Posh Weekend


Caribbean POSH Weekend started just over seven years ago with the POSHgirl POWER Brunch. Greeted with an overwhelming response the event has evolved over the years, into now becoming a full destination event.

We are inviting Caribbean women of power and influence to Caribbean POSH Weekend: USVI 2023. A stylish weekend event designed for networking, fashion, food, laughter, inspiration, and woman empowerment. Caribbean women and the men who love them meet in paradise to celebrate all things Caribbean POSH.

With the POSHgirl POWER Brunch as the highlight, focus remains on the most pressing issues influencing the personal and professional well-being of female entrepreneurs in the Caribbean, particularly in the areas of Fashion, Entertainment, Marketing, and Retail.

Past event, guests have included Yvette Noel-Schure [Beyoncé’s Publicist], Grammy Award Winning Singer/Songwriter – Angela Hunte, The Queen of Soca – Alison Hinds, Empress Jeanille, TV Host – Janeisha John, Miss Jamaica Universe –Davina Bennett, Plus-size Super Model Tricia Campbell, and Regional VP of Popular VI – Oran Roebuck, GM of 4 Seasons Nevis – Yvette Thomas-Henry, and many more.

The Event

Our Speakers


Claire Sulmers

CEO, Fashion Bomb Daily 

Star Martin

International Recording Artist

Samantha Black

Entrepreneur / Women’s Clothing Designer (Project Runway Season 11 / All-Star), Sammy B Designs

Kristin C. Frazer

Orchestrating Producer, Trefle Designs & Trefle Home Collection 

Saelese Haynes

Attorney-at-Law, Titan Chambers

Shaina Smith-Archer

Chair – BVI Chamber of Commerce/ At-Large Candidate PVIM

Mika Hilaire

Founding Partner, Equal Rights Law Group

Senator Donna Frett-Gregory

35th Legislature of the US Virgin Islands.

Hon. Lorna Smith OBE

Deputy Premier & Minister of Financial Services, Labour, and Trade, Government of the Virgin Islands

Linea Ogista

Owner, Designer Battu Studio

Karen Mitchell

Serial Entrepreneur

CEO/Owner True Indian Hair, True Haircare, and Brooklyn Wineyard

Lesley Comissiong

Political Strategist

Shay S. Solomon

Owner of S3 Media and Communication Service

Past Speakers

The Experience


June 16th: WELCOME + FASHION VILLA EXPERIENCE at Battu Studio (Limited Space)

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm: Pop-up shop

5:30 pm to 6:00 pm: FIRE CHAT: Growing My Caribbean Brand: Designer + Beauty

(Speakers: Samantha Black, Linea Ogiste Moderator: Ruthie Thomas)

June 17th: POWER BRUNCH at Cutlass & Cane Yacht Haven Grande

10:30 am to 11:00 am: Registration

11:00 am to 11:25 am: Welcome & Intro

11:30 am to 11:45 am: KEYNOTE: Claire Sulmers, CEO Fashion Bomb Daily

Popular presents: Mimosas & Motivation

12:15 pm to 12:30 pm: FIRE CHAT: Mastering the Art of Self-made Success

(Speaker: Karen Mitchell – CEO, True Indian Hair)


12:45 pm to 1:15 pm: POWER PAIRING: Fashioning Change in Caribbean Communities

(Speakers: Hon. Lorna Smith, Senator Donna Frett-Gregory, Lesley Comissiong, Shaina Smith)


1:20 pm to 1:40 pm: FIRE CHAT: Building a Brand as a Music Artist

(Speaker: Star Martin)

1:45 pm to 2:00 pm: FIRE CHAT: Trademark Triumph

(Speaker: Attorney Saelese Haynes)

2:05 pm to 2:00 pm: FIRE CHAT: How to Negotiate for More Money

(Speaker: Attorney Mika Hiliare)

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm: Fashion Showcase

(Designers: Samantha Black (JA/USA), Trefle (BVI), Kimya Glasgow (St.Vincent))

Pop-up Shop

4:00 pm: Closing

June 18th: PINK SUNDAY

WEAR PINK for the final in-person event of the weekend, a POSHgirl stylish day into evening party at Hamilton & Layfette Distillery Grand Hotel. Make your plus one that amazing dad in your life.

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

(Entertainment: Deli Banger) 

June 19th: #SHOPCARIBBEAN Instagram Live

In honor of Juneteenth Weekend, celebrate locally made or owned brands.



Arriving by Ferry for Caribbean POSH Weekend

Make the best of the VI’s seafaring tradition. Smith’s Ferry Services is offering BVI POSHgirls a special fare of $80 round trip (inclusive of one luggage) For advance reservations call 340-775-7292 or email brunch@caribbeanposh.com for an all-inclusive booking.

Day Trip: Saturday June 17 depart Road Town at 8:00 am and returns immediately following the event.

Arriving by Air for Caribbean POSH Weekend

There are fantastic flight options available to get you to St.Thomas, U.S.Virgin Island’s. Contact your travel agent today for advance booking.

Cyril E. King Airport


Have the time of your life with you and your girls at Caribbean POSH Weekend, stay at the newest luxury hotel located in the heart of downtown St.Thomas. Use promo code: poshweekend to receive 15% off:


The Caribbean POSH Weekend provides sponsors an unmatched opportunity to connect with female entrepreneurs within the Caribbean Community. Your support allows us to curate experiences aimed at empowering Caribbean women and encouraging further economic growth in the region.

June 16 – 19, 2023


and get your girls together


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