Published On: Wed, Sep 10th, 2014

ELEQT and Curaçao Tourist Board bring the Caribbean to New York with “Business as Unusual” event at the Attic Rooftop & Lounge supported by the Curaçao Tourist Board and JetBlue bring the Caribbean to New York with an exclusive invitation-only "Business as Unusual" networking event during the New York Fashion Week.

eleqtNEW YORK, WILLEMSTAD - On Friday, September 12th, 2014, ELEQT supported by the Curaçao Tourist Board and JetBlue bring the Caribbean to New York with an exclusive invitation-only 'Business as Unusual' networking event during the New York Fashion Week.

The evening will create an ideal platform for guests to meet like-minded people and develop business relationships, while enjoying fashion and live entertainment. Guests are encouraged to dress in island chic attire, and will be warmly welcomed with a refreshing Blue Curaçao cocktail upon arrival.

‘Business as Unusual’ will take place at The Attic Rooftop & Lounge, one of New York’s newest nightlife and after work hotspots, located at 251 West 48th Street. Sharin Treurniet, Regional Director ELEQT Caribbean, says: “ELEQT is all about discovering new experiences from around the world – whether it'd be in your own city or somewhere far from home. I’m delighted to give our members in the Big Apple a taste of the Caribbean, and I’m excited to see members from different corners of the world meet, mingle, and sharing experiences.”

Miles Mercera, Marketing & Product Director of CHATA (Curaçao Hospitality and Tourism Association) continues: “Located 120 miles off the coast of Miami and only 73 miles from Aruba, Curaçao is more than just another pretty island. From quiet romantic activities to exciting adventures for the family, Curaçao offers something for everyone. Ideally located just outside the hurricane belt, Curaçao boasts a practically perfect year round climate; a great place for those who like to discover the Caribbean in style. We are looking forward to introducing Curaçao to the movers and shakers of New York, and to share with them a unique evening with a Caribbean twist.”

‘Business as Unusual’ is an invitation-only event, exclusively held for ELEQT members and their guests, and other privileged VIP's. Members are able to register online at Non-members who are interested in joining the global network and attending Friday’s event, can request a complimentary, trial membership at

ELEQT New York presents ‘Business as Unusual’ is made possible by BECK Dutch Caribbean, Blue Curaçao, CHATA - Curaçao Hospitality and Tourism Association, Curaçao Tourism Board, Christo Fifth Avenue, Gcaribbean Magazine, Iceberg Vodka, JetBlue, Little Miracles Tea, The Attic Rooftop & Lounge, and Vita Coco.

ELEQT is a global network with local operations in Amsterdam, Boston, Beijing, Dubai, Hong Kong, London, New York, Santiago de Chile, São Paulo, Singapore, and The Dutch Caribbean. ELEQT is rolling out quickly to other world capitals and is continually upgrading its online community to better serve its members and partners.

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