WEDNESDAY, MAY 9: Local talent agency CKC Spotlight has teamed up with Chicago-based Fuzion Artist Management to help Bermudian artists with development.

CKC CEO Cha’Von Clarke announced the partnership today.

Quency Phillips, owner of Fuzion manages local athletes including David Bascome, Daniel Augustus, Cecoy Robinson and Daniel Johnson.

He has managed high-profile players in the NFL, NBA, WNBA and more.

A press statement said: “He is ready to expand his interest in Bermuda by working with Spotlight Talent Agency to help local talents through workshops and opportunities to perform on island and overseas.

“He plans to lend his expertise and professional advice to help Bermuda’s talents showcase their skills overseas, thus promoting the beautiful island treasures and attracting art and entertainment enthusiasts to the island.”

Clarke said: “The goal is to create a greater presence of Bermuda talent on island and overseas through performances and the press.

“Talent in the form of athletes, performing artists and authors will be provided with development workshops to bring more local talent to international standards.”

Phillips added: “The world is about partnerships and Spotlight Talent Agency has shown a strong commitment to developing Bermudians for success.

“I look forward to growing our partnership, and supporting the efforts of Ms. Clarke and her Spotlight roster.”

Recently, Phillips joined Clarke on the new TV talk show, On the Couch.

The episode included two-minute performances by ten local talents with Phillips offering professional industry advice to the artists.

The press statement said the partnership also includes a unique event management service with local talent performing at birthday parties and other events for children and adults.

Hotels and restaurants may also book local and international talent through CKC Spotlight.

Businesses, organizations and individuals interested in booking talents for events, birthday parties or promotions may contact Spotlight Talent Agency at info@ckccorporation.com.