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Relate is a Relationship-Led Strategic Marketing & Production Company

We help businesses build long-term relationships with customers and employees using content strategy, video, photography and live streaming content.

We’ve built our company on the philosophy that relationship is fundamental to success. Which we’ve encapsulated in the statement “It’s Good to Relate”.

We believe that good, long-term customer and employee relationships is the key factor to sustainable growth and profitability.

We understand that it is impossible for the leadership of a business to personally interact with every customer or employee. We believe with the right content, customers and employees can get to know a business, what values it stands for and the transformation it brings.

What we do goes beyond good marketing; it’s about using high quality, useful marketing content, to build long-term relationships.

Our role is to listen carefully to your goals and help you to plan and create relevant, compelling video, photography and live streaming content that keeps your good customer and employee relationships strong over time.

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.

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The Relate Team

We don’t just talk relationship, we live it.

Co-Founder, Creative Director

Juma Bannister

Juma is Co-founder and Creative Director of Relate Studios and oversees the strategic direction of the company.

He is an award winning photographer and content creator with over 20 years of experience working in creative industries including print, graphic design, advertising, website design, photography and in recent years video creation and content strategy.

Juma has worked throughout the Caribbean training content creators and was one of the six persons to receive the Caribbean Tech Innovators award in 2013 for his contributions in the area of digital photography training, through the Elevate Caribbean initiative.

Currently, Juma is focused on helping businesses to develop content and strategies to build long term relationships with their customers and employees and stand out in the noise of online content.

Juma has a desire to contribute to Caribbean development and particularly youth. He uses his personal social media platforms to share video content which gives useful instruction, shows how-tos, and answers questions about marketing, content creation and video strategy. This content is specifically targeted at entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Over the past 2 years he has created over 500 pieces of content including more than 400 videos and hosted 75 episodes of his live show; The Useful Content Creation show where he interviews content creators from all around the world.

Juma is married and he and his wife have 2 beautiful daughters.

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Co-Founder, Studio Director

Ayinde Smith

Ayinde has worked in the communications sector for the past 23 years and has extensive experience in developing effective visual communications. He is a qualified Marketing Consultant, Professional Photographer and Educator.
Director of Operations

Marie Youssef-Smith

Marie Youssef Smith is a Management Consultant with Process Management at the core of her service offering. For the last 26 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.
Lead Editor & Cinematographer

Nicholas Winter

Nicholas is highly skilled editor and cinematographer with over 10 years video production and editing experience. He had worked as the video lead on several high profile events throughout the Caribbean and always delivers the highest quality images and final edits.

I would like to say a special thanks to you and the relate team for your tireless work on this...the quality of the finished product blew me away!

Adio ThompsonAtlantic LNG

You can trust us to work with you
to accomplish your business goals.