GTT, Fortinet, LGC collab for Golf Carnival 2023

GTT Business Solutions, in a dynamic collaboration with partner company Fortinet and the Lusignan Golf Course, proudly presents Golf Carnival 2023.
This visionary partnership, unveiled during Guyana’s Cricket Carnival season (September 8 – September 25, 2023), aims to bring businesses together for a friendly game of golf while also serving as a platform to raise awareness in the fields of cybersecurity, network management, and technology.
Orson Ferguson, Chief Operations Officer (COO) of GTT Business Solutions, emphasised the pivotal role of technological advancements in Guyana’s forward trajectory.

GTT Business Solutions COO Orson Ferguson

He stated, “As Guyana progresses into a future driven by technology, it becomes imperative to not only celebrate but actively contribute to this growth. In line with this commitment, GTT Business Solutions is thrilled to collaborate with Fortinet and the Lusignan Golf Course in launching the inaugural Guyana Golf Carnival.”
Ferguson underscored the significance of providing a platform where businesses can stay informed about the latest technological developments, particularly in the field of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). He remarked, “What better moment than the cricket season, when festivities are in full swing, to seamlessly merge celebrations with opportunities for networking and knowledge sharing?”

LGC President Pantanjilee Persaud

The tournament commences with a practice round on Friday, September 22, followed by the official tournament on September 23, starting at 05:30h (5:30am) . Golfers and enthusiasts alike will converge at the Lusignan Golf Course, to vie for a share of prizes totalling $1 million.
Bhagwat Persaud, the Regional Account Manager for Fortinet Guyana and Suriname, who was equally enthusiastic about this partnership and recognising the growing importance of ICT in the nation’s evolving landscape, stated, “We are extremely excited about this newly-formed alliance and the unique opportunity it presents. This partnership goes beyond the golf course; it’s about fostering a space for networking, learning from each other, and collectively contributing to the advancement of technology in Guyana. It undoubtedly adds an extra layer of excitement to the ongoing festivities.”
President of the Lusignan Golf Club (LGC), Pantanjilee Persaud, also expressed enthusiasm in hosting the Golf Carnival. The event offers a unique platform where golf enthusiasts and business professionals, including those from the ICT field, can engage in friendly competition, network, share knowledge, and celebrate the spirit of competition and camaraderie.
As the nation’s digital landscape continues to evolve at an unprecedented pace, Golf Carnival 2023 is an exciting event that combines the thrill of golf with the opportunity to network and engage in meaningful discussions about ICT in Guyana. This initiative exemplifies GTT’s and Fortinet’s commitment to fostering growth among businesses in Guyana.
Fortinet is a cybersecurity company with headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. The company develops and sells security solutions like firewalls, endpoint security and intrusion detection systems.