Published on October 30th, 2016 | by TandT Newsday Newspapers0
Pan Trinbago goes global
Pan Trinbago has gone global with the formation of the International Association of Steelbands (tAS) which was established in September this year at the Bank of New York (ENY) Mellon, New York, United States of America,
During the International Conference and Panorama (ICP) held in Trinidad and Tobago on On August 4-5, 2015, Pan Trinbago hosted an International Business Conference with representatives of steelbands from Canada, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, St Vincent and the Grenadines, TT, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.
This meeting culminated with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the participants and Pan Trinbagn, to develop a framework for engaging the international steelpan community and establishing a formal centre of authority.
One year later (September7-8,20l6) this initiative was consummated where Pan Trinbago presented the Charter and By-Laws for the consideration of national and regional bodies from Canada, St Vincent and the Grenadines, TT, the United Kingdom and the USA, said a media release.Over the two-day period representatives deliberated on: The Charter and By-Laws of the lAS and The Business Plan of the lAS.including its business model.