME debuted the most recently launched Blackberry device; the Blackberry Z10 at the Grenadian by Rex Resorts on April 22 and can now boast of having a certified Blackberry 10 Service Expert in house to support the product.
Junior Checkley one of the delegates and Blackberry 10 Certified Service expert when asked about his experience at the Conference commented, “It was a great opportunity to attend the BlackBerry Live 2013 and learn all about what the new Blackberry 10 platform has to offer. I now look forward to adequately serving LIME’s customers with the Product”.
The other LIME employee, Malynda Ramsey also spoke of her first time experience at the Conference.
“I feel like Blackberry was reinvented for me, mainly because of the fact that BBM will be going cross platform in the future. I strongly believe that this is a very good move in a time like this where smart phone users will be able to get the most from their mobile devices”, she said.
During the past week, LIME and the La Borie Development Organisation (LDO) on announced a partnership, which will see the village grouping renamed as the LIME LDO.
The La Borie Development Organisation was formed in September 2004 to assist residents with restoration efforts after Hurricane Ivan.
The organisation has grown to the point where it now looks after the holistic needs of the residents in the area to include financial and educational needs.
The announcement was made on Saturday during the opening of the La Borie Resource Centre.
In attendance was Parliamentary Representative for the area, Public Utilities Minister, Gregory Bowen, as well as representatives from LIME and residents of La Borie.
LIME donated a total of 5 Computers plus Free Internet Service to the organisation.
The Resource Centre will provide easy access to the residents of La Borie and surrounding communities to the Worldwide Web and assist with harnessing and developing the computer skills of residents.
President of the LIME LDO, Ralph Lord noted that, “LIME and LDO have always enjoyed a good relationship and so it’s just fitting to formalise the arrangement.”
He spoke to the value of the support offered by LIME to his organisation and the direct benefits provided to residents of La Borie such as bringing LIME’s products and services closer to the residents of La Borie.
LIME’s representative, Lorraine Mitchell encouraged residents to maximise the use of the facility for their personal development and to continue to support LIME through the use of the company’s Products and Services.
She re-iterated that LIME is able to give back to Communities such as La Borie because of the loyalty extended by customers.
The Resource centre was unveiled by LIME’s representatives, as well as Minister Bowen, and Pastor John, a well-known religious leader in the Community.