It's not everyday that someone wakes up and says "I'm going to create a successful carnival band and have a huge following". Actually, many people may say that, but it is extremely difficult to build another Tribe, ISLANDpeople or Fantasy, even if you have the money. It takes a long time, patience, commitment, the right people and the right vibe.Startup Grind T&T But what if you could learn how to build a great Carnival Band from someone who has built one of the most successful Carnival bands in Trinidad? What if you had an opportunity to chat with Derrick Lewis, owner of ISLANDpeople, about how he started and grew one of the most popular carnival bands. Well, you can, if you are in Trinidad this Thursday (Oct 3rd, 2013). Derrick will be chatting with a group of entrepreneurs and event managers about his journey as an entrepreneur in the carnival and event management business. He will talk about what worked, what didn't, and what he will do differently next time. Anyone can attend and the event is hosted by Startup Grind Trinidad & Tobago. Startup Grind is a monthly event where a successful entrepreneur is invited to chat with upcoming entrepreneurs about his/her successes and failures in business. For their first event, they invited Derrick to talk about his journey in the carnival and entertainment business. You can followStartup Grind on Facebook,and look out for other surprise guest entrepreneurs in the Carnival and entertainment space.