The BCCEC is pleased to introduce its Monthly Member Spotlight, highlighting members from our various classes of membership so that you can get to know them better. For the month of July:
AML Foods Limited
Company name: Adworks Limited
Person in charge: Jana Indi Johnson - President
Year Company was founded: 1987 (35 years)
Describe what your business provides for its customers: AdWorks is a full-service marketing firm with over 30 years of experience. Our team handles all aspects of advertising including design, radio/tv production, web development, social media management, and digital campaigns. We work in collaboration with our sister company FactFinders Market Research, which handles everything from phone and door-to-door surveys to focus groups and mystery shopping.
Give us a brief history of your business and what makes it unique: For 30-plus years, we've kept our finger on the pulse of the market. We understand the importance of collaboration. It's how we work. We're a full-service marketing firm with a talented creative team that believes, when you do what you love, work isn't work. For us, it's about more than just making ads look great. We believe that good messaging is the tool that connects people emotionally and motivates them to act. It's what transforms a concept into a memorable, impactful campaign.
What’s the most exciting recent highlight for your business? In addition to planning product launches, executing promotions, and orchestrating events complete with photography, videography, and pr/media management, we’ve rolled out a number of impactful national public awareness campaigns over the years. We’ve also collaborated with international organizations like The Nature Conservancy, The Red Cross, and IDB, rolling out multimedia campaigns throughout The Bahamas.
Where do you hope to see your business in 12 months? We have a number of upcoming exciting projects we can’t wait to unveil to the public and look forward to continuing to create campaigns that positively impact the nation.
What advice would you offer to someone starting their own small business? Operating as a small business is not always easy, especially when faced with a global crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic but perseverance and determination are key to continuity.
Let Adworks bring your next campaign to life!
Visit their website>>> http://www.adworksbahamas.com/
Check out their Facebook page>>> https://www.facebook.com/AdWorksMultimedia
AML Foods Limited
Company name: AML Foods Limited
Person in charge: Mr. Gavin Watchorn, CEO & President
Year Company was founded: 1989
Describe what your business provides for its customers: Three distinct Grocery store brands providing Bahamians with shopping experiences and services comparable to top-performing US store brands.
Give us a brief history of your business and what makes it unique: AML Foods originated in 1975 as a single store in Marsh Harbor Abaco. Today it has grown to 18 locations, representing 3 brands, with over 800 associates, serving many communities on three islands.
The company provides a wide variety of grocery products and services to all demographics, from small businesses to households, and caters to the conventional, organic, healthy, and specialty markets. AML also owns and operates the Domino’s Pizza franchise in The Bahamas.
What’s the most exciting recent highlight for your business? The launch of My Solomon’s Smart Rewards, a digital loyalty program. The platform allows customers to
earn and redeem points for cash in all Solomon’s and Solomon’s Fresh Market locations in Nassau and Freeport, as well as Exuma Markets in Georgetown Exuma.
Where do you hope to see your business in 12 months? Having demonstrated growth and continuing to be innovators, exciting customers with new offerings and services.
What advice would you offer to someone starting their own small business?
Find a mentor and advisory group for support. Also, identify a niche market to explore for initial growth and stay true to your core to establish the business.
Stop and shop locally at any one of their stores.
Visit their website for more information>>> https://amlfoods.com/
Watch and listen to the video below as CEO Gavin Watchorn shares a few updates for AML Foods.