[vc_row top_padding=”200px” bottom_padding=”100px” bk_element=”image” bg_image_repeat=”hook_with_parallax hook_cover” el_class=”limited_pad_row” bg_color=”#c42d2d” bg_image=”1023″][vc_column width=”1/1″][prkwp_styled_title prk_in=”WHO WE ARE” align=”Center” font_weight=”700″ text_color=”#ffffff” title_size=”h2″ margin_bottom=”6px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column col_width=”80″ width=”1/1″][prkwp_spacer size=”40″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][prkwp_spacer size=”30″][vc_custom_heading text=”Relate is an Independent Strategic Communications and Marketing Company.” font_container=”tag:h1|font_size:80|text_align:left|color:%23dd3333″ google_fonts=”font_family:PT%20Sans%20Narrow%3Aregular%2C700|font_style:700%20bold%20regular%3A700%3Anormal”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column col_width=”80″ width=”1/1″][prkwp_spacer size=”30″][prkwp_spacer size=”30″][prkwp_styled_title prk_in=”LEADERSHIP” align=”Center” font_weight=”500″ title_size=”h3″ margin_bottom=”18px” hook_show_line=”thick” line_color=”#dd3333″ underlined=”large_underline”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row equal_height=”yes”][vc_column col_width=”90″ width=”1/3″][prkwp_spacer size=”10″][vc_column_text css_animation=”hook_fade_waypoint”][/vc_column_text][prkwp_styled_title prk_in=”Juma Bannister” font_weight=”500″ text_color=”#dd3333″ title_size=”h5″ css_animation=”hook_fade_waypoint”][vc_column_text]Co-Founder
Creative Director [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Juma is the leader and creative driver behind Relate and brings to the table over 17 years of experience working in digital and visual content creation. He has won multiple accolades for his photography and was also one of six persons to receive the Caribbean Tech Innovators award in 2013 for his contributions in the area of digital photography training, through his Elevate Caribbean initiative.

[/vc_column_text][prkwp_spacer size=”20″][/vc_column][vc_column col_width=”90″ width=”1/3″][prkwp_spacer size=”10″][vc_column_text css_animation=”hook_fade_waypoint”][/vc_column_text][prkwp_styled_title prk_in=”Ayinde N. A. Smith” font_weight=”500″ text_color=”#dd3333″ title_size=”h5″ css_animation=”hook_fade_waypoint”][vc_column_text]Co-Founder
Studio Director [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Ayinde has worked in the communications sector for the past 21 years and has extensive experience in developing effective visual communications. As a qualified Marketing Consultant and Professional Photographer, he is a strategic thinker with an eye for the big picture and has been a critical part of the Relate team from the outset.

[/vc_column_text][prkwp_spacer size=”20″][/vc_column][vc_column align=”hook_left_align” col_width=”90″ width=”1/3″][prkwp_spacer size=”10″][vc_column_text css_animation=”hook_fade_waypoint”][/vc_column_text][prkwp_styled_title prk_in=”Marie Youssef-Smith” font_weight=”500″ text_color=”#dd3333″ title_size=”h5″ css_animation=”hook_fade_waypoint”][vc_column_text]Director of Operations & Consultancy Services[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Marie Youssef Smith is a Management Consultant with Process Management at the core of her service offering. For the last 22 years Marie has worked extensively in the UK and across both Western and Eastern Europe, as well as in both the Private and Public Sectors in Trinidad and Tobago. She is also an experienced workshop facilitator.[/vc_column_text][prkwp_spacer size=”20″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row equal_height=”yes”][vc_column align=”hook_left_align” col_width=”90″ css_animation=”hook_fade_waypoint” width=”1/2″][prkwp_spacer size=”50″][prkwp_styled_title prk_in=”HISTORY” align=”Center” font_weight=”500″ title_size=”h3″ margin_bottom=”18px” hook_show_line=”thick” line_color=”#dd3333″ underlined=”large_underline”][vc_column_text css_animation=”hook_fade_waypoint”]Relate was founded in 2006, as a photography services company.

In our early development we focused on serving clients in the thriving Caribbean Destination Wedding Industry. Through this we’ve won multiple awards for our imagery and covered hundreds of destination weddings in countries throughout the Caribbean, America and on the African Continent.

Over the last decade we’ve evolved to provide world class Media, Communication and Marketing Services to corporate clients in multiple sectors, including Energy, Financial, Technology, Hospitality, Education and Non-profit, travelling across the Caribbean and to two continents.

[/vc_column_text][prkwp_spacer size=”20″][/vc_column][vc_column col_width=”90″ width=”1/2″][prkwp_spacer size=”50″][prkwp_styled_title prk_in=”ETHOS” align=”Center” font_weight=”500″ title_size=”h3″ margin_bottom=”18px” hook_show_line=”thick” line_color=”#dd3333″ underlined=”large_underline”][vc_column_text css_animation=”hook_fade_waypoint”]We’ve built our company on the philosophy that relationship is fundamental to success. Which we’ve encapsulated in the statement “Relationship is MORE”.

This allows us to provide insightful, intuitive, seamless solutions that help to mature our clients’ businesses.

We have strong leadership, the ABSOLUTE BEST people on our core team and an extensive network of collaborators.

We are highly skilled, greatly creative and deliver with consistency, but the thing that sets us apart, is we live our CORE VALUES everyday.

More than just liked or admired, we are trusted.

[/vc_column_text][prkwp_spacer size=”20″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row bg_color=”#ffffff”][vc_column width=”1/1″][prkwp_spacer size=”40″][prkwp_styled_title prk_in=”CORE VALUES” align=”Center” font_weight=”500″ title_size=”h3″ margin_bottom=”18px” hook_show_line=”thick” line_color=”#dd3333″ underlined=”large_underline”][prkwp_spacer size=”20″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column col_width=”80″ width=”1/2″][prkwp_styled_title prk_in=”Relationship is Key
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[prkwp_spacer size=”10″][vc_column_text]We believe that healthy interactions increase productivity and provide a path for individual and organisational growth.[/vc_column_text][prkwp_spacer][prkwp_styled_title prk_in=”The Value of Fit
” font_weight=”500″ text_color=”#000000″ title_size=”h4″ css_animation=”hook_fade_waypoint”][prkwp_spacer]
[prkwp_spacer][vc_column_text]Each person on our team is valuable and has a fit. The more you discover your fit the more you bring value to the whole.[/vc_column_text][prkwp_spacer][prkwp_styled_title prk_in=”Personal Development
” font_weight=”500″ text_color=”#000000″ title_size=”h4″ css_animation=”hook_fade_waypoint”][prkwp_spacer]
[prkwp_spacer][vc_column_text]Beyond the work, the Relate environment helps our team develop in all areas of life.[/vc_column_text][prkwp_spacer][/vc_column][vc_column bg_image_hz_align=”hook_hz_left” width=”1/2″][prkwp_styled_title prk_in=”Integrity” font_weight=”500″ text_color=”#000000″ title_size=”h4″ css_animation=”hook_fade_waypoint”][prkwp_spacer size=”10″]
[prkwp_spacer size=”10″][vc_column_text]What we say, do and present is who we are.[/vc_column_text][prkwp_spacer][prkwp_styled_title prk_in=”Purpose First
” font_weight=”500″ text_color=”#000000″ title_size=”h4″ css_animation=”hook_fade_waypoint”][prkwp_spacer size=”10″]
[prkwp_spacer size=”10″][vc_column_text]Our main focus is not profit, notoriety or accolades.[/vc_column_text][prkwp_spacer][prkwp_styled_title prk_in=”The Need for Inquiry
” font_weight=”500″ text_color=”#000000″ title_size=”h4″ css_animation=”hook_fade_waypoint”][prkwp_spacer size=”10″]
[prkwp_spacer size=”10″][vc_column_text]We don’t assume we know it all, we always search for more.[/vc_column_text][prkwp_spacer][prkwp_styled_title prk_in=”Globalness” font_weight=”500″ text_color=”#000000″ title_size=”h4″ css_animation=”hook_fade_waypoint”][prkwp_spacer size=”10″]
[prkwp_spacer size=”10″][vc_column_text]We are Caribbean born but we have global vision.[/vc_column_text][prkwp_spacer][/vc_column][/vc_row]

3. Who We Are | Relate Studios- Independent Strategic Communications & Marketing Company Based in Trinidad & Tobago