When we first decided on this new and exciting feature for the magazine, it didn’t take us long to realize how many people in Cayman are innovative entrepreneurs or leaders in their field.
We were originally going to focus on just the hospitality industry, but then recognized that it was too narrow a field. We had to think bigger.
Of course, there are trailblazers in that section of the tourism world – mixologists who are participating in some serious international competitions; chefs who have won awards; and managers who have lifted the quality and service of their resorts to new levels. But there are also artists whose works are coveted by collectors around the world which have, in turn, given the Cayman Islands great recognition.
There are musicians who through their efforts and drive, have paved the path for others to follow in their footsteps; and experienced athletes with sheer will and determination, have encouraged budding runners, jumpers and swimmers to follow their dream.
An Industry Influencer is a person who has made a difference with their work and passion; someone who is recognized by others as an expert in their business with the authority and knowledge to lead others.
Take a look through the pages and see if our articles and people profiles encourage you to become an influencer yourself. Meet some of those we feel are making a difference in the Cayman community, and helping to put the islands on the international stage in a positive light.
These are just a few of those unique individuals who don’t just wait to see what the future brings – they want to be a part of creating it.